Koori Trainee Court Registrar - Magistrates' Court of Victoria (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 21/09/2023
Applications close: 20/02/2024 (Midnight)
76 days remaining

76 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Magistrates Court

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/KOORI_TCR_SEP2023

Reference: VG/KOORI_TCR_SEP2023

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

  • Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply. “This is a special measures role and only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are eligible to apply, as per the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.”
  • Full time – Ongoing. $65,409 per annum plus superannuation
  • Various locations across Melbourne and regional Victoria.

About us

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV) is a jurisdiction within the Court Services Victoria (CSV) 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.

Click on the link below to view a short video on what it is like to work as a Trainee Court Registrar (TCR) at the MCV: Working as a Trainee Court Registrar.

CSV has a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce. Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

CSV is committed to growing its First Nations workforce through its  Koori Employment Plan committing to a 3 per cent Koori employment target by 2025 across all areas of Courts  These TCR roles are special measures roles and only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are eligible to apply, as per the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.” 

About the role

As a TCR, you will be part of a workforce who facilitate the provision of justice to Victorian communities. You will provide quality administrative and customer service support to the judiciary and court users of the MCV.

TCRs complete an 18-month internal training program to develop their skills and experience across a variety of court processes. Once the training program is complete, TCR's can apply to become a Deputy Registrar which may then lead to a wide variety of roles throughout the Magistrates' Court and other jurisdictions. 

The main duty of a TCR is bench clerking in a courtroom, dealing with a wide variety of cases. This involves:

  • Supporting the magistrate or judicial registrar in the courtroom
  • Making announcements and swearing in witnesses
  • Operating a range of complex technology, including facilitating the audio recording of cases and using various case management systems and videoconferencing platforms
  • Liaising with stakeholders such as police officers, legal representatives and other court users
  • Coordinating the movement of parties within a courtroom environment.

Outside of the courtroom, TCRs perform various duties in the registry including:

  • Providing customer service via telephone, email or at the counter
  • Performing a range of administrative tasks as required

About you

You have:

  • a genuine passion for working in the field of justice
  • a confident and professional demeanour and enjoy public speaking
  • excellent communication skills, attention to detail and work well under pressure.

You enjoy working as part of a team and are highly motivated to demonstrate service excellence.

How to apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include a resume and a short covering letter in your application.

Please note, upon receipt of your application, you will be asked to provide a Confirmation of Aboriginality to be considered for this position. Please email us at courtregistrar@courts.vic.gov.au if you have any questions.

For further support please contact Court Service Victoria's Dhumba Murmuk Djerring Koori Unit at koorirecruitment@courts.vic.gov.au

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Koori Trainee Court Registrar - Magistrates' Court of Victoria (See Advertisement)