OverviewCourt Services Victoria Registrar Contract in Melbourne VIC
Court Services Victoria
Branch Melbourne VIC AU
Registrars are also required to exercise powers conferred under the Magistrates’ Court Act 1989, other Acts and Rules….
The Court Services Victoria Act 2014 established Court Services Victoria (CSV) as a statutory public sector body, comprising of all Victorian courts, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) and the Judicial College of Victoria. This role is available with the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. The Magistrates Court is an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community. Operating at 53 locations across the state, the court has a broad and diverse jurisdiction offering a range of career options, both legal and non-legal, and an attractive employee benefits program for all staff. CSV embraces diversity amongst our staff and we welcome applications from people from all cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people with a disability.
Registrars of the Magistrates’ Court perform a wide range of administrative tasks throughout the Court’s registries in Victoria. These may include in-court (bench clerk) duties, client-contact (telephone and counter) enquiries, and back-of-office administrative responsibilities. The role may be performed in a range of jurisdictional contexts, including Civil, Criminal, Family Violence, VoCAT, Diversion, as well as the Children’s and other jurisdictions (VCAT, County and Supreme Courts) as required.
Registrars are also required to exercise powers conferred under the Magistrates’ Court Act 1989, other Acts and Rules. These powers involve the preparation and processing of administrative and statutory documentation and the exercise of discretionary quasi-judicial and statutory powers using professional judgement in applying legislative requirements, established rules and precedents, and the Court’s Practice Directions.
How to Apply:
Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities. Applications should include:
2) a short covering letter and
3) completed application form (see file attachment).
You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Application Form. Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying.
For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Joseph Shields on (03) 8488 6730.
Applications close Thursday 4th May 2017
Magistrates’ Court of Victoria’s vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender, identity or cultural beliefs. The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women.
Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-24