• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • London
  • $76, 322 to $99, 598 CDN / Year
  • June 17, 2024

Website City of London

Summary of Duties:
Reporting to the Manager of Provincial Prosecutions, the Prosecutor conducts prosecutions and initiates appeals related to Provincial Offences Act (POA) matters.

 

Work Performed:

  • Conduct prosecutions from initiation to disposition for POA matters for charges laid pursuant to Provincial legislation and City of London By-Laws.
  • Research and prepare oral and or written arguments (factums); collect and evaluate evidence; interpret and apply statutes and precedence; decide whether or not to proceed.
  • Present arguments, prepare witnesses, and anticipate counter defence positions while maintaining ethical standards and fairness.
  • Conduct early resolution meetings with defendants and/or their representatives.
  • Conduct appeals in the Ontario Court of Justice.
  • Meet with law enforcement officers and provide direction with respect to provincial offence matters.
  • Perform related administrative functions including providing disclosure, drafting correspondence, reviewing and processing files, and managing trial lists.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • College Diploma in Paralegal Program or equivalent.
  • Three to five years of experience would be preferred in Provincial Offences Courts, similar courts or administrative tribunals.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • P1 Licence with Law Society of Ontario (LSO) or equivalent.
  • Thorough knowledge of Highway Traffic Act, Provincial Offences Act, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and applicable case law.
  • In-depth knowledge of the policies, practices and court procedures related to the prosecution of provincial offences.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role and function of the prosecutor in trial and appeals.
  • Excellent written communication skills to prepare correspondence and legal documentation.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with witnesses and make legal arguments in Provincial Offences Court.
  • Demonstrated organizational skill to manage court lists and meet statutory and administrative deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a quick paced environment; Initiative, ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a daily case load of various provincial or by-law offences.
  • Ability to manage difficult situations that may arise when conducting early resolutions and/or trials.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize a variety of MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as e-mail, Internet and Intranet.

 

Other Information:

Current Hours of Work: Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Work Arrangement: Hybrid (Schedule Dependent)

Work hours and work arrangement are subject to change in accordance with business requirements

Police Record Check
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check (CRC).
 

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to providing a fully accessible recruitment process. Please contact us at any time during the recruitment process and let us know what accessible supports you may need.  

Phone: 519-661-4930, TTY: 519-661-4889, Email: mycareer@london.ca

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