Coordinator Regulatory Operations

Work Type: Permanent - Full Time

Closing Date for Applications: 02/10/2023 5:00:00 PM

Detailed Job Description

EC009 L5 $96,307 - $105,254 pa plus Superannuation

About us
The Legal Practice Board of Western Australia (Board) is established under the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2022. The Board is responsible for the regulation of all Western Australian legal practitioners.

The Board is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace equity and diversity. Aboriginal people, women, young people, people with disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Some of the benefits of working for the Board are that you have access to:
  • professional development opportunities;
  • 11% employer superannuation contribution;
  • 13 weeks long service leave, after 7 years of service;
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave, after 1 year of service;
  • the option to salary sacrifice superannuation; and
  • Flexible working conditions.

About the role
There is currently one permanent, full time vacancy to be filled from this recruitment process.

Reporting to the Manager Regulatory Operations, this position contributes to the development and continuous improvement of policies, processes, procedures, guidelines, practices and systems to support the effective administration of regulatory requirements for practising lawyers in Western Australia and the Board’s strategic outcomes.  This role also undertakes analysis and assists in the development and implementation of risk-based, intelligence led approaches to compliance to support regulatory outcomes aligned with best practice and inform the Board’s programs priorities. The Coordinator also supports the Manager Regulatory Operations in relation to complex and sensitive applications and matters in relation to the admission of lawyers (including accreditation of academic law courses), registration of foreign lawyers, practising certificates, restricted practice and CPD for review and determination and undertakes general research and small projects as required.

To be successful in this position you will require highly developed research skills and experience in preparing policy advice and developing regulatory guidelines and tools.

Please refer to the “Position Description” for more detail about this role, which can be found by clicking on this link.  You can also obtain more information about the role expectations and responsibilities by contacting Denis Barich, Manager Regulatory Operations, on (08) 6211 3600.

A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment.

While this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, applicants found suitable for this position may be considered for ‘similar’ vacancies within the Board or the wider public sector, or both, which arise within twelve months of the recruitment process being endorsed. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Future vacancies may be considered fixed term, permanent, part-time or full-time.

To be eligible for appointment to permanent positions in the Western Australian Public Sector, you must be an Australian citizen or have permanent resident status in Australia.

Applying for the position
Please review the job description for information about the work requirements of the position. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.

Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line and must provide:
  • a comprehensive CV
  • a two A4 page (maximum) outline on your skills and knowledge in relation to the Essential Work-Related Requirements that are listed on the attached Job Description Form
  • a completed Application Form and Application Question Form (only if applying via email or post)
To submit your application, please click on the Apply for Job button.

All Work Related Requirements will be assessed during the recruitment process.
If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact the Board’s HR team on (08) 6211 3600 or email for further assistance.

To avoid last minute congestion that may result in your application being received after the closing time and therefore not eligible, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.
CLOSING DATE: Monday 2 October 2023 at 5:00pm (AWST)


Contact: Denis Barich, Manager Regulatory Operations, on (08) 6211 3600. 
Attachment: Download JDF