Vacancies

Lawyer/ Legal and Policy Officer– Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Lawyer/ Legal and Policy Officer– Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide, Perth
$90,199 to $102,499 plus 15.4% Superannuation

  • Varied work in both legal and policy and on a range of legal topics
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Competitive package including 15.4% superannuation

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal is looking for candidates to fill multiple roles available in the Law and Policy Branch. We are seeking three Lawyers to work in the Legal Services – Social Services and Child Support Division team, and a Legal and Policy Officer to work in the Legal and Policy team within the Branch.

The Law and Policy Branch provides legal services that span a range of administrative law jurisdictions, including social security and child support, migration and refugee and the national disability insurance scheme, as well as corporate law (contracts, employment law), freedom of information and privacy.

There may be opportunities for the successful candidates to work across other areas of the Law and Policy Branch.

A merit pool will be created to fill future like vacancies in the Law and Policy Branch, including the Migration and Refugee Legal Services team.

To be eligible for these roles, you will need well-developed legal advice/legal policy advice, research and analytical skills, well-developed organisational, written and oral communication skills including legal drafting skills, and be a team player..

For further information and to lodge an application, please refer to our position description listed on our career opportunities page. Applications will be accepted until 11:45 PM (AEDT) on Monday, 10 June 2024.

 

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Team Leaders - Administrative Appeals Tribunal - Melbourne

Team Leaders – Administrative Appeals Tribunal –Melbourne

  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment
  • Multiple ongoing roles available in the Melbourne Registry
  • Competitive package including 15.4% superannuation

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is seeking skilled Team Leaders to manage key operational teams within the Melbourne registry. Team Leaders are an important part of the registry leadership structure and will work as part of a collaborative and supportive leadership group.

Team Leaders manage and support staff in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, to provide high quality service to external users and internal stakeholders. In additional to having multiple direct reports for whom they have people management responsibilities, Team Leaders will utilise their expertise in AAT procedures and jurisdictions to manage complex matters and support junior staff.

The successful candidates will have strong skills in leadership, people and workload management, analysis and communication, and the ability to lead teams in a legal environment.

There are currently multiple ongoing positions available in the Melbourne registry.

Legal qualifications are highly desirable for one of the available positions, which will lead a team delivering member support functions.

For further information and to lodge an application, please refer to our career opportunities page.

Applications will be accepted until 11:45 PM (AEST) on Sunday, 5 May 2024.

Victoria
Personal Injury Commission (NSW)
Full-time General Member (Full Time)
Motor Accidents Division (x 1)
Workers Compensation Division (x 1)

The Personal Injury Commission (Commission) resolves disputes between people injured in motor accidents and workplaces in NSW, insurers and employers. The Commission is an independent statutory tribunal in NSW, committed to providing a transparent and independent dispute resolution service. The Commission exercises functions in two divisions – the Motor Accidents Division and the Workers Compensation Division.

Applications are sought from suitably qualified and experienced persons for appointment to the position of General Member (Full Time) in both the Workers Compensation or Motor Accidents Division. Candidates with experience across both Divisions may be successful for a dual appointment. Full-Time General Members are based in Sydney. Some travel may be required.

Full-Time General Members receive an attractive salary. Appointments may be made for terms up to five years, with eligibility for reappointment.

Applicants for appointment as a General Member will be qualified legal practitioners of at least 5 years’ standing or, in the opinion of the Minister, possess special knowledge, skill or expertise. Ideally applicants will have sound knowledge of motor accidents and/or workers compensation law and practice, coupled with demonstrated alternative dispute resolution and facilitation skills and experience.

To understand more about the role, including terms and conditions, please access the following information:

· General Member (full-time) Information Kit

· Member Code of Conduct

How to Apply You will need to submit a cover letter and CV, demonstrating how your skills, experience and qualifications meet the selection criteria for the position identified in the Information Kit.

If you require further information, please contact the Commission by email at membersupport@pi.nsw.gov.au.

Applications close at 10.00AM (AEST) on 19 April 2024.

