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.


Current vacancies at the Supreme Court of Victoria:

Executive Assistant and Project Officer (External link) (VPS 3)

The Executive Assistant to the Director, Registry Services is a critical role in the Director's office, supporting the Director in her management of key projects, staff, and relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.  Applications close 26 July 2018.

Senior Associate to the Honourable Associate Justice Efthim (External link) (VPS 3)

An exciting opportunity exists to work with the Honourable Associate Justice Efthim within the Supreme Court of Victoria. The VPSG3 Senior Associate fixed term role will commence mid-September 2018 for a term of 18 months. Applications close 2 August 2018.

Junior Associate to the Honourable Justice Garde AO (External link) (VPS 2)

His Honour is seeking a legally qualified individual to be her junior associate, commencing in October 2018. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a multifaceted, dynamic role, within the Common Law Division of the Supreme Court of Victoria.  Applications close 5 August 2018.

Senior Associate to the Associate Judges Chambers (External link) (VPS 3)

The Associate Judges Chambers is seeking a legally qualified individual with post-admission experience, to be the Chambers Senior Associate. This role is an excellent opportunity given the broad range of matters which come before the Associate Judges. Applications close 5 August 2018.

Legal and Policy Officer, Common Law (External link) (VPS 4)

An opportunity exists for an experienced lawyer to join the Common Law Division to provide significant legal, policy and administrative support to the Principal Judge, Common Law Judicial Registrar and Deputy Registrars. This is an ongoing position applications for which close 6 August 2018.


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.