USHER MESSENGER REF NO: 2020/206/OCJ
SALARY: R122 595 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE: High Court Gauteng Division: Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12, a valid driver’s license will serve as an advantage. Skills and Competencies: Knowledge of relevant legislations. Planning and organizing skills. Problem solving and Analysis. Time Management. Client Orientation and Customer Focus. Report writing skills. Negotiation skills. Communication skills. Attention to detail. Good interpersonal skills. Initiative driven and Flexibility.
DUTIES: Escorting of Judges’ to the Courtrooms. Rendering of administrative support functions to the Judges’ and the Courtroom crew. Maintenance of Courtrooms’ records. Facilitation of the smooth- running of the Courtrooms and the collection and distribution of post/parcels, files and other documents and photocopying of official documents. General messengers duties , accompanying the Judge to attend workshops/meeting/seminars, to help Judge to manoeuvre the wheelchair through the parking area to the lift, carrying the laptop, handbag and books, open and close windows at the chamber, set up the desk , Assist Judge to dress up when robing before going to court, assist the Judge in the bathroom when needed, assist the Judge when reading court documents by handing over some books which are in cabinets and bookshelves, Accompanying the Judge to attend workshops/meeting/seminars. Be present in court during the session. Making copies of Court rolls and circulate according to distribution list.
ENQUIRIES: Ms T Mbalekwa Tel No: (011) 335 0404
APPLICATIONS: Mthatha High Court: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag x 13012, Cambridge, 5206, East London or hand deliver applications to 59 Western Avenue, Sanlam Park Building, 2nd Floor, Vincent, 5242, East London. Durban High Court: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000, or hand deliver applications to the Office of the Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 1st floor, 2 Devonshire place, off Anton Lembede Street, Durban High Court Division: Pretoria/ Gauteng Local Division: Johannesburg/Labour and labour Appeals Court: Johannesburg: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X7, Johannesburg, 2000. Applications can also be hand delivered to the 12th
floor, Cnr Pritchard and Kruis Street, Johannesburg.
CLOSING DATE: 05 November 2021
NOTE: All applications must be in a NEW Z83 form, which can be downloaded on internet at www.judiciary.org.za/ www.dpsa.gov.za/dpsa2g/vacancies.asp or obtainable from any Public Service Department. Each application form must be fully completed, duly signed and initialled by the applicant. The application must indicate the correct job title, the office where the position is advertised and the reference number as stated in the advert. Failure to fully complete the form, sign and initial by the applicant will lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process. Received applications using the old Z83 will not be considered. A recent comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated); copies of qualifications and Identity Document and driver’s license (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents should be attached (Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents/copies on or before the day of the interviews). Should you be in a possession of foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). All non-SA citizens must attach a copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa to their applications. Dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check
(criminal record, financial checks, qualification verification, citizenship checks, reference checks and employment verification). Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered during the selection process. Office of the Chief Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In
the filling of these posts, the Employment Equity Plan of the Department will be taken into consideration and preference will be given to Women and Persons with Disabilities. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Applicants could be required to provide consent for access to their social media accounts. Prior to appointment for SMS, a candidate would be required to complete the Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA which is an online course, endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. All successful candidate will be expected to enter into an employment contract and a performance agreement within 3 months of appointment, as well as be required to undergo a security clearance three (3) months after appointments.
ERRATUM: Kindly note that the following posts which were advertised on Public Service Vacancy Circular 34 dated 01 October 2021 with the closing date of 15 October 2021 were advertised with incorrect salary notches: Chief Registrar, Supreme Court of Appeal: Bloemfontein, Ref No: 2021/188/OCJ the correct salary notch is R473 820 – R1 140 828 per annum (MR6); Registrar, North West High Court, Ref No: 2021/190/OCJ and Registrar, Mbombela High Court, Ref No: 2021/191/OCJ the correct salary notch is R257 073 – R912 504 per annum (MR3–MR5). People who previously applied are encouraged not to re-apply; the closing date has been extended to the 29 October 2021. We apologies for any inconvenience caused.