Registrar x 3, Frankston Magistrates' Court

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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/MC0430_MC0565_MC1443
Closing Date: 14-Jul-2020
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: 1 x 31/12/2020,1 x 2/7/2021, 1 x 10/9/2021
Attachments: MC0430_MC0565_MC1443 - PD June 2020.doc (Word, 166KB)

MC0430_MC0565_MC1443 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 80KB)

Stuart Pope on (03) 9784 5744

Position Details

About Us

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.

About the Role

The role of Registrar is to perform a wide range of administrative tasks, which may include in-court (bench clerk) duties, client-contact (telephone and counter) enquiries, and back-of-office administrative responsibilities.

The Registrar is required to exercise powers conferred under the Magistrates' Court Act 1989, other Acts and Rules.  These powers involve the preparation and processing of administrative and statutory documentation and the exercise of discretionary quasi-judicial and statutory powers using professional judgement in applying legislative requirements, established rules and precedents, and the Court's Practice Directions.

The Registrar may also be required to manage small teams comprising of Trainee Registrars and Registrars.  The Registrar may be required to assist in the operations of other courts located within the region.

About You

  • You are able to demonstrate knowledge of legislation, practices, policies and procedures applicable to Victorian Courts and Tribunals.
  • You hold a Certificate IV in Government (Court Services) or equivalent.
  • You have excellent customer service, communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills.

 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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