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Court Operations Officer (354442)

Advertiser: Department of Justice TAS3 out of 53.0 overall rating (10 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
26 Mar 2020
Location
Hobart
Salary
$56,640 - $61,069
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Government & Defence, Government - State

Court Operations Officer (354442)

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

Casual at the rate of $36.77 per hour for a period of 3 years.

Duties

  • In accordance with Court Security Act 2017  and any other relevant legislation provide security services to the Supreme Court by:         
    • screening people attending court and court premises including conducting screening and searches of personal effects.
    • removing people from courts and court premises in accordance with the statutory provisions and under direction from judicial and other authorised officers.
    • carrying out other duties as provided by the relevant statutory provisions and as directed by judicial and other authorised officers.
  • Provide court services by:
    • ensuring the safety and security of Judges, Jurors and other court users whilst in Court and at other times as directed.
    • monitoring the behaviour of court users to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and court protocols.
    • assess any potential threat to the buildings or court users including any arising from the behaviour of people in the court premises.
    • ensuring court rooms are secure and court files, exhibits and other materials in court rooms are protected from unauthorised access or removal.
    • providing directions and information to court users, including Jurors.
  • Provide support to the Sheriff’s office including execution of writs, rules, orders and warrants and assist with Juror administration as required.
  • Provide administrative support to the Supreme Court Registries and act as Judge’s Attendant as required
  • The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications, and experience normally expected from persons occupying jobs at this classification level.

Pre-employment Checks

The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Pre-employment checks
• Arson and fire setting
• Violent crimes and crimes against the person
• Sex-related offences
• Drug and alcohol related offences
• Crimes involving dishonesty
• Crimes involving deception
• Making false declarations
• Malicious damage and destruction to property
• Serious traffic offences
• Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice
• Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power
• Crimes involving Conspiracy

2. Disciplinary action in previous employment.

3. Identification check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Driver’s License
  • Appointed Justice of the Peace or willingness to qualify for appointment.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

 Statement of Duties (354442) Court Operations Officer (March 2020).doc

 Statement of Duties (354442) Court Operations Officer (March 2020).pdf

 Information for Applicants (DOJ).doc

 Information for Applicants (DOJ).pdf

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.  You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to attach your cover letter, resume and selection criteria responses.  Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

-or-

Post your application to:

Human Resources
Department of Justice
GPO Box 825
HOBART  TAS  7001

For more information

Peter Graham
Jury and Security Coordinator 
peter.graham@supremecourt.tas.gov.au   
(03) 6165 7469


 

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

Casual at the rate of $36.77 per hour for a period of 3 years.

Duties

  • In accordance with Court Security Act 2017  and any other relevant legislation provide security services to the Supreme Court by:         
    • screening people attending court and court premises including conducting screening and searches of personal effects.
    • removing people from courts and court premises in accordance with the statutory provisions and under direction from judicial and other authorised officers.
    • carrying out other duties as provided by the relevant statutory provisions and as directed by judicial and other authorised officers.
  • Provide court services by:
    • ensuring the safety and security of Judges, Jurors and other court users whilst in Court and at other times as directed.
    • monitoring the behaviour of court users to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and court protocols.
    • assess any potential threat to the buildings or court users including any arising from the behaviour of people in the court premises.
    • ensuring court rooms are secure and court files, exhibits and other materials in court rooms are protected from unauthorised access or removal.
    • providing directions and information to court users, including Jurors.
  • Provide support to the Sheriff’s office including execution of writs, rules, orders and warrants and assist with Juror administration as required.
  • Provide administrative support to the Supreme Court Registries and act as Judge’s Attendant as required
  • The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications, and experience normally expected from persons occupying jobs at this classification level.

Pre-employment Checks

The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Pre-employment checks
• Arson and fire setting
• Violent crimes and crimes against the person
• Sex-related offences
• Drug and alcohol related offences
• Crimes involving dishonesty
• Crimes involving deception
• Making false declarations
• Malicious damage and destruction to property
• Serious traffic offences
• Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice
• Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power
• Crimes involving Conspiracy

2. Disciplinary action in previous employment.

3. Identification check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Driver’s License
  • Appointed Justice of the Peace or willingness to qualify for appointment.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

 Statement of Duties (354442) Court Operations Officer (March 2020).doc

 Statement of Duties (354442) Court Operations Officer (March 2020).pdf

 Information for Applicants (DOJ).doc

 Information for Applicants (DOJ).pdf

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.  You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to attach your cover letter, resume and selection criteria responses.  Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

-or-

Post your application to:

Human Resources
Department of Justice
GPO Box 825
HOBART  TAS  7001

For more information

Peter Graham
Jury and Security Coordinator 
peter.graham@supremecourt.tas.gov.au   
(03) 6165 7469


 

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