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February

Legal Practitioner

Tasmanian Government - Hobart, TAS

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Legal Practitioner (Various)

Department of Justice
Crown Law
Office of the Crown Solicitor

Applications must be submitted by Wednesday 24 February, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close:
Wednesday 24 February, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification:
Legal Practitioners Agreement 2019 - Level 2


Salary:
$90,668.00 to $110,242.00 per annum

Employment Type:
Permanent, full-time

Region:
South

Location:
Hobart

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

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

73.50 hours per fortnight - flexible options available.

Duties

  • To act as the legal representative for and on behalf of the State and its instrumentalities in routine property, corporate and commercial matters.
  • To undertake negotiations and consultation relevant to the work performed.
  • To undertake independent drafting of routine commercial legal documentation.
  • To provide legal advice on routine commercial, conveyancing and financial issues to the State and its instrumentalities.

Essential Requirements

  • Admitted or eligible for admission as a Barrister or Practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tasmania.

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.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents


How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.


Refer to the 'Information for Applicants (DOJ)' document for further information. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4912.

For more information

Tamieka Page
OCS Legal Practitioner
crown.solicitor@justice.tas.gov.au
Phone: (03) 6165 3650