Registry Administration Officer, Supreme Court of Victoria

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in Victoria and deals with the state’s most serious criminal and civil cases. More information about the court is available at 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 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: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SC0767B
Closing Date: 29-Apr-2018
Salary Range: $50,077 - $64,307
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: SC0767- Position Description.doc (Word, 232KB)

SC0767- Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 105KB)

Contact: Megan Ellerton
(03) 9603 9159

Position Details

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in Victoria and comprises the Court of Appeal and the Trial Division. The Court deals with major criminal and civil matters, plus appeals against decisions of lower courts.

Registry Administration Officers perform a range of legal, administrative and quasi-judicial functions under limited supervision which contribute to the day to day operations of the Court of Appeal registry.

Responsibilities of a Registry Administration Officer can include:

*Perform a range of general administrative functions including initiation of appeals and applications, listing hearings, processing correspondence and preparing orders. 

* Update the Court's computerised case management system (CourtView) and other relevant

databases as required.

* Assist and support the Court of Appeal Registry team members in effective delivery of customer


* Provide assistance with electronic, telephone and counter enquiries from external and internal clients.

* Contribute towards the continuous improvement of the Court of Appeal Registry by assisting in the development and implementation of new practices and procedures.

To be successful in the role, you should be able to demonstrate good written communication, interpersonal, organisational and planning skills. Your experience in working in a court, tribunal or other similar environment will also be of benefit, however it is not mandatory.

The Court recognises that its people are integral to its ability to meet and exceed community expectations and to achieve its goal of being an outstanding superior court. We continually strive to create a high performance workplace that is characterised by creativity, innovation, flexibility and quality delivery. We provide a comprehensive employee benefit program and the opportunity to participate in professional growth and development. We are an equal opportunity employer and foster diversity in the workplace.

Further information about the Court is available at

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 Megan Ellerton on (03) 9603 9159.

Applications close Sunday 29 April 2018 

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