VOCAT Specialist Registrar, Magistrates' Court

The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria’s vision is to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community. Operating at 51 locations across the state, the court has a broad and diverse jurisdiction. For more information www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au. Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal the Judicial College of Victoria (excluding judicial officers) 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 strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC0118A_MC0119A
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $72,884 - $78,418
Job Duration: until 30 June 2018
Attachments: MC0118 MC0119 VOCAT Specialist Registrar PD.doc (Word, 101KB)


Candidate Application Form - MC0118 MC0119 VOCAT Specialist Registrar.doc (Word, 81KB)


Contact: Andrew Chidzey
(03) 9628 7959

Position Details

As a specialised VOCAT Registrar you will have responsibility for case managing VOCAT applications in numerous court locations.  You will be expected to travel to the metropolitan courts most in need of assistance.  The two positions will be roughly divided into two regions; a western and northern metropolitan Registrar and an eastern and southern metropolitan Registrar.  While the positions will report to the Principal Registrar at Melbourne the Registrars will spend little time at the Melbourne Registry. 

The VOCAT Registrars will be expected to action incoming correspondence, draft outgoing correspondence, make interim awards, analyse information on the file, write requests for advice, update data in Courtlink, pay out authorised expenses and other duties as required.

The VOCAT Registrar must have the capacity to interpret and apply the legislation and practice directions relevant to the Tribunal.

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 Andrew Chidzey on (03) 9628 7959.

Applications close Sunday 24 September 2017.

Magistrates' Court of Victoria's vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsibilities, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender, identity or cultural beliefs.  The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women.


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