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 drivers licence is a requirement
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 : 07 May 2018
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 form & CV must be
accompanied by original certified copies of qualifications, identity document and a
driver’s licence 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.
The foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance
certificate from country of origin. 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.


SALARY : R226 611 – R266 943 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to
sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Ref No: 07/18/NC; Magistrate Office Kimberley (3 Posts)
Ref No: 08/18/NC; Magistrate Office De Aar (1 Post)
REQUIREMENTS : NQF Level 4/Grade 12; National Diploma: Legal Interpreting at NQF Level 5 or any
other relevant tertiary qualification at NQF Level 5; Three (3) years’ practical
experience as a Court Interpreter; Knowledge of Policies, prescripts, legislation,
court proceedings and cultural diversity; Drivers’ license will be an added
advantage. Language Requirements: isiXhosa, Tswana, English, and Afrikaans
are compulsory. Sotho, Sepedi, XiTsonga, Tshivenda and isiZulu will be an added
advantage. Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy (MS Office); Good
communication (written and verbal); Administration and organizational skills;
Ability to maintain interpersonal relations; Accuracy and attention to detail.
DUTIES : To interpret in Court of Law (Civil and Criminal matters), confessions and
commissions; Entering of criminal cases in the criminal record book / register; To
interpret in small claims courts, disciplinary hearings and Conciliation and
Arbitration; Interpret in re-trial proceedings and consultations; Consecutive
interpreting from source to target language during Court proceedings, pre0trial,
consultation, quasi and judicial. Interpret non-verbal gesture, dramatization and
confessions; Ensure that subordinates conclude performance agreements;
Review performance and give feedback to Court Interpreter; 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 : Mr R Muller  (053) 802 1300
NOTE : Separate application must be made quoting the relevant reference number.
Applicants will be subjected to a Language test.

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