Commissioner Support Officer - Courts, Tribunal and Service Delivery


Ongoing Full-Time
Location: Sydney
Clerk Grade 1/2, Salary ($64,779 - $70,425) plus employers contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading

About us

The Land and Environment Court of NSW (the Court) has a wide jurisdiction and is responsible for interpreting and enforcing environmental law in NSW. The Court forms part of the Department of Communities and Justice.

About the role

The Commissioner Support Officer role is based at the Court. This role will provide the administrative, clerical and secretarial functions to the Commissioners and Registrars of the Court and also assist in providing general administrative support to the registry through audio-typing and word processing of correspondence and conciliation conference reports including proof-reading of documents.

The Commissioner Support Officer will also be required to use the Courts case management system to update files and record case outcomes and perform other court officer duties such as answering telephone enquiries and providing high quality client services through liaising with parties on behalf of the commissioners.

Essential Requirements

Good clerical and computer skills including data entry and word processing (over 50 wpm), and experience with MS Word and Excel.

About you

The successful candidate will have the ability to prioritise and manage their time accordingly to complete a large volume of work while maintaining consistency and quality. They will demonstrate a passion for learning and sharing information amongst colleagues to work collaboratively and build a supportive team environment that better supports the operations of the Court.

The ideal candidate will also have the ability to show commitment to achieving work goals and accept receiving guidance and feedback from management where matters are beyond their experience.

Legal qualifications are desirable, but not essential.

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Applying for the role

To apply for this role you need to submit an application online via

When applying you will need to:

1. Answer the two pre-screening questions below we are looking for you to demonstrate your competency in this focus capability.

Targeted Question 1 - Outline how you would provide high level secretarial services in this role. What previous experience and knowledge would make you an ideal candidate for this role

Targeted Question 2 - Provide an example of a situation where you have worked in a high-volume environment and what strategies you employed to ensure that you were able to plan and prioritise in order to meet your objectives

2. Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description.

Contact: Jasmine Ward, Manager of Listings at Land & Environment Court of NSW,
Closing date: 2 December 2019 (11.59 pm)

A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

The Department of Communities and Justice is committed to building a workplace that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

The Department encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment process and in the workplace. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

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