Legal Services Officer

$102,698 - $114,188 yearly
  • Tweed Shire Council
  • Murwillumbah NSW, Australia
  • 09 Apr, 2021
Full time Legal Services

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Legal Officer to join our Engineering Division.

About the role:

  • Senior professional position, reporting to the Director Engineering
  • Autonomous role that requires management of a significant workload, consisting of a diverse range of matters with shifting priorities
  • Provides specialist advice and technical support for all property, commercial and conveyancing law transactions
  • Supervises the management, maintenance of and implementation of rural addressing in the Shire
  • Overseeing all statutory actions and dealings with roads within the Shire
  • Provides a high level of legal advice including research and interpretation to Council Management and Staff to assist informed decision making in relation to legal issues and legislation
  • Delivers specialist advice and technical support for all property, commercial and conveyancing law transactions
  • Manage Council's commercial, property and conveyancing legal service to internal clients and drafting legal enforceable agreements, including terms of easement as required.

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $102,698 per annum with performance based increments up to $114,188 per annum, plus 9.5% super
  • 70 hour, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions 

We are seeking: 

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree.
  • Extensive and demonstrated experience in the provision of legal services in a local government environment. 
  • Applied and extensive knowledge of relevant legislation.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Murwillumbah, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

Friday 30 April 2021 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

Job Closing Date

30 Apr, 2021