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Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment form (Z83) – please print or obtain it from any Public Service department.

Please note that applications must not be sent via e-mail. Hardcopies must be posted to our HR division as indicated on each advertisement. E-mailed applications are not considered as valid. Your application should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, a driver's license and a CV (where applicable).

Available internship positions are advertised along with the other vacancies in each region. View information on Legal and Other Related Careers in the Justice System.

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New Vacancies/Posts

Published: 17 July 2014 / Closing Date: 28 July 2014

DIRECTOR: EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION
REFERENCE: 14/190/PEC
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R819 126 – R964 902 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Degree/National Diploma in Communication Studies or Journalism; 4 years management experience; 6 years working experience in communication environment; Knowledge and experience of the communication environment. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication skills (written and verbal); Financial management; Strategic leadership capability; Performance management; Analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making; Project management, People development and empowerment; Knowledge management; Change management. KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Develop and implement departmental events, public participation programmes and exhibitions from conceptualization to execution; Develop and implement a targeted outreach and stakeholder engagement strategy for the Department; Ensure that the Departmental brand is consistently and appropriately applied; Manage the development and production of audio-visual and print communication products to support the communications strategy of the Department; Financial and people management.

NOTE: Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ENQUIRIES: Mr M.C Kekana  (012)-357 8023

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
Postal address: Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.
OR
Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria

CLOSING DATE: 28 July 2014

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria


DIRECTOR: DECISION SUPPORT (SECRETARIAT SERVICES)
REFERENCE: 14/153/COO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

PACKAGE: R819 126 – R964 902 per annum (All inclusive). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualifications; 3 years’ experience in managing a secretarial support to governance committee; 6 years managerial experience; Knowledge and experience of governance issues and report writing at corporate level; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Strategic Financial Management skills; Strategic Leadership capability; Communication skills ( verbal & written); Computer literacy; Project Management skills; People and Resource Management skills; Research and development expertise; Strategic Change and risk management; Presentation and facilitation skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Provide secretariat support services for governance committees and ad hoc committees; Manage decision support systems and processes to optimize functions of governance structure; Maintain the integrity of executive decisions of governance structure and act as a custodian of such decisions; Ensure decision of governance structure are acted upon through a mechanism that enables the governance structures to monitor themselves; Ensure effective people management and provide strategic leadership of the Directorate.

Note: Women and people with disability applicants are encouraged to apply

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Kekana  (012) 357 8023

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY (LP5 - LP6) (5 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/198/SA CAPE TOWN
REFERENCE: 14/201/SA PRETORIA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: CAPE TOWN (1) AND PRETORIA (4 POSTS)

SALARY: R367 047 – R865 968 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 years recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; At least 4 years’ experience as a practicing attorney; A valid driver’s license;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Computer literacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Represent the State in litigation and appeal cases in the High Court, Magistrates Court, Labour Court, Land Claims, CCMA, Tax and Tax tribunals; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Give effect to the Departments strategic plans, policies and prescripts; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff; Maintain all records of work performed and provide statistics required.

NOTE: Separate applications must be made for each center and quoting the relevant reference

ENQUIRIES: Ms. K. Ngomani  (012) 357 8661

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


SENIOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: (MR6) (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
REFERENCE: 14/188/CS
DIVISION: CHIEF FAMILY ADVOCATE
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE: PRETORIA

SALARY: R340 716 – R828 138 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; At least 8 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of the South African Legal System; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and budgetary/financial management will also be an advantage; Knowledge of Government and Departmental policies and strategy would be an added advantage; Knowledge of family Law particularly the work of Family Advocate; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Interpersonal skills; Strategic capability and leadership skills; Dispute resolution; Policy development and Management; Project Management and legal research skills; Problem solving and dispute resolution skills; Legal research and drafting skills; Communication skills (written and verbal); Computer literacy (MS Office); Report writing skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Develop plans and strategic intervention related to the implementation of relevant legislation; Provide support services to the unit in relation to all performance improvement initiatives; Coordinate and liaise with relevant stakeholders/role players on the effective implementation of legal framework related to international Child Abduction and Children’s Act; Develop legal documents, memoranda, reports and government notices; Monitor and evaluate reports related to the implementation of the legislation and policies; Draft legal research and ensure submission of strategic recommendation on appropriate intervention of relevant stakeholders/role players for effective implementation of the relevant legislation; Compile and Provide various reports, as well as International Conventions/Declarations to South African party relating to the relevant legislation; Handle legal administration tasks in accordance with instructions; Draft legal opinion and guidelines or any other policies to facilitate the implementation of the relevant legislation; Coordinates representations and complaints from Civil Society and other Government Departments; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Mr G. Kooko (012) 315 1164

