Temporary, full-time position
If you're an experienced lawyer with excellent advocacy, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, this is an exciting opportunity to join Peel Regional Police – one of Canada's most progressive police services.
As Legal Counsel, reporting to General Counsel, you will provide legal advice and recommend courses of action to the Chief of Police, while protecting and advancing the legal interests of the Service by advocating and defending its positions before external decision-making bodies. At the heart of your role will be ensuring that the actions, policies, programs, standards and regulations of the Service are legal, enforceable and functional within the existing political/legal system.
More specifically, as Legal Counsel, you will:
In the role of Legal Counsel, you will apply the following education, experience and skills:
The salary range for this temporary, full-time position is $129,438 to $153,245 per annum. This temporary position will be to cover for a maternity leave.
Peel Regional Police is committed to ensuring the health and wellness of its employees and offers many programs and services in support of work-life balance and both personal and professional wellness. From wellness protection for you and your family, to state-of-the-art fitness facilities available to you free of charge, to structured programs to nurture your intellectual, physical and emotional wellness, we've got you covered.
Our Vision: A Safer Community Together
Peel Regional Police, the second largest municipal police service in Ontario, polices the cities of Mississauga and Brampton, with a population of almost 1.4 million residents, and Pearson International Airport, which saw an estimated 13.3 million people pass through in 2020.
Peel Regional Police is acknowledged as one of Canada's most progressive police services. A proactive approach to problem-solving, a dedication to professional excellence and a reputation for making the community a better place in which to live and work – these are the hallmarks of Peel Regional Police.
Qualified persons should apply online at www.peelpolice.ca, referencing Job ID #303367, by Thursday, October 21, 2021. No agency contact and/or referrals, please.
Applicants in consideration for hire shall be subject to a thorough background investigation that includes, but is not limited to, police checks with local, provincial and out-of-country law enforcement agencies, if required, education credentials, credit and financial inquiries, and personal and work references.