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Estate Controllers x 6, Interpreters x 4, Investigators, Admin Officers posts by DOJCD

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT


POST 22/149 : ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1:(6 POSTS)

SALARY : R228 915 per annum (Salary will be determined in accordance with experience

as per OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign

a performance agreement.

CENTRE : Master of The High Court, Durban Ref No: 23/75/KZN (3)

Master of The High Court: Johannesburg Ref No: 2023/80/GP (3)

REQUIREMENTS : 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 assess estate duties in terms of the Estate Duties Act; Conduct

research and draft legal documents; Render administrative functions of the

office.

ENQUIRIES : Kwazulu-Natal: Ms M.P. Khoza Tel No (031) 372 3000

Gauteng: Ms. RR Moabelo Tel No (011) 332 9000

APPLICATIONS : Kwazulu-Natal: Quoting the relevant reference number and direct your

application to the Provincial Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or

physical address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place Off Anton

Lembede Street, Durban 4001

GAUTENG: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:

The Provincial Head, Private Bag X6, JOHANNESBURG, 2000 or 7th Floor

Schreiner Chambers, Corner Pritchard and Kruis Street, JOHANNESBURG.


POST 22/140 : PRINCIPAL COURT INTERPRETER (3 POSTS)

SALARY : R359 517 – R420 402 per annum. The successful candidate will be required

to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE : Magistrate: East London: Ref No: 72/23EC

Magistrate: Grahamstown: Ref No: 73/23EC

Magistrate: Mountfrere: Ref No: 74/23EC

REQUIREMENTS : NQF level 4/Grade 12, National Diploma: Legal Interpreting at NQF Level 5 or

any other relevant tertiary qualification at NQF Level 5; Five years of practical

experience as a Court Interpreter with minimum two years supervisory

experience; Proficiency in English; Proficiency in two or more indigenous

languages; Valid driver’s license; Skills and Competencies: Communications

skills; Computer literacy; Listening skills; Interpersonal skills; Time

management; Computer literacy, Analytical thinking; Problem solving;

Planning and organising; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure; Art of

interpreting.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Manage and supervise Interpreters; Render

interpreting services; Translate legal document and exhibits; Develop

terminology; Assist with the reconstruction of Court Records; Provide effective

people management; Procure foreign language interpreters and casuals.

ENQUIRIES : Mr A Jilana Tel No (043) 702 7000 / 7010

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

Provincial Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200

NOTE : Separate application must be made quoting the relevant reference number



POST 22/141 : SENIOR COURT INTERPRETER: (4 POSTS)

SALARY : R294 321 – R343 815 per annum. The successful candidate will be required

to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE : Magistrate Vereeniging Ref No: 2023/78/GP (1 Post) (This is re-advertisement:

applicants who previously applied need not re-apply as their applications will

still be considered)

Magistrate Oberholzer Ref No: 2023/81/GP (1 Post)

Magistrate Whittlesea Ref No: 74/23EC (1 Post)

Magistrate Mthatha Ref No: 75/23EC (1 Post) (This is re-advertisement:

applicants who previously applied need not re-apply as their applications will

still be considered)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and National Diploma: Legal Interpreting at NQF 5 or any other

relevant tertiary qualification at NQF 5 and minimum of three years practical

experience in court interpreting OR Grade 12 with ten (10) year’s practical

experience in court interpreting; Proficiency in English; Proficiency in two or

more indigenous languages; Whittlesea and Mthatha (preference will be given

to languages used in area and sign language); (Applicants will be subjected to

a language test – speak, read and written) Language requirements:

Vereeniging: English, Xitsonga, Tshivenda and Sesotho/ Sepedi. Language

requirements: Oberholzer: English, IsiZulu/ IsiXhosa, Sesotho/ Tswana/

Sepedi and Xitsonga. Skills and Competencies: Communication skills;

Listening skills; Interpersonal skills; Time management skills; Computer

literacy; Analytical thinking; Problem solving; Planning and organising;

Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Render interpreting services; Translate legal

document and exhibits; Develop technology; Assist with the reconstruction of

court records; Perform specific line and administrative support functions;

Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES : Gauteng: Ms P Raadt Tel No (011) 332 9000 and Ms T Maphoto Tel No (011)

332 9000

East London: Mr A Jilana Tel No (043) 702 7000 / 7010

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

The Provincial Head, Private Bag X6, Johannesburg, 2000 OR Physical

address: 7th floor; Provincial Head Gauteng; Department of Justice and

Constitutional Development; Schreiner Chambers; Cnr. Pritchard and Kruis

Street; Johannesburg.

East London: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application

to: The Provincial Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200

NOTE : Separate application must be made quoting the relevant reference number



POST 22/142 : MAINTENANCE INVESTIGATOR REF NO: 23/73/KZN

SALARY : R294 321 – R343 815 per annum. The successful candidate will be required

to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE : Magistrate Court, Nqutu

REQUIREMENTS : A Grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification; relevant administrative

experience and in family law matters; Knowledge of the Maintenance Act (Act

99 of 1998); A valid driver’s license. Skills And Competencies: Computer

literacy (MS Office); Numeracy skills; Excellent communication skills (verbal

and written); Ability to work with the public in a professional and empathetic

manner; Explain legal terminology and processes in simple language; Time

management; Facilitation skills; Innovation and ability to work under pressure.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Serve maintenance summons, subpoenas, warrants

and garnishee orders for UMzinyathi District in terms of the Maintenance Act;

Locate whereabouts of persons; Give testimony in Court under oath; Render

administrative support to the Office.

