Senior Court Interpreter Vacancy At Magistrate’s Court Durban

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  • Dec 17, 2018

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development is now hiring for the Senior Court Interpreter vacancy at Magistrate’s Court Durban – Ethekwini District Metro. If you have proficiency or experience in legal interpreting, this is the ideal career opportunity for you. Please mention the reference number of this advert, 18/75/KZN within your application form if interested.

Job Description

The successful incumbent will receive a salary ranging from R 242 475 to R 285 630 per annum. Furthermore, this position will also require the successful applicant to sign a performance agreement. In order to be eligible for this position, candidates must possess an NQF level four or Grade 12 certificate and a relevant tertiary qualification at NQF level five. Furthermore, having at least three years of practical experience as a Court Interpreter is an integral requirement for the Senior Court Interpreter vacancy at Magistrate’s Court Durban. Should you be in possession of a valid driver’s license, please attach the certified copy of it within your application for it would certainly serve as an added advantage.

Required skills and competencies:

  • Proficiency in English
  • Proficiency in two or more indigenous languages
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Listening skills
  • Time management
  • Analytical thinking
  • Computer literacy
  • Problem-solving
  • Organizing and planning
  • Confidentiality
  • Knowledge of art of interpreting

Key performance areas

Once you are qualified for the position, below are the duties you can expect to be involved in:

  • Be responsible for supervising and managing interpreters
  • Be responsible for rendering interpreting services
  • Be responsible for translating legal documents as well as exhibits
  • Be responsible for developing terminology
  • Be responsible for assisting with the reconstruction of court records
  • Be responsible for attending to personnel administrative aspects
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By quoting the relevant reference number, your application for the Senior Court Interpreter vacancy at Magistrate’s Court Durban must be directed to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000

Alternatively, you can forward it by hand delivering to Recruitment Section, First Floor Reception, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban

Applications must contain:

  • Z83 application form which is obtainable from any Public Service Departments
  • A CV which must be updated recently
  • Original certified copy of driver’s license, qualifications, and ID
  • A SAQA evaluation report for candidates who possess foreign qualifications

In case you are an applicant with dual citizenship, please attach a Police Clearance certificate issued from your country of origin within your application as well. Individuals with disabilities will be given reasonable accommodation. Women as well as people with disabilities are especially welcome and encouraged to apply. All sorts of correspondence will be limited to shortlisted applicants only. Therefore, in case you have yet to receive any feedback from the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development within three months after the post has been taken down, please accept the fact that your application was unsuccessful.

Please forward before January 7, 2019, or else late submissions will not be taken into considerations. If your application does not comply with the aforementioned requirements, it won’t be taken into account either.

The hiring department holds the right not to make an appointment if necessary.


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