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SALARY: R257 508 – R303 339 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE: Magistrate’s Office, Thaba-Nchu: Ref No: 21/ 40 /FS (Re-Advertisement)

Magistrate’s Office, Harrismith: Ref No: 21/ 41 /FS: (Re-Advertisement)

Magistrate Court, Mtunzini: Ref No: 21/75/KZN

Magistrate Court, Newcastle (The successful candidate will also serve courts within

Amajuba Magisterial District). Ref No: 21/76/KZN

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification. Experience in Family Law matters. Knowledge of the Maintenance Act (Act 990 of 1998) and Investigative experience. A valid drivers’ license. Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy (MS Office). Good communication skills (verbal and written). Numeric skills. Ability to: Work with the public in a professional and empathetic manner. Develop a thorough an understanding of all services procedures. Involved in the area of Maintenance and other areas of Family Law. Explain legal terminology and processes in simple languages. Manage time effectively and develop good facilitation skills. Think innovatively and work in a pressured environment. Assist the court in the conducting of Maintenance inquiries.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Trace persons liable to pay maintenance and Maintenance defaulters. Gather and secure information related to maintenance inquiries and defaulters. Testify in court under the supervision and control of Maintenance Officers/Maintenance Prosecutors. Work with the public in a professional and empathetic manner. Render administrative support to the office. An outdoor function requiring physical tracing capabilities. Serve documents on complaints/ Respondent/ Banks/ Employees/etc. Draft investigation reports.

ENQUIRIES: Free State: Ms. NM Dywili Tel No: (051) 407 1800. Kwazulu-Natal: Ms M.P. Khoza Tel No: (031) 372 3000

APPLICATIONS: Free State: Please direct your applications to The Regional Head, Private Bag X20578, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand deliver to Physical Address 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9301 Kwazulu-Natal: Please direct your application to the Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or physical address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place Off Anton Lembede Street, Durban

NOTE: Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference number

CLOSING DATE: 05 July 2021

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address provided below or the email address specified to each post. The email must include only completed and signed New 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 Document, Senior Certificate, and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary. Attachments must be in a 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 holders must provide the Police Clearance certificate from the 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 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 accepts 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: The post of Director: Legal Administration and Advocacy (Ref: 63/21/EC), Eastern Cape Region. advertised in Circular 20 of 2021 dated 04 June 2021 All applicants who have submitted their application before the 10 June 2021 to the email address  are required to reapply/resubmit their applications to the same email or to the following postal address: The Regional Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200 due to a technical problem experienced. Mr. P Hattingh Tel No: (043) 702 7000 (Eastern Cape) and the post of Assistant State Attorney Ref No: (LP3-LP4): 21/153/SA advertised in Circular 20 of 2021 dated 04 June 2021 with incorrect job requirements; Please note the correct job requirements are: An LLB or 4 years recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 2 years appropriate post-qualification legal/litigation experience; A valid driver’s license. The following will serve as added advantages: Right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Conveyancing experience. Note: Interested applicants may visit the following website:  or  to view the full job specifications. Inquiries: Ms. S Maribeng Tel No: (012) 315 1103 The closing date is extended to 05 July 2021We apologize for any inconvenience caused.



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