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
REFERENCE: 14/194/MAS
CENTRE: MASTER OF HIGH COURT: GRAHAMSTOWN


SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree/ National Diploma or equivalent qualification in finance; 3 years relevant experience; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Departmental Financial Instructions (DFI), Public Service Act and other legislation prescripts; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Supervisory skills; Planning and organizing (including time management); Leadership qualities, problem solving and decision making skills; Ability to interpret and apply policy; Computer literacy (MS Office); Communication skills (verbal and written); Team work orientated; Ability to work under pressure and independently in a highly pressurized environment; Accuracy and attention to detail.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Oversee verification of applications received and ensure daily payments, cheque details and numbers; Administer and manage guardians fund and compile reconciliation statement; Ensure approved/ disapproved payments on a daily, weekly and monthly; Prepare report on fraud cases and interest losses; Represent Masters office relations with the stakeholders; Check and verify guardian funds, banking and financial registers and reports; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Mr S Maeko Tel: (012) 315 1996

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resources: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical Address: Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Building, Pretoria, 0001.


ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY (LP3-LP4) (2 POSTS)
REFERENCE: 14/203/SA DURBAN
REFERENCE: 14/197/SA KIMBERLEY
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: DURBAN (1) AND KIMBERLEY (1)


SALARY: R214 740 – R614 883. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 2 years appropriate post legal/litigation experience; Right of appearance in the High Court will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Computer literacy; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Communication skills (written and verbal).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Handle litigation and appeals in the following Courts: Magistrates Courts, High Court, Labour Court, Constitutional Court, Land Claims Court, CCMA; Draft legal documents and conduct legal research; Furnish legal advice and opinion; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations and debt collection.

NOTE: Separate applications must be made for each Centre and quoting the relevant reference

ENQUIRIES: Ms K. Ngomani  (012) 357 8661

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: The Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development; Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical Address: Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Building, Pretoria, 0001.


LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR3-MR5): (1 Year Contract Appointment)
REFERENCE: 14/204/CLO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R183 126 – R662 397 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or four year recognize legal qualification; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of South African legal system, legal practices and related spheres with specific reference to civil litigation; Knowledge of criminal procedures, practice and court rules (Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Court, Magistrate Courts and Equality Courts); Knowledge of the Constitution, the Institution of Legal Proceedings against Certain Organs of State Act, the Prescription Act, the Public Finance Management Act, the State Liability Act and Treasury Regulations; Ability to stay up-to-date with new developments in South African law (especially the law of delict); Experience and knowledge of judicial system and functioning of South African courts; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting skills; Report-writing and analytical skills; Computer literacy (MS Office); Good planning and decision-making skills; Good interpersonal and language skills; Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage legal administrative duties of civil litigation matters in the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Courts, Equality Courts and Magistrate’s Courts; Represent the Minister and other role-players’ interest during consultations; Liaise with and instruct the State Attorney with regards to civil litigation matters and other role-players involving the Minister and/or Director-General; Draft legal papers; Manage losses, transport claims and debt recovery for and on behalf of the Department; Inform the Minister, Deputy Minister, Director-General and other divisions of the measures that will be taken in matters being dealt with by the Directorate.

ENQUIRIES: Ms K Ngomani ((012) 357 8661

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: LEGAL PROCESS (MR3-MR5): (1 POST)
REFERENCE: 14/199/CLO
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R183 126 – R662 397 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or four year recognized legal qualification; At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience; Knowledge of South African legal system, legal practices and related spheres with specific reference to criminal law; Knowledge of criminal procedures, practice and court rules (Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Court and Magistrate Courts); Knowledge of the Constitution; Ability to stay up-to-date with new developments in South African law (especially Administrative Law) and to conduct independent legal research; Experience and knowledge of judicial system and functioning of courts; Appropriate knowledge of and experience in office administration.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting skills; Report-writing and analytical skills; Computer literacy (MS Office); Good planning and decision-making skills; Good interpersonal and language skills; Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Administer and advise on Acts to the relevant role players within the Department; Conduct legal research on principles and case law relevant to legal matters; Handle ad hoc tasks in line with instructions; Draft legal instruments and perform office administration function.

