Legal Assistant

Job Detail


Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($): 30,000-40,000
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Certificate
Job Posting Date: 20-Apr-2017
Apply by: 04-May-2017

Job Description:


Job Opportunity with Express Employment Professionals


World Skills Employment Centre is working with Express Employment Professionals to recruit for the position of Legal Assistant.
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to ojmnopportunities@ottawa-worldskills.org, on or before 5:00pm, May 4th, 2017.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your cover letter and resume as a SINGLE document, with the file name Your First Name_ Last Name_Position Title (John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 ext.300Reception@ottawa-worldskills.org to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services. World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market. http://www.ottawa-worldskills.org
Our client, a small sized Law Firm located in the Downtown core, is looking for a Legal Assistant to join their team. This is a full-time permanent opportunity that offers a great work atmosphere, opportunity for growth and a challenging environment.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Client intake
  • File opening/Conflict checks
  • Contact with clients, foreign associates and external governmental bodies
  • Compose, draft, revise and report documents/correspondence
  • Document filing with Courts
  • Legal research
  • Review, update and maintain dockets
  • File management and billing
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Legal Assistant
  • Legal Assistant Certificate or Paralegal Diploma
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong organizational, multitasking, and problem solving skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary

Salary: $30,000 - $40,000 per year, commensurate with qualifications and experience, Medical and Dental Benefits. 3 weeks’ vacation as well as a Pension Match.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Express Employment Professionals; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Express Employment Professionals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.