Position: Law Clerk
Competition Number: 2019-EX-EN-52383789-01
Competition posting date: 2019.02.11
Competition closing date: 2019.02.25
Office of the City Clerk and Solicitor, Legal Services, Legal Operations & Support Services Branch
1 Full-time Continuous Position - 35 hours/week
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Salary: $65,691.08 to $76,862.24 annually (2019 rates of pay)
Location: City Hall,110 Laurier Avenue West
Category: Current Opportunities
Employment Group: Administrative/Customer Service
The Law Clerk is responsible for providing a wide range of legal services within the following portfolio:
land-use planning and development matters, including creation of easement rights; preparation, execution
and registration of land development and other planning-related agreements; review of registered plans and
title matters; real estate transactions, acquisition and disposal of land; preparation and administration of
Education & Experience
Grade 12 and diploma from two (2) year Community College Legal Assistant (Law Clerk) course or
Certification by Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario.
Minimum of six (6) years of directly related, current legal experience, specifically in the planning,
development and real estate portfolio.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
English oral, reading, writing required
- Knowledge of Microsoft Suite, E-Reg (Teraview), Map and other database applications including MTO
ARIS System, Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Relations for corporate, litigation and financial
- Knowledge of financial principles
- Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.
Competencies & Skills
insurance companies/agents, other government agencies and the general public
- Ability to draft and prepare planning and development agreements (site plan, subdivision,
condominium, RDC, deferral, encroachment, etc.), and real estate documents
- Demonstrated research and analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
- Ability to exercise sound judgment
- Ability to work independently, multi-task, set priorities, organize work and meet deadlines
- Possess conflict resolution skills to influence decisions, and to deal with contentious/sensitive issues
- Excellent computer, research and writing skills
If this opportunity matches your interest and profile please apply online by using the "Apply"
button. If this is your first online application please refer to our resources on how to apply for jobs online.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process
will be contacted.
The City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that
reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the
HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.