Clerk and Administrative Assistant
Join Canada’s Largest Legal Organization!
The Department of Justice Canada is currently recruiting talented, skilled and passionate Clerks and Administrative Assistants!
- Looking for a rewarding and meaningful career in the administrative field (e.g.: finance, human resources (HR), communications, information technology (IT), legal, etc.) to support our justice system and where you work to ensure that Canadians have an accessible, efficient and fair system of justice?
- Interested in providing high-quality administrative services to the government?
- Looking to work in a collaborative, mutually supportive and dynamic team environment?
Then make a difference and consider a career with Canada’s legal team!
What can you expect as a clerk or administrative assistant at the Department of Justice Canada?
The Department of Justice Canada is involved in virtually every area of law, across the country, and within some 40 federal departments and agencies. We are responsible for all litigation by or against the government, and support the Attorney General as the Chief Law Officer of the Crown. The clerks and administrative assistants are key to contribute to the fulfillment of Justice Canada’s mandate, via their support in all areas, such as HR, Finance, Procurement, IT, Communications, etc.
Clerks and administrative assistants working within the Department of Justice Canada have an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in various fields, including law. The working conditions and the experienced teams are assets for those who seek new challenges and interested in building a stimulating career in the federal public service.
Under the guidance of a professional from one of the various area of expertise, clerks and administrative assistants perform a variety of tasks in different areas of specialization, including data entry, compiling documents, organizing the daily administration of an office, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements for senior officials, paying invoices, managing client calls, submitting HR documents, drafting job offers or procedures, researching, creating files, providing trial assistance, dealing with clients, organizing information from clients, governmental or other institutions, etc.
Why should you join Canada’s legal team?
- Competitive Salaries and Benefits:
- Including pension, supplemental health insurance, dental care, maternity and parental leave benefits, and vacation days. For more information on salaries, please consult the annual rates of pay for the Program and Administration Services Group (PA).
- Work as a Team in a Dynamic Environment:
- Collaborate with other professionals in the legal and non-legal field across the Federal government.
- Career Advancement:
- Access to mentors as well as ample learning and professional development opportunities.
- Location, location, location:
- A headquarters in Ottawa, 6 regional offices and sub-offices across the country.
- Make a difference:
- Your hard work directly affects the lives of Canadians.
How do I get started?
- If you are a recent graduate or currently completing your last year of studies in any administrative field (e.g., accounting, finance, marketing, general administration, etc.) or you have work experience in the administrative field, we encourage you to apply to our On Demand Casual Inventory now!
- If you are a former student from the Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP), the Post-Secondary Co-op/Internship Program (CO-OP) or the Research Affiliate Program (RAP), we encourage you to apply to our Former Student Inventory now!
- Learn more about the Department of Justice Canada.
- Learn more about employment opportunities in the federal public service.
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