STATE ADVOCATE (5 POSTS)
National Prosecutions Service
SALARY: R763 212 – R1 266 156 per annum (LP-7 to LP-8) (Total Cost Package)
CENTRE: DPP: Limpopo Ref No: Recruit 2020/485 (X3 Posts)
DPP: Mthatha Ref No: Recruit 2020/486 (X2 Posts)
REQUIREMENTS: A recognized four years of legal qualification. At least five-years of post-qualification legal experience. Right of appearance under any of the applicable laws or ability to obtain the right of appearance in terms of the said laws. Ability to act independently or with minimum supervision. Proficiency in prosecuting. Competency in guiding investigations, drafting charged sheets, indictments, and court documents, and dealing with presentations. Strongly interpersonal and communication skills. General computer literacy and knowledge of programs in Microsoft Office.
DUTIES: Study case dockets, decide on the institution of and conduct criminal proceedings. Draft charge sheets and other court documents and represent the state in all courts. Prepare cases for court, including the acquisition of additional evidence and charge sheets and indictments. Present the state’s cases in court, lead and cross-examine witnesses, address the court on inter alia, conviction and sentence, study appeal, and reviews. Attend to representations, prepare opinions and head of the argument, and argue cases in the appropriate court. Appear in court in motion application pertaining to criminal matters and in general conduct prosecutions on behalf of the state. Perform all duties including administrative duties, related thereto in accordance with the Code of Conduct, policy, and directive of the National Prosecuting Authority. Promote partner integration, community involvement, and customer satisfaction in conjunction with the partners in the criminal justice system.
ENQUIRIES : DPP: Limpopo Thuba Thubakgale Tel No: (015) 045 0285
DPP: Mthatha Linda Mankayi Tel No: (047) 501 2607
APPLICATIONS : DPP: Limpopo email [email protected]
DPP: Mthatha [email protected]
APPLICATIONS: All applications must be submitted to the relevant Recruitment Response E-mail as stated below.
CLOSING DATE: 14 December 2020
NOTE: For your application to be accepted: Applications must be submitted on a Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department or on www.npa.gov.za which must be fully completed as per the instructions on the form, signed and dated. If the Z83 is not completed as prescribed your application will not be accepted. CVs without a Z83 will not be accepted. Handwritten Z83 must be completed in Block Letters. Only copies of certified required qualifications, identity document,s and other listed documents as per the advert, must be included with your application. All applications must reach the NPA on/or before the closing date. No late applications will be accepted/processed. The NPA cannot be held responsible for server delays. Applicant’s attention is drawn to the fact that the NPA uses an Electronic Response Handling System in terms of e-mailed applications. Please Do Not contact the NPA directly after you have e-mailed your applications to enquire if your application(s) have been received. If you have not received an acknowledgment of receipt within one week after the closing date then you can contact the NPA. The NPA reserves the right not to fill any particular position. If you do not hear from us within (3) three months from the closing date of the advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Successful candidates will be subjected to a security clearance of at least confidential. Appointment to this position will be provisional, pending the issue of security clearance. Fingerprints will be taken on the day of the interview. The social media accounts of shortlisted applicants may be accessed. A valid driver’s license will be a requirement where applicable. Applicants are advised that until 31 December 2020 the current application for employment (Z83) form will be applicable, however, from 1 January 2021, a new application for employment (Z83) form will be effective. Should an individual wish to apply for a post on or after 1 January 2021? He or she will be required to submit the new application for employment form which can be downloaded at www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies. From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered.
ERRATUM: Kindly note that the post of State Advocate with Ref No: Recruit 2020/456; Registry Clerk with Ref No Recruit 2020/468 with a closing date of 02 November 2020 advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 24 dated 16 October 2020 has been withdrawn. The correct Centre for the post of Administrative Clerk with Ref No Recruit 2020/465 is DPP: Kimberley NB! Applicants who are successful must please note that the NPA is not in a position to pay resettlement costs. NB! All employees considered for appointment to the Investigating Directorate will be subject to a lifestyle audit and integrity vetting