Learn about jobs available at the County Court, including current general vacancies and associate employment opportunities.
Our workforce is made up of around 300 staff including judges, associates, tipstaves, registry officers and administration staff. As an organisation we are focused on continually improving our culture, processes and practices through the International framework for court excellence.
Our vision is to be a leader in court excellence, delivering the highest standard of justice to the community we serve and inspiring public confidence in the rule of law.
Our values include integrity, respect, fairness, transparency, timeliness and professionalism. These values help shape the culture of the Court and contribute to the creation of a workplace that is productive, happy and rewarding.
The County Court of Victoria is an equal opportunity workplace embracing diversity among its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all cultural backgrounds to apply.
The responsibility of an Associate role is to provide operational, administrative and technical legal support to a Judge both in chambers and in court. These positions provide a unique opportunity to gain experience in court processes and procedures. Associates liaise extensively with the legal profession, observe the work of advocates and the judiciary, and gain working knowledge of legal principles and legislation.
The Court conducts an expression of interest recruitment process twice per year, generally April–May and October–November (subject to change). Through this process, successful candidates are placed on an order of merit register and contacted when associate vacancies arise.
When available, Associate positions are advertised under Justice and Community Safety > Court Services Victoria on the Careers Vic website.
To apply for a position, you must include your resume, covering letter and completed application form. Applications are submitted online for each vacancy. An auto-reply email will be generated for applications sent by email.