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Legal Support Officer


Butler Chambers; South East Queensland Region; Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions; Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Logan & Gold Coast

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) is seeking expressions of interest for multiple AO2 Legal Support Officer vacancies across Queensland. Permanent and fixed-term Temporary flexible full-time opportunities are available over the next 12 months.
Legal Support Officers assist Crown Prosecutors and Legal Officers to prepare and present matters to the Court.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Justice & Legal
Classification AO2
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Cairns region,Logan - Beaudesert,Toowoomba region,Townsville region,Rockhampton region,Gold Coast,Sunshine Coast,Ipswich region
Job ad reference QLD/538207/24
Closing date 10-Jan-2025
Job duration As required - this is an ongoing recruitment pool
Contact person Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Jobs
Contact details Phone: 07 3738 9759
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Please note this is a Continuous recruitment pool to fill various permanent and fixed-term temporary vacancies across the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Applications will remain current for 12 months.

Applicants must complete the provided questionnaire and nominate their preferred location/s. If you are required for an interview, we will contact you directly.

About the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) represents the State of Queensland in criminal cases. The ODPP's significant responsibility is to prosecute criminal matters in the High Court of Australia, Court of Appeal (Qld), Supreme Court, Mental Health Court, District Court, the Childrens Court of Queensland and the Magistrates Court (in limited locations and matters).

About your opportunity
Multiple AO2 Legal Support Officer roles are available on permanent and fixed-term temporary flexible full-time basis in various work locations in Queensland. 
Legal Support Officers provide administrative support to Legal Officers and Crown Prosecutors in preparing matters to be presented to the Court. Duties include obtaining additional statements from witnesses, liaising with stakeholders including other government departments and legal practitioners, and attending to court related filing.

As indicated in this advertising, there are positions is available in – Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Maroochydore, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Logan & Southport. The location is dependent on the preference of the successful applicant. Please indicate your location preference for this role on your application.

Some intra state travel may be required.

For more information, including the key responsibilities and how to apply, please see the Role Description.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/538207/24

Closing Date: Friday, 10 January 2025

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

This is a Continuous Applicant Pool for Legal Support Officer for multiple positions available with multiple work status in multiple locations across Qld.
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