JUDGE’S SECRETARY – OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE

REF NO:
2020/37/OCJ
(12 Month Contract)
SALARY : R257 508. per annum plus 37% in lieu of benefits. The successful candidate
will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Supreme Court Of Appeal: Bloemfontein

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade (12). One (1) to three (3) years’ Secretarial experience or as an Office
Assistant. A valid driver’s licence. An LLB Degree or a minimum of 20 modules
completed towards an LLB, BA or BCom Law Degree will serve as an added
advantage and results must accompany the application. Shortlisted candidates
will be required to pass a typing test. Skills and Competencies: Proficiency in
English, Good communication skills (verbal and written). Administration and
organizational skills, exceptional interpersonal skills. Ability to meet strict
deadlines and to work under pressure, attention to detail. Customer care
service skills and excellent typing skills, confidentiality and time management.
Computer literacy (MS Word) and research capabilities.

DUTIES :
Typing (or formatting) of draft memoranda, decisions, opinions or judgement
entries written by, or assigned by the Judge; Provide general
secretarial/administrative duties to the Judge; Manage and type
correspondence, judgements and orders for the Judge (including diary and
phone typing); Arrange and diarize appointments, meetings and official visits
and make travel and accommodation arrangements; Safeguarding of all case
files and the endorsement of case files with an order made by the Judge;
Update files and documents and provide copies of documents to the Registrar;
Perform digital recording of court proceedings on urgent court cases after
hours and ensure integrity of such recordings; Store, keep and file court
records safely; Accompany the Judge to Court; Management of the Judge’s
vehicle, logbook and driving thereof; Compile data and prepare reports and
documents for the Judge as necessary, including expense reports, continuing
legal hours, financial disclosure statements and case management; Arrange
refreshments for the Judge and his/her visitors and attend to their needs;
Manage the Judge’s library and updating of documentation; Execute legal
research as directed by the Judge and comply with all departmental prescripts,
policies, procedures and guidelines

ENQUIRIES :
Ms M Luthuli Tel No: (051) 406 8191

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.
Free State: Bloemfontein: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your
application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag
X20612, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand deliver applications to the Free State High
Court, Corner President Brand and Fontein street, Bloemfontein, 9301.
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.

CLOSING DATE
03 April 2020

NOTE :
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 Note: Shortlisted
candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification
processes, including a competency assessment for Senior Management
Service. Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents.
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, as well as
applications received via fax or email, will not be considered or accepted.

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