Job Title: Deputy Town Solicitor
The Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities. Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.
In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Come see how you can make a difference.
Reporting to the Commissioner, Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer, the Deputy Town Solicitor is responsible for the management of the Assistant Town Solicitors and municipal law services. The Deputy Town Solicitor will lead a team of lawyers and legal professionals practising in a variety of areas of law, including
general municipal, litigation, commercial, real property, development, and construction law, while having carriage over legal files and providing legal advice and services to Council and Town departments. The Deputy Town Solicitor will act for the Chief Legal Officer as needed, in terms of both legal and administrative duties.
As a Deputy Town Solicitor, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:
The Ideal Candidate
We are seeking an experienced professional with a university degree in law (LLB/JD) and a member in good standing of the Ontario Bar. Our ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years of progressive varied law experience, including some experience in municipal or government administrative law. A minimum of 5 years of experience in litigation, real estate, expropriation and/or commercial law at a senior level, a minimum 2 years of management experience, and experience in a government organization are each considered an asset.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to exercise significant discretion and sensitivity involving regular access to confidential data. We are seeking an individual with demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills involving regular development of new and improved methods and the ability to work independently, combined with well-developed organization and time management skills and the ability to deal effectively with tact, courtesy, discretion and diplomacy with all levels of staff and the public.
The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If your application requires accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.
How To Apply
To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: Caledon.ca/careers.
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