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Paralegal (VPSG2.1)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Part time / Ongoing

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $54,755 - $62,536

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1565437

Reference: VG/DTF/CGS/1565437

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $54,755 - $62,536

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

A new and exciting opportunity is available for a Paralegal to join the DTF Legal team on an ongoing, part time arrangement, two days a week. The role offers you the ability to build fundamental legal skills by having exposure to a variety of legal areas.

About us

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

The Department of Treasury and Finance Legal team provides internal legal and advisory services to the Treasurer, the Assistant Treasurer, the DTF Secretary and board, and other DTF business units. The team advises on the full spectrum of issues faced by our stakeholders.

About the role

A new and exciting opportunity is available for a Paralegal to join the DTF Legal team on an ongoing part time arrangement, two days a week. The role offers you the ability to build fundamental legal skills by having exposure to a variety of legal areas.

The key accountabilities are:

  • Undertake legal research and communicate your findings.
  • Assist with drafting and proofreading advice, contracts, legal instruments, correspondence, briefs for Ministers and senior executives, and Cabinet submissions and policy proposals.
  • Undertake administrative tasks as required, including taking minutes, maintaining registers, tracking expenditure and preparing reports.
  • Supporting the development of close, effective and open relationships with other DTF business units, other departments and agencies.

About you

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Communication skills – ability to communicate ideas clearly, concisely and with a logical structure.
  • Self-management – ability to manage and prioritise tasks and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Service excellence – ability to deliver an excellent service.
  • Teamwork – ability to work collaboratively in a team to achieve goals, outputs and agreed deliverables.
  • Stakeholder relationships – ability to build and manage relationships with other staff and a range of stakeholders.

Other Benefits

  • You will be empowered and encouraged to continue to learn and develop your skills
  • Join a wider team of high performing, collaborative, and supportive professionals; and learn from a wealth of knowledge and experience
  • Work within an organisation that upholds their values and strives to build a better future for our community

About our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. Any questions please contact anna.capiga@dtf.vic.gov.au

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.

Applications close 28/09/21

If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au

Paralegal (VPSG2.1)

Job type:

Part time / Ongoing

Job classification:

VPSG2.1

Contact:

Angelina Dodaj | 03 7005 9549

Paralegal (VPSG2.1)