Economic Crime Prosecutor
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July 12, 2013
Legal Officer 2 - Legal Officer 3
Justice and Solicitor General
Criminal Justice Division prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in all courts in Alberta and is responsible for criminal appeals to the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Criminal Justice works with justice system stakeholders and the community to promote safe communities and implement alternative approaches to the administration of justice. Specialized Prosecutions handle economic crimes consisting of complex and sophisticated multi-jurisdictional and transnational fraudulent schemes that result in significant financial losses to individuals, corporations and various levels of government. The approach to prosecuting these matters is equally as complex and sophisticated.
Specialized Prosecutions is looking for a person with exceptional litigation skills and a passion for complex and challenging criminal cases.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Specialized Prosecutions, you will appear for the Crown at all levels of court and will prosecute a variety of cases involving complex corporate fraud, securities fraud, mass-marketing fraud, large employee defalcations and corruption with province-wide, inter-provincial and international implications. These cases are both sensitive and protracted in nature. With a strong knowledge of lawful access issues, you will also provide extensive advice and counsel to the police at the pre-charge stage.
A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), active member or immediate eligibility with the Law Society of Alberta and a minimum of 4 years related legal experience is required. Preference will be given to those who have legal experience directly related to economic crimes.
$4,210.21 to $6,200.79 bi-weekly
Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. If you apply online, please ensure your cover letter and resume are submitted as one file. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume via email, quoting the Job ID, to: Human Resource Services, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, 2640 AMEC Place, 801 6 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 3W2. Email: (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Shelly Connolley at Phone: 403-355-4740 or e-mail: (email@example.com).
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