Crown Attorney

Posting Date:
Oct 16, 2020
Manitoba Justice
Area of Law:
Position Type:
Nov 16, 2020
Advocacy experience in the practise of law


LF1-2 Legal Counsel 1-2


may be used for other areas not indicated for similar positions Manitoba Justice

Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law
Dauphin MB

Advertisement Number: 36702
Salary(s): LF1-2 $76,220.00 - $133,110.00 per year
Closing Date: November 16, 2020

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves,where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service andinnovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designatedgroups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visibleminorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. Complete the application form at the link below orcontact Human Resource Services under "Apply to" to request a copy of the application form. The selection board will rely onlyon information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.

Note: Candidates are required to submit the Application Form for screening. A resume and cover-letter should also besubmitted. Click here to access the application form.


Manitoba Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting most offences in Manitoba. These offences are identified in provincial statutes, the federal Criminal Code of Canada and The Youth Criminal Justice Act. This is a unique opportunity with Manitoba Prosecution Service towork in a dynamic office in Dauphin Manitoba, with Crown Attorneys of varying levels of experience. For more information on living andworking in Dauphin please visit our website. Crown Attorneys in the Manitoba Prosecution Service are members of the Manitoba Association of Crown Attorneys. Read the collective agreement.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Eligible for immediate membership or membership (in good standing) with the Law Society of Manitoba
  • A valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check & Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Enhanced Security Screening
  • Evening and weekend work as required
  • Ability to travel by road, air, and small watercraft, including overnight stays



  • Advocacy experience in the practise of law
  • Superior oral communication and presentation skills
  • Superior written communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Effective case management
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively meet short deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience and proficiency with computer software packages including legal research applications, MS Word and Outlook orequivalents
  • The ability to adapt, learn and grow through challenge, pressure or adversity (resilience)


  • Prosecutions experience
  • Litigation experience in the practice of criminal law


As a Crown Attorney, you will provide prosecutorial service regarding matters arising under the Criminal Code of Canada and provincialstatutes, in the provincial and superior courts. Other duties involve giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports and instructing police withrespect to charges and investigations. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in community and other legal education inthe areas of criminal law and procedures on behalf of Manitoba Prosecution Service.

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Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3L6

Phone: 204-945-3204
Fax: 204-948-7373

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body ofyour email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information fromthe competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal informationirrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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