IIW627 - Immigration Legal Assistant/Proofreader

IIW627 - Immigration Legal Assistant/Proofreader

23 May
Sedai Immigration Law

23 May

Sedai Immigration Law


Immigration Legal Assistant/Proofreader

13401 108 Avenue, Surrey, BC

Workplace is beside the Gateway SkyTrain station.

Do you find immigration interesting?

Is proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and formatting important to you?

Do you have a good sense of humour and like to laugh?

Do you love organization and systems?

Do you find working under time constraints invigorating?

If yes, then you could thrive in this position!


1. Ongoing hard and soft skills training
2. $41,000 to $58,000 depending on experience and skills
3. 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, depending on business needs
4. Health, wellness, and financial benefits

- Dental plan
- Disability benefits
- Health care plan

- Vision care benefits
- Fitness purchase reimbursement
- On-site recreation and activities
- Team building opportunities
- Wellness program
- On-site amenities
- Group insurance benefits
- Life insurance
- Paid time off, including your birthday
- Vacation and sick days
- Free parking available


Please apply with a cover letter explaining

- how your skills and characteristics meet the specific qualification requirements listed below;
- how you can contribute to our team's success;
- indicating your long-term goals; and,
- confirm the number of years you wish to be in this position.

The interview consists of 1) writing and office/computer skills test and 2) traditional oral interview if you pass the test.

This is a permanent position. Please do not apply if you are seeking a short-term position. This position takes at least two years to achieve basic competency and several more years to achieve an advanced skill level.



1. This is a lower-intermediate level position.

Minimum two years as an immigration legal assistant.
3. Post-secondary education
4. High level professional English (CLB 9 or higher)
5. Excellent proofreading, spelling, grammar, writing, and arithmetic skills. This is crucial to the position and you will be tested.
6. Strong ethics essential to the work. Truthfulness, strong sense of responsibility, and willingness to embrace Law Society and professional rules that govern work is crucial.
7. Familiarity with Trust accounts and PCLaw would give you an advantage.
8. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook.
9. Have a “can-do” attitude, willing to identify tasks that have not been assigned, anticipate subsequent steps to tasks, and ensure completion.
10. Tolerate deadlines and fast-paced work well.

Capacity to perform unusually detailed and precision work, including high quality document formatting.
12. All offers of employment are conditional upon the satisfactory verification of an RCMP criminal record check. Satisfactory verification variables are solely the discretion of the employer.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

1. This job is NOC 13111 Legal Administrative Assistant and NOC 14301 Proofreader although various other tasks will be assigned as-needed in a small office.
2. Undertake ongoing hard and soft skills training, as directed
3. Maintain positive client, co-worker, and third-party relations
4. Maintain confidentiality
5. Prepare correspondence
6. Gather information and documents from clients
7. Draft immigration applications for team and client review

Learn and take over reception and invoice clerking duties to provide support to the person in that role.
9. PCLaw Trust and General entries, including opening matters, fee entries, receipts, payments, recurring entries, print cheques, print reports, deactivate matters
10. Respond to telephone, email, and in-person enquiries and arrange consultations
11. Perform clerical duties, such as mail processing, word processing, form filling, scanning and photocopying, and precise electronic document labelling and filing.
12. Strictly maintain calendaring of general office deadlines, important dates, and BF system
13. Assist with marketing plan and execution.
14. Sense of humour and play appreciated.
15. Be able to work in a fast-paced environment where you need to switch tasks frequently.

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