Online Court Officer, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria (VPSG2)

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $55,439 – $71,194

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/MC0689

  • The Online Magistrates’ Court is providing an efficient and effective way of delivering justice and reducing delays.
  • As a Court Officer you will work exclusively with Judicial Officers and Registry staff to ensure the smooth running of the Court.

About us

The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria (MCV) is a jurisdiction within the Court Services Victoria statutory authority, and has a long history of providing justice for the people of Victoria in metropolitan and regional courts across the state.

The Court determines in excess of 300,000 cases per annum at 51 venues, equating to approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victorian courts each year. The Court aims to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community.

About the role

Under limited direction, the Online Court Officer will facilitate and manage court proceedings online, as well as the MCV OMC triage process which processes listing requests and contact parties to assess suitability for listings in the Online Magistrates’ Court and/or open court.

The Online Court Officer will work collaboratively with the OMC team and liaise with coordinators, Family Violence and Specialist Courts and Program staff to ensure timely assessments of matters, appropriate referrals to legal assistance and support services. The role will also assist the effective functioning of the OMC by performing a range of administrative services and clerical tasks.

The Online Court Officer will work in an interesting and at times, demanding environment in close co-operation with the Judiciary, the police, legal profession, community groups and members of the public.

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

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.

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19. It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. 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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