Job Details

• Ongoing position at the VBA
• Culture underpinned by Building Confidence
• Convenient location, close to public transport

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CELS1335
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: pd - cels - legal services - lawyer - g4 -1335 - 13022018.docx
Contact: Dean Bozinoski - Legal Counsel
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Position Details

The Lawyer has the conduct of a range of prosecution and disciplinary matters under the supervision of Legal Counsel, representing the VBA in legal proceedings, actively monitoring and evaluating the prosecution and disciplinary functions and delivering outcomes in line with Corporate objectives.

This role partners closely across VBA divisions and units to provide high quality, timely, advice on a range of legal issues, delivering general services, research and examination of legislation, preparation of reports as well as other tasks which contribute to divisional projects and minimising corporate governance risks.


Key Selection Criteria

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

  • Proven experience advising on, and conducting less complex prosecutions and disciplinary inquiries.
  • Demonstrated understanding of administrative law and statutory interpretation principles, with proven ability to apply those principles in the context of decision making in a regulatory framework.
  • Demonstrated understanding of legislative reform processes and practical application in the workplace.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships, convey ideas, clarify requirements and achieve organisational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated self-management skills, with the ability to multi-task and handle multiple demands while meeting tight and competing deadlines.


Why work for the VBA?

Work for the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and you will join a values-based organisation who invests in employees. Our value: We Problem Solve, We Work as One and We Deliver.

Benefits of working for the VBA include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee learning and development opportunities

To find out more about why it's great to work for the VBA, visit 'Careers' at

Salary Details

Base salary in the range of $81,354 - $92,304 per annum (plus 9.5% super), will be negotiated with the successful candidate, depending on skills and experience.

Application Process

For full job details and to apply, click 'Apply Now' below.

The VBA job application process requires you to:

  • Upload your current resume, cover letter, proof of your right to work in Australia (citizenship or residency document or Australia working visa) and any qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Complete the questionnaire provided after you click ‘Next' at the bottom of the application page
  • Candidates are not required to address all selection criteria, only those listed in the questionnaire.
  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted
  • Standard recruitment practice applies, which may include interviewing, skills/competency testing, reference checking and/or other selection processes.


Applications due by midnight on Sunday 25 February 2018.


No agencies please.


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