Registrar Vacancy At Magistrate Office

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development is now looking for a suitable candidate to fill in the Registrar vacancy at Magistrate Office in Port Shepstone. No previous legal experience is needed in order to be eligible. If you’re interested, submit your application right now!

Job Description

Your application must quote the reference number of this post which is 18/25C/KZN. The qualified incumbent will be receiving salary that is in accordance with OSD determination. The amount every year ranging from R 168 828 up to R 867 399. Furthermore, the qualified applicant will also be asked to sign a performance agreement. In order to be eligible to apply for the Registrar vacancy at Magistrate Office, applicants must possess an LLB qualification. However, if you hold a four year recognised legal qualification then it will be acceptable as well. Candidates are not required to have previous legal experience to apply. Additionally, having a valid driver’s license in mandatory.

Skills and Competencies

  • Case flow management
  • Legal drafting
  • Dispute resolution
  • Legal research
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Office management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • Computer literacy skills including MS Office
  • Ability to interpret regulations and acts
  • Motivation, negotiation and customer relations
  • Stress management skills
  • Self-management skills

Key Performance Areas

  • Co-ordinate case flow management support services to the judiciary
  • Handle all processes that initiate court proceedings
  • Grant and process judgments by defaults as needed by the Magistrates Court Act, 1994 at the relevant court
  • Check, keep, issue and analyse court statistics
  • Process court orders
  • Handle the criminal and civil sections including divorce cases
  • Provide assistance to the public relating court procedures
  • Attend to appeals and reviews
  • Implement rules, practices, procedures as well as costs periodically in cooperation with the Court Manager and judiciary
  • Handle court information relevant to criminal and civil sections including submission of returns to the Court Manager and the Department and keeping of statistics
  • Implement control over case records and the record room as well as handle the files in terms of the Archives Act or Code
  • Execute request from and give attention to the judiciary related to cases and other cases related stuff
  • Ensure notation of relevant codes, publications, rules and acts
  • Respond and write to correspondence
  • Provide assistance and practical training to the clerks of court in the lower courts
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How to Apply

Applications must be forwarded via post to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000

Or, physically hand deliver it to: Recruitment Section, First Floor Reception, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

The closing date for the Registrar vacancy at Magistrate Office on october1, 2018 and applicants must ensure timeous submission in order to be considered.

Please attach the following important documents in your application:

  • Z83 application form obtainable here or from all Public Service Departments.
  • A CV
  • Original certified copy of a valid driver’s license, ID Document and qualifications
  • A SAQA evaluation results of foreign qualifications if you have any

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

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