Legal Support Officer

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Job Type:Full Time

Are you looking for a position where you can grow and develop in a positive team culture?

The position

In this role you will be working within Legal Services Branch B to provide secretarial, administrative and operational support to the Deputy General Counsel and colleagues.

As Legal Support Officer, you are required to provide high quality customer service for internal clients and external stakeholders, as well as assisting with human resource, finance, budgetary, information technology and practice management matters.

You will possess the ability to work collaboratively with team members when preparing documentation, such as correspondence, court documents, agendas, minutes of meetings, reports, briefing materials and presentations.

This position is located in Cannington (however, may be required to work at other sites as required).

What do you require to successfully undertake the role?

  • Experience in providing secretarial, administrative and operational support.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite with a working knowledge of word processing, databases and spreadsheets.
  • Demonstrated ability to find solutions to administrative or operational problems and implement process improvement.

For further job specific information please find attached a copy of the job description form or contact Stephenie Vahala, Deputy General Counsel (08) 9222 0734.

Please note that completion of a National Police Clearance will also form part of the selection process.

What makes DMIRS a great place to work?

DMIRS offers a supportive, diverse and innovative environment, with great benefits, including;

  • Great work/life balance through flexible working arrangements and leave options.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • An award-winning Health and Wellbeing program.
  • Salary packaging options.

DMIRS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disability, youth and other diversity groups. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer, please visit our website.

How to apply

  • Click ‘Apply for job’ below, complete the online application form.
  • Attach your detailed CV and covering letter (to a maximum of 2 pages), showing how you meet the above listed requirements of the role.

Further into the process, all requirements and capabilities listed on the attached JDF will be assessed by the selection panel.

For tips on how to put together your application, or details about the process, you can find Information for Applicants on our website. For information about employment conditions, the application process, please contact Grace Wilhelm, Human Resources Officer on (08) 9222 3643.

Suitable applicants may be considered for other similar vacancies within the next twelve (12) months.

CLOSING DATE: 4.00 pm on Thursday, 22 October 2020 (WST).

Your application submission must be complete by the closing time, applications that are in progress or submitted after this time will not be accepted. It is your responsibility to ensure your application is submitted on time.

- Job Description Form

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