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Deputy President, Workers Compensation Commission

Organisation/Entity: Workers Compensation Commission
Job Category:
  • Legal and Justice
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 00005A7D
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Please refer to the information kit.
Contact: WCC President on 02 8281 6430 or WCC Registrar on - .
Closing Date: 11/06/2017 - 11:59 PM


Workers Compensation Commission (WCC)
The Workers Compensation Commission is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment as Deputy President.
  • Term opportunity for a period up to seven (7) years
  • Sydney CBD based role
  • Remuneration package at $308,440 per annum plus $16,990 conveyance allowance

The Workers Compensation Commission of NSW (WCC) is an independent statutory tribunal within the NSW justice system that resolves workers compensation disputes. Deputy Presidents hear and determine appeals from decisions of Arbitrators. Decisions of Deputy Presidents may be appealed to the NSW Court of Appeal.


The WCC now seeks to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced full-time Deputy President. The Deputy President will be located in Sydney.

The Deputy President is responsible for the determination of appeals on the decisions of Arbitrators in relation to disputes about workers' compensation entitlements. This is a great opportunity for a legal practitioner to join the Commission and apply their knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience in the resolution of workers compensation disputes, including the determination of appeals. 

An attractive salary package is offered. Appointment will be for a term up to seven years, with eligibility for reappointment.

Applicants are eligible for appointment if a current or former judicial officer or Australian lawyer of at least 5 years’ standing. Current and extensive knowledge of the NSW workers compensation legislation is highly desirable.

You will be rewarded with an important role in making sound legal judgments and case law determinations about benefits for injured workers.
Learn more – please click here to access the Information Kit that provides a comprehensive overview of the role and a brief about the Commission. If after reviewing the kit you have further questions about the role please contact Judge Greg Keating, WCC President, on 02 8281 6430 or Rod Parsons, WCC Registrar, on 02 8281 6403. Visit Workers Compensation Commission to find out more about our organization.
Closing date.  Sunday 11th June 2017 (11:59pm)
Where to submit your application:

Complete your online application via www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au. If you encounter any technical problems, please contact the helpdesk on 1800 562 679. 

What we need from you:

Your application should include a short covering letter and an up-to-date resume.

Additional Information:

- At WCC we are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, Cultural Diversity and Ethical Work Practices and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. If you require access to information via a different process, are speech or hearing impaired; or have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the application/assessment process, please contact the nominated contact officer to discuss or email careers@srwsd.nsw.gov.au

- At WCC we endeavour to make roles flexible. While this role is advertised as full time we will consider requests to undertake the work flexibly including on a part-time or job share basis.

Job Reference.   00005A7D



Please refer to the Information kit.