ENQUIRIES : Ms M.P. Khoza Tel No (031) 372 3000

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number and direct your application to: the

Provincial Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or physical address:

Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place Off Anton Lembede Street,

Durban 4001



POST 22/143 : ASSISTANT MASTER, MR3- MR5 REF NO: 23/74/KZN

SALARY : R293 847 – R562 776 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD

determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a

performance agreement.

CENTRE : Master of The High Court: Durban

REQUIREMENTS : LLB Degree or four years recognized legal qualification; At least 2 years

appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of the

Administration of Estates Act, Compliance Act, Mental Health Act, Insolvency

Act, Companies Act, Close Corporations Act, Trust Property Control Act and

other relevant legislation; Experience in the functional field and services

provided by Master’s of the High Court. Skills and Competencies: Estate

duties; Case flow management; Trust; Administration of estates; Legal

research and drafting; Planning and organizing; Computer literacy; Dispute

resolution; Time management; Communication skills; Ability to work under

pressure and independently in a highly pressurized environment.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Manage the administration of Deceased Estates,

Insolvent Estates, Trust and Curatorship; Provide strategic direction to the

office; Monitor the implementation of departmental policy, procedures and

legislations; Manage the operations regarding the Guardian’s Funds and

resources in the office.

ENQUIRIES : Ms M.P. Khoza Tel No (031) 372 3000

APPLICATIONS : Quote the relevant reference number and direct your application to: the

Provincial Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or physical address:

Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place Off Anton Lembede Street,

Durban 4001



POST 22/144 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR3-MR5) REF NO: 23/73/LD (2 POSTS)

SALARY : R293 847 – R1 005 801 (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination).

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

CENTRE : National Office: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : An LLB Degree or 4 year recognized legal qualification; At least 2 years

appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of South African

Legal system, and legal practices with specific reference to civil litigation;

Knowledge of criminal procedures and practice; Experience in providing legal

support in civil matters for and against the Department; Knowledge and

experience in office administration; A valid driver’s license. Skills and

Competencies: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow

management; Computer literacy; Planning and decision-making skills;

Interpersonal relations; Communication skills (written and verbal).

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Perform legal administrative duties of civil litigation

matters in the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Courts,

Equality Courts and Magistrate’s Courts; Advise the Minister, Deputy Minister

and Director-General on all litigation matters affecting the Department;

Represent the Department, its functionaries during consultations and liaise with

and instruct the State Attorney with regard to civil matters; Draft legal papers

and provide legal opinions; Review and vet Contracts as well as Service Level

Agreements; Manage and deal with Departmental losses, transport claims,

debt recovery on behalf of the Department; Handle ad hoc tasks in line with

instructions.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. M Mokoena Tel No (012) 744 2026

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

Address: The Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional

Development; Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical Address:

Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329

Pretorius Building, Pretoria, 0001.

NOTE : People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



POST 22/145 : MAINTENANCE OFFICER: (MR3 – MR5): REF NO: 23/VA44/NW

SALARY : R293 847 – R1 005 801 per annum (Salary will be in accordance with OSD

determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a

performance agreement.

CENTRE : Brits Magistrate Court

REQUIREMENTS : LLB Degree or recognised 4 year legal qualification; At least 2 years

appropriate post qualification legal experience; Extensive knowledge of the

maintenance system and family law matters. Knowledge of Maintenance Act

(Act 99 of 1998); Understanding of all services and procedure in the area of

Maintenance and other relevant areas; Proficiency in the following languages

(Setswana, Afrikaans and English); A valid driver’s licence. Skills and

Competencies: Communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy

(MS Office); Numeracy skills; Facilitation and mediation skills; Litigation skills;

Legal terminology and process in simple language skills; Good interpersonal

relations; Innovative and work under pressurized environment.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Manage duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer

in terms of the Maintenance Act; Obtain financial information for the purposes

of maintenance enquiries; Guide maintenance investigators in the performance

of their functions; Appear in the Maintenance Court and conduct proceedings

in terms of the Maintenance Act; Implement Bench Orders.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. L. Shoai Tel No (018) 397 7088

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

Provincial Head, Private Bag X2033, Mmabatho, 2735 or hand deliver it at 22

Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng.



POST 22/146 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: (MR1 – MR5): REF NO: 23/49/FS

(Re- advertisement)

SALARY : R228 915 – R1 005 801 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD

determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a

performance agreement.

