DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT HAS A VACANCY OF SENIOR COURT INTERPRETER

POST 13/29 : SENIOR COURT INTERPRETER (X2 POSTS)

SALARY : R269 214 – R317 127 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to
sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE : Magistrate, Uitenhage Ref No: 40/23EC
Magistrate, East London Ref No: 44/23EC: (This is a re-advertisement,
applicant who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and National Diploma: Legal Interpreting or any other relevant
equivalent qualification in the field of languages and a minimum of 3 years’
practical experience in Court interpreting; or Grade 12 certificate with ten years
practical experience in court interpreting Proficiency in English and two or more
indigenous languages (preference will be given to languages used in the area
and sign language); A valid driver’s license will be an added advantage. Skills
and Competencies: Good communication (written and verbal); Interpersonal
relations; Accuracy and attention to detail.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Interpret in court of law (Criminal and Civil cases);
Interpret in confessions, commissions and tribunals and family law; Translate
legal documents and documentary exhibits used in court; Utilized in more
serious cases; Perform any other duties that may be assigned to in terms of
rationalization of office.

ENQUIRIES : Mr A Jilana Tel No: (043) 702 7000 / 7010
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The
Provincial Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200

NOTE : Separate application must be made quoting the relevant reference number.
Applicants will be subjected to a language test – speak, read and written)

NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the
address specified in each post. The application must include only completed
and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or
on the internet, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies
of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification
as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be submitted by
shortlisted candidates to HR on or before the day of the interview date.
Application that do not comply with the above specifications will not be
considered and will be disqualified. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany
foreign qualifications. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected
to a technical and competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained
from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants.
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 only when
shortlisted. 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

CLOSING DATE : 09 May 2023

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