Registrar, Wonthaggi Magistrates' Court

The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria’s vision is to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community. Operating at 51 locations across the state, the court has a broad and diverse jurisdiction. For more information www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au. Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal the Judicial College of Victoria (excluding judicial officers) 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 strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Gippsland - South Gippsland
Reference: VG/MC2454
Closing Date: 20-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $64,583 - $78,418
Job Duration: until 29/12/2017 (3 days per week)
Attachments: MC2454 Registrar PD.doc (Word, 60KB)


Candidate Application Form - MC2454 - Registrar.doc (Word, 81KB)


Contact: Darren Stebbings
(03) 5116 5220

Position Details

This role is part-time, three days per week.  Tuesday and Friday at Wonthaggi, Thursday at Korumburra.

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. 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 other jurisdictions (VCAT, County and Supreme Courts) as required.

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

Magistrates' Court of Victoria's vision is that all employees access and enjoy the same rights, responsiblities, 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 wormen.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume

2) a short covering letter and

3) completed application form (see file attachment).

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Application Form. Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Darren Strebbings on (03) 5116 5220.

Applications close Sunday 20 August 2017.


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