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The President of the Republic of South Africa proclaimed, by Proclamation No 44 of 2010, the establishment of the Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) as a national department on 23 August 2010 to support the Chief Justice as the Head of the Judiciary and the Head of the Constitutional Court. The services of the following dynamic person/s are required to capacitate the Office:


REF NO: 2022/114/OCJ

SALARY: R176 310 – R207 681 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE: High Court: Pietermaritzbug

REQUIREMENTS: Matric certificate or equivalent qualification. Zero (0) – two (2) years relevant experience. Appropriate experience in general, administration or court related functions with regard to court recordings and /or case, flow management. A valid driver’s license will be an added advantage. Understanding of confidentiality in Government Knowledge of relevant legislation. OCJ Adverts.

Skills and Competencies: Communication (written and verbal) and public relations skills. Computer literacy (MS Office). Good interpersonal. Good problem solving skills. Accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure and solve problems. Customer service skills. Document management and operational knowledge of operating a DCRS/CRT machine.

DUTIES: Prepare court before court proceedings. Perform digital recording of court proceedings and ensure integrity of such documents. Provide administrative support in circuit courts. Collecting statistics. Provide administrative support in general on court performance and case flow management. Provide any other administrative support in performance duties in HR, Finance and Supply Chain. Facilities of the court as required by the Judiciary, Court Manager and /or Supervisor.

ENQUIRIES: Technical enquiries: Ms S Govender/Ms R Mahabeer Tel No: (033) 345 8211 HR related enquiries: Ms SZ Mvuyana Tel No: (031) 492 6206

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X54314, Durban, 4001. Applications can also be hand delivered to 1st Floor Office No 118, CNR Somtseu8 & Stalwart Simelane Streets, Durban, 4000


NOTE: All applications must be submitted on a NEW Z83 form, which can be downloaded on internet at www.judiciary.org.za / www.dpsa.gov.za/dpsa2g/vacancies.asp or obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a recent comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated). Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resources. Each application form must be fully completed, duly signed and initialled by the applicant. The application must indicate the correct job title, the office where the position is advertised and the reference number as stated in the advert.

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