Judicial Support Officer, Magistrates' Court of Victoria

• Ongoing VPS3 role based at Melbourne Magistrates Court

• Provide high-level administrative support

• Training and development opportunities
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC2003C
Closing Date: 02-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC2003_PD_Judicial Support Officer_September-2022.pdf (PDF, 215KB)

Contact: Laura Message
Ph:(03) 9628 7792

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

This role forms part of the Judicial Support Services Unit of MCV. The Unit provides executive, administrative, secretariat and research services to the judiciary and works closely with the staff of the Chief Magistrates' chambers.

The focus of this role is to provide administrative and general support to the judicial officers of the MCV, and executive and secretariat support to key magistrates at Melbourne Magistrates' Court (MMC) as required. The role assists with event management and the coordination of a range of key functions, conferences and meetings for the magistracy, and acts as the key point of contact for a range of internal and external stakeholder to the chambers of MMC.

This role is one of a team of Judicial Support Officers located at MMC and reports to the Executive Assistant to the Chief Magistrate.

About you

This role requires an experienced, high performing administrator, who is a motivated self-starter, extremely organised, and has great attention to detail. The individual must be able to work independently, as well as being an effective member of a multi-disciplined team. The role requires someone who is able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, who works well under pressure and who has excellent problem-solving skills. Interpersonal and verbal communication skills must be highly developed, with the capacity to build and maintain strong and productive relationships with the judiciary and key stakeholders. Providing first class administrative support comes naturally to you as does working efficiently in busy, high pressure workplaces.

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

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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