Senior Project Officer, Legislation and Policy

An opportunity for an enthusiastic and detail focussed person to work in a demanding and challenging environment, as part of the operations team within the Magistrates' Court of Victoria.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC0287
Closing Date: 26-Jun-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: MC0287 Position Description_Senior Project Officer_ Legislation and Policy.doc (Word, 164KB)


MC0287 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 103KB)


Contact: Tanya Turner
(03) 9032 0990

Position Details

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is a public entity established by the Court Services Victoria Act 2014 to provide expert administrative support to Victoria's courts: the Supreme Court, the County Court, the Magistrates' Court, the Children's Court, and the Coroners Court, as well as the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the Judicial College of Victoria. 

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria (MCV) is a jurisdiction within the Court Services Victoria statutory authority, and has a long history of providing justice for the people of Victoria in metropolitan and regional courts across the state.

The Court determines in excess of 300,000 cases per annum at 51 venues, equating to approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victorian courts each year.  The Court aims to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community.

The Senior Project Officer, Legislation and Policy will work in collaboration with key court administration staff, the judiciary and key partner agencies. 

The Senior Project Officer, Legislation and Policy will be responsible for influencing and informing the development and implementation of key government initiatives in the Magistrates' Court of Victoria. They will evaluate and advise on new discussion papers, bills and legislation.

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 or contact Tanya Turner on (03) 9032 0990.

Applications close: Tuesday 26 June 2018

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.

Please contact the CSV recruitment team to discuss any access or adjustment needs, including access to information about this position, via careers@courts.vic.gov.au.

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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