The Ministry of Justice is now able to fill the following vacant positions based on Rarotonga with an application deadline of 15th August 2022, 4pm:

1    Land Court Clerk – Salary Band F, Range: $24,476 - $36,565 View Job Description
The role is integral to the administration of the Land Division of the High Courts and related tribunals.  Key responsibilities include managing the courtroom and court records, and providing services to assist with land court applications such as land succession, occupation rights, and tribal titles.  

2    Bailiff & Court Orderly – Salary Band F, Range: $24,476 - $36,565 View Job Description
The role is to support the administration of the High Courts, primarily the Criminal & Civil Division, and includes ensuring court security, efficient administration, and execution of court orders.  

3    Senior Surveyor – Salary Band H, Range: $33,220 - $49,628 View Job Description
The Senior Surveyor is a specialized role that supports the Chief Surveyor in the administration of the Survey Department, including plan creation and examination, survey compliance, and maintaining control networks.  

4    Senior Stenography & Judges Associate – Salary Band H, Range: $33,220 - $49,628 View Job Description
The role is an advanced technical role that supports the Stenography Services Manager, including transcription and Judicial secretarial services for the High Courts.  

5    Senior Company Manager – Salary Band H, Range: $33,220 - $49,628 View Job Description
This is a specialized role requiring knowledge and experience in company law, incorporated societies law, personal property securities law, registry and records management, efficient administration, and compliance.

6    Land Trust Manager – Salary Band F, Range: $24,476 - $36,565 View Job Description
The role facilitates the management and administrative compliance of the trust fund held with the Land Court.  This role requires knowledge in land legislation, regulations, and custom, court processes, and accounting and compliance obligations.

Applicants who meet the essential education/experience requirements, or who are working towards them are encouraged to apply. How to apply:

Please provide the following as part of your application:
1) A letter of interest (or cover letter),
2) A completed application form (download), and
3) A copy of your curriculum vitae or resume.

The application deadline is Monday, 15th August 2022, 4pm.  Forward completed applications by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or deliver to the following address:

Ministry of Justice
C/O Maybelline Bullen
HR & Asset Manager
Avarua,
Rarotonga,
Cook Islands

The Ministry of Justice is accepting applications for the following vacant and new positions based on Rarotonga:

1. Land Court Clerk (vacant) - Salary Band F, Range: $24,476 - $36,565 View Job Description
This role is integral to the administration of the Land Division of the High Court and related tribunals.  Key responsibilities include managing the courtroom and court records, and providing services to assist with land court applications such as land succession, occupation rights, and tribal titles.

2. Criminal & Civil Court Clerk (new) - Salary Band F, Range:  $24,476 - $36,565 View Job Description
The role of Criminal & Civil Court Clerk supports the administration of the Criminal and Civil Divisions of the High Court, Court of Appeal, and Children's Court. Key responsibilities include managing the courtroom and court records, and providing services to assist with court applications.

3. Bailiff & Court Orderly (new) - Salary Band F, Range: $24,476-$36,565 View Job Description
The role of the Bailiff & Court Orderly is to support the administration of the High Courts, primarily the Criminal & Civil Division, and includes ensuring court security and efficient administration, and execution of court orders.

4. Senior Criminal & Civil Court Clerk (new) - Salary Band H, Range: $33,220 - $49,628 View Job Description
This is a senior role that supports the administration of both the Criminal and Civil Divisions of the High Court, Court of Appeal, and Children's Court.

5. Senior Surveyor (vacant) - Salary Band H, Range: $33,220 - $49,628 View Job Description
The Senior Surveyor is a specialized role that supports the Chief Surveyor in the administration of the Survey Department, including plan creation and examination, survey compliance, and maintaining control networks.

6. Deputy Registrar - Registry Services (vacant) - Salary Band I, Range $38,701 - $57,816 View Job Description
The role of the Deputy Registrar - Registry Services is to support the management and administration of national registries, including the registries for births, deaths, marriages, companies, incorporated societies, personal property securities, and the electoral roll. This role works under the Registrar - Registry Services and Secretary of Justice. Familiarity with the Online Registry (registry.justice.gov.ck) is preferred.

7. Finance Officer & Receptionist (new) - Salary Band E, Range: $22,035 - $29,209 View Job Description
This role is to support the financial management and reporting of the Ministry and ensure cashier services are provided and trading revenue is processed daily. This is a vital support role requiring technical knowledge of accounting and banking, a high degree of customer service skills, and an attention to detail and accuracy to support Ministry operations.

Applicants who meet the essential education/experience requirements, or who are working towards them are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:
Please provide the following as part of your application:
1) A letter of interest (or cover letter),
2) A completed application form (download), and
3) A copy of your curriculum vitae or resume.

The application deadline is Friday, 17 June, 2022, 4pm.  

Forward completed applications and supporting documents by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can deliver to the following address:

Ministry of Justice
C/O Maybelline Bullen
HR & Asset Manager
Avarua,
Rarotonga,
Cook Islands

The Ministry of Justice is accepting applications for the following position:

Finance Officer & Receptionist – Salary Band E, Range: $22,035 - $29,209 View Job Description

The role of the Finance Officer & Receptionist is to support the financial management and reporting of the Ministry of Justice and ensure cashier services are provided and trading revenue is processed daily.  This is a vital support role requiring technical knowledge of accounting and banking, a high degree of customer service skills, and an attention to detail and accuracy to support Ministry operations.

Applicants who meet the essential education/experience requirements, or who are working towards them are encouraged to apply. How to apply:

Please provide the following as part of your application:
1) A letter of interest (or cover letter),
2) A completed application form (download), and
3) A copy of your curriculum vitae or resume.

The application deadline is Monday, 2 May, 2022, 4pm.  

Forward completed applications and supporting documents by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can deliver to the following address:

Ministry of Justice
C/O Maybelline Bullen
HR & Asset Manager
Avarua,
Rarotonga,
Cook Islands

Ministry of Justice

Rolling Recruitment

The Ministry of Justice has four Intern – Casual positions available to assist with record management projects.

Should you be interested please submit the following to our HR & Asset Manager (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.):

1) A letter of interest or cover letter (please include details of your availability),

2) A completed application form (download here),

3) A copy of your curriculum vitae or resume, and

4) A copy of your most recent transcripts.

 

These positions are on a rolling recruitment basis; there are no application deadlines. Applications are kept on file, and are reviewed should a vacancy occur and resourcing available.

The Intern – Casual positions are paid at an hourly rate of $10, and are expected to be on a three month renewable agreement with intermittent hours and no leave entitlements.

The ideal applicant is one working towards a higher education, preferably Bachelor’s degree.