Bailiffs - Emploi d'avenir

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When a court hands down a judgment, you’ll help ensure the legal order is properly respected. Uphold the law by handling seizures, evictions and the serving of legal documents.

 
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Description

Sheriffs execute and enforce court orders, warrants and writs, participate in seizure and sale of property and perform courtroom and other related duties. Bailiffs serve legal orders and documents, seize or repossess properties, evict tenants and perform other related activities. Sheriffs and bailiffs are employed by provincial or territorial courts, and bailiffs may be employed as officers of the court or in private service as agents for creditors.

Main tasks

  • Serve statements of claims, summonses, warrants, jury summonses, orders to pay spousal support, and other court orders
  • Serve writs of execution by seizing and selling property and distributing the proceeds according to court decisions
  • Locate property and make seizures and removals under various acts of Parliament
  • Provide courthouse security for judges and perimeter security for the courthouse
  • Escort prisoners to and from courts and correctional institutions
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and affidavits and maintain records
  • Attend court, escort witnesses and assist in maintaining order
  • Ensure security support services for sequestered juries
  • Issue warrants for imprisonment, arrest or apprehension.

Training

DIPLOMA OF COLLEGE STUDIES (DCS)

Paralegal Technology

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Grande région de Montréal

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