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Trainee Court Registrar, Horsham Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria (VPSG2.2)

Job posted: 12/02/2024
Applications close: 04/03/2024 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Magistrates Court

Salary: $66,063 - $72,985

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/MC0262

Reference: VG/MC0262

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $66,063 - $72,985

Work location: Western Region | Horsham


  • Full time – Ongoing - $66,063 per annum plus superannuation
  • Be part of a workforce who facilitate the provision of justice to Victorian communities.
  • Join a team of high performing staff delivering excellent customer service

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

Watch this video to learn more about working as a Trainee Court Registrar.  

As a Trainee Court Registrar, 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 Magistrates' Court of Victoria.

Trainees Court Registrars (TCR) 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, supporting the Magistrate 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. 

When performing registrar duties outside of the courtroom, TCRs will assist with various tasks in the registry including:

  • Assisting a range of stakeholders with their enquiries via telephone, email or at the counter
  • Performing a range of administrative tasks

About you 

  • You have a confident and professional demeanour and enjoy public speaking.
  • You have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and work well under pressure.
  • You are confident using technology and have experience using various software systems.
  • You enjoy working as part of a team and are highly motivated to demonstrate service excellence.

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
  • responses to the screening/key selection questions in the online application form

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.

Trainee Court Registrar, Horsham Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria  (VPSG2.2)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing

Job classification:

VPSG2.2

Contact:

Learning & Development Unit | on courtregistrar@courts.vic.gov.au

Trainee Court Registrar, Horsham Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria  (VPSG2.2)