Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan

FCAA is Saskatchewan’s financial and consumer marketplace regulator.

General Counsel

  • General Counsel

    The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) protects consumer and public interests and supports economic well-being through responsive financial marketplace regulation. FCAA enhances consumer protection through licensing, registration, audit, complaint handling and enforcement activities pursuant to various provincial statutes.

    FCAA is currently seeking an experienced and motivated lawyer to lead the Legal Branch as General Counsel.  This role represents a great opportunity within a dynamic, challenging and professional environment.  FCAA’s Legal Branch provides comprehensive legal services to the Consumer Protection, Insurance and Real Estate, Consumer Credit, and Pensions Divisions.  Reporting to the Chair and CEO, the lawyer’s practice will extend to all subject areas that touch upon the client divisions’ operations, including administrative law, civil litigation, contract law and employment law.

    Main duties will include leading, coaching and mentoring the legal team in matters such as investigations of possible breaches of legislation or other regulatory issues, advising with respect to interpretation of legislation administered by the client programs and, leading the development of proposals for new or amending legislation. 

    The knowledge and abilities for this challenging positon would be obtained through a university degree in law and membership in, or qualification for membership in, the Law Society of Saskatchewan and considerable years of progressive experience as a legal counsel in a public sector organization.

    Our ideal team member will have:

    • Comprehensive knowledge of contract law, corporate law and administrative law principles;
    • Experience in conducting civil litigation, regulatory proceedings or criminal prosecutions; 
    • Knowledge of public policy formulation;
    • Excellent research and analytical skills, including the ability to practically apply legal concepts to fact situations using judgment and discretion;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills along with strong verbal and written communication skills;
    • Demonstrated the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; and
    • Previous experience leading a professional team in the achievement of strategic goals. 

    FCAA offers:

    • Competitive compensation. The salary range for this position is $144,880 to $164,143 per annum. Candidates may also be eligible for an additional salary supplement based on their years of service;
    • Comprehensive health benefits including life insurance, medical, dental, extended health plan, and long term disability;
    • Employee pension plan;
    • Access to gym and pool facilities at a reduced rate;
    • Professional development opportunities;
    • Positive workplace, upbeat corporate culture;
    • Career growth potential; and
    • Excellent work-life balance.

     

    The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

    To join the FCAA team, please send your resume and cover letter to: fcaacareers@gov.sk.ca
      
    Closing Date: December 7, 2018

    We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position.  However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
     

    Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority

    Suite 601, 1919 Saskatchewan Drive

    Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 4H2

    Tel: (306)787-5645

    Fax: (306)787-5899

    Email:fcaa@gov.sk.ca

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