Executive and Administrative Assistant

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email recruitment@justice.vic.gov.au

If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ3209B
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $65,713 - $79,790
Job Duration: 8 months
Attachments: DJ3209 Executive and Administrative Assistant - Position Description.docx (Word, 83KB)

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Merrin Mason on 8608 7829

Position Details

About us

The Victorian Law Reform Commission, established by the Victorian Law Reform Commission Act 2000, is an independent, government-funded organisation, and the peak law reform body in Victoria.

The Commission's major responsibility is to undertake research and make recommendations on issues that are referred to the Commission by the Attorney-General.

The Commission is committed to considered, timely, effective and inclusive law reform processes that give all members of the community the opportunity to express their views on areas of law that affect them.

About the role

Working for the Commission's Chairperson, as the Executive and Administrative Assistant, you will:

  • provide high quality executive administrative support and functions
  • provide legal research support
  • assist in preparing speeches and presentations for the Chair on law reform issues
  • manage the Chair's calendar and arrange travel and accommodation, as required
  • assist in the accurate and timely payment of accounts.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • have knowledge around the law reform process and the machinery of Government
  • have a good understanding of legal terminology and of the legal system within Victoria
  • be able to work after hours work in times of peak demand
  • be prepared to undergo a Criminal Record Check
  • have well developed interpersonal, communication, organisational skills and legal research skills.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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