Job Requisition ID: 22862
Full or Part-Time: Temporary (12 Months)
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Scope: Open competition
Closing Date: October 5, 2022
Classification: Program Services 5
Quality infrastructure is the backbone of a vibrant and growing economy. The Government of Alberta continues to provide public infrastructure to ensure Albertans have proper facilities to provide services and help maintain our high standard of living, now and into the future.
Reporting to Manager of Documentation, the Senior Legal Analyst provides in-house legal documentation/contract drafting and associated legal oversight for the Realty Services Branch of Alberta Infrastructure.
The incumbent is also required to identify legal issues that may arise in relation to land purchase & sales and leasing transactions and is expected to make decisions as to form of the appropriate contract documentation.
- Bachelor Degree (4 years) plus a Degree in Law (3 years), plus minimum of 3 years of progressive related experience.
- Membership as a practicing member in good standing with the Alberta Law Society upon commencement of this position.
Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:
- 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
- 1 year of experience for 1 year of education.
Experience / Knowledge:
- With legal background that entails drafting of land contracts;
- A good understanding of commercial real estate sales and acquisitions;
- Familiar with Alberta Land Titles, and experience in closing land transactions.
- Experience in stakeholder management as this junior lawyer position will be working in a team environment with a senior land lawyer, a conveyancing paralegal, and involves regular consultation with other Branch management and land personnel.
Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.
The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:
Please be advised we will be conducting a competency based interview for this competition. Applicants must display the competencies deemed critical for this role. Please clearly address these competencies in your cover letter.
Systems Thinking - applicant needs to understand how work contributes to the achievement of department goals and anticipates change in own area based on activities in other areas.
Creative Problem Solving - applicant must be proactive and take ownership for identifying solutions within their work. Must ask questions to get a deeper understanding of the present issue and seek out root causes.
Agility - applicant must be able to anticipate, quickly adapt, take advantage of opportunities, and make effective decisions by proactively seeking out new opportunities.
Drive for Results - applicant must take on multiple projects, prioritize work, produce high-quality work and complete tasks by established deadlines. Holds self and others responsible for achieving results and agreed upon targets.
Develop Networks – applicant must consistently connect with colleagues, clients, and other stakeholders and ensure their needs are represented in decision-making.
$2,993.39 - $3,943.85 bi-weekly. (i.e. $78,127 - $102,934 per year)
Hours of Work for this position are 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The opportunity to work on a hybrid basis (3 days in office & 2 days remote) may be available.
Our office is located in the Neil Crawford Centre (6950 – 113 Street).
Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.
- Working for the Alberta Public Service –
- Pension plans:
- Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
- Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
How To Apply
If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,
Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.
Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
Resources for applicants:
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Samantha Kith at [email protected]
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