County Koori Court Officer

The Court Services Victoria Act 2014 established Court Services Victoria (CSV) as a statutory public sector body, comprising of all Victorian courts, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) and the Judicial College of Victoria.

This role is available with the County Court, Victoria’s major trial court. It has jurisdiction to hear a variety of civil, criminal and appellate matters. It offers a wide range of career options, both legal and non-legal, and provides an attractive employee benefits program for all staff. For more information, please visit the County Court website at

CSV embraces diversity amongst our staff and we welcome applications from people from all cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people with a disability.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CC0806A
Closing Date: 02-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $63,629 - $77,259
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: CC0806 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 83KB)

CC0806 Position Description.docx (Word, 91KB)

Contact: Terrie Stewart
(03) 8636 6083

Position Details

The Koori Court Officer plays a major role in the ongoing successful operation of the County Koori Court in Melbourne and Mildura.  It has primary responsibility for the relationship building and liaison with the Koori Community on behalf of the court in these regions. The role focuses around the responsibility and the opportunity to promote, advocate for, and achieve positive changes in the lives of Koori accused persons, their families and their communities.

The role requires a high degree of sensitivity coupled with efficiency and professionalism as the Koori Court Officer must work closely with the County Koori Court Judges, Elders, accused and their families, legal practitioners and service providers and balance their differing needs in the pursuit of the County Koori Court objectives.

The County Koori Court Officer contributes to the program through their intimate knowledge of the local community and the impacts of the justice system on that community.

The position is primarily based in Melbourne however some intrastate travel may be required.

This is an Aboriginal designated position in accordance with Part 2, Section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume

2) a short covering letter and

3) completed application form (see file attachment).

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Application Form. Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact  Terrie Stewart on (03) 8636 6083.

Applications close Sunday 2 April 2017

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