Employment opportunity – Veterans’ Legal Service Solicitor
30 May 2022
Townsville Community Law Inc seeks to employ a full-time solicitor for a pilot Veterans’ Legal Service on a fixed-term basis until 1 March 2024.
The successful applicant will provide legal assistance services on veterans’ statutory entitlement issues and across a broad range of other legal issues experienced by veterans during their transition to civilian life, or as a consequence of their service.
This position is a full time (35 hour work week) fixed-term appointment until 1 March 2024.
How do I apply for this position?
In order to apply for this position, download the attached duty statement which contains all relevant position duties and responsibilities; mandatory qualifications; and desirable qualifications, experience and attributes. Please carefully read and consider the duty statement to ensure that you fully understand the position.
Email an up-to-date curriculum vitae to Townsville Community Law’s Director Aaron Finn (firstname.lastname@example.org), and note in your cover email that you wish to apply for the advertised solicitor position. You do not have to respond to selection criteria at this stage.
After the closing date, we will shortlist applicants for interview. Candidates who are shortlisted for interview can expect to be asked interview questions based on Duty Statement mandatory and desirable qualifications, position duties and responsibilities, and any other relevant matters mentioned in the Duty Statement.
Applications close at 5pm Monday 13 June 2022 (Qld time).
Legal practitioners with lived experience as a veteran, ex-serving member of the Australian Defence Force, ex-general reserve, or as a person sharing the lived experience of veterans and ex-serving members are encouraged to apply.
While the position is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing other options with applicants.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
If you have questions that are not answered in the Duty Statement, please email the Townsville Community Law Director Aaron Finn (Aaron@townsvillecommunity.law) in the first instance.
It is not necessary or helpful to call to introduce yourself before applying for this position.
No recruitment company cold calls, please.
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