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Litigation Administrative Assistant

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

44906 - Toronto - Regular - Ongoing 

Safety Comes First is a core value at Hydro One, and we remain committed to taking every reasonable precaution to ensure a respectful, safe and healthy working environment. Further to this commitment, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to protect the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19. New employees will be required to declare their vaccination status to Hydro One. Employees who do not provide proof of vaccination status may not enter any 3rd party locations that require full vaccination (e.g. customer properties).

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly  1.5 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!

*NOTE* Hydro One introduced a Hybrid Work Pilot Project in 2022 for most office-based roles. Employees work in-office/on-site two days a week and remotely from home for three days a week. Hydro One is adding refreshed workspaces and technology to support these changes.  Join us as we ‘trial & learn’ a new modern way of working and be a key driver of future state!

In office but with intention – a time for team and trust building, collaboration, and socialization. Please reach out to us to learn more!

General Accountabilities:

  • Provide administrative support to one Assistant General Counsel, two litigation lawyers,  and two employment/labour lawyers
  • Assist in the coordination and scheduling of meetings, court hearings, mediations and discoveries
  • Managing calendars and deadlines
  • Drafting, serving and filing legal documents
  • Expense reporting
  • Maintaining a physical and electronic filing system
  • Ability to work independently at times as well as in a team environment.


 

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Drafting legal documents, briefs  and routine correspondence
  • Coordinating and instructing process servers
  • Prepare, maintain and file documentation as required
  • Manage calendars
  • Complete cheque requisitions and expense reporting
  • Opening and closing files
  • Provide overall administrative support.
  • Other duties as required

 

Selection Criteria/ Essential Knowledge:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Good working knowledge of Caselines
  • Proficiency with the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities to meet deadlines  
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working as a Litigation Assistant or Law Clerk
  • Completion of a Law Clerk Diploma is an asset

Essential Competencies

  • Requires a high proficiency in English grammar to prepare concise and effective correspondence, legal documents, briefs, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to redefine priorities when necessary.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner within the department and with staff in other departments is essential.
  • Strong attention to detail to be able to analyze legal documents for accuracy.
  • Ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high sense of urgency.


At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.

 

We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2021.

 

Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email careers@hydroone.com. Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.

 

Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

 

Deadline: July 4, 2022

 

 

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