Public Prosecution Services


The Public Prosecutions Services of the Office of the Attorney General, with the Department of Justice and public safety is seeking an individual to join the Edmundston Prosecutors Office as an Administrative Assistant.

As a member of the Public Prosecutions team, the successful candidate will be responsible to provide administrative support and reception services. The successful candidate will be responsible for reception; responding to inquiries; managing all aspects of the in-house file management system including filing, data-entry and archiving; providing files for disclosure and tracking of same; preparing legal documents and submissions for all levels of court as required; maintaining office equipment; as well as other related duties as may be assigned. Work will involve face to face and telephone communication with lawyers, police, witnesses, victims, accused persons and government agencies.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED supplemented by the successful completion of a one (1) year related post-secondary education with a minimum of 5 years of related work experience is also required, of which some must be in a legal setting OR a high school diploma or GED; and a minimum of six (6) years related work experience, of which some must be in a legal setting. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in French and English is required. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate:

  • A minimum of three (3) years in the criminal legal field such as filing documents in all levels of court, formatting legal documents and applying Rules of Court
  • Post-secondary certification as a legal assistant
  • Familiar with the E-Disclosure Process

Subject to the response of this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The following operational requirements are also required:

  • Travel;
  • Possession of a valid driver's licence;
  • The incumbent's main responsibilities will be in Edmundston; however, he/she may be asked to cover other regional offices in New Brunswick as required from time to time.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies: Concern for order, Effective Interactive Communication, Flexibility, Teamwork and Cooperation, and Self-control and Stamina.

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

SALARY: from $ 1,644 to $1,997 bi-weekly, depending on education and experience.

We encourage applicants to apply on-line or by mail at the following address by October 21, 2020, indicating competition number R44-2020/21-618. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

**If you've applied for competition R44-2020/21-341, please be sure to apply for this competition as well.

Department of Justice and Public Safety
Human Resource Services
Marysville Place
20 McGloin St., 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3A 5T8
Tel: (506) 453-2719

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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