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Legal Administrative Assistant

Location:
Burnaby, BC
Description:

Job overview LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Job ID: 2752 REGULAR/FULL TIME Location: BURNABY, BC To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted on-line at: https://www.bchousing.org/careers/current-opportunities Join 1 of BC's Top Employers! Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life banace! BC Housing thanks all candidates for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada. THE ORGANIZATION BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide spectrum of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership. Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive pay and supports the growth and development of its people. Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing. BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an great benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to collaborate together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they background the satisfaction of knowing they've helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians. And while they're here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities: In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees' current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing. Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars. Recognition programs including long term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards. Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!). An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events. Participation in community and charitable events. ** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status ** LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT JOB SUMMARY Reporting to the Legal Administration Supervisor, the Legal Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing legal administration services relating to the financing and development of new housing units under various government-funded social housing programs. The Legal Administrative Assistant has thorough understanding of Land Title practices regarding the preparation and registration of Land Title documents relating to purchase and sale transactions and commercial lending transactions, obtains and reviews various land related searches and corporate searches, prepares correspondence, and drafts simple contracts and various legal documents for review by external legal counsel or internal staff. The incumbent also provides legal administrative support services to internal staff and external counsel. The work requires knowledge of litigation procedures, basic corporate administration procedures and basic accounting. APPLICANT PROFILE The successful applicant will have the following: EDUCATION: High-school graduation plus successful completion of a legal secretary course and courses in real estate which are prerequisites to the academic Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate. For incumbents with an academic Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate, 2-four years of Legal Assistant background in real estate law. For non-academic incumbents, 5-six years' background as a Legal Assistant in the area of real estate law during which 90% of the time was spent performing all or most of the tasks set out in the Law Society of British Columbia's Professional Conduct Handbook, Chapter 12, Rules 4-8, and general office background KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge and understanding of Legal Administrative Assistant work practices and processes and the workings of a legal office Good knowledge of the documentation process in real property transactions Knowledge and understanding of the Legal Administration's policies and procedures and of the Commission's mandate and programs Ability to handle both residential and commercial conveyances and financing and to process transactions from start to finish Ability to deal with the BC Land Title registration system, land title agents and lending institutions and with the Corporate Registry and Personal Property Security Act Registry Ability to set up conveyance filing and administrative systems Ability to research and analyze legal issues, provide opinion regarding the application of policies and standards, and draft correspondence, legal documents and agreements Ability to manage complex administrative tasks, prioritize large volumes of work, work under pressure, meet deadlines and exercise good judgment in dealing with matters of a confidential nature High standards of grammar, spelling, punctuation and accuracy, and proficiency in the use of legal terms Proficiency in the use of ms word processing, database and spreadsheet software and ability to type at a min of 50 wpm. Ability to exercise discretion, tact, diplomacy and good judgment ***An Eligibility List may be Established*** How to Apply: Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, requirements and competencies. To be considered for this competition, candidates must submit a introductory letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the requirements necessary for this position. This details will be used as part of the selection process. Your introductory letter and resume should be submitted as 1 document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your introductory letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume. Please review the Job Description prior to applying (When there is a pop up asking if you wish to view only secure items, press no) As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to five minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and introductory letter as 1 single document. Only applications submitted using the On-line Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your ability to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers We didn't become 1 of BC's Top Employers and 1 of Canada's Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives. Apply Now : www.bchousing.org/careers Have Questions? Please see below for some useful details. E-Recruit FAQ's Follow us on Facebook , Twitter + LinkedIn
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BC Housing
Industry:
Legal
Posted:
June 14 on BCjobs
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