Bench Clerk Team Leader, VCAT

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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/VT2099F
Closing Date: 21-Jan-2020
Salary Range: $68,884 - $83,640
Job Duration: 10/02/2020 - 5/01/2021
Attachments: VT2099 PD.doc (Word, 100KB)

VT2099 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 51KB)

Chris Stergiou -

Position Details

  • Provide leadership and support to a large multi skilled team of VCAT VPS2 Bench Clerks and Trainees.
  • Strong service delivery, staff development and operational focus – fixed term, full time to 5 January 2021.
  • VCAT is looking for a people manager who is wanting to take the next step as a leader in a dynamic and fast paced team.    
  • Manage a large fast paced team in a legal environment. 

VCAT is committed to providing a modern, responsive and efficient tribunal service that meets the needs of all Victorians.

Working in consultation with the Manager, Listings and a team of Listing Coordinators, the successful candidate will manage the daily allocation and activities of Bench Clerk resources to support VCAT Members and users in the delivery of timely and efficient VCAT hearings. The role is also responsible for building and developing team capability by supporting Bench Clerks, outside of their hearing duties, to perform administrative tasks, listing functions and customer service duties across VCAT Operations.  

Our successful candidate will: 

  • be a highly organised and resilient people manager
  • possess well-developed interpersonal skills
  • have proven experience in building and maintaining positive and productive internal relationships
  • be committed to contributing to projects and initiatives       
  • be passionate about service delivery and
  • possess demonstrated ability to identify, develop and implement service improvements to enhance service delivery.

The role will be based at 55 King Street, Melbourne   

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
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

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.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. 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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