APS 4 – Deputy Associate to Judge Job at Federal Court of Australia – in Melbourne VIC

Job Description

$66,638 – $72,352 per annum plus superannuation

Non-ongoing – Full-time

Melbourne (requires travel to Dandenong)

Position Overview

The Deputy Associate is part of a team who assist the Judge in the day-to-day management of Chambers and Court. The role of the Deputy Associate is to assist the Associate and deputise for them when they are on leave or on circuit.

The Judge, in whose chambers this position is located, exercises the Court’s family law jurisdiction. This position involves no exposure to general federal law matters.

Key Duties

Undertake the Court Officer role.

Assist the Associate in the day-to-day running of chambers including responding to enquiries.

Manage chambers in the absence of the Associate.

Assist the Associate in updating the Court’s case management system and the Judge in the preparation of orders and typing of judgments.

Undertake legal research as required by the Judge.

Other duties as required.

Selection Criteria

Strong communication (oral and written) and liaison skills as well as the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Demonstrated organisational skills, including the ability to manage several processes at once.

Demonstrated high-level keyboard skills and ability to use relevant software applications including Microsoft Office applications and the Internet.

The ability to adapt to changing situations and priorities and participate in collective work practices.

The ability to travel on circuits.

Experience in a legal environment.

Other Requirements

Legal qualifications are desirable.

Ability to undertake legal research as required by the Judge.

The ability to travel on circuits as required.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact Officer

For more information please contact Venicia Godbee, Judicial Services Team Leader via telephone 0436 601 946 or email [email protected]

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