Committal Coordinator, Registrar, Melbourne Magistrates' Court (VPSG4)

Job posted: 19/10/2020
Applications close: 26/10/2020 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/MC1165B

Reference: VG/MC1165B

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria offers an exciting opportunity of Committals Coordinator at the Melbourne Magistrates Court.

This position will play a leading role in conjunction with the Listings Manager in the case management/ coordination of all lists within the indictable jurisdiction at Melbourne Magistrates' Court.

Leadership and people management components are also requirements and therefore requires someone who possesses an advanced understanding of court listing practices and procedures and highly developed negotiation and team leadership abilities. The role requires the person to manage all committal matters at Melbourne Magistrates Court and ensure legislative requirements are met, whilst reporting directly to the Manager of Listings.

The Committal Coordinator is also required to represent the Court on various committees and projects and will liaise with a number of stakeholders including the judiciary, Victoria Police, Office of Public Prosecutions, legal practitioners, various court user groups as well as members of the public.  It is essential that the person possesses excellent interpersonal and both verbal and written communication skills.

  •  As Court Co-ordinator, be responsible for supervising and assessing the day to day case workloads and listing practices and procedures of Committals at Melbourne Magistrates' Court.
  • Monitor the performance outputs of the Court and the demand pressures on its facilities.  Maintain liaison with the Listing Manager MMC, Supervising / Co-ordinating Magistrate and Senior Registrar of the region in relation to the Court's resourcing requirements and adopt flexible solutions to achieve cost-effective outcomes for the Court and improved service delivery to its clients.
  • Analyse and interpret data and statistical information to recognise trends and to make recommendations regarding resource allocations.
  • As a Registrar of the Magistrates' Court, perform appropriate legal, administrative and quasi-judicial functions relating to the day-to-day and ongoing operations of the Court, under limited direction.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

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.

Committal Coordinator, Registrar, Melbourne Magistrates' Court (VPSG4)

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Full time / 12 months

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Emma Taylor on (03) 8615 3810; or | emma.taylor@courts.vic.gov.au

Committal Coordinator, Registrar, Melbourne Magistrates' Court (VPSG4)