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                Organization:     Ministry of the Attorney General
                    Division:     Ontario Human Rights Commission (amended)
                        City:     Toronto
                   Job Term:      1 Temporary (up to 9 Month Backfill Secondment/Contract with
                                  possibility of extension)
                   Job Code:      ALOC - Crown Counsel
                      Salary:     Salary commensurate with legal experience
              Posting Status:     Restricted (restricted to OPS lawyers living or working within 125 km
                                  of this location. Note: Lawyers from outside the Area of Search may
                                  apply but will not be entitled to relocation or travel expenses for the
                                  transfer.)
                       Job ID:    45795

Eligibility for this competition is RESTRICTED as set out below; interviews will be conducted in the same
order:
Step 1: All classified/unclassified OCAA and ALOC lawyers on staff and current Redeployment List
Step 2: Current Articling Student Hireback Pool Members

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) an independent statutory agency that promotes,
protects and advances human rights in Ontario, requires legal counsel. The position is in the Public
Interest Inquiries Branch. The successful candidate will be involved in a wide range of human rights
legal issues that impact the lives of Ontarians.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will conduct public interest inquiries, intervene at tribunals and courts, and bring applications with
broad public impact before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Significant research, writing, advocacy
and litigation skills are required. You will provide legal advice to Commission staff on the project team,
and to Commissions. You may also provide or participate in training or mediation. Some travel is
required.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
Membership in the Law Society of Upper Canada

Knowledge & Skills
knowledge of: human rights, equality rights/discrimination jurisprudence and the Charter; significant
knowledge and experience in administrative law and civil procedure; strong litigation skills, solid writing,
and excellent research and analytical skills; proven judgement and tact, as well as strong
communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills; ability to work both independently and on teams;
ability to function effectively under pressure and with very tight time lines; patience, tolerance and an
ability to determine what is important or material; proficiency with computers, word processing and
research software applications.

Additional information:
Address:          1 Temporary, duration up to 9 months, 180 Dundas St. West, 9th Floor,
                           Toronto, Toronto Region


Compensation      Association of Law Officers of the Crown
Group:
Schedule:         6
Category:         Legal Services
Posted on:        Friday, July 20, 2012

How to apply:
    1.   You must submit your application using only one of the methods identified below.
    2.   Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on
         how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and
         Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
    3.   Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using
         concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We
         rely on the information you provide to us.
    4.   Be sure to quote the Job ID number for this position.
    5.   OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.


Send application to:
Recruitment Coordinator
Ministry of the Attorney General
720 Bay Street, 3rd Floor
Toronto M7A 2S9
Fax: n/a
CSMD.HR.LegalCompeti@ontario.ca

Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, August 3, 2012 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will
not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be
contacted.



                 The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer.
            We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

								
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