When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focussed organisation working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
If you enjoy working in a fast paced, high volume environment this may be the job for you.
This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled individual to join our judicial support team at the Family Court of Western Australia.
The position of Magistrate’s Secretary is responsible for:
- Preparing matter files for hearing and management of court proceedings.
- Production of court orders, judgments and correspondence as directed by the Magistrate both in and out of court.
- Acting as a point of contact for legal practitioners and parties.
- Maintaining accurate court records both paper based and digital via the Courts case management system.
The successful applicant will be required to accompany the magistrate on circuit to towns in regional Western Australia.
Ideally you would have worked in a similar type of role where you have used your secretarial and administrative skills, including audio typing to meet service standards.
The position requires someone who is confident, professional, well organised and proud of the work they produce. You will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a strong attention to detail and an ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
All employees are required to undergo employment screening, which includes a National Criminal History Check and other checks that may be relevant to the position requirements.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the work-related requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees and a statement addressing the following essential work-related requirements (selection criteria):
- Exemplifies Personal Integrity and Self Awareness
- Builds Productive Relationships
- Achieve Results
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
To submit your application click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
The Department of Justice uses recruitment pools to build a bank of talent for future opportunities. When part of a pool you may be offered a permanent or temporary position, however an appointment is not guaranteed.
This pool will be open for a period of 12 months from the date of first appointment. Permanent and fixed-term, full-time and part time appointments may be offered as vacancies arise.
Currently there are two fixed term contract(s) available for immediate filling.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunities legislation.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Fiona Harding on 9224 8306 for a confidential discussion.
Applications are to be submitted by no later than 4.30pm on Thursday 06 June 2019.