NAAJA has a vacancy in its Katherine criminal team. We are seeking a criminal lawyer with initiative, common sense and a commitment to providing access to justice for Aboriginal people.
NAAJA’s criminal lawyers have a busy caseload with a mix of cases that reflects their level of experience. Our lawyers appear regularly in the Court of Summary Jurisdiction and, where appropriate, the Supreme Court.
NAAJA’s Katherine office services a number of remote communities in the region, including Barunga, Beswick, Ngukurr, Kalkaringi, Lajamanu, Timber Creek and Yarralin. Staff are required to travel approximately once a month to provide legal services to clients before circuit courts in these communities.
It is essential that applicants have a demonstrated empathy and sensitivity to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, history and culture.
A competitive salary package is offered, with fringe benefits and Remote, Rental & Annual Airfare allowances. Interested parties are invited to obtain an information package by clicking on the links below. To be considered for the position applicants must address the Selection Criteria and be forwarded (preferably by email) by commencement of business Monday 1st June 2015 to:
Corporate Services Manager
GPO Box 1064
DARWIN NT 0801
(08) 8982 5100
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.