Judges Clerk | Hawkes Bay
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Position Description Judges Clerk Napier (2022).pdf (PDF, 199KB)
|Application Close Date:||15-Jul-2022|
Napier District Court
2-3 year Fixed Term
We are looking for a talented individual to come join our District Court as a Judges' Clerk based in Napier District Court. The successful applicant must be available for an immediate start, allowing for a notice period.
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
Judges' Clerk - This is a 2-3 year fixed term internship for motivated, enthusiastic law professionals to develop an intricate and first-hand view of the judicial system. You will provide high quality research and directly support the District Court Judges and Community Magistrates.
If you have an LLB with a strong academic record, excellent written communication and research skills and good computer literacy this could be the opportunity for you.
You will provide high quality research to resident and visiting District Court Judges in the Napier and lower north region. You will fulfil that responsibility by supplying efficient an accurate legal support on any topic required.
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful, you will need to:
- Be someone who enjoys working independently towards deadlines
- Be self-motivated to manage workloads and maintain confidentiality
- Understand and consider the practicalities of outcomes as well as their legality
- Bring an understanding of Te Ao Māori, Te Reo Māori me onā tikanga
Mō te tīma/About our Team
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
Creating a continuous learning environment is important to us. As the successful applicant, you will bring your thirst for knowledge and improvement.
As an organisation we empower our people with building their wellbeing knowledge, offering a range of wellbeing tools and support.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
Tono mai/How to Apply
To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.
- If successful, you will be invited to an interview in Napier on a date to be confirmed
- Starting salary is $53,402 rising after 6 months service and subsequent 6-month periods
- Applicants are requested to provide an example of recent legal research that they have completed, preferably not more than two pages in length
- You are also required to include with your application the copy of the transcript of your academic record
Applications close on: Friday 15th July 2022
Our Ministry's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its employees. We have a comprehensive range of health and safety protocols already in place across all our worksites to help keep our people safe from the effects of COVID-19. We strongly encourage and support all our people to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Our current policy position is that vaccination is not a prerequisite for employment. However, while employed by Te Tāhū you will be bound by all policies, procedures and rules which are in effect at the time. This includes any future changes to our vaccination requirements.
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