lii ONTARIO REPORTS FEBRUARY 16, 2018
Want a truly enriching career?
The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) is seeking a Solicitor to
join its team for a permanent opportunity. Reporting to the Director/
Registrar, you will assume responsibility as legal counsel to the OLRB,
providing legal advice to the Chair, Vice-Chairs, management and staff on
employment and labour relations-related matters under various Ontario
statutes. You will also represent the OLRB in various legal proceedings,
including judicial reviews and at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Location: 505 University Ave., Toronto.
Along with having membership in good standing with the Law Society
of Ontario, and being entitled to practise law, you bring a thorough
knowledge of labour and administrative law and relevant administrative
and employment statutes, in particular Ontario’s Labour Relations Act,
Employment Standards Act, and Occupational Health and Safety Act;
good knowledge of labour legislation in other provinces and federally;
demonstrated experience in labour relations gained through practice
of labour law and/or academic employment; demonstrated ability to
communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to both professional
and non-professional audiences (including the public and the media)
and provide assistance in the drafting of decisions; and experience
presenting legal arguments in court and to other administrative
agencies. Additionally, you have the ability to present seminars,
speeches and discussions; prepare and lead educational activities
for OLRB staff, including supervising articling students; conduct and
synthesize research, including statutes and case law; organize and edit
Board monthly reports, Highlights and other public releases; recognize
and assess the legal implications in the OLRB’s policy and administrative
decisions; provide advice to senior management on strategy development,
decision-making, issues management and accountability in order to
support the OLRB’s effectiveness; and undertake special projects and
assignments for the Chair and Director/Registrar.
Salary: Commensurate with legal experience
For full position details, visit www.ontario.ca/careers. Please apply
online, only, by Monday, February 26, 2018, quoting Job ID 117938.
Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process,
please contact us at www.gojobs.gov. on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your
contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be
provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.