Position Details
Reference Number 16456
Position Title Prosecutions Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department City Infrastructure Department
Branch Strategic Trans & Compliance
Location Coburg Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street Coburg
Banding Level Band 6
Salary $83,491.37 to $91,008.02
Hours Per Fortnight 76.00
Position Summary

Moreland City Council is seeking the professional services of a Prosecutions Officer to review and process matters from Fines Victoria and to prosecute offences in the Magistrates’ Court and VCAT on behalf of Council.

As a key member of the Amenity and Compliance team you will contribute to the delivery of an efficient and effective service by:

  • Representing Council at legal proceedings at the Magistrates’ Court and VCAT for parking, Local Laws and Animal Management matters
  • Ensuring that the preparation of briefs of evidence are to acceptable standards for a court of law
  • Undertaking the necessary preparatory work and liaising with legal counsel to successfully prosecute more complex matters
  • Maintaining oversight of the day to day Court operations
  • Working closely with members of the Amenity and Compliance team on legislative issues that may impact upon our prosecution and enforcement services.

You will bring:

  • Proven prosecutions experience with a sound knowledge of the legal components associated with an enforcement function
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including superior listening, rapport building, feedback and coaching attributes
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to prepare reports and recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret legislation administered by Local Government or similar authorities in order to provide direction and guidance to others

Previous demonstrated experience with court advocacy or legal qualifications preferred.

We are an equal opportunity and child safe employer, support inclusiveness and diversity, and are Values based.  Moreland - One Community Proudly Diverse.

Contact Person Sandra Troise
Contact Number 92401270
Closing Date 23/04/2018
Position Description
Position Description Prosecution Officer.DOCX Open
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