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Junior Administration Officer


Employer: National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Services
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Administration, Indigenous, Legal & Human Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Hobart

Job posted on: 05 February, 2019.
Applications close: 18 February, 2019.

About Us:

The Tasmanian Aboriginal Community Legal Service (TACLS) was established by the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) in 2015 to deliver legal services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in Tasmania. TACLS is semi-autonomous and has offices in Hobart and Launceston and are fully staffed by Tasmanians.

We strive to:

  • Promote social justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • Promote the right of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to empowerment, identity and culture;
  • Ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enjoy their rights, are aware of their responsibilities under the law and have access to appropriate advice, assistance and representation;
  • Reduce the disproportionate involvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the criminal justice system; and
  • Promote the review of legislation and other practices which discriminate against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Overview of the position:

As a Junior Administration Assistant, you will support the Senior Administration Officer. Your duties include preparation of legal documents, dealing with clients (face-to-face and over the phone), amendment of documents and correspondence, reception relief, filing and general secretarial duties as required.

How to apply for this job

To Apply, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter outlining who you are and why you are suited to this position
  • Statement addressing the key selection criteria - applications submitted without a statement addressing the key selection criteria will not be accepted
  • CV, including education and training, professional experience and two referees

Please submit your application to jobs@vals.org.au, using the subject line: Junior Administration Officer application via EthicalJobs. Applications close Monday 18th February 2019 at 5pm.

Supporting materials  Position Description - Junior Administration Officer - Feb 2019.pdf