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Attorney-General Vacancy N.N. 10746606
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Closing date: Sunday, 31 March 2019
Job Title: Member Support Officer \ Tribunal Officer
Division: Registry Operations
Section: Melbourne Registry
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $65,161 - $70,749
Location: Melbourne - VIC
Classification: APS Level 4
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: Several Positions

Job Description


Our Member Support Officers and Tribunal Officers play an integral role in, and support, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal’s case assessment processes

Member Support Officers support members assigned to the Migration and Refugee Division. Each Member Support Officer will work directly with a small number of members on cases that have been constituted to those members.

Tribunal Officers provide administrative and case management assistance and support to the registry, members, conference registrars and senior staff members in the management of cases and caseloads.

Staff working in these roles are expected to be flexible in meeting changing priorities and workloads, exhibit a “can do” attitude, utilise strong communication skills, and enthusiastically contribute ideas to best practice. They are also expected to:

• support change initiatives in a fast paced work environment; and
• work efficiently and effectively on their own or as part of a team, as directed.

More information about this position, the scope of the role, duties and selection criteria, is contained within the position description for this role, available from the Working at the AAT page of our website,


The AAT generally requires Australian citizenship as a condition of engagement. All employees who are engaged are required to undertake an Australian Federal Police Check. Employees who are engaged on an ongoing basis are required to undertake a health assessment

The Member Support Officer roles require specific qualifications and/or work experience. Please refer to the position description on our website for more information.

Applicants should indicate on their application the role for which they wish to be considered.

Please note that applicants who do not provide a statement addressing the selection criteria will not progress to shortlisting. Responses should be a maximum of 300 words per selection criteria.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

We currently have a number of positions available. Orders of merit established through this selection process may be used to fill these or future vacancies on an ongoing or non-ongoing basis. Non-going opportunities will be offered for a specified term of up to 12 months with a possibility of extension.

About Administrative Appeals Tribunal 

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has offices located in all states of Australia and the Australian Capital Territory and provides independent review of a wide range of administrative decisions made by the Australian Government, some non-government bodies and the Norfolk Island Government.

On 1 July 2015 the Migration Review Tribunal, Refugee Review Tribunal and Social Security Appeals Tribunal were merged with the AAT. The amalgamated AAT comprises a number of Divisions: Social Services and Child Support, Migration and Refugee, and General and Other.

The AAT is an equal opportunity employer which upholds the APS employment principles and actively encourages a diverse and inclusive workplace.

To Apply

Position Contact: Katarina Malekin, 03 9454 6150
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS12-Fri - 15 Mar 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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