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Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioner

The Government of Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest for appointment as a full-time Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioner pursuant to the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1976.

Appointment is by the Minister for Justice for up to 12 months. The appointee will be employed full-time by Victims Support Services in on a fixed-term basis for the length of the appointment. The appointee will be required to work in Hobart. Employment in the State Service is governed by the State Service Act 2000. Remuneration will be paid in accordance with the Legal Practitioners Agreement (Legal Practitioner Level 3).

An Information Package is available on request from the Manager of Victims Support Services, Ms Catherine Edwards. The Information Package can also be accessed under “Positions Vacant” on the Department of Justice’s website.


Ms Catherine Edwards
Victims Support Services
Email: catherine.edwards@justice.tas.gov.au
Phone: (03) 6165 7524


Responses must contain a curriculum vitae and the names of two (2) professional and confidential referees. Applicants must address the published selection criteria outlined in the Information Package (pdf, 148.8 KB) when completing their expression of interest.

Expressions of Interest should be marked “PERSONAL & CONFIDENTIAL” and sent electronically to applications@justice.tas.gov.au; or

Human Resources
Recruitment and Establishment
GPO Box 825

Applications must be received by close of business Friday 27 April 2018.

All applications will be acknowledged when received.