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Judges Associate, Supreme Court, Wellington

Judges Associate, Supreme Court, Wellington

Judges Associate, Supreme Court, Wellington

Ministry of Justice

Closing Date : 08 Dec 2019

JUDICIAL OFFICE FOR SENIOR COURTS Te Tari Kaiwhakawā mo ngā Kōti Mātāmua

Supreme Court Building 85 Lambton Quay DX SX 10084 Wellington 6140 New Zealand Telephone (+64)(04) 496-3974 Facsimile (+64)(04) 496-3985 Email: 

Judges Associate, Supreme Court, Wellington


Are you an experienced and professional personal assistant open to an interesting new role?

We are looking for a person who will provide professional, confidential and reliable assistance to a Judge of the Supreme Court.

The successful person will support the Judges’ work before, during and after hearings, as the principal liaison point between the Judges and court and registry administration.

S/he will be responsible for providing practical support to the across a range of administrative functions including but not limited to, transcription, diary management, document management.

You will need to:  

  • work collaboratively and proactively
  • have advanced ability with the full MS Office suite
  • be a team player to work alongside other Associates, Clerks and Judges as required,
  • have a mature and professional attitude
  • be adaptable and committed
  • be comfortable working with tikanga Māori and Te Reo Māori
  • be willing to take a leading role in the court in relation to tikanga and Te Reo.

High attention to detail is essential. Previous Associate or Personal/Executive Assistant experience is desirable.

Salary range:  $52,885 - $67,572

The Ministry of Justice is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff - regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs have access to equal employment opportunities, in recruitment, training and career opportunities and conditions of employment.

How to apply

To apply, click the Apply button to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description at the site, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Applications close 5pm Sunday, 8 December 2019.

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