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: Ref No: 20/93/SA: Mahikeng (X1 Post)

State Attorney: Ref No: 20/92/SA: East London (X2 Posts)

State Attorney: Ref No: 20/94/SA: Durban (X1 Post)

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 licence. Skills and Competencies: legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Computer literacy; Strategic and conceptual orientation; Communication skills (written and verbal).

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Represent the State in Litigation and Appeal in the High Court, Magistrates Court, Labour Court, Land Claims, CCMA, Tax, and Tax Tribunals; Furnish legal advice and opinion; Give effect to the Department’s strategic plans, policies and prescripts; Maintain all records of work performed and provide statistics required; Draft and/or settle all types of agreements on behalf of the various clients; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations; Attend to conveyancing and related matters on behalf of the State; Guide and train Candidate State Attorneys; Attend to Liquidation and insolvency queries, register trust and companies.

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

Durban: Mr. M. Kooko Tel No: (012) 315 1164

East London: Mrs. K. Ngomani Tel No: (012) 357 8661

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

Mahikeng: [email protected]

East London: [email protected]

Durban: [email protected]

NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A current certificate of good standing from the relevant law Society must accompany the application. Separate applications must be made quoting the relevant reference.

CLOSING DATE: 02 November 2020

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 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 Document, Senior Certificate, and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary. Attachments must be 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. 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 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.