Closes: 25 July 2019
Classification: Government Solicitor 1
Salary: $70,650 - $105,793
Position No: 34479, several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 10 July 2019
Contact Officer: Maria Batzogiannis on
(02) 6205 3734
The ACT Government Solicitor (ACTGS) provides legal services, including advice and representation to the Australian Capital Territory, its government agencies, ministers and office holders. As the ACT Government’s largest employer of lawyers, employment with ACTGS offers exposure to a range of practice areas to develop in. Together with the Office of the Solicitor-General, ACTGS legal practice deliver legal services in the areas of Property and Commercial, Government Law and Litigation and Dispute Resolution. The breadth of practice areas can be found on the ACTGS website at www.actgs.gov.au
. ACTGS seeks lawyers with excellent technical skills, a strong work ethic and commitment to client engagement. Successful candidates will work as part of a team and closely with more senior lawyers on routine advices, commercial transactions and litigation matters. If you demonstrate flexibility, enthusiasm, initiative and a strong desire to help the Territory achieve its strategic goals consider applying. Further information can be found on the ACTGS website at www.actgs.act.gov.au
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Applicants must be admitted as an Australian Legal Practitioner. Experience in a related area of law is desirable, but not mandatory.
Note: Successful applicants must be available to commence in their new role within six weeks of acceptance of offer. An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: Applications should address Behavioural Capabilities and detail relevant experience to perform at the Government Solicitor 1 level. Your response should be no more than four pages. The Behavioural Capabilities can be found in the Position Description. Applications should also provide a current curriculum vitae including the details of two referees.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.