Registrars, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

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/MC1151
Closing Date: 24-Jun-2019
Salary Range: $67,866 - $82,404
Job Duration: up to 3/07/2020
Attachments: MC1151 MC1964 MC1962 MC0427 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 51KB)

MC1962 MC1964 MC1151 and MC0427 PD.doc (Word, 167KB)

Carolyn Paterson on (03) 9628 7723

Position Details

Registrars are 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.

  • As a Registrar of the Magistrates' Court, perform appropriate legal, administrative and quasi-judicial functions relating to the day-to-day and ongoing operations of the Court, under limited direction from the Registrar of the court.
  • Provide information and authoritative advice on court and tribunal procedures and practices, including applying legislation relating to the Magistrates' Court of Victoria, to relevant stakeholders including legal practitioners, police and corrections officers, government agencies, clients and the general public.
  • Liaise with the judiciary, magistracy, external organisations, groups and individuals that interface with the court.
  • Operate relevant computer systems, including case-management systems such as Courtlink and other technologies.
  • Assist with the direction, supervision and training of staff.

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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