Coroner's Registrars, Coroners Court of Victoria

Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ6153_DJ6158_DJ8887
Closing Date: 27-Jan-2020
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: up to 12 months
Attachments: DJ6153 DJ6158 DJ8887 PD.docx (Word, 746KB)

DJ6153 DJ6158 DJ8887 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 51KB)

Emma Lindsey on (03) 8688 0741

Position Details

Coroner's Registrars, Grade 3, Coroners Court of Victoria (CCOV)

A court that delivers outstanding service to the Victorian community and families who have lost loved ones.

Fixed term, full time and part time positions

  • Join an organisation that plays a crucial role in protecting the Victorian community
  • Support Coroners and families who have lost loved ones by providing end to end case management of reportable deaths investigations

Please note: an order of merit will be established from this process for further anticipated vacancies over the next six months.

About us:

The Coroners Court of Victoria (CCOV) has three roles.

  • Independently investigating deaths and fires. Certain deaths and fires are reported to Coroners for independent investigation. Their investigations seek to establish the facts – when, where, how and why the death or fire happened.
  • Reducing preventable deaths. Wherever possible, the Coroner will suggest ways to prevent similar deaths or fires by making well informed and practical recommendations, based on the evidence before them.
  • Promoting public health and safety and the administration of justice. CCOV regularly reports on data and trends regarding preventable deaths in Victoria to help inform public health responses. 

For more information on the Coroners Court of Victoria, please visit

About the role:

The Coroner's Registrar is responsible for supporting the Coroner with their investigation into reportable deaths and fires by providing end to end case management and assistance.  

Core functions of the role are to:

  • Coordinate the coronial investigation process in accordance with the Coroners Act 2008.
  • Work effectively with families, colleagues and  a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of maturity, sensitivity and team work.

About you:

As the successful candidate, you will be a professional with exceptional communications skills with the ability to effectively engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

You will be a team player who can manage a high case load and prioritise deadlines daily.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.



From here...