Senior Legal Policy Officer, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Policy
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC0365
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: until 30/06/2019
Attachments: MC0365- Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 103KB)

MC0365- Position Description.doc (Word, 163KB)

Natalie Emmerson on (03) 7004 9767

Position Details

Provide expert advice on family violence legislative and policy reform

The Family Violence Programs and Initiatives Unit (FVPIU) leads service excellence in family violence responses within the MCV The FVPIU is responsible for the development of family violence policy and manages the relevant programs and initiatives to implement the Recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence (RCFV) and deliver on Ending Family Violence: Victoria's 10 Year Plan for Change and the Indigenous Family Violence 10 Year Plan.

The Senior Legal Policy Officer is a key member of the FVPIU, providing advice on legislative and policy reform.  They will use strong conceptual and analytical abilities to develop policy (and options for resolution of policy conflicts) which achieve the Court's family violence priorities. The Senior Legal Policy Officer will play a critical role in the MCV's response to the RCFV.

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. 

Applications close: Monday 17 December 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.

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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