Job type: Full Time

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The Office of the Sheriff of NSW are currently recruiting for casual Court Officer roles at the following locations:

  • Albury Court House
  • Bathurst/Orange Court Houses

Salary range $32,102 to $62, 839 (pro rata) plus employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave.

Agency overview

The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) is the lead agency under the Stronger Communities Cluster. DCJ works to enable everyone’s right to access justice and help for families through early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community. Stronger Communities is focussed on achieving safe, just, inclusive and resilient communities by providing services that are effective and responsive to community needs. For the first time, the creation of DCJ and Stronger Communities provides an opportunity to focus on prevention and early intervention across both the social welfare and justice systems.

About the Role

As a Court Officer supporting regional courts in NSW you will be part of the Office of the Sheriff of NSW. You will provide day to day operational support within a functioning courtroom environment.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Checking court papers
  • Assisting with handling of court papers
  • Liaising with court room personnel
  • Data entry
  • Jury support
  • Management and the facilitation of courtrooms

About you

The successful applicant will demonstrate the following:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Exceptional data entry skills
  • Ability to provide attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Deal with confidential matters

Essential requirements

Ability to maintain the confidentiality and the integrity of the Court and the jury process

Appointments are subject to reference checks. This role also requires the following checks/ clearances:

  • National Criminal History Record Check (Fingerprint check)

Does this sound like you? click HERE to download and view the role description.

Applying for the role

To apply for this role you will need to submit an application online via the DCJ Careers page;

During the application process, you will need to:

Attach a cover letter (maximum 1 page) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role

Attach an up-to-date resume (maximum of 4 pages)

For further information about these opportunities, please contact:Renae Elrington on 0412 261 251 or via email

Closing date: Wednesday 22nd September @10.00pm (AEST)

Please note; to apply for this role open your web browser and navigate to the DCJ Careers page from here you can create a profile and submit your online application.

If you experience technical difficulties when submitting your application, please call 02 9765 3526.


To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods.

This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.

Inclusion and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit:

We continue to hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people identifying as LGBTIQ+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers and other diversity groups.

If you require an adjustment within the recruitment process, please call (02) 9765 3526 and advise us of your preferred method of communication.

If you are looking for more information about workplace adjustments at DCJ, please visit our Careers site.

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

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