Judges Personal Assistant

Ministry of Justice

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Wellington

Māori Land Court, Wellington

Tēnei te tuku pōwhiri ki tētahi tangata kia hono mai ki te Kooti Whenua Māori ki te tari o Te Whanganui a Tara hei ringa hāpai mo ngā kaiwhakawā o te Kooti.

With no two days the same, we work in an exciting and fast paced environment. We offer a fun, supportive and tikanga based workplace where you'll feel like you are part of the whānau.

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the role

We're looking for an experienced Personal Assistant (or someone with comparable experience) to provide professional secretarial and administrative support to the Judges of the Māori Land Court. You will support the judiciary on a one-to-one basis with a variety of tasks relating to the Judges' work schedules.

The Judges' PA is the main conduit for the judiciary for all communication coming in to Chambers; managing Judges' diaries; arranging Judges' travel and accommodation for matters such as Court hearings, conferences and seminars; preparing documentation including judgments, Court minutes, presentations, minutes of meetings and reports; organising venue bookings and catering for conferences when required; and assisting visitors to the Chambers area.

This role demands a high level of attention to detail and the ability to respond to and manage conflicting priorities. Therefore, effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines are key requirements.

He pūkenga tou/Skills and experience

In addition to proven admin/secretarial experience you will be able to demonstrate that you have the following:

  • Excellent Microsoft Windows suite skills
  • Confidence in Te Reo me ōna Tikanga Māori
  • an understanding of, and an ability to explain, the work and practices of the Māori Land Court and the Waitangi Tribunal and/or experience in a legal environment

If you are looking for a new challenge then this could be the role for you.

Mō te tīma/About our team

At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.

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 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 and cover letter.

Salary Range: The remuneration band for this role is $50,128 to $70,768 - while the appointing salary will be based on skills and experience, we are willing to pay higher in the band to attract strong candidates into this role.

Applications close on Saturday, 22 January 2022.

The Ministry's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its employees. We already have existing protocols in place to provide a safe workplace. We're now strengthening those protocols with a COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring that all roles across Te Tāhū o te Ture are carried out by people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All candidates are required to declare their COVID-19 vaccination status as part of the application process.

If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@justice.govt.nz

He ao apōpō he ao tea

(Tomorrow holds a bright future)

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