COURT INTERPRETER – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

REF NO:
20/20/FS
SALARY : R173 703 – R201 612 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to
sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Magistrate’s Office, Bloemfontein

REQUIREMENTS :
NQF level 4/Grade 12. Proficiency in English. Proficiency in one or more
indegenous languages. Three months practical experience will be an added
advantage; A valid driver’s license will be an added advantage. Knowledge:
Knowledge of legislation which governs transparency and confidentiality in the
Public Service (Act 2 of 2000) as amended. Adherence to Batho-Pele and the
Justice Principles. Full command of the language. Cultural diversity.
Knowledge of Policies, Prescripts and Legislation. Skills and Competencies:
Communication (verbal and written), Listening, Inter-personal relations,
Computer literacy (MS word), Planning and Organising, Problem solving and
analytical thinking skills. Time management. Confidentiality. Ability to work
under pressure; Language Proficiency: Bloemfontein Sesotho, Sepedi,
Tshivenda, English and Xitsonga (Shangaan) will be an added advantage.

DUTIES :
Key Performance Areas: To interpret in a Court of Law (Criminal, Civil and
Labour). To interpret in Small Claims Courts. Interpret in pre-trial proceedings
and consultations. Liaise with the Supervisor for Foreign Language
Interpreters. Consecutive interpreting from source to target language during
Court Proceedings., pre-trial consultation, quasi and Judicial. Interpret
nonverbal gesture, dramatization and confessions. Carry out sight translation
of documents (j88, sworn statement, etc); Collect unusual terminology and
concepts. Consult dictionary, colleagues, community members and experts.
Enter the meaning of words into glossary register. Assist with the
reconstruction of Courts records. Enter cases in the Criminal Record Book.
Compilation of statistics.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms NM Dywili Tel No: (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS :
Please direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X20578,
Bloemfontein, 9300, or hand deliver at 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke
Street, Bloemfontein, 9301.

CLOSING DATE :
06 April 2020

NOTE :
Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 form & CV must
be accompanied by original certified copies of qualifications, identity document
and a driver’s license 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 t o a technical and competency
assessment. Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be
required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder
must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin. 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.
Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities
including where driver’s license is a requirement. 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

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