CENTRE : Regional Office, Bloemfontein

REQUIREMENTS : An LLB or four (4) year recognized legal qualification; Knowledge of the South

African legal system, legal practice and related spheres with specific reference

to family law and related litigation; Knowledge of criminal procedure and

practice, court rules (Constitutional, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Court,

Labour Court, Equality and Magistrate Courts); Knowledge of the Public

Finance Management Act; Knowledge of the Sexual Offences and Related

Matters Act; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Computer

literacy (MS Office); Legal Research; Planning and decision-making skills;

Strategic capability and leadership skills; Good interpersonal skills; Dispute

resolution; Time management and ability to prioritize; Report writing and

problem resolving; Project management; Communication skills (Verbal and

written); Willing to work overtime when required.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Draft legal documents and give legal advice to the

Department and other organs of the State; Provide support services to the

courts regarding quasi-judicial functions; Respond to petitions, representations

and complaints from civil society and other government departments; Liaise

with other departments, Director of Public Prosecution and communities on

programmes around crime prevention; Prepare memoranda for the

appointment of Commissioners of Oath and Appraisers; Determine Legal

Liability, recover loss and damage to State property and oversee the smooth

functioning of dedicated courts in the region; Facilitate implementation of

relevant legislation including the Victims Charter and the Restorative Justice

National policy Framework; Initiate, plan, implement and conduct community

awareness campaigns on legislations administered by the Department.

ENQUIRIES : Ms N Dywili Tel No: (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Director:

HR, Private Bag X 20578; Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand delivered at 53 Colonial

Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein 9300.



POST 22/147 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (LITIGATION AND LOSS CONTROL) (MR1-MR5): REF NO: 67/2023/WC

SALARY : R228 915 – R1 005 801 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD

determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a

performance agreement.

CENTRE : Provincial Office, Cape Town (Directorate: Legal Administration)

REQUIREMENTS : LLB Degree or 4 year recognised legal qualification; Knowledge of the South

African legal system, legal practices and related spheres with specific

reference to civil litigation and the law of contract; Knowledge of the

Constitution, Institution of Legal Proceedings Against Certain Organs of State

Act; Prescription Act, Treasury Regulations, Financial Instructions and the

State Liability Act; Knowledge and experience in Office Administration,

Knowledge of Domestic Violence Amendment Act, Criminal Law and Related

Amendment Act, Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Amendment)

Amendment Act, Maintenance Act, Child Justice; A valid driver’s license. Skills

and Competencies: Legal Research and drafting skills; Communication

(written and verbal); Presentation skills; Good planning and decision-making

skills; Interpersonal and language skills; Analytical thinking; Project

management; Computer literacy; Report writing and analytical skills, Computer

literacy, Strategic capability and leadership skills.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Process civil litigation matters instituted against and

by the Department Claims and contract vetting; Process losses in respect of

State money and property (including fruitless and wasteful and transport

matters);.Provide civil litigation advice service in respect of civil claims;

Conduct legal vetting of Service Level Agreements; Manage, process and

conduct determination of liability in respect of losses (Money and Property)

recovery of departmental debt; Manage and ensure effective dealing with all

out-of-service debt matters (Recovery and Write Off); Manage and attend to all

aspects pertaining to State vehicles / rented vehicles (Recovery and Write Off).

ENQUIRIES : Ms. A Singh Tel No (021) 462 5471

APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application to: Provincial Head: Private Bag X 9171, CAPE

TOWN, 8000 or physical address: 8 Riebeeck Street, 5th Floor Norton Rose

House, CAPE TOWN.

FOR ATTENTION : Ms. L Keyster

NOTE : Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process.




POST 22/148 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (VULNERABLE GROUPS) (MR1-MR5): REF NO: 06/2023/WC

(Directorate: Legal Administration)

SALARY : R228 915 – R1 005 801 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD

determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a

performance agreement.

CENTRE : Provincial Office, Cape Town

REQUIREMENTS : LLB Degree or 4 year recognised legal qualification; A valid driver’s license.

Skills and Competencies: Legal research and drafting skills; Communication

(written and verbal); Presentation skills; Good planning and decision-making

skills; Interpersonal and language skills; Analytical thinking; Project

management; Computer literacy; Report writing and analytical skills, Strategic

capability and leadership skills.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Collate monthly data for Child Justice, Domestic

Violence and Sexual offences matters at courts as per prescribed legislation

and prescripts; Analyze and assess data to ascertain service delivery

challenges and present solutions for risk mitigation; Conduct monthly court

visits to provide effective support and to ensure effective training for court

officials; Monitor and ensure that convicted sexual offenders are placed on the

National Register for sex offenders; Receive applications for clearance

certificates on the National Register for Sex Offenders and process such

applications); Monitor and ensure effective processing of diversion matters in

Child Justice and to submitting to Social Development; Provide support for

stakeholder engagement in Child Justice, Domestic Violence and Sexual

Offences.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. A Singh Tel No (021) 462 5471

APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application to: Provincial Head: Private Bag X 9171, CAPE

TOWN, 8000 or physical address: 8 Riebeeck Street, 5th Floor Norton Rose

House, CAPE TOWN.

FOR ATTENTION : Ms. L Keyster

NOTE : Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process.



CLOSING DATE : 17 July 2023

NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified in each post. The application must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to HR on or before the day of the interview date. Application that do not comply with the above specifications will not be considered and will be disqualified. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. 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 when shortlisted. 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 only when shortlisted. 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. 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.



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