Court Registry Officer | Auckland City
|Position Type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Attachments:|| EM-525 Court Registry Officer Employment Court NEW (003).pdf (PDF, 394KB)
|Application Close Date:||31-May-2023|
Court Registry Officer - Employment Court
Te whiwhinga mahi/The Opportunity
The Employment Court is looking for a Court Registry Officer in our Auckland office.
In this role you will work with a team responsible for the successful operation of the Court. You will be coming into a fast-changing environment that will require a high level of agility and resiliency.
The tasks include but are not limited to:
Case management and customer service: You will be responsible for managing Court cases from filing to disposition which includes:
- Receiving and processing documents
- Providing excellent and highly organised case management processes to ensure cases are heard in a timely and effortless manner
- Liaise with legal profession and parties regarding steps in the proceedings
- Providing up to date information to Judges and parties of the status of the cases
- Ensuring case files and electronic case management system are in order and up-to date
- Completing actions required following hearings (including proof-reading of the judgments)
Court taking: You will be responsible to facilitate running of the Court hearings which includes:
- Introducing Judges (in English and Te Reo Maori)
- Working closely with the Judges in the Courtroom and Chambers
- Working closely with hearing participants, counsel, and parties
- General administration of the Court
- You may also be required to travel as part of this role
Scheduling: You will be responsible for planning the events for the cases, which includes:
- Identify and plan steps in the proceedings towards hearings
- Liaising with the Judges and the parties to ensure preparedness for the events
- Support the team with general office administration
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
Our customers are diverse, and our workforce reflects this. This role is no different and would suit a variety of backgrounds.
Tertiary qualification in law or relevant work experience is advantage. You will have strong interpersonal skills that will support your work with the Judges, but also be capable of dealing with legal profession and self-represented parties. An ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds is essential. Well-developed written and oral communication skill is prerequisite. Full driving license and ability to travel is desirable.
To be successful, you will need to be
- Detail orientated and observant – the court has many different processes and case information needs to be accurate
- Self-aware – our participants are unique, and you will be confident working, both individually and as a team, across a range of situations
- Multi-task –some of our processes are repetitive, but you'll be able to manage conflicting priorities and move from one task to another quickly
- Willing to learn – legislation and processes in the courts is always changing and you will be able to adapt and maintain knowledge capital
- Resilience – there are times when working in the courts, you will be working on sensitive cases and sometimes at high volume
Ko wai mātou/Who we are
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
Joining Te Tāhū o te Ture means you will become part of an organisation that welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions.
Salary Range: The remuneration band for this role is $52,729 to $74,441 – while the appointing salary will be based on skills and experience, we are willing to pay higher in the band to attract strong candidates into this role.
If successful, you will be invited to an interview in Auckland on a date to be confirmed. Please note that we cannot progress your application if you are not able to attend.
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.
Applications close on 31 May 2023, however we will be reviewing CV's as they come in and inviting successful candidates to interview before the close date.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org