The Personal Injury Commission is an EEO employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. If you require access to information via a different process or have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the application/assessment process, please contact the Commission on the email above to discuss.

Appointment of the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Administrative Review Tribunal

The merit-based and transparent process to appoint the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar of the Administrative Review Tribunal (Tribunal) has now commenced. The selection criteria, candidate information pack and information on how to apply can be found on the Attorney-General’s Department website. In order to support candidates to prepare their application and understand the assessment process, guidance on applying to the ART is also available.

Applications will close at 5 pm AEDT on Tuesday 2 April 2024.

 

 

 

Senior Associate to the President – Administrative Appeals Tribunal - Melbourne

$79,438 to $87,608 plus 15.4% Superannuation
Opportunity to work closely with the AAT President

  • Gain invaluable experience in court and tribunal setting
  • Develop legal and professional skills

This is a unique opportunity to work closely with Justice Kyrou hearing complex administrative law cases predominantly as the President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) but also as a Judge of the Federal Court.

The Senior Associate to the President provides legal and case-management support and works closely with other AAT members, associates and registry staff to achieve desired outcomes.

This is a role that requires an articulate, energetic and resilient individual who can build positive professional relationships. Legal qualifications are required, and excellent research, writing and typing skills, proficiency in grammar and a strong academic record are essential.

A willingness to obtain and maintain at least a baseline level security clearance is also mandatory.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in an administrative review tribunal setting as well as a Court setting, and to closely observe the work of advocates.

The duties of an Associate are detailed in the attached position description but specifically include:

  • Supporting the preparation of reasons for decisions, orders and case-related correspondence.
  • Fact-checking, proof-reading, and editing decisions.
  • Undertaking complex legal and other research.
  • Clerking at hearings, using hearing room technology to ensure proceedings are transcribed, swearing in witnesses, and recording orders.
  • Undertaking general administrative support functions, including filing.

For further information and to lodge an application, please refer to our position description listed on our career opportunities page. Applications will be accepted until 11:45 PM (AEDT) on Friday 22 March 2024.

General Counsel - Administrative Appeals Tribunal

General Counsel – Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney
Salary negotiated with successful applicant

  • Work at the centre of merits review in Australia
  • Contribute to implementing reform
  • Engage at strategic levels

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is seeking a General Counsel (SES1). The General Counsel position provides expert support and advice to the President as the head of the AAT and from time to time will represent the Office of the President and the AAT in dealing with key internal and external stakeholders. The position also provides support and advice to the Registrar and AAT more broadly on legislative, law reform and policy matters through leadership of the Law and Policy branch.

We are looking for a highly motivated and resilient individual who has a demonstrated ability to work under pressure and deliver results in a dynamic working environment. You must be able to communicate with influence and build and maintain relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced lawyer to work at the centre of administrative law in Australia through a period of significant change. You will play an important role working closely with the President and Registrar to deliver the legislated objectives of the AAT.

You will work in a complex and fast-paced law environment with a key focus on managing legal risk and governance across the AAT. You will need to be abreast of developments in administrative law and proactively manage the AAT’s position in relation to legislative, law reform and policy matters.

The President’s Chambers are located in the Melbourne Registry. The successful applicant will not be required to work out of the Melbourne Registry but should expect to travel regularly to participate in key meetings and support the President in the conduct of his functions.

For further information and to lodge an application, please refer to our career opportunities page.

Applications will be accepted until 11:45 pm (AEDT) on Monday, 4 March 2024.

APS4 Tribunal Officer – Administrative Appeal Tribunal

APS4 Tribunal Officer – Administrative Appeal Tribunal
Melbourne location
$71,223 to $77,331 plus 15.4% superannuation

  • Client service orientated role
  • Generous remuneration and working conditions
  • Great opportunity to work in a positive team environment

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is seeking Tribunal Officers to work in our Melbourne Registry.

We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible, and reliable people with a “can do” attitude and the ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced work environment.

Our Tribunal Officer roles are flexible and are broadly responsible for providing support for the operations of the Tribunal. Tribunal Officers may work across any division of the AAT and perform a range of functions.

