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 Public Trustee is a Statutory Authority established to provide legal, financial and asset management services for Western Australians. Accountable to both the Attorney General and Auditor General, clients can confidently entrust the Public Trustee to manage their estate and/or financial affairs.
Our professional staff includes highly experienced wills lawyers, estate and trust managers, lawyers, accountants, taxation specialists and investment managers who can help you or your loved ones with:
- Writing and updating Wills,
- Safely storing Wills in the WA Will Bank,
- Writing Enduring Powers of Attorney,
- Administering deceased estates when acting as executor or administrator,
- Acting as trustee for damages awarded by a court, tribunal or assessor after an accident or injury,
- Acting as trustee for a minor or charitable trust,
- Managing the financial affairs of a person who is unable to manage their own,
- Providing support for, and examining the accounts of, a private administrator and
- Investing client funds and providing legal advice or representation when required.
The Private Administrator Support Branch (PAS) is responsible for providing support to private administrators appointed by the State Administrative Tribunal and examining the accounts submitted by private administrators on behalf of represented persons.
The Manager Private Administrator Support is responsible for providing management and leadership to staff of the Private Administrator Support Branch. The position monitors and controls all matters regarding the conduct and supervision of finances controlled by appointed Administrators, including the examination of all accounts submitted by Administrators and liaises with relevant stakeholders in the management of administrator accounts
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 job-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 all the Job Related Requirements and Role Specific Criteria contained in the Job Description Form.
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.
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 Sean Conlin, Director Trustee Services on (08) 9222 6551 for a confidential discussion.