Employment Opportunity: Crown Prosecutor – Ministry of Justice (SK)
Order-in-Council – Melfort, SK
Are you seeking to practice law and make a difference? Would you like to have a great career and work life balance? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for us! Public Prosecutions is seeking to fill opportunities in various locations in the province!
As a Crown Prosecutor you will help deliver justice through fair and effective prosecutions. Public Prosecutions prosecutes those charged under the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, some federal statutes, and some provincial statutes. Public Prosecutions promotes safe communities by just conclusion of criminal charges through various means, ranging from vigorous prosecution of trial matters, working with justice partners, individuals, and organizations to implement alternative resolutions.
The work offers an intellectual challenge, and an opportunity to make a difference in your community. Your work as a Crown Prosecutor will be important to the community you’ll call home and those throughout the region.
Under the direction of a Regional Crown Prosecutor and Public Prosecutions’ Head Office, you will be responsible for a multitude of duties and decisions. Primary duties will be the carriage of criminal, quasi-criminal, and regulatory prosecutions in the Provincial Court for Saskatchewan and the Court of King’s Bench for Saskatchewan. Such carriage will include docket court work, trial work, and summary conviction appeals. Other duties include giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports, and advising police as appropriate. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in legal education in the areas of criminal law, ethics, and the like.
The competitive salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The person hired will be entitled to at least three weeks’ annual vacation, twelve scheduled days off, and statutory holidays. The person hired will also be entitled to a full benefit package after six months of service.
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
*For a more detailed job description and to apply, please go to www.saskatchewan.ca/careers. Click on Jobs Available to the Public, then click on Permanent Full-Time. You can search for this job using its competition number.
Closing Date: October 31, 2023
Competition Number: HUM013130
The Government of Saskatchewan offers a wide range of careers with purpose and passion. Our people enjoy an enviable work/life balance in an environment that supports creativity, innovation and diversity while providing learning and career development opportunities. We are helping make Saskatchewan the best place to live, work and raise our families, by building the best public service in Canada. Join the team!
For more information on this and other opportunities in the public service, visit saskatchewan.ca/careers
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