Legal Policy Officer - Corrections Victoria

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Closing On: Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
Category: Legal
Location: VIC
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

About us

  • Corrections Victoria is responsible for the direction, management and operation of Victoria's corrections system, which incorporates prisons and community correctional services. As a major business unit within the Department of Justice and Community Safety, Corrections Victoria is a key pillar of the State's criminal justice system and plays a unique role in contributing to the Government's community safety agenda.
  • The Legal Policy Branch, part of the Strategic Policy and Planning Division within Corrections Victoria, is responsible for leading and delivering Corrections Victoria's legislative and regulatory development program and, through legal advice and legal services, for ensuring that the organisation operates within a compliant legislative and legal framework.

About the role
As a Legal Policy Officer in the Legal Policy Branch, you will assist in the delivery of Corrections Victoria's legislation program and the development of new legislative, regulatory and policy proposals that will assist Corrections Victoria in the delivery of a safe, humane and sustainable correctional system. You will also assist in providing legal advice and legal services to support effective practices across Corrections Victoria.

About you

  • As the successful candidate, you will have:
  • Knowledge of Cabinet, Parliamentary and Executive Council processes for development of new legislation and regulations.
  • Completion of a relevant tertiary or equivalent educational qualification in law is required for this position.
  • Admission or eligibility for admission to practice as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria is highly regarded.

How to apply
Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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