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 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:

In the Court of Appeal, Justice Pamela Tate is looking for a second associate. The second associate is responsible for engaging in legal research, preparing memoranda on points of law, summarising the procedural or factual background to appeals, proof-reading draft judgments, clerking in court, and performing some administrative tasks in chambers. The work relates to both civil and criminal appeals. The second associate will work closely with the senior associate in Justice Tate's chambers.

The second associate position will be for a period of 18 months. The start-date is negotiable but it is anticipated that the position will commence on or about 23 April 2018.

Closing date for applications is 18 March 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.