Registrar, Bail and Remand Court, Magistrates' Court

Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC0217
Closing Date: 23-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $67,866 - $82,404
Job Duration: until 10/04/2020
Attachments: MC0217 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 51KB)

MC0217 PD.doc (Word, 165KB)

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Position Details

The role operates within the Magistrates' Court of Victoria and provides support to the operations of the Bail and Remand Court (BaRC). 

Full time - Fixed term - located in Melbourne  

  • Do you want to broaden your skills in an exciting newly created Court?
  • Are you tired of the usual 9-5 and looking for a change ?
  • Do you want to make your mark at MCV by helping to build and shape one of our biggest initiatives? 

If the answer is “yes" then we want you to join the team at our new Bail and Remand Court (BaRC).

We're looking for experienced Registrars who will work under the direction of the BaRC Registry Manager, and exercise powers conferred under the Magistrates' Court Act 1989, other Acts and Rules. This may include in-court duties, client contact enquiries and administrative responsibilities. 

There are multiple roles available that will be responsible for supporting the judiciary in their legislative obligations.  

BaRC sits within the Magistrates' Court of Victoria and was established in response to recommendations arising from the 2017 review of Victoria's bail system by the Hon Paul Coghlan QC.

This is a shift work position operating within a roster that includes, evenings, weekends and public holidays. Appropriate shift allowance and entitlements apply as per the VPS enterprise agreement. The role is based at the Melbourne Magistrates' Court. 

The position operates within a complex, demanding and sensitive environment that requires the capacity to exercise sound judgement, liaise effectively with the Judiciary, senior officers of the courts and government departments and build relationships with key stakeholders.

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.

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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