Solicitor/Senior Solicitor X 3 (VPSG5)

Job posted: 16/06/2022
Applications close: 05/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing - flexible

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/508202665/50931574/5

Reference: VG/508202665/50931574/5

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Solicitor/Senior Solicitor is a member of Land Use Victoria Legal, contributing to the delivery of high quality legal services to Land Use Victoria, and to building an inclusive and high performing workforce that is customer focussed, collaborative, professional and engaged. The Solicitor or Senior Solicitor will provide high quality specialised legal services to Land Use Victoria’s core business units being Land Registry Services and Strategic Land Assessment & Information including the Registrar of Titles, the Surveyor-General Victoria and the Valuer-General Victoria.

Can you demonstrate the following?

How you communicate with impact? Critical thinking and problem solving? Project Delivery? A strong customer focus?

If you answered Yes these jobs are for you.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Qualifications and Admission: Law degree or other formal qualification in law – mandatory.  Admitted, or eligible for admission, as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria-mandatory.
  • Knowledge: Sound knowledge of the Electronic Conveyancing National Law (Victoria), Transfer of Land Act 1958, Operating Requirements for electronic conveyancing, Participation Rules for electronic conveyancing, Registrar's Requirements for paper conveyancing, Subdivision Act 1988, and associated regulations. 
  • Experience: An understanding of the procedures for the examination and registration of dealings in land and water. Demonstrated experience in the interpretation, review and development of legislation; property law, land registration; land administration; contract law; public and administrative law; and the formulation of moderately complex (VPS 4) or complex (VPS 5) legal advice.

These are Ongoing positions.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Tuesday, 05 July 2022.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Solicitor/Senior Solicitor X 3 (VPSG5)

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Full time / Ongoing - flexible

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Gen Itoh | 03 8508 0914

Solicitor/Senior Solicitor X 3 (VPSG5)