ENQUIRIES: Ms K Ngomani ((012) 357 8661

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
Postal address: The Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS ABOVE IS 28 JULY 2014

Published: 08 July 2014 / Closing Date: 21 July 2014

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCE PLAN
REFERENCE: 14/191/HR
CENTRE: NATIONAL OFFICE, PRETORIA

SALARY: R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma in Human Resources Management or equivalent qualification; 3 years experience as HR Practitioner; Knowledge of HR Prescripts; Exposure in Human Resource Planning (HRP) will be an advantage.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Communication (written and Verbal) skills; Computer literacy (MS Office); Analytical and presentation skills; Manipulation of data skills; Project management skills.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Coordinate the development and review of integrated HRP; Facilitate internal and external environmental scan; Coordinate HRP committee meetings and render secretarial services; Coordinate and analyse workforce statistics; Facilitate the development and implementation of branch and regional HRP.

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Zeekoei at  (012) 315 1436

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY: (04 POSTS), (12 MONTHS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT)
REFERENCE: 14/187/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: POLOKWANE


SALARY: R214 740 – R614 883. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 2 years appropriate post legal/litigation experience; Right of appearance in the High Court will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Computer literacy; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Communication skills (written and verbal).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Handle litigation and appeals in the following Courts: Magistrates Courts, High Court, Labour Court, Constitutional Court, Land Claims Court, CCMA; Draft legal documents and conduct legal research; Furnish legal advice and opinion; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations and debt collection.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. Bheki Sibiya  (012) 357 8650

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: The Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development; Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical Address: Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Building, Pretoria, 0001.

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 21 JULY 2014

Published: 30 June 2014 / Closing Date: 07 14 July 2014

FAMILY ADVOCATE LP8 (2 VACANT POSTS)
REFERENCE: 95 /14/FA/WC) WORCESTER
REFERENCE: 96 /14/FA/WC) GEORGE
CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, GEORGE

PACKAGE:  R652 605 – R919 116 per annum.  (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination).  (The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement)

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB Degree or recognized four (4) year legal qualification, Admitted as an advocate; Qualifies to be admitted as an attorney will be an added advantage; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; At least 9 years appropriate post qualification; litigation experience; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Litigation; Advocacy; Legal research and drafting;
Dispute resolution; Case flow management.
                    
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Execute the mandate of the Office of the Family Advocate; Perform all functions and duties of the Family Advocate in accordance with relevant legislation; Manage case flow management, file allocation and backlogs of the Family Advocates in the Office Endorse settlement agreements or commenting thereon; Quality management of the Family Advocates in the designated office to ensure unqualified audits Institute enquiries to ascertain the best interests of the minor child by means of ADR procedures and evaluation; Liaise with Judges, Attorneys, Psychologist, Social workers and other relevant professionals Attend to Hague matters when delegated to do so; Attend relevant circuit courts within the province.   Provide programmes, work rosters and action plans relating to the Family Advocates in the designated office: provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Advocate S Ebrahim at Tel: (021) 426 1216 

APPLICATIONS:  Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Regional Head, Department of Justice, Private Bag X9171, Cape Town, 8000  OR Physical Address: Mezzanine Floor, Plein Park Building, Plein Street, Cape Town

FOR ATTENTION:   Mr N Luddy

POST : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AUXILIARY SERVICES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
REF: 71/14/LMP

SALARY : R532 278 – R627 000 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Regional Office: Limpopo (Polokwane)

REQUIREMENTS : A degree or 3 years National Diploma in Public Management / Administration or equivalent qualification; Minimum of 3 years experience in either Building Management / Maintenance or Project Management; Three (3) years practical experience in Facilities Planning and Management including space audit; Practical experience in managing external service providers; Knowledge and understanding of Fixed Asset Management, PFMA and GIAMA; Knowledge and understanding of Government procurement process relating to procurement of assets; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Project Management; Good financial management skills; Managerial skills; Communication skills (including writing) with the ability to motivate and direct people; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Team orientated and results driven; Interpersonal relations and customer orientation; Creative and analytical skills; problem solving and conflict management skills; Continual learning and information search; Computer literacy;

