District Court Scheduler

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Other
  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 16-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1455830
  • Job Title: District Court Scheduler
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  • Summary:

District Court Scheduler (Secondment until 1 July 2021, Full-time), Christchurch District Court, Ministry of Justice

  • This is one of three Scheduler roles, based at the Christchurch District Court.
  • Customer-focused approach to service delivery.

About the role:

This role is based in the Christchurch District Court, reporting to a Service Manager.  The District Court Scheduler will ensure that the Ministry maintains a strong focus on prioritising and scheduling cases across the District Court jurisdictions. 

The position will work closely with Regional Scheduling Advisors to maintain court schedules and ensure the smooth daily operation of scheduling within courts.  Being adaptable and having the ability to multi-task are key factors to succeed in this opportunity.

This position will also work closely with Court Registry Officers, Managers, judicial officers, external stakeholders, and the National Scheduling team.  This collaboration will ensure national scheduling priorities are followed, the efficient prioritization of cases and available hearing time is effectively utilised. This role directly contributes to efficient case flow management, improved court performance and the delivery of excellent customer service. 

The District Court Scheduler will be responsible for the following:

  • Ensuring a consistent approach to scheduling cases. 
  • Supporting Ministry of Justice focus areas, specifically by prioritising and scheduling cases/hearings across a JSA, and maximising AVL use.
  • Ensuring that the appropriate type and volume of work is scheduled.
  • Utilising courtroom and allocation of judicial resources efficiently, to meet expected workload.
  • A leading role in supporting and promoting consistent scheduling practices and use of technology.
  • Adopting a national way of working for scheduling and a key contact for the National Scheduling team for each JSA.
  • Maintaining knowledge of facilities and scheduling issues for the courts in each JSA.
  • Working collaboratively with judicial officers, registry staff and stakeholders across multiple courts.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of working in a scheduling or court operations position.
  • Experience and ease with the use of the Court Management System and the Rostering and Scheduling tool within this.
  • Excellent relationship skills and a strong service-oriented ethic.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Salary range:  $53,414 – $75,407

Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It’s important to us that 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 where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

How to apply

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description at the site, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Applications close on Friday 20 March 2020.