Employment Opportunity: Crown Attorney – Manitoba Justice
Crown Attorney LF1-3
Multiple Positions Available
Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law
The Pas MB, Thompson MB, Dauphin MB, Portage la Prairie MB, Brandon MB, Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 41098
Salary(s): LF1-3 $80,191.00 – $158,529.00 per year Plus Remoteness and Retention Allowance if applicable.
Closing Date: March 31, 2024
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
Manitoba Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting most offences in Manitoba. These offences are identified in provincial statutes, the federal Criminal Code of Canada and The Youth Criminal Justice Act. Manitoba Prosecution Service offers an attractive benefits package and a defined pension plan and provides opportunities for development.
THIS IS AN ONGOING RECRUITMENT INITIATIVE.
This will be an ongoing recruitment initiative for Crown Attorneys across Manitoba. This will allow you to submit a single application that will be considered for Crown Attorney positions that become vacant through out the year until March 31, 2024 in Winnipeg, Thompson, The Pas, Portage La Prairie, Dauphin and Brandon. This is a unique opportunity with Manitoba Prosecution Service to work in a dynamic office, with Crown Attorneys of varying levels of experience. For more information on living and working in these cities, please visit
Full-time regular and term positions with the possibility of becoming regular are available. Please indicate on your application in which location(s) you would be interested. There are growth opportunities where you can advance in your career. This advertisement will remain open as positions are filled and applications will be reviewed periodically.
Conditions of Employment
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Member (in good standing) or eligible for immediate membership with the Law Society of Manitoba
- Satisfactory Criminal Record Search with Vulnerable Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check & Child Abuse Registry Check Enhanced Security Screening
- Evening and weekend work as required
- Ability to travel by road, air & small watercraft, including overnight stays and must have a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s Licence
- Advocacy experience in the practise of law Superior oral communication and presentation skills Superior written communication skills
- Superior interpersonal skills Excellent analytical skills Effective case management
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively meet short deadlines
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to work in a team environment
- The ability to adapt, learn and grow through challenge, pressure or adversity (resilience)
- Prosecutions or Criminal Law experience Ability to work in French for some locations
As a Crown Attorney, you will provide prosecutorial service regarding matters arising under the Criminal Code of Canada and provincial statutes, in the provincial and superior courts. Other duties involve giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports and instructing police with respect to charges. Crown Attorneys in the Manitoba Prosecution Service are members of the Manitoba Association of Crown Attorneys and the collective agreement can be found at https://www.gov.mb.ca/csc/labour/pubs/pdf/agreements/mb_asso_attorney.pdf. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in community and other legal education in the areas of criminal law and procedures on behalf of Manitoba Prosecution Service when required.
Advertisement # 41098
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WHEN APPLYING TO THIS POSITION, PLEASE INDICATE THE ADVERTISEMENT NUMBER AND POSITION TITLE IN THE SUBJECT LINE AND/OR BODY OF YOUR EMAIL.
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.