Judges Clerk at NZ Ministry of Justice, Wellington City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Judges Clerk at NZ Ministry of Justice, Wellington
Wellington District Court
2-3 years Fixed Term
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
We are looking for a talented individual to come join our District Court as a Judges' Clerk based in Wellington District Court.
This is a 2-3 years Fixed Term internship for motivated, enthusiastic law professionals to develop an intricate and first-hand view of the judicial system. You will provide high quality research and directly support the District Court Judges and Community Magistrates.
You will provide high quality research to resident and visiting District Court Judges in the Wellington region. You will fulfil that responsibility by supplying efficient an accurate legal support on any topic required.
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful, you will need to be...
- Someone who enjoys working independently towards deadlines
- Self-motivated to manage workloads and maintain confidentiality
- Understanding and can consider the practicalities of outcomes as well as their legality
If you have an LLB with a strong academic record, excellent written communication and research skills and good computer literacy this could be the opportunity for you.
Mō te tīma/About our Team
At the Ministry of Justice, we deliver people centred services to provide access to justice for all. Te tuku ratonga ā-tangata kia āhei atu ai te katoa ki te ture.
Creating a continuous learning environment is important to us. As the successful applicant, you will bring your thirst for knowledge and improvement.
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, cover letter and copy of the transcript of your academic record.
- If successful, you will be invited to an interview in Wellington on a date to be confirmed
- Starting salary is $53,402 rising after 6 months service and subsequent 6-month periods
- Applicants are requested to provide an example of recent legal research that they have completed, preferably not more than two pages in length
Applications close on: 10 February 2023
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The successful applicant must be available for an immediate start, allowing for a notice period. Only applicants with the right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this position.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Justice|
|Attachment:||Position Description Judges Clerk Wgton (Feb 2023).pdf (PDF, 201KB)
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