Job Vacancies

2 Current vacancies are listed below:
Welcome! Thanks for checking out all our current vacancies. ATSILS Human Resources Services appreciates your effort to assist us with timely data input and your uploaded Resumé. No cover letter required. Please note all closing dates have 12 midnight (Eastern Summer Time) deadline.

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ATSILS Interviews are usually held within two weeks of the closing date.

Legal Practitioners and Specialists

Legal Practitioner - Criminal Law | Mt Isa/Normanton | Full Time | Closes 30 May 2018

Our Mt Isa team is providing an excellent opportunity for an Advocate to develop extensive experience in a variety of criminal law courts. This dedicated workplace lead by Tim Carberry has expanded by 20% in the past two years, including into remote communities such as Mornington Island, Doomadgee and Normanton with strong services in the youth jurisdiction. The opportunity is ideal for someone wishing to build on hearings experience, and work within a carefully rostered court circuit. Those with less Defence Law acumen but solid advocacy outcomes are welcome to apply.
Our modest share-house accommodation us available to facilitate a prompt commencement but may not suit all candidates longer term.

For further information please read our Selection Criteria inside this 4-page PDF document: 009R Position Description Legal Practitioner Criminal Law 009R_1117

Administration, Human Resources, Finance and Information Technology

Learning and Development Co-ordinator | Brisbane Head Office | Full-time | Closes 4 June 2018

The purpose of this newly created role is to fast-track the ATSILS Workforce Development policy objectives through the delivery, co-ordination and evaluation of L&D initiatives. The role also aims to boost the practical supports required to encourage, track and record staff engagement both inside and outside the Australian Training Framework at ATSILS. With core duties undertaken, the role will also enable a well-organised learning specialist to develop key focus on an aspect relevant to your career aspirations.

Tertiary qualifications in a Bachelor’s degree is well regarded but not essential, while a Training & Assessment Certificate is essential. We can be flexible with this in accordance with the Position’s intent. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates are very much encouraged to apply.

A component of this unique contract will also develop dynamic emerging projects such as:

  • focusing on increased management skills in supervisors and selected staff across regions;
  • developing and rolling out new learning programs State-wide (to include mentoring materials); and
  • testing a series of blended in-house courses designed to enhance service delivery for a culturally distinctive and growing client base.

Please see our Position Description to understand more about this flexible, creative and key role. 051 Learning Development Co-Ordinator – Position Description -ATSILS 2018

All enquiries in strict confidence are very welcome. Please ask for Jane Oliver (Human Resources Manager) on (07) 3025 3888 or write to

Court Support/Field Officer/Community Law Clerk roles

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates for these identified roles only please

Essential to our service is the Court Support Officer role. Each office has a CSO, providing a crucial link between our clients and the legal practitioner. You can create a career journey with ATSILS in any of our current vacant roles. Being a steady role model to community members is an ideal quality, as is an understanding of our clients’ right to equity in seeking justice. Our services are exclusively in Criminal Law for these roles. Whether you are applying in a medium or large-sized team, your application is really welcome.

You are a steady driver, reliable and resilient. We offer a strong opportunity to make a different for our people entering the criminal justice system. You do not need to be studying law or justice to do a great job here with us. Prompt start is ideal.

When you APPLY in writing, please provide real-life examples to the 6 Essential Criteria, limiting your text to 150 words for each question.

We currently do not have any vacant positions at this time.

Prisoner Through Care/Specialist Roles

We currently do not have any vacant positions at this time.

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