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Screening Officer

Req ID: 20142
Vacancy Type: Temporary 
Contract Duration: upto 3 months
Number of Positions: 2  
Closing Date: 12/02/2021

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Manager, Court Administration, Screening Officers will be responsible for the review of Adminstrative Penalties.  Screening Officers with exercises discreation in applying by-laws, legislation and polices to the review of the Administrative Penalties.

Due to Covid-19, most of our offices are currently closed to protect the health and safety of our employees, clients and community. This position will be required to work remotely for an undetermined period. Once our offices re-open you will report to Provincial Offences Court 950 Burnhamthorpe Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5C 3B4.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Conducts reviews of penalty notices in person or online regarding the City's Administrative Penalty by-law.
  • Identifies applicable legislation, regulations, polices and procedures.
  • Educates and provides information to the public concerning City by-laws, policies, regulations and the Administrative Penalty System (APS) process and procedures.
  • Provides excellent verbal, written, listening and negotiating skills to ensure a fair and equitable resolution of disputes.
  • Provide ad hoc assistance on projects/initiatives within the unit/team.
  • Communicates using a variety of conflict resolution strategies.
  • Acts with integrity and honesty at all times applying the principles of procedural fairness.
  • Participates in and provides training as required. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related discipline,(ie. Paralegal Studies, Court and Tribunal Agent Program or Law Clerk) and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in interpreting and applying legislation, by-laws, policies, regulations and/or Administrative Penalty System process and procedures.
  • Knowledge and experience in administrative law, adjudicative processes, including conducting hearings in a tribunal setting.
  • Previous experience interpreting and applying legislation either in a legal, paralegal, prosecution, enforcement or adjudicative capacity.
  • Knowledgeable about legal concepts and their application, including strengths in issue identification, critical thinking, analytical and interpersonal skills, and application of expert knowledge in Administrative Penalty System
  • Expressive and persuasive in both spoken and written language for individual and / or group situations.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately both orally and in writing.
  • In-depth working knowledge of relevant City by-laws, legislations and regulations.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Computer literacy (knowledge of MS Office applications, Gtechna and AutoProcess is an asset).
  • Ability to multi-task, in a fast pace environment while serving the public.
  • A Level 2- Criminal or Judicial Matters Check (previously Regular CRS) will be required of the successful candidate, as a condition of employment, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted


Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 34.81 - $ 46.41
Hours of Work: upto 35 
Work Location: 950 Burnhamthorpe Rd W 
Organization Unit: CPS/Court Administration 
Department/Division/Section: CPS/Corporate Services Dept , CPS/Office of the City Clerk , Court Administration 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


COVID-19 Update: As per the City’s Employee and Volunteer COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all external candidates (including previously employed individuals) must show their Fully Vaccinated Confirmation or apply for and receive confirmation of a creed or medical exemption from the City before their first day.

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     



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