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Current vacancies

1. Junior Legal Secretary

Temporary, Full-Time (up to two years)

Location:   Sydney CBD

Salary:  $43,557-$52,447 per annum (package up to $58,132)

We are seeking enthusiastic junior legal secretaries who are keen to learn and are interested in a career in a professional legal office.

As a junior legal secretary with the CSO, you will receive on-the-job training and gain experience in all relevant aspects of legal practice administration.  You will work in a friendly, supportive team environment where you will be mentored by a Senior Legal Secretary and participate in a two-year rotation program to assist and support you in the development of your skills and experience.  In time, you will provide legal secretarial support to solicitors in a specialist legal practice group and undertake a range of administrative tasks to ensure that solicitors are fully supported in the delivery of legal services to clients.

To be considered for a role, you must have:

  • Qualified at Higher School Certificate standard;
  • A Certificate III in Business Administration or higher qualification ( to be eligible candidates must be qualified by December 2017);  and
  • A keyboarding speed of 45 wpm with 98% accuracy, in accordance with Australian Standard No. 2708/2001 (certification is required).

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A commitment to providing excellent client service;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to organise and prioritise your workload;
  • Demonstrated initiative and good judgment and attention to detail; and
  • Displayed familiarity and confidence in the use of technology.

If this sounds like you, then we would encourage you to submit an application.

How to Apply:

Applicants should read the Role Description and consider the key accountabilities and capabilities of the role when preparing their resume and cover letter. Applicants are requested to submit:

  • An up-to-date resume;
  • A cover letter which clearly details your capability, knowledge and skills relevant to this role (maximum 2 pages);
  • A copy of your HSC record of achievement;
  • A copy of your course transcript (Certificate III in Business Administration or higher qualification).

These documents should be submitted in MS Office 2003-2013 or PDF format and emailed to csorecruit@cso.nsw.gov.au by no later than 20 October 2017.

For more information, please follow the links below:

Role Description

About the Crown Solicitor's Office

Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service

For inquiries about the role, please call Debra McVicar - 

Tel. 9224-5000.


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