Regional Coordinating Registrar - Barwon South West, Geelong Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

• Ongoing Grade 4 position as Regional Coordinating Registrar- Barwon South West located at Geelong.

• Supervision and assessment of the day to day and future case workloads and listing practices and procedures for the Barwon South West region.

• Liaise effectively with the Senior Registrar, Operations Manager and Regional Coordinating Magistrate to ensure effective use of resources.
Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Geelong - Barwon area
Reference: VG/MC1715E
Closing Date: 30-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC1715 - PD.pdf (PDF, 265KB)

MC1715 - Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 52KB)

Contact: Christine Paterson on
(03) 4249 4800

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 Regional Coordinating Registrar is responsible for the management of listings within the Barwon South West region and leads a team of Trainee Court Registrars.
  • The role requires an advanced understanding of the court's protocols and procedures in addition to well-developed leadership skills to contribute to the effective operations of the court and supporting and developing staff.
  • The role may be performed in a range of jurisdictional contexts, including Civil, Criminal, Family Violence, VoCAT, Diversion, as well as the Children's Court and other jurisdictions as required.
  • The position operates within a complex, demanding and sensitive environment that requires the capacity to exercise sound judgement, liaise effectively with the Judiciary, senior officers of the courts and government departments and build relationships with key stakeholders.

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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