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paralegal


Source: Job Bank

Location

Kentville, NS
B4N2E4

Salary

$35,000.00 to $40,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Legal firm
  • Rural area

Tasks

  • Co-ordinate administrative services
  • Draft contracts, prepare promissory notes and draw up wills, mortgages and other legal documents
  • Prepare wills, real estate transactions and other legal documents, court reports and affidavits
  • Draft legal correspondence

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • In-house training from a law firm or law clerk program

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Legal software applications
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Access
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • WordPerfect

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Wellness program

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