Responsible for coordinating and assisting in the preparation of projects, policies and procedures in support the Municipal Law Enforcement (MLE) Section. Researches best practices, academic studies and case law to analyze results and develop program and policy changes. Complete court documents and prepare prosecution briefs, including Corporate and Land Title searches. Respond and liaise with local boards, government and external enforcement agencies. Participate in public engagement projects and consultations.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Proven demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret municipal by-laws and related provincial/federal statutes normally acquired in a relevant study or current enrolment in a related university/college paralegal or enforcement program or relevant experience in the legal/enforcement environment.
Completion or diploma in a Paralegal or Law Clerk program, or licensing with the Law Society of Ontario would be considered an asset.
Demonstrated experience and knowledge in public administration related to municipal law and customer service.
Experience in a computerized environment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and database software, including Amanda, Teraview, Oncorp, and legal research platforms.
Effective verbal and accurate written communication skills with particular emphasis on understanding the underlying principles to case law, legal documents and courtroom preparation.
Must have strong analytical, statistical and research skills
Capable of working independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification, and for internal applicants, subject to discipline up to and including termination.
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values and Corporate Culture Pillars, the City of Hamilton is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. The City will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship. If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.
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The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace.
It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their application reaches Human Resources by the closing date or they may not be considered. It is also the responsibility of applicants to supply qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined above for this competition as directed. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to all applicants
The statements made by me are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for discipline, up to and including termination for internal applicants and disqualification for external applicants.