Maintenance Investigators Vacancies At Department of Justice And Constitutional Development

Applications are now invited for the Maintenance Investigators vacancies at Department of Justice and Constitutional Development. There are up to three positions available right now at three different centres. Anyone with a Grade 12 certificate and appropriate experience are eligible to apply.

Job Description

The Maintenance Investigators vacancies at Department of Justice and Constitutional Development are available at:

  • Kwadukuza (Ref No: 18/28C/KZN)
  • Magistrate Courts Howick (Ref No: 18/27C/KZN)
  • Umbumbulu Ref No: 18/29C/KZN

This position offers a salary that amounts from R 242 475 up to R 285 630 every year. The qualified candidates will be asked to sign a performance agreement. All the positions available require candidates to hold a Grade 12 certificate along with at least two year working experience in the relevant field; experience in Family Law Matters.

Furthermore, the department are seeking employees who have the following attributes:

  • Knowledge of the Maintenance Act 99 of 1998
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of computer literacy including MS word and excel

All the certificates that support the aforementioned courses must be attached within your application. Candidates are also required to have the following skills and competencies:

  • Numeracy skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop a comprehensive understanding of all procedures and services in the maintenance areas and other family law related areas
  • Ability to work with the public empathetically and professionally
  • Ability to explain legal processes and terminologies in simple language
  • Ability to develop good facilitation skills and manage time effectively
  • Ability to think innovatively and work under pressure
  • Ability to assist the court in the conducting of maintenance issues for the court
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Job Duties

Once you are qualified for this position, you will be involved in, but not limited to, the following key performance areas:

  • Secure and collect information relevant to maintenance defaulters and enquiries
  • Trace persons who are liable to maintenance defaulters and pay maintenance
  • Testify in court under the control and supervision of maintenance prosecutors or maintenance officers
  • Conduct any administrative support to the office
  • Render outdoor function that requires physical tracing capabilities
  • Render any other administrative functions as needed from time to time
  • Serve documents on respondents/complainants/employers/banks/etc

Application Procedure

Your application must quote the reference number relevant to the place or centre you are applying for. Then, forward your application to physical address below:

Recruitment Section, First Floor Reception, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

Alternatively, you are allowed to submit it via post to:

The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000

Applications must include

  • Z83 application form
  • CV
  • Original certified copies of ID document, qualifications and a driver’s license
  • Foreign qualifications accompanied by SAQA evaluation results (if any)

The closing date for the Maintenance Investigators vacancies at Department of Justice and Constitutional Development is on September 21, 2018 and no late or incomplete application will be taken into consideration. Therefore, it is your responsibility to ensure complete and timeous submission.

Should you need further assistance, please refer to: Mr J.N. Mdaka ( (031) 372 3000