SALARY: R301 452 – R847 047. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE: State Attorney: Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 years recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 2 years appropriate post-qualification legal/litigation experience; Right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Conveyancing experience will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Computer literacy; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Communication skills (written and verbal); Creative and analytical skills; Supervisory and mentoring skills; Problem-solving and conflict management.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Handle litigation and appeals in the High Courts, Magistrate’s Court, Labour Court, Land Claims Court, and CCMA; Draft and/ or settle all types of agreements on behalf of the various clients; Render a legal opinion and advice; Handle all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations and debt collection.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. E. Seerane Tel No: (012) 315 1780

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to Email Address:

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.2. A current certificate of good standing from the relevant law Society must accompany the application.

CLOSING DATE: 19 April 2021

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified to each post. The email must include only completed and signed New Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font, copy of Identity The document, Senior Certificate, and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary. Attachments must be in PDF format and limited to 10 megabytes. Emails that do not comply with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the Department. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. 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. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The 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 a 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 the post of Administrative Officer with Ref No: 21/26 advertised in the Public Service Vacancy Circular 09 dated 12 March 2021, the centre was incorrect, the correct Centre is Magistrate’s Office: Fauresmith

Inquiries: Ms. NM Dywili Tel No: (051) 407 1800. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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