Ongoing Vacancy, Full-time
$86,514 to $102,053 plus 15.4% superannuation
Comcare is a statutory body established under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act), with a focus on participation and productivity through healthy and safe workplaces.
Comcare administers the Commonwealth’s statutory framework for rehabilitation and workers’ compensation under the SRC Act and is the national work health and safety regulator under the federal Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act).
Comcare also manages common law liabilities under the Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005 (ARC Act) and supports both the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission and the Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority.
The Legal Group provides legal services and support to Comcare to perform these functions and is based in both Canberra and Melbourne. This position is located in the Regulatory Legal team in Melbourne.
The work of the Legal Group is diverse and varied, and includes:
Under supervision, the Legal Adviser is responsible for providing legal support to investigations conducted under the WHS Act and assisting with the conduct of prosecutions commenced under that Act.
The Legal Adviser will manage their own workload in a manner consistent with the APS Values and Code of Conduct, the Legal Services Directions 2017, and internal Comcare procedures.
The job information pack including how to apply can be obtained from our website http://www.comcare.gov.au/careers/current_vacancies