POST: JUDGE’S SECRETARY (X2 POSTS)

POST 39/21 : JUDGES’ SECRETARY REF NO: 2019/627/OCJ (X2 POSTS)
SALARY : R257 508 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Gauteng Local Division: Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS : Grade twelve (12), one (1) to three (3) years’ Secretarial experience or as an Office Assistant and a valid driving license. An LLB Degree or a minimum of 20 modules completed towards an LLB, BA or BCom Law Degree will serve as an added advantage and results must accompany the application. Shortlisted candidates will be required to pass a typing test.

Skills and Competencies: Proficiency in English; good communication skills (verbal and written); Administration and organizational skills; Exceptional interpersonal skills; Ability to meet strict deadlines and to work under pressure and attention to detail; Customer care service skills and excellent typing skills; Confidentiality and time management; Computer literacy (MS Word) and research capabilities.

DUTIES : Typing (or format) of draft memorandum decision, opinions or judgement entries written by assigned by Judge; Provide general secretarial/administrative duties to the Judge; Manage and type correspondence, judgements and orders for the Judge (including dicta, phone typing); Arrange and diarize appointments, meetings for official visits and make travel and accommodation arrangements;

Safeguarding of all case files and the endorsement of case files with an order made by Judge; Update files, documents and provide copies of documents to the Registrar; Perform digital recording of court proceedings on urgent court cases after hours and ensure integrity of such recordings; Store, keep and file court records safely; Accompany the Judge to the Courts; Management of Judge’s vehicle, logbook and driving thereof;

Compile data and prepare reports and documents for assigned Judges as necessary, including expense reports, continuing legal hours, financial disclosure statements and case management; Arrange receptions for the Judge and his or her visitors and attend to their needs; Management of Judge’s library and updating of documentation; Execute legal research as directed by the Judge; and comply with Prescripts, Departmental policies, Procedures and Guidelines.

ENQUIRIES : Ms T Mbalekwa Tel No: (011) 335 0404

APPLICATIONS : National Office: Midrand: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Director: Human Resources, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X10, Marshalltown, 2107.

Applications can also be hand delivered to the Office of the Chief Justice, Human Resource Management, 188, 14th Road, Noordwyk, Midrand, 1685.

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