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Responsible for overall Space Management for the Region; Monitor and report on all Major projects undertaken in the region; Monitor proper implementation of Departmental Maintenance Plan as well as Day to Day Maintenance; Form part of the planning processes and Liaise with DPW for acquisition of land for the construction of new facilities; Prepare and manage Provincial maintenance, Property plans and budget; Assist in identifying and compiling submissions for inclusion of offices in RAMP projects; Provide facilities management services including procurement of leased accommodation, planned and unplanned maintenance and capital works projects identification and support; Provide office support services (including information, document management, technology and transport management)

ENQUIRIES : Mr Masemola TD.  (015) 287 2025 or Mr Maakamedi TP  (015) 287 2026
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head, Department of Justice & Constitutional Development, Private Bag x9526, Polokwane 0700 OR Physical address: Reception area, Limpopo Regional Office, 92 Bok Street, Polokwane, 0700. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be considered.


POST : LAW RESEARCHER
REF: 94/14/WC

SALARY : R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement
CENTRE : Western Cape High Court, Cape Town

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate 4 year recognized legal degree or equivalent qualification; 3 years relevant experience: Ability to speak and write impeccable English; Computer literacy (MS Word); Report writing; Research and analytical skills; Ability to access and utilise computer research programmes (Westlaw, Lexis, Nexis, Jutas); Project management, including planning and organising ability; Ability to integrate knowledge from diverse sources; Ability to work under pressure; Accuracy and attention to detail Key Performance Areas: The law researcher must provide professional legal research assistance to the respective courts, comprising, amongst other the following: Conducting legal research assistance as may be required from time to time by the judges at the respective courts; Performing quasi – judicial functions Monitoring and bringing to the attention of judiciary new developments in law and jurisprudence; Performing any court – related work requested to improve the efficiency of the court.

ENQUIRIES : Mr L Kolosa : (021) 480 2411
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application to: The Regional Head, Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X 9171, Cape Town, 8000. OR Physical address: Plein Park Building Mezzanine floor, Plein Street, Cape Town


POST : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: LIBRARY SERVICES;
REF: 14/166/CS (Re-advertisement)

SALARY : R270 804 – R318 984 per annum. The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : National Office: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma/Degree in Library and Information science or equivalent qualification; At least 3 years experience in a legal/law library; Knowledge and experience in electronic resources, automated and manual library as well as information retrieval systems; Knowledge of Resource Management, Public Service Act and Public Finance Management Act will serve as a recommendation; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Effective communication skills(verbal and written); Team building skills; Interpersonal skills; Leadership and management skills; Conflict and knowledge management skills; Analytical thinking skills.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Develop and maintain library and information management system; Monitor the selection and acquisition of library material; Assist in managing bibliographical description and analyze library material; Co-ordinate the marketing of the library services and facilitate provision of reference as well as information services; Perform administrative and supervisory functions.

ENQUIRIES : Mr T. Rangwato  012 315 1456
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


POST : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
REF: 72/14/LMP

SALARY : R 270 804 – R 327 126 Per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Regional Office, Limpopo

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate three year qualification (National Diploma/Degree) or equivalent qualification; Three years supervisory/management experience; Three years facilities and Auxiliary services experience; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Project Management; Good Financial Management skills; Strong communications skills with the ability to motivate and direct people; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Team oriented and results driven; Interpersonal relations and customer orientation; Creative and analytical; Problem solving and conflict management; Continual learning and information search; Accuracy and attention to detail; People Management skills

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Assist with the management and co-ordinate planning for Capital Works and Maintenance; Liaise with the Department of Public Works (DPW) on Capital Works and upgrading of infrastructure; Assist with the implementation of OHS Act as well as physical security upgrade; Assist with development of asset management strategy and compilation of plans; Assist with the development of maintenance strategy and compilation of reports; Assist with development and management of the implementation of norms and standards; Compile budget and reports; Responsible for provision and management of leased accommodation; Co-ordinate and process applications for day-to-day maintenance.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Maakamedi TP. ( (015) 287 2026 or Ms. Mongalo MP. ( (015) 287 2172
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head, Department of Justice & Constitutional Development, Private Bag x9526, Polokwane 0700 OR Physical address: Reception area, Limpopo Regional Office, 92 Bok Street, Polokwane, 0700.


