Title Legal Case Manager (Native Title)
Division Federal Court of Australia
Branch Native Title
Classification Australian Public Service Level 5 (APS 5)
Salary $72,938 to $77,339 per annum, plus superannuation
Employment type Non-ongoing, full-time with possible extensions and with the possibility to
Location Perth, WA
Reports to National Judicial Registrar (Native Title)
The Federal Court of Australia entity is the administrative organisation that engages employees
under the Public Service Act 1999 to work in support of one or more of the following courts or
The Courts Administration Legislation Amendment Act 2016 established the Federal Court entity
however, each court continues to maintain its distinct statutory identity, with separate functions and
Employees are covered by the Federal Court of Australia Enterprise Agreement 2018–2021.
The Legal Case Manager (Native Title) is a key member of a team supporting Judges, Registrars,
parties and legal practitioners to manage designated native title claims to resolution through
litigation and/or associated alternative dispute resolution. The Legal Case Manager (Native Title) also
provides high-level administrative support to the Court in relation to native title claims generally.
The Legal Case Manager (Native Title) reports to the relevant Senior Legal Case Manager (Native
Title) Judicial Registrars and the National Judicial Registrar.
The position involves the following functions:-
Provide Quality Client Services
Assist in the efficient case management of matters in the Native Title Practice Area
Court Rules and registry procedures.
Contribute as a Member of a Work Based Team
Other duties as required.
Registrars and other staff
Competencies & Attributes
Other important attributes include:
and the Australian Public Service.
Legal work experience and qualifications are highly regarded.
Previous native title experience or experience working with Indigenous issues preferred.
Flexibility to travel as required and an open driver’s license.
1. Ability to provide high-level case management and administrative support to Registrars (or a
similar professional group), including demonstrated commitment to excellence in service
delivery, attention to detail and strong research ability.
2. Ability to manage time effectively, assisting the work of the Registrar as well as manage own
3. Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, with proven ability to present
develop and maintain positive professional relationships. Be able to exercise tact and discretion,
act impartially and maintain confidentiality.
4. Demonstrated proficiency with technology, particularly ability to quickly learn and use the
court’s case management data base (Casetrack), SharePoint, Microsoft office and other records
5. Demonstrated ability to think organisationally and work effectively as a member of a team by
being flexible and adaptable to support others in delivering strategic and operational outcomes.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of the jurisdiction of the Federal Court and its practical
application, in particular the Native Title jurisdiction.
How to Apply
To be considered you will need to:
by 11:55pm AEST on 5 October 2020.
For more information contact Shannon Hayes on 08 9268 7122.