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Legal Officer

Advertiser: Australian Army Reserve4.8 out of 54.8 overall rating (15 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
1 Dec 2019
Location
Hobart
Salary
$227.39 per day tax free
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Legal, Generalists - In-house

Legal Officer

Why join the Army Reserve?

If you're looking for a new challenge, the Army Reserve could be for you. You'll enjoy the satisfaction of giving something back to Australia, while benefitting from:

•           tax-free daily pay

•           free healthcare and accommodation when serving

•           a flexible commitment

•           rewarding work that expands your professional skills

•           management and leadership training

•           a supportive team environment

•           friendships that last a lifetime

All that plus exciting opportunities supporting Army domestic activities, including exercises and operations, with potential deployments overseas in support of Australian and coalition personnel.

Your part-time role

As a Lawyer (also known as Legal Officer), you will work in the broad fields of disciplinary, administrative, operations, civil and commercial law as well as dealing with legal aid requirements. Military legal practice and its emerging requirements constitute and exciting and ever expanding field of expertise.

Plus, as an Army Officer you will become a manager and mentor, developing your leadership skills through world-class Army training.

This is a legal role with a rewarding extra dimension. If you want to expand your professional skills in a dynamic team environment, apply now to become a Legal Officer in the Army Reserve.

Commitment

•           Specialist Service Officer Course (26 days and 16 days at separate times)

•           Serve between 20 and 100 days each year (at least 50 days preferred)

•           Fit service around your existing work and family commitments

The Army provides special resources to help you approach your employer about your ambition to serve as a Reservist.

Location

•           Training in Canberra, ACT

•           Posting to an Army unit close to where you live

Pay

•           Fully-paid leadership training

•           Once trained, starting package $227.39 per day tax free (salaries correct as of 01/08/2019)

•           Pay increases with rank and experience

Entry Requirements

•           Australian Citizen   

•           Registered as a Barrister and/or Solicitor of the High Court of Australia, or of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory of Australia, or have passed all examinations for admission.

Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY FOR THIS JOB button to submit your application. For more information view the full position description here:

Army Reserve Lawyer position description

 

For more information or to submit your application, contact Anjelika Vorel on avorel@dfr.com.au
Army. Challenge Yourself.

Why join the Army Reserve?

If you're looking for a new challenge, the Army Reserve could be for you. You'll enjoy the satisfaction of giving something back to Australia, while benefitting from:

•           tax-free daily pay

•           free healthcare and accommodation when serving

•           a flexible commitment

•           rewarding work that expands your professional skills

•           management and leadership training

•           a supportive team environment

•           friendships that last a lifetime

All that plus exciting opportunities supporting Army domestic activities, including exercises and operations, with potential deployments overseas in support of Australian and coalition personnel.

Your part-time role

As a Lawyer (also known as Legal Officer), you will work in the broad fields of disciplinary, administrative, operations, civil and commercial law as well as dealing with legal aid requirements. Military legal practice and its emerging requirements constitute and exciting and ever expanding field of expertise.

Plus, as an Army Officer you will become a manager and mentor, developing your leadership skills through world-class Army training.

This is a legal role with a rewarding extra dimension. If you want to expand your professional skills in a dynamic team environment, apply now to become a Legal Officer in the Army Reserve.

Commitment

•           Specialist Service Officer Course (26 days and 16 days at separate times)

•           Serve between 20 and 100 days each year (at least 50 days preferred)

•           Fit service around your existing work and family commitments

The Army provides special resources to help you approach your employer about your ambition to serve as a Reservist.

Location

•           Training in Canberra, ACT

•           Posting to an Army unit close to where you live

Pay

•           Fully-paid leadership training

•           Once trained, starting package $227.39 per day tax free (salaries correct as of 01/08/2019)

•           Pay increases with rank and experience

Entry Requirements

•           Australian Citizen   

•           Registered as a Barrister and/or Solicitor of the High Court of Australia, or of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory of Australia, or have passed all examinations for admission.

Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY FOR THIS JOB button to submit your application. For more information view the full position description here:

Army Reserve Lawyer position description

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you willing to join the Australian Defence Force?
  • Are you willing to undertake military training and use a weapon?
  • What's your highest level of education?

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