This is a six (6) month fixed term, full time position with possibility of extension and/or permanency.
When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused 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
The Registrars Associate provides administrative, case management and research support to the Registrars of the Court of Appeal. Daily tasks include:
- Performing administrative functions using the court’s case management system.
- Preparing reports and memoranda for Registrars
- Dealing with enquiries both orally and in writing
- Reviewing files and checking appeal book indexes
- Liaising with parties to hearings
The position works very closely with the Registrars but is also an integral part of the Court of Appeal Office team. A challenging and diverse role, this position would suit an organised person with keen attention to detail, good oral and written communication skills, and someone who has an interest in legislation and Court operations.
In this role, you will need to:
- Take responsibility for your work and re-organise tasks to reflect changes in priority
- Have strong communication skills, particularly the ability to write clearly and concisely
- Have a good attention to detail, and the ability to check and confirm the accuracy of information provided to people in contact with the Court.
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 maximum two-page statement broadly outlining your suitability for the role in the context of the work-related requirements.
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.
If required we may choose to supplement the field of applications by conducting a Candidate Search.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce as a part of EEO Management Plan and its Aboriginal Workforce Development Strategy. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, young people and people with disability including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information on this opportunity please contact Anna Courtman, Manager Court of Appeal on (08) 9421 5363 for a confidential discussion.