MAINTENANCE OFFICERS (MR-1 – MR-3) (X2 POSTS)
SALARY : R198 411 – R332 823 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination) The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Springbok Magistrates Court Ref No 47/19/NC (This post is a re-advertisement; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)
Kimberley Magistrate’s Office Ref No: 14/20/NC
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate four year recognized legal qualification (BProc or LLB); Extensive knowledge of the maintenance system; Proficiency in at least two official languages; Understanding of all services and procedures in the area of maintenance and other areas of family law; A valid driver’s license, and willing to travel extensively within the province and beyond. Skills And Competencies: Computer literacy (MS Office); Excellent Communication skills (written and verbal); Numeric skills; Communications skills; Facilitation and mediation skills; Supervisory skills; Litigation skills; Ability to: Work with public in a professional and empathetic manner; Explain legal terminology and processes in simple language; Manage time effectively and develop good facilitation skills; Think innovatively and work in pressurized environment; Institute proceedings in the Maintenance Act Give effect to the provisions of the Maintenance Act and other relevant legislation concerning the enforcement of court orders, and the recover of arrear maintenance.
DUTIES : Perform duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer in terms of the Maintenance Act; Obtain financial information for the purposes of maintenance enquiries; Guide maintenance investigators in the performance of their functions; Appear in the Maintenance Court and conduct proceedings in terms of the Maintenance Act; Implement Bench Orders.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M Phiri Tel No: (053) 802 13000
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to 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. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be considered.
CLOSING DATE : 31 July 2020
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. 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 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.