External Adjudicator

  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 27 Jul, 2022
Part time Legal Services

Job Description

Classification: Board/Committee/Council
Position No: External Adjudicators
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 25 July 2022
Contact Officer: Catherine King on Catherine.King@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 5166

The ACT Government is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and highly motivated persons for appointment as External Adjudicators.

Adjudicators provide an independent external review of decisions regarding disciplinary matters that are disputed by detainees in the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC).

The role of Adjudicator supports other independent review functions and plays a significant role in ensuring the rights of detainees at the AMC are upheld.  For most matters, an internal review process takes place before an Adjudicator becomes involved.

As Adjudicators oversee decisions, it is important that the person exercising the function has a high standard of integrity, impartiality and objectivity, as well as a sound understanding of administrative law principles.  An Adjudicator is required to be judicially qualified.  A judicially qualified person is a judge or retired judge; a magistrate or retired magistrate; or a person who has been a legal practitioner for not less than five years.

Note: Appointments as Adjudicators are for a period of up to three years and remuneration is on a per diem basis of $570 in accordance with ACT Remuneration Tribunal’s Part-time Public Office Holder Determination, which can be found at the Remuneration Tribunal’s website: www.remunerationtribunal.act.gov.au/determinations

How to Apply: To apply, applicants are asked to submit an Expression of Interest (maximum four A4 pages) detailing their Knowledge, Skills and Experience against the Selection Criteria and a current curriculum vitae.

Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.

Job Closing Date

24 Aug, 2022