The South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT) is recruiting for Specialist Industry and Consumer Assessors. Applications will close at 5:00pm Friday 25 May 2018.
SACAT is seeking applications from persons who have experience relevant to managing or dealing with the outbreak or suspected outbreak of exotic diseases in one or more sectors of the livestock industry.
An Assessor will hear and decide applications and disputes as part of a multi-disciplinary panel (often sitting with legally qualified members).
Assessors will primarily sit in the review jurisdiction where members of the public can review decisions of government departments, and in the disciplinary jurisdiction of the Tribunal where disciplinary action can be taken with respect to members of particular professions.
The expertise and advice provided by an assessor will assist in comprehending complicated technical evidence or concepts in order to assist the panel to reach the correct and preferable legal decision under the Livestock Act 1997, and ensure the decision has the preferable practical application within the livestock industry.
Assessors must be computer literate and be comfortable using SACATís digital case management system with minimal administrative support. Assessors must embrace our innovative approaches and processes, and have a strong commitment to procedural fairness.
Appointment of assessors is made on a sessional basis. Hearings are likely to be irregular and infrequent.