PRINCIPAL COURT INTERPRETER

  • Full Time
  • Midrand, Gauteng, 377, 14th Road, Noordwyk, 1685 View on Map
  • @Office of the Chief Justice posted 3 days ago
  • Posted : Oct 14, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R316,791.00 - R316,791.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R316 791.per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a Performance agreement.
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Constitutional & legal affairs
  • Reference 2021/200/OCJ
  • Centre DURBAN HIGH COURT: KZN
  • Enquiries
    Ms L Marrie Tel No: (031) 372 3164
  • Where to submit application
    Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000, or hand deliver applications to the Office of the Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 1st floor, 2 Devonshire place, off Anton Lembede Street, Durban
  • Notes
    Office of the Chief Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of these posts, the Employment Equity Plan of the Department will be taken into consideration and preference will be given to Women and Persons with Disabilities. In the filling of the advertised posts, the objectives of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 and the staffing policy of the Public Service broadly will be taken into consideration. Applications must be submitted on the new form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department. (www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies/ www.judiciary.org.za). A completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s), identity document and driver’s license. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above- m e n t i o n e d requirements will not be considered. 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 (Act 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. The successful candidate/s will be subjected to Pre- V e t t i n g (Pre-Screening). Financial records will only be checked and considered for applicants applying for Finance related posts. Upon appointment applicants will be subjected to vetting with the purpose of determining their security competency. All candidates selected for SMS posts must undergo a competency assessment after the interview. 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.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 and a three-year National Diploma /Degree in Legal Interpreting or equivalent qualification. A minimum of Five years as a Court Interpreter with minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience. Proficiency in English and isiZulu languages Knowledge of additional languages will be an added advantage. SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Good interpersonal Relations Ability to work under pressure and solve problems Customer services Planning and organising skills Confidentiality and analytical thinking, listening skills. KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Render interpreting services in complex and high profile cases, special cases, and pre- trial conferences. Disciplinary hearings and consultations Translate legal documents and exhibits. Assist with reconstruction of Courts records Develop terminology, coin words, procure foreign language interpreters and casual interpreters in line with PFMA, Render supervisory in legal interpreting and language environment, Provide mentoring and coaching to junior/Senior interpreters, Manage performance of court interpreters, Leave management for language services at the High Court and develop related language glossary.

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