Senior Judges' Assistant

  • Government of Yukon
  • Yukon, Canada
  • Sep 13, 2019
Full time Lawyer (Public Sector) Lawyer (Other) Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary Paralegal

Job Description

This is to fill a permanent full-time position working 75 hours bi-weekly. This position is a confidential exclusion and therefore excluded from the bargaining unit.

Reporting to the Chief Judge and administratively to the Legal Officer, this position is responsible for participating in the administration of the Court by performing administrative duties at an executive level to assist Judges and Justices of the Peace, managing the day-to-day operation of the Judges’ Chambers and supervising the Judges’ Assistant in the performance of duties for the Court. We are looking for a professional individual who is self-motivated and who exercises diplomacy and confidentiality in their day-to-day work. You must be able to work effectively alone or in a team environment and be able to manage a fluctuating workload with frequent interruptions while continuing to meet deadlines.

For more information about this position, please contact Cathy Rasmussen, Legal Officer at (867) 667- 8637 or

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Kristen Mintz, Human Resources at (867) 667-8692 or


Essential qualifications:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information provided in your resume:

Candidates must have:

  • Successful completion of an Office or Legal Administration program;
  • Extensive senior-level executive and administrative support;
  • Supervisory experience an asset;
  • Experience working with YG financial processes and Quest system an asset;
  • Extensive experience and proficiency with technology, software and applications including Word, Excel and Outlook;

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.


Desired knowledge, skills & suitability:

    • High-level of organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Self-motivation, ability to work independently and take initiative
    • Understanding of judicial independence
    • Professionalism, including tact and diplomacy
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to work collaboratively and contribute to a team environment
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.


Additional information:

Conditions of employment: Valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s License & Notary Public appointment

Eligibility List 12 months Post Date 3 September 2019 Posted On Clear Legal Job Board Close Date 17 September 2019

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