APS 5 – Associate (FCFCOA) Job at Federal Court of Australia – in Melbourne VIC

Job Description

Position Overview

The Associate is part of a team assisting a Judge in the day to day management of Chambers and Court. The role of the Associate is to manage chambers and to supervise the Deputy Associate.

Key Duties

Day-to-day running of chambers including responding to enquiries.

Supervise the work of the deputy associate.

Assist the Judge to manage the docket by preparing and managing matters waiting for hearing.

Ensure the court’s case management system is up-to-date and assist the Judge in the preparation of orders and typing of judgments.

Maintain court related relationships with various external stakeholders.

Contribute to organisational forums working for better working practices.

Other duties as required.

Selection Criteria

Strong communication (oral and written) and liaison skills, and the ability to communicate with people of all levels.

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.

Tolerance, diligence and the ability to work as a member of a small team.

A high standard of ethical behaviour.

Other Requirements

Legal qualifications is desirable.

Ability to undertake legal research as required by the Judge.

The ability to travel on circuits as required.

Contact Officer

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

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

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Company Location:  Melbourne VIC

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