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Senior Legal Officers

WorkSafe - Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Date Published: 17 Sep 2019 Premium EXPIRED
Legal Full Time
Public No salary information listed.
Generalists - In House Cannington WA 6107, Australia
Senior Legal Officers
  • WorkSafe WA is looking for Senior Legal Officers
  • Prosecuting complex high profile and significant workplace safety offences, including as counsel
  • Providing legal advice and representation in matters such as the management and development of the State’s resource sector

WorkSafe WA offers some of the most interesting legal work you will find. The Legal Services Branch offers a unique opportunity to work across a range of practice areas or to specialise in your particular area of interest.

This Branch has positions available practising in the following areas of law:

  • Prosecutions
  • Counsel work
  • Administrative law
  • Commercial
  • Resources and environment

Positions are located in both Cannington and East Perth. You may be required to work across both locations. Prosecution work may require intra State travel.

 

What do you require to successfully undertake the role?

 

SCL3 – Senior Legal Officer

a) Degree in Law and admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia OR Legal Practitioner from outside the State whose qualification for admission in Western Australia have been approved by the Legal Practice Board.

b) Demonstrated experience in areas of law relevant to government practice and/or the resources industry.

c) Demonstrated experience in the provision of timely and high quality legal advice.

d) Demonstrated knowledge of the legislation-making process.

 

SCL4 – Senior Legal Officer

e) Degree in Law and admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia OR Legal Practitioner from outside the State whose qualification for admission in Western Australia have been approved by the Legal Practice Board.

f) Demonstrated experience in court appearances, processes and procedures.

g) Demonstrated experience in providing high level legal advice on a broad range of complex legal matters.

For further job specific information please follow the below link to the Application Page or contact Andrea Crichton-Browne, Deputy General Counsel on (08) 6251 2234.

Please note that completion of a National Police Clearance and pre-employment Conflict of Interest declaration will also form part of the selection process.

 

What makes DMIRS a great place to work?

DMIRS offers a supportive, diverse and innovative environment, with great benefits, including:

  • No billable target
  • Great work/life balance through flexible working arrangements and leave options.
  • Genuinely collaborative and fun team.
  • Access to exceptional professional development opportunities beyond your required annual continuing professional development training.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • An award-winning Health and Wellbeing program.
  • Salary packaging options.

DMIRS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of Aboriginal Australians, people with disability, youth and other diversity groups. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

 

IMPORTANT: Please state in your covering letter the level you are applying for.

If you wish to apply for both positions, please clearly state this and show how you meet requirements d, e, f, and g, as listed above.

 

How to apply

Applications are only accepted through the Jobs WA Application Page, accessible at https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=242960. Click the ‘Apply Now’ button, complete the online application form and attach your covering letter (to a maximum of 3 pages) and detailed CV, showing how you meet the above listed requirements of your preferred role.


(08) 9222 3265
andrea.crichton-browne@dmirs.wa.gov.au


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