Administrative Officer – Family Dispute Resolution Practice

Administrative Officer – Family Dispute Resolution Practice
• Administrative Officer 3 (AO3): $62,773 – $67,746 plus Superannuation
• 2 Year Contract
• Full Time or Part Time (3 days or equivalent – minimum 22.03hrs)
• Darwin
About the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission:
NT Legal Aid 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:
The Family Dispute Resolution Service (‘FDRS’) conferencing program assists people experiencing family breakdown reach an agreement in Family Law matters involving parenting arrangements and property division. Under the supervision of the FDR Supervising Legal Practitioner and FDR Coordinator, provide high-level administrative support to ensure the efficiency of NT Legal Aid’s FDRS.
About you:
You will have experience in providing administration support with the ability to organise work, prioritise, multi-task, and 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 in a trauma informed manner.
Crucial to your success in this role is sensitive and compassionate communication via your well-developed interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with people from diverse cultures, who may be experiencing trauma.
Employee benefits:
NT Legal Aid offers attractive employment benefits such as 6 weeks annual leave and salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free). Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on resolving parenting and property disputes for vulnerable people in the Northern Territory.
How to apply:
To be considered for the role, applicants are required to submit a current resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages).
Applications must be submitted by email to by 4pm Wednesday 14 December 2023.
Further Information:
A duty statement, including selection criteria can be obtained from
For further information on the role, please email
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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