The City of Côte Saint-Luc is a dynamic municipality on the island of Montreal with a population of approximately 33 000. The City prides itself on providing the highest level of services to its residents at a reasonable cost. We are currently looking to hire a law student for the Legal Services Department.

Role

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Legal Services and Assistant City Clerk, the law student will be part of the Legal Services team.

Examples of completed tasks

  • Attending Court Proceedings;
  • Helping to prepare Court Proceedings;
  • Attending Depositions;
  • Assisting in the preparation of Depositions;
  • Processing and evaluating claims against the City including drafting all pertinent correspondence;
  • Assisting in the collection of files when damages are caused by a third party and an insurer or bank must indemnify the City;
  • Attending and assisting in the preparation of Council Meetings including drafting resolutions and council minutes;
  • Processing and evaluating Access to Documentation requests including drafting all pertinent correspondence;
  • Assisting in the drafting of Access to Documentation requests;
  • Assistance in the preparation and coordination in the upcoming 2021 Municipal Election;
  • Conduct necessary legal research for the evaluation of files (Doctrine and case law);

Qualifications and education

  • Bachelor of Laws degree in progress;
  • Demonstrates particular interest and ability in research, analysis, writing, and communication as well as being discreet;
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and experience with databases or other computer systems;
  • Excellent work organization and ability to manage multiple files at once;
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Bilingualism is mandatory (English and French).

Salary and benefits: $14.85 per hour

Schedule: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

To apply:  Please forward a copy of your resumé, accompanied by a cover letter to: [email protected] 

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Note

The masculine form is used for the sole purpose of simplifying the text and no discrimination is intended.

We thank applicants for their interest; however, priority will be given to candidates that best meet the overall profile. In addition, the City recognizes diplomas and relevant experience obtained outside Quebec. However, it is the candidate’s responsibility to provide, when required, the comparative assessment of studies issued by the Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion.

COVID-19

Given the exceptional circumstances we are experiencing at the moment, measures have been put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In particular, where applicable, the interviews will be by videoconference or by telephone.

Equal Access to Employment

The City of Côte Saint-Luc operates an equal access employment program, and, in this regard, we are committed to supporting inclusive diversity practices. We invite women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginals, and persons with disabilities to apply.

People with disabilities are invited to tell us their specific needs in order to provide accommodation for the selection process. Please be assured that this information will remain strictly confidential.