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Three full time, fixed term positions for 2 years
$85,279 to $96,759 plus 9.5% super
Modern office facilities in Docklands, close to public transport

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CE/TBC2
Closing Date: 22-Nov-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: pd - paralegal - pdu - vpsg 4 - final.pdf
Contact: Robert Chappell
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About the Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced para-legal to join our Practitioner Discipline Unit.

In this role, you will ensure the smooth operation of the end-to-end processes of the team. This includes undertaking research, preparing correspondence and other documentation, records management and liaising with applicants and other stakeholders.

As our ideal candidate you will have prior experience as a para-legal within a legislative, regulatory or corporate/commercial environment with well-developed communications, problem-solving and self-management skills and proven ability to work as an effective team member.


Who we are looking for

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate:

  • relevant experience as a paralegal within a legislative, regulatory or corporate/commercial environment
  • sound stakeholder management and liaison skills with the ability to build relationships
  • capacity to integrate and collaborate effectively with the team
  • well-developed communications, conceptual, organisational and self-management skills


What you can expect in the role

  • The opportunity to develop your skills and experience within a dynamic and changing environment
  • Employee flexible work arrangements and great public sector entitlements


Why work for the VBA?

The VBA is the principal regulator for building and plumbing in Victoria. Our work helps ensure that all Victorians live and work in a quality-built environment. We contribute to public health, safety and amenity by overseeing compliance with regulations, legal requirements and professional standards.

We protect communities, empower consumers and encourage continuous improvement across the building and construction industry. As change occurs, we evolve with it, constantly improving our culture and capability.


How to Apply

To view the full position description and start your application, click ‘Apply Now'.


We require you to upload:

  • A detailed copy of your resume
  • A cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the position description and “who we are looking for” in the advert.


Please note:

  • You are required to complete the questionnaire provided after you click ‘Next' at the bottom of the application page.
  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted.
  • Prior to offer, please note you will have to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia (e.g. citizenship or residency documents, or a valid Australian working visa) and proof of any qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Unsuccessful candidates found suitable during the recruitment process may be approached for similar vacancies within the next 12 months.
  • As a public sector standard, generally all new employees will start at the base entry level and increment throughout the salary range each year based on performance.
  • Current public sector employees at the same grade will be considered for a transfer of entitlements with evidence.  A request above entry level may be considered in certain circumstances.


Applications close at 11:59 pm on 22/11/2019


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