JUDGES SECRETARY REF NO: 2020/82/OCJ (X2 POSTS)
SALARY: R257 508 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE: High Court: Western Cape
REQUIREMENTS: Grade (12). One (1) to three (3) years’ Secretarial experience or as an Office Assistant.; A valid driver’s license; An LLB Degree or a minimum of 20 modules completed towards an LLB, BA or BCom Law Degree will serve as an added advantage and results must accompany the application; Shortlisted candidates will be required to pass a typing test. Skills and Competencies: Proficiency in English; Good communication skills (verbal and written). Administration and organizational skills; Exceptional interpersonal skills. Ability to meet strict deadlines and to work under pressure; attention to detail. Customer care service skills and excellent typing skills; Confidentiality and time management. Computer literacy (MS Word) and research capabilities.
DUTIES: Typing (or format) of draft memorandum decision; opinions or judgement entries written by or assigned by Judge; Provide general secretarial/administrative duties to the Judge; Manage and type correspondence; Judgements and orders for the Judge; Arrange and diarize appointments; meetings for official visits and make travel and accommodation arrangements; Safeguarding of all case files and the endorsement of case files with an order made by Judge; Update files, documents and provide copies of documents to the Registrar; Perform digital recording of Court proceedings on urgent court cases after hours and ensure the integrity of such recordings; Store, keep and file Court records safely. Accompany the Judge to the Courts; Management of Judge’s vehicle, logbook and driving thereof; Compile data and prepare reports and documents for assigned Judges as necessary; including expense reports, continuing legal hours, financial disclosure statements and case management; Arrange receptions for the Judge and his or her visitors and attend to their needs; Management of Judge’s library and updating of documentation; Execute legal research as directed by the Judge and comply with Prescripts; Departmental policies, Procedures and Guidelines.
ENQUIRIES: Ms M Baker Tel No: (021) 469 4000
APPLICATIONS: may be submitted electronically via email: [email protected]
NOTE; Electronic applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than three months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.