SENIOR COURT INTERPRETER – The DOJ&CD

REF NO:
24/18/NC
Re-advertisement; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to reapply)
SALARY : R257 508 – R303 339 per annum. The successful candidate will be required
to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE :
Springbok Magistrates Office

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. Language
Requirements: isiXhosa, Setswana, English, Afrikaans are compulsory.
Sesotho or isiZulu or proficiency in any official language will be an added
advantage. Skills and Competencies: Excellent communication, Listening,
Inter- personal relations. Problem solving; planning and organizing and
Analytical thinking skills; Time management; Confidentiality and ability to work
under pressure.

DUTIES :
Key Performance Areas: To interpret in court of Law (Civil and Criminal
matters: To interpret in small claims courts; Interpret in pre- trail proceedings
and consultations; Consecutive interpreting from source to target language
during Court proceedings and, pre-trail, consultation, quasi and judicial.
Interpret non-verbal gesture, dramatization and confessions. Ensure that
subordinates conclude performance agreements. Review performance
agreements 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 assigned to him / her from time to
time and to assist with the necessary Administrative duties.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms. C Mashibini Tel No: (053) 802 1300

APPLICATIONS :
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.

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.