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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 calibre 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.

Lawyer - Common Law Division, VPS Grade 4

The Common Law Division is seeking a legally qualified individual to join a specialised team of lawyers and registry officers providing end-to-end case management support to the Division's specialist lists and the judicial officers charged with their management.

Working principally with proceedings in the Trusts, Equity and Probate List, and Testator's Family Maintenance List, the successful applicant will manage matters and carry out a range of legal and operational responsibilities centred around the preparation of matters listed for directions and interlocutory applications. The role requires excellent legal research, teamwork and organisational skills, a practical understanding of litigation, and a high degree of initiative and self-direction. Applications close midnight, 5 August 2021. 

Senior Security and Assets Policy Officer, VPS Grade 5

The Senior Security and Assets Policy Officer is responsible for providing operational, strategic and advisory support to the Court in relation to issues regarding security and assets. This position will mitigate risk and ensure the business continuity of the Court by developing, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures. This position will also provide strategic support to the Security, Risk and Assets team to finalise the implementation of new security infrastructure installed throughout the Court's buildings.

The successful candidate will have a positive and dynamic approach to their work. They must be competent in autonomously managing a diverse range of policy re-development projects; have strong written and verbal communication skills; be competent in prioritising and problem solving; and able to stay calm under pressure and adapt to a changing environment. Demonstrated experience working in an operational policy environment is highly advantageous. Applications close midnight, 5 August 2021.

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:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Application form (if applicable)

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.