Registrar - Court Officer Program, Melbourne Magistrates' Court, Magistrates' Court Victoria

• Unique opportunity to work collaboratively with the Legal Policy Unit and teams at the Melbourne Magistrates' Court.

• Full time role, located in the Melbourne CBD.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MC2596A
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: 31 Oct 2022 - 30 Jun 2023
Attachments: MC2596 - PD.pdf (PDF, 215KB)

Contact: Adriana Kalinic

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 operates within the dynamic environment of the Court's newly established Legal Policy Unit and assists in leadership, management and ongoing training to a team of Court Officers, who will facilitate and manage court proceedings in court and online. The role will have responsibilities for a number of Court Officers and will support them in their duties to provide dedicated support to Judicial Officers in performing their judicial, ceremonial and administrative responsibilities. It is a unique opportunity to be involved in the development of a new service offering to the judiciary and be a part of the Court's transformation journey. The role offers a chance to work with directly with magistrates and executives in delivering best practice judicial support in this rapidly changing environment.

The successful applicant will perform a range of Registrar functions, working collaboratively with the teams from the Melbourne Magistrates' Court (MMC) and Online Magistrates' Court (OMC), and in close cooperation with the Judiciary, court staff and the legal profession.

Operating within a complex and demanding environment, this role will support the efficiency of service delivery to the highest quality by ensuring Court Officers are proficient in the areas of time management, organisation and prioritisation of workload, relationship management, effective communication, court etiquette, document management and performing a range of administrative services and clerical tasks to ensure matter readiness.

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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