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Principal Legal Advisor, Public Law

Government of Victoria

Principal Legal Adviser, Public Law At COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria, we're looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done.

People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place. We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We're all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background.

If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our organisation, we'd love to hear from you. If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please email CQVrecruitmenthudson.com Job Details Department: COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria Work Type: Fixed term - full time Job Function: Legal Classification: VPSG6 Work Location: Melbourne - CBD Reference: VG/1518442 Closing Date: 14-Mar-2021 Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983 Job Duration: 12 months Attachments: CQV Position Description - Principle Legal Adviser - Public Law (1).

docx (Word, 3.92MB) Job Specification Contact: Jonathan Borg jonathan.borgjustice.

vic.gov.au Position Details Utilise your advanced legal and policy expertise to help drive the Victorian response to COVID-19.

12-month, fixed-term opportunity in the Victorian Public Service. VPS Grade 6: $124,033 - $165,983 plus superannuation. About Us COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria (CQV) is responsible for Victoria's COVID-19 Accommodation response, including: Mandatory quarantine for returned overseas travellers; Emergency Accommodation for people that cannot safely isolate/quarantine in their accommodation; Integrated Assessment and Triage Service.

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is responsible for the providing in-house legal advice across CQV and to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, as the responsible Minister for Victoria's COVID-19 Accommodation response. The Victorian Chief Health Officer has mandated that all returning overseas travellers arriving in Victoria must go into mandatory quarantine for 14 days from the day of their arrival to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition, CQV is responsible for the operation of Victoria's emergency accommodation program for community members and their close contacts who have tested positive for COVID-19 and where an assessment has concluded that there are no other suitable alternative accommodation options for self-isolation.

About the role The Public Law team leads the delivery of legal services on administrative, human rights and other public law issues for CQV. Reporting to the General Counsel, the successful candidate will lead the Public law work in the Office, including supervising junior lawyers, and managing the public law workload and key legal relationships with other departments and external lawyers on behalf of the Office. The successful candidate must possess a proven abil.


Date07 April 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary 124033.00 - 165983.00 AUD Annual salary

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