When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation, working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.
About the role
If you have an interest in working within the justice system and are keen to work in the South West of the State, within a two hour drive of Perth and close to Bunbury, we have an exciting opportunity for you to consider as the Clerk of the Court, Collie.
The Clerk of the Court is responsible for assisting with the effective management of the non-judicial functions of the Court and presides over a range of judicial and quasi-judicial proceedings.
The position also:
- provides support to the judiciary in the effective case management of court sittings;
- ensures appropriate resources are allocated and managed to meet the needs of customers;
- provides advice on registry practices and procedures to all client groups;
- administers and manages the human resources for the Court including the building of effective teams;
- is responsible for recruitment, selection, performance management, succession and training and development of staff.
We are looking for someone to join our team who is:
- an experienced communicator across a variety of mediums;
- able to work in a fast paced environment;
- proactive and able to manage their time and priorities;
- able to apply your knowledge and experience in both the civil and criminal jurisdictions of the Court.
How to apply
Please ensure you review the attached JDF for further information about the requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
- A current comprehensive CV including the contact details of two referees; and
- A statement no more than 4 pages addressing all of the Job Related Requirements including the Role Specific Criteria contained in the Job Description Form. Please provide examples to support your claims.
To submit your application, click the “Apply for Job” button at the bottom of this page. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Justice is committed in building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of Aboriginal Australians, 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.
Aboriginal job seekers may contact the Aboriginal Workforce Development Team on or call (08) 9264 1700 for culturally appropriate application advice.
Applicants with disability requiring adjustment or accessibility requirements at any stage of the selection process can contact the hiring manager as listed under the ‘Further Information’ section or contact or call (08) 9264 1700 to for a confidential discussion.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Justice for a period of six (6) months, in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions No. 2: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
If you would like further information regarding the position and/or vacancy please contact Lisa Delaney, Regional Manager on (08) 9781 4201 for a confidential discussion.