With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a permanent, full-time position available for a Paralegal. Reporting to and under the direction of the County Solicitor, the Paralegal is responsible for preparation of legal documents and correspondence, responding to client department inquiries, and file and records management. The Paralegal is also responsible for providing administrative support to the County Solicitor including overseeing their email, calendar and schedule. Along with strong attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy, this position requires the ability to manage multiple deadlines and meet tight timelines.
Rate of Pay: $57,940 to $72,430 per annum
Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Competition Closing Date: April 19, 2019 at 4:30 pm
Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered including an option to join our Earned Day Off Program.
Paralegal training or certification from a recognized university, community college or accredited education institution. CORES certification would be as asset
Three to five years of previous experience working in litigation, municipal and conveyancing areas of law.
Excellent communication, writing and editing skills.
High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to quickly learn new software.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect which limits the consideration of employees’ relatives for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only. The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.