Judicial Clerk/Sr. Judicial Clerk

Government of Alberta - Wetaskiwin, AB (30+ days ago)

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Resolution and Court Administration Services (RCAS) is looking for a highly motivated individual who will provide quality work and is dedicated to client service in Wetaskiwin Provincial Court.

As a Judicial Clerk/Sr. Judicial Clerk, you will represent the administration of the Courts in a responsible and professional manner that reflects the fair and equitable delivery of justice in Alberta. The shifting priorities between the courtroom and assisting the public and lawyers at the counter provides diversity on a daily basis.

Your key responsibilities will include court, counter and office duties and will be the following, but not limited to:
- Organizing and managing administrative processes within the courtroom for both civil and criminal proceedings
- Maintaining the court record, including operation of the digital recording system; maintaining the decorum of the court
- Entering and being responsible for exhibits entered into the record
- Liaising with judiciary, lawyers, police and general public
- Reviewing and filing documents in adherence with the Alberta Rules of Court and various Provincial and Federal statutes
- Providing assistance to the public and legal community at the counter
- General office duties, including telephone, fax and incoming mail
- Travel to circuit court

The ideal candidate will possess:
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong problem solving skills
- Excellent keyboarding skills
- Keen attention to detail and ability to multi-task
- A high degree of accuracy while meeting high volume demands
- Exceptional time management skills
- Ability to adapt to changing environments and ability to handle high-stress situations
- Experience working with cash
- Customer service experience
- Office experience


Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum six months of related experience.
Sr. Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum two years of related experience, including 18 months of directly related experience as a Judicial Clerk and the successful completion of the departmental para-legal program.

Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required. Knowledge of Civil and Sheriff Entry System (CASES), the Justice On-Line Information Network (JOIN), along with the digital recording system (FTR) are also considered assets.

Equivalencies will be considered.

Related post-secondary education will be considered an asset.


Judicial Clerk: $1,616.31 - $1,970.04 bi-weekly
Sr. Judicial Clerk: $1,902.55 - $2,335.00 bi-weekly


A valid Driver(s) License (class 5) and a reliable vehicle are required for travel to circuit court locations (please mention it on the resume).

This position requires Canadian Citizenship in order to obtain a Justice of the Peace appointment.

This position may require extended periods of sitting and/or standing.

The candidate must have the ability to lift files/exhibits to a weight of 25 lbs.

This competition may be used to fill future permanent and temporary full-time and part-time vacancies. Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening.

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to Kristen Meyer at Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources Services, 9th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3W7. Or phone 780-644-7486. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed and only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.