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Current vacancies

At the Supreme Court we continually strive to create a high performance workplace that is characterised by creativity, innovation, flexibility and quality delivery.

We achieve this by attracting and retaining high caliber people that are pivotal to us achieving our goal of being an outstanding superior court.

The Court offers a wide range of career options, both legal and non-legal, and provides a comprehensive employee benefit program, flexible working conditions and the opportunity to participate in professional growth and development.

Current Vacancies at the Supreme Court of Victoria:

Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Kaye (External Link)

Justice Kaye is seeking a legally qualified individual, with a minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience to be his associate commencing mid-2017.  His Honour sits on both civil and criminal applications and appeals in the Court of Appeal and one term per year in the Trial Division hearing criminal trials. 

Closing date for applications is 21 May 2017


Junior Associate to the Honourable Justice Hargrave (External Link)

The Honourable Justice Hargrave is the Principal Judge of the Commercial Court within the Supreme Court of Victoria.  His Honour is seeking a legally qualified individual to be his junior associate commencing about early July 2017 for a period of 12 months, with the possibility of an extension for an agreed period.

Closing date for applications is 21 May 2017


Executive Assistant to the Chief Justice (External Link)

The Chief Justice of Victoria is seeking an Executive Assistant, commencing July 2017 for an initial period of 3 months. The Executive Assistant directly supports the Chief Justice. The role is responsible for managing telephone calls and processing incoming and outgoing mail in accordance with relevant procedures and document management systems. 

Closing date for applications is 23 May 2017


Assistant Registrar (Group Proceedings) (External Link)

The Assistant Registrar (Group Proceedings) sits within the Commercial Court Registry (CCR) of the Supreme Court of Victoria. The Assistant Registrar (Group Proceedings) is responsible for influencing and managing the introduction of advanced, flexible and integrated solutions to various reform projects within the Commercial Court. 

Closing date for applications is 28 May 2017


Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Whelan (External Link)

Justice Whelan is seeking a legally qualified associate for a period of 12 months starting 3 July 2017. His Honour is a member of the Court of Appeal and hears a mix of civil and criminal matters.

Closing date for applications is 28 May 2017


How to Apply:

Before applying for a job with the Supreme Court, you are encouraged to read the position description to gain a full understanding of the position.

When you apply for a role your application should include a completed:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • application form (including a response to questions based on the position description), if applicable

Some vacancies may require other documentation, such as a transcript of your academic results. Please read the application information carefully to make sure you provide all required information.

All selections are based on the key capabilities in the position description, therefore your application should demonstrate how you meet these.

To work at the Supreme Court you will need to demonstrate a legal right to work in Australia as either:

  • an Australian citizen
  • a permanent resident of Australia
  • a New Zealand citizen who has entered Australia on a valid passport, or
  • a non-Australian citizen with a valid working visa.

All appointments are subject to an Australian criminal record check.


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