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Posted on 13-Jun-2017
Application Close Date: 29-Jun-2018
Location:
Melbourne - CBD
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Position Type:
Other
Job Reference:
VGB/COURT2016
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The Attorney-General seeks expressions of interest (EOI) from qualified persons for appointment to the Supreme, County, Magistrates' and Coroners Courts of Victoria  in a number of capacities:

  • Supreme Court: judges and associate judges
  • County Court: judges
  • Magistrates' Court: magistrates
  • Coroners Court: coroners.

The salaries and terms and conditions of judicial officers are set in accordance with the Judicial Entitlements Act 2015. The current salaries of judicial officers are outlined in the attached document        

Potential candidates are referred to the Framework of Judicial Abilities and Qualities for Victorian Judicial Officers  , (www.judicialcollege.vic.edu.au/judicial-education/framework-judicial-abilities-and-qualities or see attachment) developed by the Judicial College of Victoria, which outlines the attributes the government, courts and community expect from judicial appointees.

Appointments to the Supreme and County Courts of Victoria

Expressions of interest are sought from those with substantial legal experience and knowledge of the jurisdictions of the Supreme and County Courts.

Required qualifications are contained in sections 75B of the Constitution Act 1975, section 104 of the Supreme Court Act 1986 and section 8 of the County Court Act 1958.

Appointments to the Magistrates' and Coroners Courts of Victoria

Expressions of interest are sought from those with substantial legal experience and knowledge of the jurisdictions of the Magistrates' and Coroners Courts. Experience in dispute resolution is advantageous.

Required qualifications are contained in section 7 of the Magistrates' Court Act 1989 and section 94 of the Coroners Act 2008.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement.  If you have not previously registered on this website for an opportunity you will need to register your details once you click on the Apply button.

Applications should include a resume, and completed Expression of interest form (attached to this advertisement). Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.