lxii ONTARIO REPORTS SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
ELEMENTARY TEACHERS’ FEDERATION OF ONTARIO
IN-HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL
The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is the union
representing all of the teachers and occasional teachers and many other
education professionals in Ontario’s public elementary schools. ETFO
provides professional, protective, and collective bargaining services for more
than 83,000 members working in communities throughout the province.
In-house legal counsel will provide legal services and support to members
with Long Term Disability (LTD), Workers Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB),
and Employment Insurance (EI) matters in conjunction with federation staff,
prepare legal opinions and/or briefs, and assume other duties as assigned by
the General Secretary.
The position requires a qualified lawyer with a minimum of three years of
experience in administrative, labour and employment law, an L.L.B., and
membership in good standing in the Law Society of Ontario. The successful
candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills, well
developed interpersonal skills, effective strategic planning and problem-solving skills, proven legal advocacy skills, and be able to work independently.
Experience within the unionized labour sector would be an asset.
This is a contract position for up to two years that will be subject to renewal.
Compensation will be commensurate with skills and experience. Interested
applicants are required to submit a letter of application and a resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, September
28, 2018, quoting posting #20181904 in your subject line.
ETFO is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it encourages groups who have been
historically disadvantaged with respect to employment to apply for positions in the
Federation. Individuals are encouraged to self-identify.
ETFO is committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and
barrier free. We strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities
and accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights
Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants
need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process
known in advance by contacting the Human Resources Department at 416-962-3836