Drug Court Registrar, Ballarat Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

• VPS 3.2 fixed term full time position based in Ballarat

• The Drug Court Registrar works with the Magistrate and a multi-disciplinary team within a solution focused court environment
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3.2
Work Location: Ballarat - Central Highlands
Reference: VG/MC0877
Closing Date: 08-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $81,087 - $87,245
Job Duration: until 24 February 2023
Attachments: MC0877 - PD.pdf (PDF, 215KB)

MC0877 - Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 53KB)

Contact: Natasha Pereira on

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 reports to the Drug Court Registry Manager and performs a wide range of administrative tasks in the Court registry. Tasks may include in-court (bench clerk) duties, participant-contact (telephone and counter) enquiries, administrative responsibilities, and statistical and other reporting about the operations of the Drug Court.

The Drug Court Registrar is also required to exercise powers conferred to Registrars under the Magistrates' Court Act 1989.  These powers involve the preparation and processing of administrative and statutory documentation.  The Drug Court Registrar may also exercise professional judgement in applying quasi-judicial and statutory powers in accordance with legislative requirements, established rules and precedents, and the Court's Practice Directions.

About you

Demonstrates knowledge of legislation, practices, policies and procedures applicable to Victorian Courts and Tribunals.

Certificate IV in Government (Court Services) or equivalent is desirable.

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.

Employees of CSV are required to comply with any applicable directions of the Chief Health Officer, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria. In relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19, it is a condition of any offer of employment that candidates agree to comply with any applicable direction or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. 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.

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