Depending on where you’re needed, in these roles you may:

  • provide great client service and administrative support to internal and external stakeholders
  • efficiently manage cases to support hearings or alternate dispute resolution practices
  • provide direct case management, case analysis and administrative support to Tribunal Members and/or Conference Registrars
  • analyse applications to assess appropriate review pathways
  • assess and determine requests from clients for fee reductions and access to case documents
  • review case files to identify issues and to prepare case-related information and correspondence

More information about our agency, this position, its scope, accountabilities, and required capabilities and experience, is contained within the position description for this role, available from the Working at the AAT page of our website, www.aat.gov.au.

Applications will be accepted until 11:45 PM (AEDT) on Sunday, 3 March 2024.

People and Culture Project Manager – Administrative Appeals Tribunal

People and Culture Project Manager – Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney
$108,997 to $128,291 plus 15.4% Superannuation

  • Short-term contract for up to 6 months
  • We are looking for a specialist HR Advisor
  • We are looking for a someone with experience in successfully managing workers’ compensation claims
  • We are looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

We need a pragmatic specialist to review our small portfolio of accepted Comcare claims and provide strategic actionable advice and plans to support successful outcomes.

The annual salary for this position is from $108,997 to $128,291 plus 15.4% superannuation. Our newly approved Enterprise Agreement will deliver a 4% pay increase from 14 March 2024.

We encourage and welcome applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTIQA+ people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature age people.

To submit your application for this role, you are required to provide a resume/CV (max. 4 pages) and a 1-page cover letter describing your experience in managing and reviewing workers compensation claims.

To submit your application, please email Petra Downs, Director People and Culture, on petra.downs@aat.gov.au.

Applications will be accepted until 11:45 pm (AEDT) on Wednesday, 21 February 2024.

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner - APS5 Assistant Review Advisers

APS5 Assistant Review Advisers, Freedom of Information Branch
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
Government – Federal (Government & Defence)
Full time: $81,420 – $86,077 + 15.4% Superannuation
Are you interested and passionate about privacy and information security?Type of vacancy: Ongoing and Non-ongoing, Full-time or Part-time
Title: Assistant Review Advisers Classification: APS Level 5

Location: The OAIC operates a hybrid work model with a combination of remote working and office attendance. The OAIC office is located in the Sydney CBD. Whilst Sydney, NSW is the preferred location we will also consider candidate applications from other locations.

How to Apply:

  • Visit the OAIC website by clicking here to review the download the candidate information pack.
  • Please complete the application sheet (located within the candidate information pack) as part of your application.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 13 February 2024 at 11:59pm AEDT. Apply Now

Senior Data Science Officer- Administrative Appeals Tribunal

Senior Data Science Officer – Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney
$86,055 to $98,557 plus 15.4% Superannuation

  • Exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced data warehouse and business intelligence professional
  • Involved in key data management improvement initiatives
  • Ongoing (permanent) appointment

The Data, Performance and Insights section is responsible for the AAT’s data, performance and reporting frameworks. The team is tasked to design new enterprise data warehouse by integrating variety of internal and external data sources and prepare a range of reports including Senate Estimates, Annual Report etc.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced data warehouse and business intelligence professional. The Senior Data Science Officer contributes to the delivery of the AAT’s data science function and will be involved in key data management improvement initiatives. With significant data warehousing, business intelligence implementation and operational experience, the Senior Data Science Officer is responsible for supporting the delivery of a sustainable data integration and reporting capability to meet the data and information needs of the Tribunal and its stakeholders.

The Senior Data Science Officer supports the section to deliver data services that support a range of strategic, policy and operational decision-making activities. Working with a multi-disciplinary team, the Senior Data Science Officer gathers user requirements, designs, develops and quality assures data services, using Microsoft technologies.

For further information, please refer to our position description listed on our career opportunities page. Applications will be accepted until 11:45 PM (AEDT) on Monday, 12 February 2024.

Telephone: 0418 281 116   -   GPO Box 268, Darlinghurst NSW 1300
Email: info@coat.gov.au