Court Registry Officer Dunedin

  • Company:
    Ministry of Justice
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Job Description

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role

Most New Zealanders who go to court will go through the entire justice process in the District Court. Each year, 160 Judges in 58 courthouses deal with approximately 200,000 criminal, family, youth and civil matters.

This is a chance for you to be part of the team at the District and High Court in Dunedin. You will support the day to day operations of the court by managing cases and interacting with all court participants/stakeholders.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Court Taking – this is the facilitating the running of the court. This includes introducing Judges (in English and Te Reo Maori), working closely with them in the Courtroom and Chambers, managing jurors and general administration of the court.
  • Customer Service – all courts have an onsite Customer Service area that people can access for any court related matter. You will work to answer queries via face to face, phone or email interactions
  • Case Management – this involves ensuring files are accurate, up to date, and progressing through the Justice System. This part of the role involves a large component of data entry.
  • Mō te tīma/About our Team

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

    At the Ministry of Justice we deliver people centred services to provide access to justice for all.

    Te tuku ratonga ā-tangata kia āhei atu ai te katoa ki te ture.

    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. 

    He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience

    With pride in your work, you will strive to deliver a service to our customers with high accuracy and professionalism.

    To be successful, you will need to be:

  • Detail orientated and observant – the court has many different processes and case information needs to be accurate;
  • Self-aware – you’ll understand our customers and will be confident working across a range of situations;
  • Multi-task – you’ll understand that some of our processes are repetitive, but you’ll be able to manage conflicting priorities and move from one task to another quickly;
  • Willing to learn – legislation and processes in the courts is always changing and you will be able to adapt and respond to feedback.
  • Resilience – there are times when working in the courts, you will be working on sensitive cases and sometimes at high volume.
  • Drivers Licence – The successful applicant will be required to travel and work in other courts. Due to this a full clean NZ Drivers licence is required.
  • Tono mai/How to Apply