Multiple Vacancies – Deadline 9th February 2024

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

Deputy Registrar – Land Titles: Salary Band I, Range: $38,701 – $57,816

This role is essential for the management and administrative compliance of Land Trust, and Land and Tribal Titles within the Cook Islands legal framework.  High level of competence in management, and legal and compliance ethics is required to provide Land Trust, and Land and Tribal Titles services to the public. Download Job Description.

Senior Land Court Clerk: Salary Band H, $33,220-$49,628

The role provides key services integral to maintaining Judiciary functions for succeeding occupying, partitioning, vesting and leasing land in the Cook Islands, and determining Tribal Titles.  Key responsibilities include managing legal and court processes, meeting administration, information systems and records management, and reporting.

Land Court Clerk: Salary Band F, Range: $24,476 – $36,565

The role is integral to 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. Download Job Description.

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

As part of your application, please provide the following:

  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 for the above positions is Friday 9th February 2024, 4pm

Forward all completed applications by email to or deliver to the Ministry of Justice in Rarotonga addressed to the “Secretary for Justice.” 

The ministry also has active ongoing recruitment for the following position that you can apply for: Intern-Casual – $10/hour, flexible, 3 months renewable fixed term contract.