Registrar, Latrobe Valley Law Courts, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

• Registrars of the Magistrates’ Court perform a wide range of administrative tasks throughout the Court's registries in Victoria. These may include in-court (bench clerk) duties, client-contact (telephone and counter) enquiries, and back-of-office administrative responsibilities

• Full time, Fixed-term 6 November 2022 to 22 December 2023

• Latrobe Valley Law Courts
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3.2
Work Location: Morwell
Reference: VG/MC1373E
Closing Date: 04-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $82,101 - $88,336
Job Duration: 6 November 2022 to 22 December 2023
Attachments: MC1373_PD_Sept 2022.pdf (PDF, 212KB)

MC1373 Candidate Application Form VPS3 Registrar, Magistrates' Court of Victoria.docx (Word, 59KB)

Contact: Darren Stebbings, Senior Registrar (03) 5194 4317

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

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.

• Assist in the development, evaluation and implementation of new policies and procedures. 

• Assist in the supervision, security and maintenance of all court buildings and surrounds, if required

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 Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, 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 applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order 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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