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 SALARY: R257 504 – R303 339 per annum. The successful candidate will be required

to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE: Magistrate’s Office, Thaba Nchu Ref No: 21/15/FS

Magistrate’s Office, Welkom Ref No: 21/13/FS

Magistrate’s Office, Sasolburg Ref No: 21/14/FS

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

any other equivalent qualification in the field of languages and minimums of

three (3) years practical experience in court interpreting or Grade 12 with ten

(10) years practical experience in court interpreter. Valid (motor vehicle)

A driver’s license will be an added advantage. Knowledge of Legislation which

governs transparency and confidentiality in the Public Service (Act 2 of 2000)

as amended. Skills and Competences: Excellent communication, Listening,

Inter-personal relations, Problem-solving, Planning, and organizing and

Analytical thinking skills. Time management. Confidentiality and ability to work

under pressure. Language Proficiency: Thaba-Nchu: Sesotho, Setswana,

English and Afrikaans; Language Proficiency: Welkom: Sesotho, IsiXhosa,

English and Afrikaans and Language Proficiency: Sasolburg: English,

Afrikaans, Sesotho, and IsiZulu.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: To interpret in a court of Law (Civil and Criminal

matters. Entering of criminal cases in the criminal record book/register. To

interpret in small claims courts. Interpret in pre-trial proceedings and

consultations. Consecutive interpreting from source to target language during

Court proceedings, pre-trial, consultation, quasi and judicial. Interpret nonverbal

gestures, dramatization, and confessions. Ensure that subordinates

conclude performance agreements. Review performance and give feedback

to Court Interpreters. Collect, monitor interpreting register, calculate and

compile statistics. Making arrangements for foreign language interpreters in

consultation with the Prosecutor. To perform a variety of routine interpreting

duties related to the Core function of the Department. To attend to all other

duties that can be assigned to him/her from time to time and to assist with the

necessary administrative duties.

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

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

Address: or fax 0864003806/0865070071

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

Address: or fax 0864003806/0865070071

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

Address: or fax 0864003806/086507007


CLOSING DATE: 01 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 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 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. 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 a 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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