SENIOR COURT INTERPRETER – The DOJ&CD

REF NO: 19/ 69 /FS
SALARY : R257 508 – R303 339 per annum. The successful candidate will be required
to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Magistrate’s Office, Thaba Nchu Cluster

REQUIREMENTS :
NQF Level 4 / Grade 12; National Diploma: Legal Interpreting at NQF Level 5
or any other relevant tertiary qualification at level 5; Proficiency in English;
Proficiency in two or more indigenous languages, NQF Three (3) years’
practical experience as a Court Interpreter; Driver’s licence will be an added
advantage;. Knowledge of Legislation which governs transparency and
confidentiality in the Public Service (Act 2 of 2000) as amended. Skills and
Competences: Excellent communication, Listening, Inter-personal relations,
Problem solving, Planning and organising and Analytical thinking skills; Time
management Confidentiality and ability to work under pressure. Language
Proficiency: Thaba Nchu Cluster: English, Afrikaans, Sesotho, Setswana and
IsiXhosa.

DUTIES :
Key Performance Areas: To interpret in court of Law (Civil and Criminal
matters; Entering of criminal cases in the criminal record book / register; to
interpret in small claims courts. Interpret in pre-trial proceedings and
consultations; Consecutive interpreting from source to target language during
Court proceedings, pre-trial, consultation, quasi and judicial. Interpret nonverbal gesture, dramatization and confessions. Ensure that subordinates
conclude performance agreements. Review performance and give feed back
to Court Interpreters. Collect, monitor interpreting register, calculate and
compile statistics; Making arrangements for foreign languages interpreters in
consultation with the Prosecutor. To perform a variety of routine interpreting
duties related to the Core function of the Department. To attend to all other
duties that can be assigned to him/her from time to time and to assist with the
necessary Administrative duties.

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

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

CLOSING DATE :
16 September 2019

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 to 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.
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.

ERRATUM:
Kindly note that post of Administrative Officer: Service Delivery
Improvement with Ref No: 19/123/CFO advertised in Public Vacancy Circular
30 dated 23 August 2019, the post has been withdrawn. We apologize for any
inconvenience caused.