Prosecutor Grade 5 Senior Advocate

$179,976 - $190,819 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 04 May, 2022
Full time Executive and Management Legal Services

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 20 May 2022

Classification: Prosecutor Grade 5
Salary: $179,976 - $190,819 plus superannuation
Position No: 34367
Directorate: Director of Public Prosecutions
Advertised (Gazettal date): 29 April 2022
Contact Officer: Anthony Williamson on Anthony.Williamson@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 7354

Details: The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is the independent prosecutions authority of and for the Territory and is seeking outstanding and highly motivated criminal lawyers with a high degree of advocacy and litigation management skills. The successful applicant will appear as counsel in complex litigation, including appeals, and give high level legal advice to the Director. Senior Advocates also have a key role in mentoring and training junior prosecutors and contributing to criminal justice issues.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Applicants will either be admitted or eligible to practice as a Barrister and or Solicitor in the ACT. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

How to Apply: Applicants are asked to please provide your curriculum vitae and statements addressing the Selection Criteria. Please limit your response to no more than one page per criteria.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Job Closing Date

20 May, 2022