Cluster Manager Court Interpreting, Department Of Justice And Constitutional Development


REF NO: 29/16/WC

SALARY : R289 761 – R341 313 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE : Magistrate Offices; Atlantis Cluster (also serving Vredendal Cluster) Bellville Cluster (also serving Somerset West Cluster), George Cluster (also serving Oudtshoorn Cluster), Khayelitsha Cluster (also serving Mitchells Plain Cluster) and Paarl Cluster (also serving Worcester Cluster)

REQUIREMENTS : NQF level 4/ Grade 12 and National Diploma in Legal Interpreting at NQF level 5 or any other relevant tertiary qualification at NQF level 5; Proficiency in English and two or more indigenous languages; Six years’ practical experience as a Court Interpreter with minimum three years supervisory experience; A valid driver’s licence. Skills and Competencies: Communication (verbal and written) skills;; Listening skills; interpersonal skills; Time management; Computer literacy; Analytical thinking; Problem solving; Planning and organizing; Confidentiality; Ability to work under pressure.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Manage the legal interpreting, language services and stakeholder relations in the cluster; Develop and implement the legal interpreting and language services business plan for the cluster; Manage both human and non-human resources of legal interpreting and language services in the cluster; Manage special projects of legal interpreting and
language services; Manage training and development of court interpreters; Manage compliance of the code of conduct.

ENQUIRIES : Mr J January Tel. (021) 462 5471

APPLICATIONS : Forward your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag x 9171, Cape Town 8000 OR Physical address: Plein Park Building, Mezzanine floor, Plein Street, Cape Town.



NOTE : Interested applicants may visit the following website: or to view the full job specification of the above positions. Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at A Z83 form & CV must be accompanied by original certified copies of qualifications and identity document and a driver’s licence where necessary. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated. Following the interview and 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). Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. If the candidate is applying for an OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to the CV. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where drivers licence is a requirement. 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. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.