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Paralegal
An exciting opportunity for a resilient and diligent individual to join our Legal Services team to coordinate and support the delivery of legal work through administration.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/0001
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $63,646 - $70,135
Job Duration: 12 months
File Attachment: pd - paralegal - admin officer.pdf
Contact: Simon Davey, Managing Legal Counsel
Contact Details: simon.davey@vba.vic.gov.au

Position Details

This role sits within the Legal Services Litigation and Enforcement team and will primarily support the litigation and enforcement legal functions which includes preparing briefs, drafting correspondence and other documents, monitoring email correspondence, filing court documents, maintaining litigation case flow management information, attending to document management and liaising with internal and external stakeholders. The role may also be required to provide assistance across all Legal Services Team work areas from time to time as required.

The Victorian Building Authority embraces a diverse and inclusive culture who work together for the benefit of all Victorians. Our recruitment is best practice and free from bias, we recruit based on merit and equity regardless of age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation or cultural background.

We have an amazing remote working setup and flexible work options to ensure our people are fit for work and inspired to be the best they can. We are always looking for talented new people to join us with a broad range of skills and experience who are curious, keen to learn and enjoy serving the community they live in, so if this sounds like a place you'd like to work and you think you have what it takes, we‘d love to hear from you and encourage you to apply now!

Who we are looking for

  1. Demonstrated experience as a legal assistant or a paralegal within private practice, corporate or government environment.
  2. Extensive experience in administration type roles.
  3. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including the ability to prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, briefing memoranda and recommendations.
  4. Advanced skills in a range of Microsoft Office products including Excel.

What you can expect in the role

  • Be part of the change for a better Victoria.
  • Opportunity to develop your skills and experience in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.   
  • A competitive salary plus 10% superannuation

 

How to Apply

We require you to upload:

  • A detailed copy of your resume
  • A cover letter briefly outlining your relevant experience and what attracted you to the role

 

Please note: Only electronic applications submitted via careers.vic.gov.au will be accepted. As a public sector standard, generally all new employees will start at the base entry level and increment throughout the salary range each year based on performance. Current public sector employees at the same grade will be considered for a transfer of entitlements with evidence.  A request above entry level may be considered in certain circumstances.


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