• Full Time
  • Gore Bay
  • June 20, 2024

Ministry of the Solicitor General

Court Officer
Organization:  Ministry of the Solicitor General
Division:  Ontario Provincial Police
City:  Gore Bay
Language of Position(s):  English
Job Term:  1 Permanent
Job Code:  C0003 – Court Officer
Salary:  $32.36 – $37.31 Per Hour

Job ID:  215999

What can I expect to do in this role?
To manage court case files for a Detachment, providing liaison services with the court and monitoring the progress of files through the court system. To provide court security services for the detachment and court and to participate in the escort of offenders.

How do I qualify?
• Ability to pass an OPP background/ security investigation.
• Ability to attain and maintain Special Constable status.
• Ability to pass and maintain ongoing certification in Use of Force.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Knowledge of relevant sections of legislation such as the Criminal Code, Young Offenders Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Family Law Act, provincial offenses and municipal by-laws to coordinate court proceedings, prepare briefs and other court documents.
• Knowledge of application software programs to prepare, update and maintain court-related records and to register sex offenders.
• Organizational skills to coordinate and track all arrangements and documentation pertaining to detachment case files being processed in court.
• Oral Communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with and communicate, relay and exchange information, much of which is sensitive and confidential, with Judges, Justices of the Peace, Crown Attorneys, defense lawyers, uniformed officers, witnesses, victims, probation and parole officers, court staff and the public. Oral communication skills to testify regarding continuity of drug exhibits in court, as required. Interpersonal skills to interact with prisoners to elicit their cooperation while escorting them to and from court appearances and cells.
• Written communication skills to compose and prepare court-related documents.
• Assesses documentation and information requirements for crown prosecutors et al and follows up with paperwork that has not been included in crown briefs or has not been prepared, in the process of managing case files.
• Schedules court dates according to officer availability and reschedules to resolve conflicting dates.
• Makes decisions regarding day-to-day case management and document composition, processing, and routing.

Additional information:
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply even if they do not meet every requirement in this job posting.

Application instructions:
Resume / cover letter must be received no later than 11:59 pm on the closing date. Submit quoting WIN ID # (if applicable) and file # 24-170 showing how your qualifications, training and experience relate to the position to: Robert Walsh.

Email: robert.j.walsh@opp.ca

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

How to apply:
You must submit your application using only one of the methods identified below.
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.
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.
Be sure to quote the Job ID number for this position.
OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.

Send application to:   robert.j.walsh@opp.ca

To apply for this job email your details to robert.j.walsh@opp.ca