Job title: Senior Administrative Assistant to the ADM

Company: Government of Yukon

Job description: This is a full time, term position for one year.The Department of Justice (DOJ) is working to ensure Yukon remains a safe, secure, and healthy place to live and work. We build strong and healthy relationships with others to support good governance and to foster safe communities with opportunities for healing. The Department of Justice provides supportive and dynamic work environments comprised of teams of professionals who are committed to making a difference in the lives of Yukoners.To provide legal secretarial and administrative support to the Assistant Deputy Minister, Legal Services. The incumbent is required to work independently and with the Legal Services team.The principles that guide are:Reconciliation with Yukon First Nations: Together as DOJ representatives we commit to embracing the spirit of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada entitled , by conducting ourselves in our day-to-day business in a manner that embodies the purpose of reconciliation with our First Nations members in the Yukon. We recognize the importance of employee education on First Nations history and the encouragement of innovative thinking by all DOJ personnel on our ability to effect meaningful change towards true reconciliation.Working as a Team: As DOJ employees we value working together as a team within branches and within the department as a whole, while respecting our respective roles in the administration of justice, to work as one entity to meet our collective objective to serve the public. We are mindful of the impact of our actions on the people around us both in proximity and in the larger department and strive to ensure that we maintain the best interests of the department in our approach to our work.Identify and Meet our Clients’ Needs: DOJ personnel have a wide variety of responsibilities and an equally diverse clientele, internal and external to government, and we are committed to ensuring that they know we work for them and that we treat them with empathy, inclusion, integrity, respect and professionalism.Initiative and Innovation: Management will encourage DOJ staff at all levels to think innovatively and to take initiative that will improve the work we do and services that we provide to allow for positive change and creativity in the workplace. Management will encourage DOJ personnel to reconsider our approach to the services we provide and adapt to the changing environment.Communications: We are committed to improving the way we communicate internally with one another and externally to the public in order to better perform as a DOJ Team, share information and ideas with each other, dispel negative myths about the department and to ensure that the , public has an appreciation for the excellent work we do.For more information about this position, please contact David Christie, ADM, Legal Services at (867) 667-3469 or .For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Ilze Pretorius, Human Resource Consultant II at .If you need technical support submitting your application, please contact: 867-667-9453 or .Please do not email resumes to any of the above addresses; resumes may only be accepted through the e-recruitment application system.Government of Yukon does not sponsor foreign workers for employment in Canada and does not participate in the federal nominee programs. Currently candidates who have the legal right to live and work in Canada in place at the time of the job posting are eligible for consideration on our employment opportunities.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 you provide in your resume.

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  • Successful completion of an Office Administration or Legal Administration program is required;
  • Extensive senior level executive and administrative support, preferably in a government or large corporate environment;
  • Significant experience tracking and processing information such as inquiries, documents, contracts and information;
  • Experience coordinating and organizing briefings and senior level meeting materials would be an asset; and
  • Considerable experience working with legal and or court processes.

Candidates who have a combination of education, training and experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to take direction from multiple sources;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and effective two-way communication;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Commitment to client service;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; and
  • Appropriate judgment and discretion in managing challenging and politically sensitive issues.

Additional InformationConditions of Employment:

  • Must be able to obtain Notary Public appointment within 6 months of hire.

Eligibility List12 monthsPost Date8 July 2024Close Date19 July 2024Job Description

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Job date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 03:36:53 GMT