Crown Prosecutor

Website Government of Alberta

Job Description:

As a Crown Prosecutor, you will demonstrate the ability to help deliver justice through fearless, fair and effective prosecutions. The daily responsibilities of Crown Prosecutors encompass a multitude of duties, such as: bail, charge screening, early case resolution, alternative measures, whether to proceed to trial or discontinue a prosecution, conduct of all prosecutions, entering a stay of proceedings, withdrawing charges, plea resolution, provision of disclosure, electing to proceed summarily or by indictment, taking a position on sentence, drafting legal opinions/briefings, dealing with victims, witnesses and police, and launching appeals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prioritizing actions/cases effectively to respond to numerous challenges and demands
  • The public interest is served and a just result is obtained
  • Working effectively to build collaborative environments with stakeholders of the justice system
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:
  • Assigned prosecutions of all serious and complex cases are conducted in a highly competent manner
  • Analyzing situations fully to make informed decisions
  • Problem solving and adapting approach as required to achieve intended outcomes
  • Working with victims of crimes and their families
  • Independent decision making
  • Drafting legal opinions/briefings and court documents professionally and appropriately
  • The Court is provided with evidence and legal argument that is fair, accurate and complete

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (JD), and active membership or immediate eligibility for membership with the Law Society of Alberta is required.
  • A valid Alberta Motor Vehicle Operators License is a requirement.
  • Travel within the province is required.

Job Details:

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Category: Cities And States

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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