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Jun 24, 2020

Senior Court Interpreter

  • Office of the Chief Justice
  • Kimberley, South Africa
Full time Legal

Job Description

POST 15/14 : REF NO: 2020/67/OCJ
SALARY : R257 508 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE : North West High Court

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Legal Interpreting or equivalent relevant qualification. Minimum of three (3) years practical experience in Court Interpreting or Grade12 and ten (10) years practical experience in Court Interpreting. Proficiency in English and two or more indigenous languages. A valid driver’s licence.Knowledge of any foreign Language will be an added advantage. Candidates will be required to undergo Oral and Written Language proficiency testing. Skills and Competencies: Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Computer literacy (MS Office). Good Interpersonal Relations. Ability to work under pressure and solve problems. Accuracy and attention to detail. Customer Services. Planning and Organising skills. Confidentiality. Analytical thinking.Listening skills.

DUTIES : Court proceeding. Interpreting during consultation. Translate legal documents and exhibits. Assist with reconstruction of court records. Develop terminology, coin words, control and supervision of Interpreters. Perform specific line and administrative support functions to the Judiciary, Court Manager and Supervisor.

APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email

NOTE : Electronic applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet.

The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated
CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered

Office of The Chief Justice

The Office of the Chief 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, the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55) of 1998) and the relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Women and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

APPLICATIONS :
National Office: Midrand: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your
application to: The Director: Human Resources, Office of the Chief Justice,
Private Bag X10, Marshalltown, 2107. Applications can also be hand delivered
to the Office of the Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 188, 14th
Road, Noordwyk, Midrand, 1685.
Gauteng 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.
Kwazulu-Natal: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application

to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X54372,
Durban, 4000. Applications can also be hand delivered to the Office of the
Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 1st floor, 2 Devonshire place,
off Anton Lembede Street, Durban.

North West: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The OCJ Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X 2033,
Mmabatho, 2735. Applications can also be hand delivered to 22 Molopo Road,
Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng.
Eastern Cape: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application
to:

The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Postal Address: Private
Bag x 13012, Cambridge 5206, East London. Applications can also be hand
delivered to 59 Western Avenue, Sanlam Park Building, 2nd Floor, Vincent
5242, East London.

Northern Cape: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application
to:

The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X5043,
Kimberley, 8300 Applications can also be hand delivered to the High Court, Sol
Plaaitjie Drive, Room B107, Kimberley.

Note: Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes.

Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is a successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG).

The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entryprogramme/.

The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS.

Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job.

Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in
compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments.

Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet.

The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three months old).

Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.

Please indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Applications received after the closing date will NOT be considered or accepted.

Salary

R257 508 per annum

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