SENIOR COURT INTERPRETERS (2 POSTS)
SALARY: R257 508 – R303 339 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE: Magistrate Office Piet Retief Ref No: 2020/12/MP
Magistrate Office Standerton Ref No: 2020/05/MP
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12/NQF Level 4/Grade 12. National Diploma: Legal Interpreting at NQF Level 5 or any other equivalent qualification in the field of languages with three (3) years’ practical experience as a Court Interpreter; OR Grade 12 with ten (10) years practical experience as a court interpreter. Knowledge of Legislation which governs transparency and confidentiality in the Public Service (Act 2 of 2000) as amended. Drivers’ license will be an added advantage Language Requirements: Afrikaans; isiZulu and English or proficiency in any official language will be an added advantage; Skills and Competencies: Excellent communication, Listening, Interpersonal relations; Problem solving; planning and organizing and Analytical thinking skills; Time management; Confidentiality and ability to work under pressure.
DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: To interpret in court of Law (Civil and Criminal matters: To interpret in small claims courts; Interpret in pre-trail proceedings and consultations; Consecutive interpreting from source to target language during Court proceedings and, pre-trail, consultation, quasi and judicial. Interpret non-verbal gesture, dramatization and confessions. Ensure that subordinates conclude performance agreements. Review performance agreements and give feedback to Court Interpreters. Collect, monitor interpreting register, calculate and compile statistics; Making arrangements for foreign languages 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 assigned to him/her from time to time and to assist with the necessary administrative duties.
ENQUIRIES: Ms PP Sithole Tel No: (013) 753 9300
APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head, Department of Justice & Constitutional Development, Private Bag x11249, Nelspruit 1200 or Physical address: 24 Brown Street, Nedbank Centre, 4th floor Nelspruit 1200.
CLOSING DATE: 24 February 2020
NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 form & CV must be accompanied by original certified copies of qualifications, identity document and a driver’s license where necessary. 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. 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 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.