REGISTRAR REF NO: 2021/12/OCJ
SALARY: R257 073 per annum. (MR3-MR5) (Salary will be in accordance with Occupation Specific Dispensation determination. Applicant must attach a service certificate/s for determination of their experience. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE: Northern Cape High Court: Kimberly
REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or a four (4) year legal qualification. A minimum of two (2) years’ legal experience obtained after qualification. Superior Court or litigation experience will be an added advantage. Skills and Competencies: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Computer literacy. Numerical skills. Attention to detail. Planning, organizing and control. Problem-solving and decision-making skills. Customer service orientated. Interpersonal skills. Conflict management. Strong work ethics. Professionalism. Ability to work under pressure and meeting of deadlines.
DUTIES: Co-ordination of Case Flow Management support process to the Judiciary and Prosecution. Manage the issuing of all processes. Initiating court proceedings. Co-ordinate, interpreting services, appeals and reviews. Process unopposed divorces and the facilitation of Pre-Trial conferences. Quality checks on Criminal Record books. Authenticate signatures of Legal Practitioners, Notaries and Sworn Translators. Supervision and management of staff. Provide practical training and assistance to the Registrars’ Clerks. Ensure annotation of relevant publications, codes, acts and rules. Attend to and execute requests from the Judiciary in connection with cases and case-related matters. Exercise control over the management and safekeeping of case records and the record room. Deal with the files in terms of the relevant codes and legislation.
ENQUIRIES: Ms S Ruthven Tel No: (053) 807 2733
APPLICATIONS : Bloemfontein: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X20612, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand-deliver applications to the Free State High Court, Corner President Brand and Fontein street, Bloemfontein, 9301.
Northern Cape: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag x5043, Kimberley, 8300 or hand-deliver the application to the High Court, Sol Plaaitjie Drive, Room B107, Kimberley
North West: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The OCJ Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X 2033, Mmabatho, 2735 or hand-deliver applications to 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng.
CLOSING DATE 19 February 2021
NOTE : Note: Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes. Entry-level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments. Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department, or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID documents (no copies of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Please indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Applications received after the closing date, as well as applications received via fax or email, will NOT be considered or accepted.