APS 5 – Associate to Judge Job at Federal Court of Australia – in Townsville QLD

Job Description

$74,324 – $78,808 per annum plus superannuation

Ongoing – Full-time


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. The person appointed to this position is expected to carry out his or her duties so as to:

satisfy all relevant statutory obligations,

satisfy the Australian Public Service Values and Code of Conduct,

contribute to and support achievement of the Court’s Strategic and Business Plans,

operate within the Court’s policies and procedural guide lines, and

support and contribute to the Court’s Service Charter.

Key Responsibilities and 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.

Contact Officer

For more information, please contact Jo Bebernitz, Manager Court Services via telephone on (07) 4767 6923 or email [email protected]

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

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Company Location:  Townsville QLD

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