SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY (X3 POSTS)

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SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY REF NO: 20/99/SA (X3 POSTS)

SALARY: R510 432 – R1 192 947 per annum (LP5-LP6) (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

CENTRE: State Attorney: Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 years recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 4 years appropriate post-qualification legal/ litigation experience; A thorough knowledge of legal practice and office management; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Knowledge of the government prescripts and transformation objective as well as the Constitution of South Africa; Conveyancing experience; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Communication skills (written and verbal); Accuracy and attention to detail.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Represent the State in Litigation and Appeal in the High Court, Magistrates Courts, Labour Courts, Land Claims Court, CCMA and Tax tribunals; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Draft and/or settle all types of pleading and other necessary documents on behalf of clients; Attend to liquidation and insolvency, queries, conveyancing and notarial services; Deal with all forms of arbitrations, register trusts; Provide supervision and training to debt collection clerks, junior attorneys as well as to other professional staff.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. E. Seerane Tel No: (012) 315 1780

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Email Address: DOJ20-99-SA@justice.gov.za

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply 2. A current certificate of good standing from the relevant Law Society must accompany the application.

CLOSING DATE: 16 November 2020

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 Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za, 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 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 the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The 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. 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.