Administrative Officer – Criminal Law Practice

Administrative Officer – Criminal Law Practice

  • Administrative Officer 3 (AO3) $64,773 – $69,746 plus Superannuation
  • 12 Month Contract
  • Darwin

About the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission:

The Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC) is an independent statutory authority established under the Legal Aid Act 1990. Our purpose is to ensure that people in the Northern Territory understand their legal rights and disadvantaged people have access to quality legal services, and to uphold a fair Northern Territory and national justice system.

About the role:

Under the supervision of the Administrative Manager, provide high-level administrative support services to the Criminal Law Practice.

About you:

You will have a high level administrative and secretarial skills, with the ability to organise workload, prioritise, multi-task, meet deadlines. You will be able to work efficiently with limited supervision, utilising initiative and as part of a team with the ability to operate effectively in an environment with competing demands.

You will have high level interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and an ability to communicate with vulnerable people from diverse backgrounds, including culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and First Nations peoples.

Employee benefits:

NTLAC offer attractive employment benefits such as 6 weeks annual leave and salary packaging options. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on meeting the legal needs of vulnerable people in the Northern Territory.

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a current resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages), and copies of your relevant qualifications.

Applications must be submitted by email to by 4pm Friday, 23 February 2024.

Further Information:

A duty statement, including selection criteria can be obtained from here.

Further information on the role, please contact Human Resources on 08 8999 3000 or

NT Legal Aid values diversity. We encourage people from all diversity groups to apply for vacancies and accommodate people with disability by making reasonable workplace adjustments.

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