Legal Assistant, Law Department – OTT00861

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Your Role:

As Legal Assistant, your main objective will be to provide administrative assistance and clerical support to two legal counsel professionals in the Ottawa Law Department.

More specifically, you will coordinate office activities, establish priorities and attend to urgent matters. You will provide assistance throughout all stages of legal matters; compile basic data to facilitate requests for current and non-current information; and organize the legal library. You will also perform data entry and document formatting, maintain agendas, arrange meetings, travel, and fill out expense forms. You will ensure physical and electronic filing, as well as filing system organization.

You will be required to provide administrative assistance and/or clerical support in the days leading up to Board of Directors meetings.

Your Profile:

– College diploma (D.E.C.) in office techniques or equivalent
– Five (5) years relevant experience as a legal secretary and/or legal assistant
– Very good knowledge of the Windows environment, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email
– Bilingual, both spoken and written, essential (English/French)
– Organizational skills
– Thorough, detail-oriented, and able to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
– Candidates may be subject to skills testing.

If you are seeking a media environment that fosters creativity and innovation, this is the place for you.

We value the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Please visit and apply online.

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

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