Legal Assistant

The Office of Public Prosecutions (OPP) is an independent statutory authority responsible for preparing and conducting criminal prosecutions in Victoria on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Matters prosecuted by the DPP and the OPP involve serious crimes or matters that are of significance to the fair and effective operation of the Victorian criminal justice system. The OPP consists of the Solicitor for Public Prosecutions and a staff of approximately 300 providing legal and corporate support to the DPP, the Chief Crown Prosecutor and Crown Prosecutors in the exercise of their independent roles in the criminal justice system.
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Department: Office of Public Prosecutions
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/514
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: $65,713 - $79,790
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PASL - Legal Assistant - Position Description - August 2018.docx (Word, 78KB)

Contact: OPP Recruitment

Position Details

The Office of Public Prosecutions is seeking applications to fill a position within our Policy and Specialised Legal (PASL) team. Salary will be commensurate with experience but in the range of $65,000 to $79,000.

In this role you will be responsible for leading the administration team and to work collaboratively with solicitors within the division to provide high level legal and administrative support.

As our ideal candidate you will:

  • be passionate about helping us achieve our vision to make a positive difference to the community through the justice system;
  • have demonstrated innovative skills
  • enjoy working collaboratively in a dynamic environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to launch or progress your career with the Office of Public Prosecutions.

For more information please refer to the attached Position Description.

To apply, you will need to submit a resume, cover letter and complete the online questionnaire which will ask you some questions about your experience.

The OPP is a diverse employer and welcomes applications from applicants from all backgrounds.

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 27 May 2018.

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