Senior Legal Registrar, Crime

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: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SC1196B
Closing Date: 21-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: 6 months
Attachments: SC1196 - Candidate Application Form.doc (Word, 105KB)

SC1196 -Senior Legal Registrar Crime Position Description.doc (Word, 239KB)

Contact: Judicial Registrar Pedley - Criminal
(03) 9603 6134

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.  

The Senior Legal Registrar, Crime provides support to the Judicial Registrar (Criminal Trial Division) and leads a dedicated Registry that supports the judges of the Criminal Division. 

To be successful in the role you should be able to demonstrate high level written communication, analytical, interpersonal, organising and planning skills. Your experience in working in a high volume criminal legal or court setting or another similar environment will also be of benefit. 

The Court recognises that is 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. 

Further information about the Court is available at We are an equal opportunity employer and foster diversity in the workplace.

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  Mark Pedley on (03) 9603 6134.

Applications close Sunday 21 January 2018 

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