Senior Court Interpreter, Department Of Justice

REF NO: 004/15/NC

SALARY : R183 438 – R216 084 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to
sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE : Kudumane Magistrate Office

REQUIREMENTS : Two years Diploma in Interpreting; Three years relevant experience in court
interpreting; Applicants will be subjected to a Language test; A valid drivers
license; Proficiency in two or more indigenous languages and English; Skills and
Competencies: Computer literacy (MS Office); Good communications (written
and verbal); Administration and organizational skills; Ability to maintain
interpersonal relations; Accuracy and attention to detail.

DUTIES : Interpret in Criminal Court, Civil Court, Labour Court, quasi – judicial
proceedings; Interpret during consultation; Translate legal documents and
exhibits; Record cases in criminal record book; Draw case records on request of
the Magistrate and Prosecutors; Keep Court records up to date; Supervise Court
Interpreters; Perform any other duty that he/she may be assigned to in terms of
rationalization of functions by the office.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. J. Tope  (053) 839 0000

APPLICATIONS : If applying for more than one post, please state the name of the office and
reference number as well as order of preference. A separate application must
be submitted for each post. 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 : Applicants will be subjected to a Language test

CLOSING DATE : 23 February 2015

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 & CV must be accompanied
by original certified copies of qualifications and identity document. A driver’s
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 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. 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. 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.
ERRATA: Please note that the vacancies advertised in this publication dated 25
January 2015 are on contract basis for a period of 12 months, namely:
Maintenance Officer MR-1 TO MR-5) (7 POSTS) REF NO: 14/04/FS: Centre:
Magistrate’s Office, Welkom (2), Bethlehem (2) Ficksburg (1), Kroonstad (1) And
Ladybrand (1) Enquiries: Free State: Ms N Dywili  (051) 407 1800.