DOJ&CD: Estate Controllers (Cape Town, Mthatha, Bloemfontein)


The DOJ&CD is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.

CLOSING DATE : 08 March 2021

NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified to each post. The email must include only completed and signed New Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font, copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary. Attachments must be in a PDF format and limited to 10 megabytes. Emails that do not comply with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the Department. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where driver’s license is a requirement. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.


SALARY : R198 411 per annum (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination).

The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.


Bloemfontein Ref No: 21/22/MAS

Mthatha Ref No: 21/25/MAS

Cape Town Ref No: 21/30/MAS

REQUIREMENTS : An LLB degree or recognized four years legal qualification. skills and competencies: Legal research and drafting; Case flow management; Estate duties; Trust; Dispute resolution; Communication skills (verbal and written); Problem solving; Customer focus; Attention to detail; Computer literacy.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Administer deceased and Insolvent Estates, Curatorships, Trusts and all aspects related to the administration thereof; Determine and asses estate duties in terms of the Estate Duties Act; Conduct research and draft legal documents; Render administrative function of the office

ENQUIRIES : Mr. S. Maeko Tel No: (012) 315 1996

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Email Address:

NOTE : People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference.

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