Sheriff's Assistant - Sheriff's Office | Full-time Permanent

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 3
Salary: $60,039 - $64,616
Position No: 43647, several
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised: 16 May 2018
Closes: 30 May 2018
Contact:Alice Skaines on alice.skaines@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 1462


Details: Applications are being sought for a Sheriff’s Officer (Administrative Services Officer Grade 3) position within the Courts and Tribunal Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Assistants engage with high level stakeholders, including Judiciary and Legal practitioners to manage a range of operational functions and services for the ACT Courts and Tribunals. The Sheriff’s Office is seeking a motivated person who possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The successful applicant will be required to perform a wide variety of tasks including: Act as a Court orderly; prepare Court rooms and jury rooms for hearings and manage exhibits; assist with the administrative arrangements for preparing jury panels and provide support and guidance to jury panels placed in their charge; execute and serve court process and prepare correspondence and reports including updating and maintaining relevant databases; operate court based technology (remote witness equipment, radios, audio visual systems); provide assistance and information to members of the legal profession and the public; conduct tours and lectures for schools and members of the public; adhere and comply with relevant legislation, policy and procedures of the Courts and Territory.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Sheriff's Assistants are required to wear a uniform and conform with dress code and personal appearance guidelines. The occupant of this position is required to hold a current Class C driver’s licence.
Note: There are several permanent positions available for filling commencing immediately. The position documentation is available for further information and guidance. If you require any further information please contact Alice Skaines.
How to apply: You will be required to prepare an application of no more than two pages, outlining your abilities to meet the selection criteria. Please include the name and contact details of two referees in your application.

Job categories:

Administration and Business Support
Justice, Corrections and Emergency Services
Legal