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Court Officer (Koori identified), Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG2)

Job posted: 11/12/2023
Applications close: 20/06/2024 (Midnight)
22 days remaining

22 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / from 4 March 2024 to 3 March 2026

Organisation: Magistrates Court

Salary: $56,834 - $72,985

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/MC0897C

Reference: VG/MC0897C

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $56,834 - $72,985

Work location: Melbourne | CBD


  • Position based in Melbourne CBD
  • Seeking applicants with a Law degree
  • Excellent opportunity for learning and development

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

Court Officers are responsible for a range of duties including but not limited to:

  • Facilitate and manage court proceedings, as well as provide dedicated support to the Supervising Magistrate for Koori Justice in performing their responsibilities.
  • Work collaboratively with teams from the Melbourne Magistrates' Court, liaising with coordinators, Family Violence and Specialist Courts and Program staff to ensure timely assessments of matters, appropriate referrals to legal assistance and support services.
  • Assist the effective functioning of the court by performing a range of administrative services and clerical tasks to ensure matter readiness.

This is a Koori identified position, in accordance with Court Services Victoria's Designated Positions Policy. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

About you

Successful candidates will have demonstrated the following:

  • Ability to communicate and speak clearly and concisely when providing information or responding to others.
  • Strong listening skills and the ability to adjust communication style and messages to ensure clarity of understanding.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work co-operatively with team members and clients.

If you are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, please apply.

We will give you priority consideration, as per the Special Measures provision of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. To receive priority consideration please provide a confirmation of Aboriginality.

How to apply

Click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short cover letter

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, 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 Officer (Koori identified), Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG2)

Job type:

Full time / from 4 March 2024 to 3 March 2026

Job classification:

VPSG2

Contact:

Adriana Kalinic | Adriana.Kalinic@courts.vic.gov.au

Job attachments:

Court Officer (Koori identified), Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG2)