Senior Legal Officer | (FP-941)

Senior Legal Officer | (FP-941)

21 Mar
Legal Aid NSW

21 Mar

Legal Aid NSW


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Senior Legal Officer, Fire & Rescue NSW

Status: Temporary Full Time up to 30 March 2022

Grade: Legal Officer IV

Salary Package: Salary range $123,229 pa to $125,600 pa, plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Location: Greenacre NSW 

Closing date: 28 March 2021

- Free on-site gym and car parking

- Modern building and facilities including on-site café

- Activity Based Working environment

- Team environment

About the Role

This role will provide legal advice and assistance on a range of law and policy issues that relate to the operational and administrative functions of Fire and Rescue NSW.

Key Knowledge and Experience


Demonstrated experience in procurement and contract management desirable.

2. Demonstrated experience and knowledge of relevant legislation concerning emergency services in NSW or the ability to acquire same.

Essential Requirements

1. Must hold a Legal qualification that permits the holder to be admitted as a legal practitioner with the right to appear in the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

2. Must have developed legal skills and experience which enable the provision of advice in appropriate legal matters in areas of law relating to emergency services.

For role specific enquiries, please contact Patricia Lenehan on (phone hidden)

Work Life Harmony

- Location based with flexibility to remote work 

- Flexible hours between 7am – 7pm (35-hour work week) 

- Partnership with Fitness Passport for ongoing staff and their families to access more than 390 gyms and pools at a discounted rate

Who we are

FRNSW is one of the world’s largest urban fire and rescue services and is the busiest in Australia. Our overriding purpose is to enhance community safety, quality of life, and confidence by minimising the impact of hazards and emergency incidents on the people, property, environment and economy of NSW. Our capabilities extend far beyond fighting fires. FRNSW firefighters are among the most highly trained in the world. Our teams provide fire prevention, they respond to hazardous materials incidents, natural disasters and medical emergencies. Our teams also undertake counter terrorism and urban search and rescue operations. We are prepared for anything – helping anyone, anywhere, anytime.

Our commitment to Inclusion & Diversity

Great people come from all walks of life and at Fire & Rescue NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community we serve.

Applying for the Role

To be considered for this role, answer the two targeted questions, and attach copy of your qualifications and your resume outlining your relevant skills and capabilities.

For information to complete the application and respond to the targeted capability-based questions link to 

For any technical assistance in submitting your application via 'I work for NSW' please contact 'I Work for Support' on 1800 562 679.

Fire & Rescue NSW is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, Cultural Diversity and ethical work practices. If you are speech or hearing impaired, have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the assessment process, require access to information about this vacancy in a different format or would like to discuss the possibility of flexible work arrangements in this role, please contact .


Sydney Region-Sydney - West

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Number of Positions

1Total Remuneration Package:Package includes salary $123,229 to $125,600, plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loadingContactPatricia Lenehan-(phone hidden)

Closing Date


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