PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Counter Service Hours from March 2022

Effective Monday 7th March 2022, due to staff capacity constraints and implementation of covid19 protocols, the Ministry of Justice will be reducing the Rarotonga office hours of when its service counters are open to the public to 10am to 2pm, unless by appointment. Members of the public are encouraged to call ahead on (682) 29410 or  email to schedule an appointment. Make an Appointment

This change will only impact services provided over the counter; court schedules will continue to operate as normal.

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
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.