Aide-Driver/Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice 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, Victorian Civil 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 - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SC0871B
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $49,216 - $63,201
Job Duration: until 13/04/2018
Attachments: Candidate Application Form - SC0871 Aide-Driver_Administration Assistant to the Chief Justice updated.doc (Word, 81KB)

SC0871 Aide-Driver Administration Assistant to the Chief Justice updated PD.doc (Word, 222KB)

Contact: Colleen Hunter-Zwarts
(03) 9603 6113

Position Details


The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in the State 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.

The Supreme Court strives to create a high performance workplace that is characterised by creativity, innovation, flexibility and quality delivery.

As the Aide to the Chief Justice of Victoria, you will assist in the management and co-ordination of the Chief Justice's judicial, ceremonial, clerical, administrative and personal responsibilities.

To be successful in this role you should be able to demonstrate well-developed written and oral communication skills and understand and exercise discretion as well as have an appreciation of the confidential nature of some matters of the Office.  A high level of computer literacy is desirable.  Personal presentation, conduct and maturity are important.  Highly developed organisational skills are essential as is the ability to work cooperatively with a team.  Attention to detail is a key requirement of the role.

A flexible schedule is very important as commitments change. The successful applicant must be prepared to work extended hours. 

The appointment is for a period of 6 months.   

Applications must include the following:

•          Cover letter;

•          Résumé;

•          Candidate Application form; and

•          Copy of academic transcript (if applicable).

Applications should be submitted online, through the Victorian Government Careers website –

Applicants are required to separately address only the key selection criteria and questions in the Candidate Application Form. 

For further information, please contact Olivia Nicola, A/Judicial Services Manager on (03) 9603 7151 or

Applictions close Sunday 24 September 2017.


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