After-hours Registrar, Melbourne Magistrates' Court

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC2164B
Closing Date: 23-Aug-2018
Salary Range: $75,271 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MC2164_Position Description.doc (Word, 169KB)


MC2164 - Candidate Application.doc (Word, 105KB)


Contact: Matt Dalton
(03) 9628 7737

Position Details

This After Hours service is responsible for the processing and issuing of search warrants and other applications made to the Magistrates' Court after hours ,including family violence, personal safety and child pro. This After Hours service is responsible for the processing and issuing of search warrants and other applications made to the Magistrates' Court after hourstection matters. The unit offers services outside of normal work hours between the hours of 5pm and 9am weekdays, and 24 hours on weekends.

It is important to note that the number of persons working on the rotating shifts at night will vary from one to two depending on demand and during the day shift will form part of the Melbourne Magistrates' Court Registry team. After-hours Registrars are required to exercise powers conferred to registrars under the Magistrates' Court Act 1989. These powers involve the preparation and processing of administrative and statutory documentation.

The registrar may also exercise professional judgement in applying quasi-judicial and statutory powers in accordance with legislative requirements, established rules and precedents, and the Court's Practice Directions.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.

Applications close: Thursday 23 August 2018

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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