Office of the Chief Justice Circular 18 of 2021


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 (Act55) of 1998) and the relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration and preference will be given to Women and Persons with Disabilities.

APPLICATIONS                       : Durban/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.

CLOSING DATE                      : 04 June 2021

NOTE                                         : Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new

form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department. Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. 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 six 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, as well as applications received via fax or email, will NOT be considered or accepted. Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes. Note: Requirement for all Senior Management Service (SMS) Posts – Nyukela Programme: This is a Pre-Entry Certificate to Senior SMS endorsed by DPSA which is offered by the National School of Government (NSG) through an online course platform. 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: programme. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the Pre-entry 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.



POST 18/186                            : ADMINISTRATION CLERK (LEGAL) REF NO: 2020/128/OCJ


SALARY                                    : R173 703 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a

performance agreement.

CENTRE                                               Provincial Service Centre: KZN: (stationed at Durban Magistrate Court)

REQUIREMENTS                    : Grade twelve (12) or equivalent qualification. An LLB Degree or an equivalent

qualification will serve as an added advantage. Zero (0)-two (2) years’ experience will serve as an added advantage. Skills and Competencies: Knowledge of Public Services Legislation, Prescripts and Regulations. Research skills. Communication skills (verbal and written). Minute taking skills. Decision making and time management skills. Good reporting skills. Creative and analytical thinking skills. Computer literacy.

DUTIES                                     :           Conduct  Legal  Research  for  the  Regional  Court  President/Chief   Magistrate.

Compilation  of  statistics.  Case  Flow  management.  Assisting  Regional   Court Registrar and members of the public. Provide administrative support in general as requested by the Court Manager and Supervisor.

ENQUIRIES                              :           Ms L Marrie Tel No: (031) 372 3164

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