POST : MAINTENANCE OFFICER (CONTRACT POSITION ENDING 31 MARCH 2015) (MR-1 – MR-5),
REF NR: 63/14/NC

SALARY : R141 339.00 – R 622 397.00 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with the experience as outlined in terms of the Occupational Specific Dispensation for legally qualified personnel) The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Magistrate Office Kimberley

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate four year recognized legal qualification (Proc or LLB); Extensive knowledge of the maintenance system; Proficiency in at least two official languages; Understanding of all services and procedures in the area of maintenance and other areas of family law; A valid driver’s license; Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent Communication skills (written and verbal); Numeric skills; Communications skills; Facilitation skills; Ability to: Work with public in a professional and empathetic manner; Explain legal terminology and processes in simple language; Manage time effectively and develop good facilitation skills; Think innovatively and work in pressurized environment.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Perform duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer in terms of the Maintenance Act; Obtain financial information for the purposes of maintenance enquiries; Guide maintenance investigators in the performance of their functions; Appear in the Maintenance Court and conduct proceedings in terms of the Maintenance Act; Implement Bench Orders.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. J. Tope  (053) 839 0000 Applications: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X6106, Kimberley, 8300. OR hand delivers at the New Public Buildings, (Magistrates Court) of Knight and Stead Streets, 7th floor, Kimberley, 8301. Email or faxed applications will not be considered.


POST : ESTATE CONTROLLER EC1 (2 POSTS)
REF: 14/174/MAS: PIETERMARITZBURG AND 14/176/MAS: KIMBERLEY

SALARY : R141 339 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Master of the High Court: Kimberley and Pietermaritzburg

REQUIREMENTS : An LLB degree or recognized four year legal qualification. Skills and Competencies: Legal research and drafting; Case flow management; Estate duties; Trust; Dispute resolution; Communication skills (verbal and written); Problem solving; Customer focus; Attention to detail; Computer literacy.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Administer deceased and insolvent estates, Curatorships, Trusts and all aspects related to the administration thereof; Render professional service to clients in line with the service level agreements; Identify and report opportunities or problems that may impact on service level agreements or effectiveness of operations to the Assistant Master; Provide effective people management; Prepare all monthly management and court reports in the prescribed formats;

NOTE : Separate applications must be made for each centre and quoting the relevant reference number
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resources: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.


POST : MAINTENANCE OFFICER (MR-1 – MR-5)
REF NR: 08/14/NC
Re- advertisement

SALARY : R 141 339.00 – R 622 397.00 per annum. (Salary will be determined in accordance with the experience as outlined in terms of the Occupational Specific Dispensation for legally qualified personnel) The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Magistrate Office Upington

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate four year recognized legal qualification (Proc or LLB); Extensive knowledge of the maintenance system; Proficiency in at least two official languages; Understanding of all services and procedures in the area of maintenance and other areas of family law; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent Communication skills (written and verbal); Numeric skills; Communications skills; Facilitation skills; Ability to: Work with public in a professional and empathetic manner; Explain legal terminology and processes in simple language; Manage time effectively and develop good facilitation skills; Think innovatively and work in pressurized environment.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Perform duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer in terms of the Maintenance Act; Obtain financial information for the purposes of maintenance enquiries; Guide maintenance investigators in the performance of their functions; Appear in the Maintenance Court and conduct proceedings in terms of the Maintenance Act; Implement Bench Orders.

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X6106, Kimberley, 8300. OR hand delivers at the New Public Buildings, (Magistrates Court) of Knight and Stead Streets, 7th floor, Kimberley, 8301. Email or faxed applications will not be considered.

NOTE : Women and people with disabilities are encourage to apply

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL POSTS IS 07 14 JULY 2014


NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and identity document.  A drivers license must be attached if indicated as a requirement.  A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

The Department of Justice 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. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process.  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.

 

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