DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL
Salary: R139 968 per annum
(Salary will be determined in accordance with experience inline with the Occupational Specific Dispensation)
The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement
Magistrate Office: Cape Town
Requirements: ● LLB degree or four year recognised legal qualification ● At least two (2) years relevant post
qualification legal experience.
Job Purpose: ● To coordinate and manage the rendering of case flow management support to all divorce court
Duties: ● Serve as liaison between the Department and Regional Court President and between the Department
and all Registrars’ offices ● Provide inputs with regard to rules, procedures and practices and costs periodically in
co-operation with the Regional Court President, Court Manager and Judiciary ● Conduct special investigations as
requested by National Office or the Court Manager ● Consult on a regular basis with the respective provincial law
societies as well as with the national law association on practice and procedures ● Assist in the inspection of the
office annually and also check returns and furnish statistics for departmental annual report ● Check and analyse
case roll statistics ● Exercise control over records as well as the record room and deal with the files in terms of the
Archives Code/Act ● Give attention to and execute requests from the Judiciary in connection with cases and on
other case related matters ● Conduct interviews and furnish an advisory service to attorneys, advocates and the
public restricted only to practices and procedures in that court ● Tax legal bills of costs and attend to the review
which may follow from such taxation ● Attend courts when civil and divorce trial cases are distributed to
Regional Court Magistrates by the Regional Court President and allocate courts to Regional Magistrates ● Ensure
that court orders are correct prior to affixing signature to such court orders ● Ensure annotation of relevant
publications, codes, acts and rules ● Manage applications/requests for access to information ● Prepare
relevant documents e.g. finalized cases, pending cases etc. ● Keep daily, weekly or monthly statistics
● Write and respond to correspondence ● Authenticate signatures of legal practitioners and sworn
translators ● Consider default judgements ● Do performance agreement
Enquiries: Mr N Luddy (021) 462 5471
The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer.
In the filling of the post the objective of Section 195(1)(i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of
1996) and the staffing policy of the Department of Justice will be taken into consideration.
Applications must be submitted on form Z.83 and should be accompanied by certified copies of all
qualifications, identity document, service certificates and a detailed CV.
Please Note: No facsimile and incomplete applications will be accepted.
NB: Non-adherence to these conditions will render your application nul and void.
Please forward your application to: The Regional Head, Private 9171, Cape Town, 8000.
Or Physical address: Mezzanine floor, Plein Park Building, Plein Street, Cape Town
For attention: Mr M Ketelo
NOTE: If no response is received within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement,
please regard application as being unsuccessful.
Closing date: 28 February 2011