Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

Job Posting

Assistant Corporate Counsel

Department:

Legislative and Planning Services

Division:

Legal Services

Position:

Assistant Corporate Counsel

 

Note:

Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week.

 

Purpose:

Reporting to the Director, Legal Services, this Assistant Corporate Counsel position provides legal support and advice primarily in the area of public works including waste management, road operations, water and wastewater services, engineering and construction, and infrastructure planning.

 

Preferred Background:

The successful candidate will possess membership in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the practice of law. Preference will be given to those with practice in the area of public works including waste management, road operations, water and wastewater services, engineering and construction, and infrastructure planning. To succeed in this role, the incumbent must possess excellent verbal and written presentation skills, as well as strong analytical, research and client service skills. A combination of education and experience will be considered.

 

Duties

  • Drafts, reviews and co-ordinates legal documents including contracts, real estate materials, by-laws and litigation materials.
  • Represents the Region in litigation before courts and administrative tribunals.
  • Researches, analyses, counsels and advises Regional Departments, Boards and Authorities on legal implications in matters of law, policies, procedures and operational and strategic decisions.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of plans and strategies to preclude or remedy anticipated legal problems arising out of day-to-day operations or projects.
  • Assists in the supervision of divisional staff and resources and provides direction and control as necessary.
  • Responds to the Director of Legal Services' and clients’ detailed requirements and researches and applies related information to assigned work duties as required.
  • Maintains awareness of activities within the Legal Services Division's scope of operations.
  • Prepares outlines and briefs to keep clients and senior management informed accordingly.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Posted:

September 12, 2017

Posting Expires:

September 22, 2017

Posting #:

LP-334-17

 

Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resources at
905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.

NOTE:  Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.

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