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Judicial and Statutory Appointments - Current Vacanci​​es​



State Coroner

$341,450 per annum plus conveyance allowance of $16,990 per annum (full-time).

The Attorney General is seeking applications from Magistrates of the Local Court of NSW and persons qualified for appointment as a Magistrate under the Local Court Act 2007 for appointment as NSW State Coroner. The State Coroner has, while holding office as such, the same status as a Deputy Chief Magistrate and is part of the management of the Local Court.

The State Coroner oversees and co-ordinates coronial services in NSW to ensure that all deaths, suspected deaths, fires and explosions concerning which a coroner has jurisdiction to hold an inquest or inquiry are properly investigated.

Applicants must be Australian lawyers of at least five years' standing, or current or former judicial officers, and should be conversant with the law and procedures applied in the Coronial jurisdiction and the Local Court generally. In addition, all applicants must refer to the judicial careers page at www.careers.justice.nsw.gov.au for the professional and personal qualities that must be addressed in their applications.

Note: Probity checks will be conducted.

Applications in Word or PDF identifying the specific position applied for and addressing the selection criteria, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees.

Applications close: Sunday, 19 November 2017 (11.59 pm).

Inquiries: His Honour Judge Henson, AM, Chief Magistrate, (02) 9287 7615.

Applications must be lodged electronically. Please go to iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and search Job Reference Number 00005ONE.


Magistrate

$323,270 per annum plus conveyance allowance of $16,990 per annum (full-time).

The Attorney General is seeking applications from persons qualified for appointment as a Magistrate under the Local Court Act 2007 on a full-time or part-time basis. A Magistrate of the Local Court may from time to time be appointed to serve in the Children's Court and within the Coronial Jurisdiction. Magistrates are required to undertake country service for a period of at least two years.

Applicants must be Australian lawyers of at least five years' standing, or current or former judicial officers, and should be conversant with the law and procedures applied in the Local Court and the Children's Court of NSW. In addition, all applicants must refer to the judicial careers page at www.careers.justice.nsw.gov.au for the professional and personal qualities that must be addressed in their applications.

Note: Probity checks will be conducted.

Applications in Word or PDF identifying the specific position applied for and addressing the selection criteria, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees.

Applications close: Sunday, 29 October 2017 (11.59 pm).

Inquiries: His Honour Judge Henson, AM, Chief Magistrate, (02) 9287 7615.

Applications must be lodged electronically. Please go to iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and search Job Reference Number 00005ME8.

It will be necessary for previous applicants to submit a fresh application if they still seek such appointment.