Provincial Prosecutor

January 6 2022
Industries Legal
Categories Administrative, Public, Regulatory, Govt., Legal, Paralegal
Toronto, ON
Your extensive knowledge of the Provincial Offences Act and legal system will benefit you greatly in this role as a Provincial Prosecutor with the Ministry of the Attorney General.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• represent the Crown in Part III, Provincial Offences Act, trials and appeals of offences under provincial statutes for the region
• draft grounds of appeal
• research and present written and oral arguments
• provide advice to police and legal professionals
• perform related administrative services and conduct resolution meetings

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

• You have knowledge and experience in the practice and theory of advocacy
• You have knowledge of the Provincial Offences Act, relevant legislation and related case law in order to evaluate evidence, and interpret and apply statutes and precedents
• You have knowledge of the policies, practices and court procedures related to the prosecution of provincial offences
• You have knowledge of the function and responsibility of Crown Counsel, judiciary and enforcement authorities, including an understanding the role and function of the prosecutor in trials and appeals

Other Essential Skills:

• You have demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to persuasively and effectively interview, examine and cross-examine witnesses, present and summarize evidence and make legal arguments in Provincial Offences Court
• You are able to exercise sound judgement and make decisions independently
• You have organizational and analytical skills to set trial dates, organize daily court lists and conduct lengthy prosecutions and meet statutory and administrative deadlines

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive

Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to:COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

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