Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Fort McMurray

Posting Date:
Jun 21, 2022
Justice & Solicitor General
Position Type:
Full Time
Jul 08, 2022
Fort McMurray



Job Title: Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Fort McMurray Job Requisition ID: 20880

Ministry: Justice & Solicitor General Location: Fort McMurray

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition Closing Date: June 24, 2022

Classification: Crown Prosecutor 4


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The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service (ACPS) prosecutes persons charged with Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statute offences. The ACPS promotes safe communities by vigorously prosecuting cases involving serious and violent crime and working with individuals and organizations in the community to identify and implement improved and alternative approaches to the administration of criminal justice.

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To learn more about Alberta Crown Prosecution Service, please visit crown-prosecution-service.aspx


Are you a lawyer with a demonstrated history of exceptional litigation work? Are you a role model to other professionals around you because of your skill as an advocate, and your adherence to the highest of professional and ethical standards? Have you demonstrated the ability to lead or mentor a high performing group of professional staff? If so, the Regional Prosecutions office, Fort McMurray has an opportunity for a Deputy Chief Prosecutor. This is a senior leadership position and is part of the management team of the Regional Crown Prosecutors' Office. In addition to maintaining litigation responsibilities, a Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor will be expected to provide supervision and guidance to Crown Prosecutors in Regional Prosecutions.

As a leader within the office, a Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor is asked to provide advice and support to law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders in government, in the Court, and in the community. This opportunity will appeal to lawyers with exceptional decision-making skills, an independent work style and effective interpersonal skills.


Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)/Juris Doctor (JD), several years of related experience, and eligibility for membership in the Law Society of Alberta. Strong litigation experience, preferably in the area of criminal law, and management experience or training would be considered an asset for applicants.

Equivalencies will be considered.

For Law degrees obtained outside Canada, proof of accreditation from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) is required.

A valid Alberta Motor Vehicle Operators License is a requirement. Travel within the province is required


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: alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf

Agility - Must be able to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience, and work effectively in changing environments

Drive for Results - Sets goals and prioritizes work to accomplish them. Follows through on duties and tasks and reports on progress.

Develop Self and Others – Desire to invest in the development of the long-term capability of self and others

Build Collaborative Environments - Leads and contributes to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.

Develop Networks – Proactively builds networks, connects and build trust in relationships with different stakeholders

Systems Thinking – Understands how work contributes to the achievement of departmental goals. Anticipates changes in own area based on activities in other areas.

Creative Problem Solving – Have the ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.


Crown Prosecutor 4 - Salary: $7,615.74- $8,376.82 bi -weekly ($198,770.81 - $218,635.00 annually)

Classification and salary will be determined based on candidate's assessed related experience.


There is one (1) permanent opportunity available with the Fort McMurray Office. This position is eligible to receive premium pay - Fort McMurray allowance of a lump sum pay on the top of the salary.

The Hours of Work are Mon-Fri from 8:15am- 4:30 pm.

Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo security screening. This competition may be used to fill future permanent, temporary, full time and part time vacancies.

The Alberta Public Service is a great place to work!

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

Working for the Alberta Public Service – public-service.aspx

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


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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.

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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) overview.aspx. Applicants are encouraged to include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.


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.

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If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.

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