Alberta Justice and Solicitor General jobs
Headquarters: Edmonton, Alberta
Year of creation: 2012
Business Type: Government Agency
Activity Sector: justice and law enforcement
The mission of the Ministry of Alberta Justice and Solicitor General is to ensure the safety and security of its residents and is headed by the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General. Its legislative bodies preside over legal matters in Alberta through law enforcement, correctional and victim services. It also ensures there is integrity and accountability in Alberta’s gaming and liquor industries. The Ministry works in tandem with Albertans to accomplish its mission.
The Ministry consists of thousands of dedicated personnel that are charged with promoting justice and safe communities across Alberta. Careers within the office are comprised of court and legal personnel such as collection officers, Crown prosecutors, paralegals and litigators. As well, there are careers in corrections and law enforcement that include correctional peace officers, probation officers and sheriffs. Current available positions are legal counsel, legal assistant and administrative assistant.
The Ministry provides its personnel with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, life insurance, long- term disability income and a pension plan. There is paid vacation, maternity, paternity and illness leave as well as an Employee Funded Leave Program. The Ministry also offers professional development and career growth.
The Ministry values a healthy, safe and respectful workplace that is also diverse, inclusive and supportive. It believes in supporting the professional and career development of its employees by offering, for example, on-the-job training, coaching, mentorship, courses and assignments to refine skills. It is also nurturing the next generation of public servants by recruiting law students to its twelve-month articling program. Students rotate through five core practice areas, and one of their choice, while receiving guidance, supervision and mentorship.