Community Legal Education Officer (357070)

Department of Justice
Tasmania Legal Aid
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Position details

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Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 5


$96,584.00 to $101,313.00 pro rata, per annum

Employment type:

Permanent, part-time





Job description:

The position is responsible for the development, delivery, and promotion of Tasmania Legal Aid’s (TLA) community education program across Tasmania.

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people living with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and LGBTIQA+ people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact listed at the end of this vacancy.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

Part Time - 58 hours 38 minutes per fortnight (4 days per week).


  • Deliver training modules, education sessions and contribute to the development of information resources for community stakeholder groups and other organisations.
  • Maintain and market contemporary training, education, and development program content to support the development of community knowledge and awareness regarding legal rights and obligations.
  • Maintain appropriate training, education, and development records to enable effective reporting and support future training schedules.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external services and stakeholders to support activities undertaken by the Community Legal Education and Information (CLE) unit.
  • Ensure the ongoing evaluation and improvement of CLE’s training, education, and information activities.
  • Lead the development of the community education and development aspects of CLE’s annual business plan.
  • Engage in external stakeholder community education and information activities fostered by Tasmania Legal Aid.
  • Contribute to and participate in CLE activities and projects.  
  • Perform such other duties or projects as required from time to time in accordance with the skills, competence, and training of the occupant.

Essential Requirements

  • Current Motor Vehicle Drivers Licence
  • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment)

Desirable Requirements

  • A relevant tertiary or industry qualification
  • Knowledge and understanding of the law and legal procedures as applicable in Tasmania.
  • Experience in delivering education sessions to a school-based audience

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File Statement of Duties (357070) Community Legal Education Officer May 2024.docx

Download File Statement of Duties (357070) Community Legal Education Officer May 2024.pdf

Download File About the Department of Justice (Tasmania Legal Aid).docx

Download File About the Department of Justice (Tasmania Legal Aid).pdf

Download File Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.docx

Download File Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.pdf

Download File FAQs Short Form Application.docx

Download File FAQs Short Form Application.pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.  We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please note if you submit the details of your referees with your application the Selection Panel may contact them without notifying you.

Please apply online by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

Refer to the 'Information for Applicants (DOJ)' document for further information.  Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4912.

For more information

Stuart Davey
Community Legal Education and Information Manager
Phone: (03) 6236 3800

Reasonable Adjustment Queries

Organisational Development and Design Team
(03) 6165 7603


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