Registrar, Benalla Magistrates' Court

Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3.2
Work Location: North East - Benalla
Reference: VG/MC1284
Closing Date: 25-Nov-2019
Salary Range: $77,737 - $83,640
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: MC1284 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 51KB)

MC1284 PD .doc (Word, 167KB)

Patrick Cummins on 0418 801 951

Position Details

  • Act as Registrar in charge, Benalla court
  • Supervise training and direction of staff
  • Manage internal and external relationships

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 role may be performed in a range of jurisdictional contexts, including Civil, Criminal, Family Violence, VoCAT, Diversion, as well as the Children's and Coroner's Courts and other jurisdictions (VCAT, County and Supreme Courts) as required.

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.  

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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