Court Registry Officer at NZ Ministry of Justice, Manawatu/Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Court Registry Officer – Palmerston North/Lower North Region
Fixed Term, Full Time (6 months) x1 and Fixed Term, Full Time (12 months) x1 available
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
In this role you will work with a team responsible for the successful operation of the Court. You will liaise with multiple stakeholders who are interacting with the Justice system. This includes being able to communicate confidently with Judges within the courtroom and their chambers, as well as other members of the judiciary.
You'll enjoy the diversity of duties with tasks that include but are not limited to:
- Case management – this involves ensuring files are accurate and up to date. This part of the role involves a large component of data entry and sound decision-making
- Court Taking – this is the facilitation of running the court. This includes introducing Judges (in English and Te Reo Maori), working closely with them in the Courtroom and Chambers, managing jurors and general administration of the court
- Customer Service – interacting with customers on any court related matter. Customer queries can come in via face to face, phone or email interactions – so you will need to be confident with all methods
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
With pride in your work, you will strive to deliver a service to our customers with high accuracy and professionalism.
Our customers are diverse, and our workforce reflects this. This role is no different and would suit a variety of backgrounds. Whether you have an interest in the Justice system, returning to the workforce, or have a passion for working with customers, this is your chance to join us on our journey to deliver people centred justice services for all.
To be successful, you will need to be:
- Detail orientated and observant – the court has many different processes and case information needs to be accurate
- Self-aware – our customers are unique, and you will be confident working, both individually and as a team, across a range of situations
- Multi-tasker – some of our processes are repetitive, but you'll be able to manage conflicting priorities and move from one task to another quickly
- Willing to learn – legislation and processes in the courts is always changing and you will be able to adapt and take onboard feedback
- Resilience – there are times when working in the courts, you will be working on sensitive cases and often at high volume
- You're an excellent communicator with good English and confident Te Reo Maori pronunciation (or willing to learn the latter)
- Your computer skills and speed are strong, and you're confident using audio visual equipment
- You have the ability and maturity to interact positively with a diverse range of people
- Be committed to the principles of te Tiriti o Waitangi
You enjoy helping others, you're flexible, calm, resilient, and in no way daunted by large groups and the busy Courtroom environment.
Mō te tima/About our Team
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
Creating a continuous learning environment is important to us. As the successful applicant, you will bring your thirst for knowledge and improvement. You will have an individual training plan and be supported to carry out the role. As a Court Registry Officer this includes exercising Deputy Registrar Powers which is a quasi-judicial function.
As an organisation we empower our people with building their wellbeing knowledge, offering a range of wellbeing tools and support.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
Tono mai/How to Apply
To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.
Salary Range: The appointing salary for this position will be between $50,128 and $70,768 based on skills and experience.
Applications close on: Sunday, 21 August 2022
Our Ministry's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its employees. We have a comprehensive range of health and safety protocols already in place across all our worksites to help keep our people safe from the effects of COVID-19. We strongly encourage and support all our people to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Our current policy position is that vaccination is not a prerequisite for employment. However, while employed by Te Tāhū you will be bound by all policies, procedures and rules which are in effect at the time. This includes any future changes to our vaccination requirements.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Fixed Term Contract|
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