Staff Lawyer – Timmins

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • In accordance with established pay grid and commensurate with education/experience CAD / Year
  • March 1, 2024
  • Salary/Pay: In accordance with established pay grid and commensurate with education/experience

Website Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

Employment Opportunity

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation is presently recruiting for a

STAFF LAWYER

Timmins, ON

The Staff Lawyer is under the direction, and reports to the Director of Legal Services. The Staff Lawyer is responsible for providing high quality legal services to Nishnawbe-Aski Nation community members and complies with necessary reporting and legislative requirements. The Staff Lawyer is responsible for providing legal services in accordance with the NAN Legal mandate, vision, mission, and principles.

Qualifications:
• Must be a lawyer, called to the Bar in Ontario, with relevant experience in Criminal law, Family law, and administrative matters and understanding of Indigenous law and justice.
• Must have a membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
• Excellent case and file management skills, administrative and coordination skills, stress management and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines.
• Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills specifically in conflict resolution and nonviolent crisis intervention; excellent interviewing and counselling skills.
• Experience working within the Canadian legal system and knowledge of Indigenous justice issues would be an asset.
• Proficient working knowledge of SharePoint/PeopleSoft, MS Office Software, Internet, and general office equipment
• knowledge of the legal resources in the community for individuals, youth, and families
• Ability to speak the language or knowledge of NAN First Nation languages an asset.

Benefits:
• 6% pension matching
• 100% employer paid health benefits.
• 3 weeks paid vacation after your first year.

Location: Timmins, ON
Hours: Full Time (35 Hours Per Week)
Salary: In accordance with established pay grid and commensurate with education/experience
CLOSING DATE: February 17, 2024

Please send cover letter, and resume to:

Human Resources, Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation,

101 Syndicate Ave N, Suite 101 Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 3V4

Email: hr@nanlegal.on.ca

NALSC invites applications from qualified members of NAN. Please indicate in your cover letter how you meet the criteria for the position and whether you are a NAN member. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

For more information, please visit our website: https://nanlegal.on.ca/jobs/

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