Government Relations department
Permanent full-time (up to 1 year)
When you’re passionate about what you do and where you work, the rest comes easy. That’s the culture at Central 1 Credit Union, and that’s precisely what we’re looking for from you. Supporting nearly 150 member credit unions across British Columbia and Ontario, we’re the backbone of the credit union system in both provinces – taking care of everything from online services and product development, to payment processing, trade association services and more.
Our team of over 600 employees represent some of the most innovative, passionate individuals you’ll ever meet; people who honestly care about the organization, its members and each other. In other words, people who love what they do.
Assists General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, Legal Counsel and Paralegal with daily activities for the department, including attendance at meetings, providing assistance to employees and other matters related to legal services. Manages legal file system and undertakes other office administration work.
As the successful candidate you possess a Community College diploma in a legal assistance program or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition you possess a minimum 3-4 years related experience in a large scale administrative and legal environment. Experience as a legal assistant is an asset.
As the successful candidate you possess a sound working knowledge of the principles, practices and processes involved in providing clerical, secretarial and administrative support services to lawyers. You have a sound working knowledge of computers and relevant software, including word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation programs. You have good analytical, research and problem solving skills as well as strong organizational, time management, oral and written communication, interpersonal and customer service skills. You have the ability to multi-task, anticipate needs, co-ordinate work with others, troubleshoot issues, and balance and adapt to changing priorities. You have the ability to deal with a variety of situations with diplomacy and confidentiality and the ability to foster strong working relationships with internal staff and external contacts in order to accomplish objectives. You possess strong keyboarding and minute-taking skills and a proficiency in English grammar, spelling and punctuation. Attention to detail is a key skill required for this position.
As much as we believe in working hard, we also believe in personal growth and taking time for ourselves. Accordingly, our total rewards philosophy amounts to one of the best compensation and benefits packages in the industry – from performance-based incentives and extended benefits, to training and education reimbursements, ample vacation time and staff mortgage discounts.
Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Please quote “Legal Assistant” in the subject line.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all applicants in advance; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.
Central 1 Credit Union is committed to providing accommodations. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.