Legal Assistant

Job Title: Legal Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Salary: Paying up to $43 per hour
Start Date: 2019-07-26
Reference: JO-1907-12595
Contact Name: Carolyn Ezzy
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: July 26, 2019 10:21

Job Description

A leading government department is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant for a short term contract, legal background ideal, CBD
  • Contract to February 2020 with immediate start available
  • Based in Sydney's CBD
  • Excellent remuneration for this short term role
Full Job Description

Goal focused role within the Legal area of a leading Public Sector business.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide Administrative support to the Legal Unit of this government department.

Your key responsibilities will be:
  • Undertake statutory decision making functions of the Registrar under delegation
  • Draft and prepare correspondence, reports. file notes and related documentation
  • Administrative assistance to Risk & Governance team including agenda preparation, arranging meetings and minutes for delegation review group
  • Maintain electronic information management systems
  • General administrative work as required
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:-
  • Be available for an immediate start
  • Proven experience working in a high volume administrative position
  • Intermediate MS Office skills
  • Strong customer service ethic
  • Ability to work under pressure and achieve deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Identify and analyse situations and implement appropriate solutions
  • Experience working with TRIM/Content Manager document management systems ideal
  • A criminal record check is required prior to commencement
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 

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