Claims and Legal Coordinator
Contract Position – up to 18 months
$55,478 - $68,086 annually
Reporting to the Town Solicitor and under the Paralegal’s supervision, you will be responsible for handling claims and providing insurance and risk management recommendations for claims under $1000 to client departments. This position will draft correspondence to various outside parties in relation to claim matters, gather information related to claims from multiple internal and external parties, recover monies from third parties for damages to Town property, provides assistance with the Town’s insurer and insurance adjuster and reviews insurance certificates to ensure compliance with Town requirements. This position will also provide administrative and legal support to the Legal Services Division including the responsibility to track and monitor the division’s budget, ensure compliance with records management policies, generate financial reports, order office supplies and equipment, process invoices etc.
You possess post-secondary education in a Paralegal or Law Clerk program as well as a minimum of 2 – 3 years of demonstrated experience in a similar role with experience drafting legal documentation and negotiating settlements and insurance claims. You have knowledge in related legislation such as the Municipal Act, Rules of Civil Procedure and Town by-laws, practices and policies. You have the demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and judgment when handling confidential information, prioritize and multi-task, cope with interruptions and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines. In addition, you possess strong research and problem solving skills, excellent communication, organizational and word processing skills along with the ability to deal courteously and effectively with internal and external stakeholders. You must have intermediate to advanced MS Office skills and strong general computer skills.
Police Criminal Record Check Requirements
Successful applicants to this position will be required to provide a Police Criminal Record Check that is satisfactory to the Town prior to their start date.
If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of municipal professionals, please forward your resume to: Human Resources, Town of Aurora, 100 John West Way, Box 1000, Aurora, Ontario, L4G 6J1 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org by end of day on May 1, 2018 quoting reference number 18-41.