Senior Legal/Legislation Officer
Government of Western Australia
East Perth, Australia
6d ago

Time Remaining 19 days

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Senior Legal / Legislation Officer Specified Calling Level 3, $108,533 -

$119,969pa, PSGO CSA GA 2017

Position No : MIS17140

Work Type : Fixed Term - Full Time

Location : East Perth

Closing Date : 2018-07-30 4 : 00 PM


Are you passionate about providing high quality legal advice?

We currently have an opportunity for a 6 month fixed term contract / acting / secondment, with option for a further 6 month extension and / or permanency.

The position

In this role you will be working within the Legal Services Directorate. Your clients will be the mines safety, dangerous goods safety, and petroleum safety areas of the Department.

You will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical legal advice, concerning a broad range of legal issues. These include statutory investigative powers, criminal procedure and evidentiary issues relating to mines safety investigations and prosecutions.

You will assist senior lawyers, including counsel, in complex matters and have the opportunity to conduct your own matters.

You will value and leverage the specialist expertise and the skills of others, and contribute your own expertise to achieve outcomes for the team.

This position is located in East Perth. However, you may be required to work at other sites.

What do you require to successfully undertake the role?

  • Degree in law and admitted or eligible to be admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia.
  • Demonstrated experience providing legal advice on a broad range of legal matters relevant to these clients.
  • Demonstrated experience with the prosecution of criminal or regulatory offences.
  • For further job specific information please find attached a copy of the job description form or contact Andrea Crichton-

    Browne, Deputy General Counsel on (08) 6251 2234.

    Please note that completion of a National Police Clearance and a 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;
  • Great work / life balance through flexible working arrangements and leave options.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • An award-winning Health and Wellbeing program, including access to an affordable on site gym.
  • Salary packaging options.
  • To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer, please visit our website.

    How to apply

    Click the Apply Now’ button below, complete the online application form. Attach a two page statement demonstrating why you have what is required to be successful in the role, with reference to the three bullet points above.

    Where possible, provide an example. Attach a detailed CV which contains two current referees.

    For tips on how to put together your application, or details about the process, you can find Information for Applicants on our website.

    For information about employment conditions, the application process or documents in an alternate format, please contact Ana Allain, Human Resources Officer, on (08) 9222 3643.

    We also encourage you to consider your suitability for the following opportunity : Senior Legal / Legislation Officer, Specified Calling Level 4 -

    MIS17141. Please search this position number on JobsWA for more information.

    Suitable applicants may be considered for other similar vacancies within the next twelve months.

    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.

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