Court Advice Officer (Legislation and Policy), Court Operations, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)

Job posted: 23/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / until 31 March 2024

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/MC1555E

Reference: VG/MC1555E

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Fixed-term VPS Grade 4 opportunity
  • Based in Melbourne CBD, flexible working options
  • Legislative and Operations focus

About us

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV) is a jurisdiction within the Court Services Victoria statutory authority, and has a long history of providing justice for the people of Victoria in metropolitan and regional courts across the state. The Court determines in excess of 300,000 cases per annum at 51 venues, equating to approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victorian courts each year. The Court aims to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community.

About the role

The Court Advice Officer works closely with and supports the Court Operations, the judiciary and the Court's Leadership Group to provide research and advice to a broad range of enquiries from Government agencies and departments, court users and the general public. The Court Advice Officer evaluates and advises the Court's senior management and judiciary on proposed changes to Magistrates' Court of Victoria practices, procedures and relevant legislation and policy.

About you

  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation, practices, policies and procedures applicable to Victorian Courts and Tribunals
  • Ability to interpret legislative reforms and report on operational impacts for the organisation

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.

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19.  It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. 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.

Court Advice Officer (Legislation and Policy), Court Operations, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)

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Misty Summers on (03) 9032 0118 | or misty.summers@courts.vic.gov.au

Court Advice Officer (Legislation and Policy), Court Operations, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG4)