Senior Court Interpreter Port Elizabeth

  • Office of the Chief Justice
  • Eastern Cape
  • 147



SALARY : R257 508 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE                                   :           Port Elizabeth High Court

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Legal Interpreting or equivalent relevant qualification. and a minimum of three (3) years practical experience in Court Interpreting or Grade 12 and ten (10) years practical experience in Court Interpreting. Proficiency in English and two or more indigenous languages. (Afrikaans and i-Xhosa). A valid driver’s licence; Knowledge of any foreign Language or sign language will be an added advantage; Candidates will be required to undergo Oral and Written Language proficiency testing; Skills and Competencies: Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); Computer literacy (MS Office), Good Interpersonal Relations; Ability to work under pressure and solve problems; Accuracy and attention to detail; Customer Services; Planning and Organising Skills. Confidentiality; Analytical thinking; listening skills; Time management.

DUTIES : Render interpreting services in criminal court, civil court, labour and Quasi proceedings; interpreting during consultation; Translate legal documents and exhibits; Assist with reconstruction of Court records; Develop terminology; coin words, Control and supervision of Interpreters; Perform specific line and Administrative support functions to the Judiciary; Court Manager and Supervisor.

ENQUIRIES                              :           Mr S Mponzo Tel No: (043) 726 5217

CLOSING DATE          20 March 2020

Eastern Cape: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Postal Address: Private Bag x 13012, Cambridge 5206, EAST LONDON. Applications can also be hand delivered to 59 Western Avenue, Sanlam Park Building, 2nd Floor, Vincent 5242, East London.