Regional Jury Officer

Posting Date: Jun 10, 2024

Location: Various, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Regional Jury Officer 

Job Requisition ID: 47584

Ministry: Justice

Location: Various (Calgary, Drumheller, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Peace River, Red Deer, Wetaskiwin, Fort McMurray and St. Paul)

Full or Part-Time: Wage

Hours of Work: As required

Regular/Temporary: Wage

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate(s) selected

Classification: Administrative Support 4

About Us

 

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx.

 

The Court and Justice Services Division provides a wide range of resolution and court services for people involved in legal disputes. In collaboration with the courts of Alberta, Court and Justice Services provides various programs and services including: educating and helping Albertans finding solutions for legal issues and navigating the court system, offering programs at no cost or a nominal charge, and administrative support to all courts in Alberta. To learn more about Court and Justice Services please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/court-and-justice-services.aspx.

Role

 

The Court of King’s Bench Administration is responsible for the courtroom administration of jury trials. The Regional Jury Officer is responsible for participation in the jury selection process and supporting selected members of the jury throughout the trial. The Jury Officer is required to deal with multiple stakeholders including the Judiciary, counsel, Sheriffs, other law enforcement agencies and Court Operation employees.

 

The Jury Officer position provides and maintains a safe and secure setting for all jury members within the various Court of King’s Bench locations, or other locations as deemed appropriate by Court and Justice Services. Work is performed in ever changing environments, with a requirement to provide a specialized oversight required for the Court of King’s Bench. New and ongoing training is essential to be able to respond to the various aspects required in a jury trial.

 

A Jury Officer is required to follow specific guidelines for all jury members within the abovementioned court facilities as well as other court or inquiry venues by providing a presence in courtrooms and in public areas outside of courtrooms. This is essential to ensure that policies are adhered to, including escorting juries while sequestered.

 

This position requires a high degree of professionalism and behaviour that instills public trust and confidence and confidence in the Judiciary and trial proceedings.

Qualifications

 

High School diploma plus a minimum of two years of related administrative experience is required.


Required skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, client service, attention to detail. Experience with legal documents, legal proceedings and law enforcement is an asset. Bilingual in French and English would be considered an asset.


Equivalencies will be considered on the basis of 1 year of experience for 1 year of education or 1 year of education for 1 year of experience.

APS Competencies

 

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

 

This link will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/psc-alberta-public-service-competency- model.pdf

 

 

Agility - to prioritize tasks while also being able to accommodate other priorities as they arise, and the ability to maintain resilience in times of uncertainty or change.
 
Creative Problem Solving - demonstrated by gathering information from appropriate sources and assessing options to resolve challenges encountered in the course of your duties.
 
Build Collaborative Environments - by effectively helping and following through on inquiries, requests, and concerns from jury members and stakeholders, as well as demonstrating the ability to remain courteous and professional in stressful situations.

Salary

 

$23.86 to $29.15 per hour

$24.22  to $29.59 per hour, effective September 1, 2023

Notes

 

On call, as needed.

 

Occasional travel to other areas within the province may be required.

 

The final candidate will be required to undergo a security screening.

 

Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/security checks as noted, or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. 

 

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How To Apply

 

Click on the “Apply Now” button.

 

Candidates are required to apply for a job online. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx to learn more about creating a candidate profile and other tips for the Government of Alberta’s online application system.

 

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system, click here to access the main log in page where you are able to ‘Create an account’, reset your password (‘Forgot your password’) or ‘Sign In’ should you already have an account.

 

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

 

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-jobs.aspx.

 

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

 

Resources for applicants:

 

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) https://www.alberta.ca/iqas-overview.aspx. Applicants are encouraged to include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement

 

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Pool Recruitment Unit at PSC.TPR@gov.ab.ca.

 

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.