Judges Secretary

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF JUSTICE
REF NO: 2019/668/OCJ
SALARY : R257 508. per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Middleburg Local Division

REQUIREMENTS :
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.
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.
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 36 hours and ensure integrity of such recordings.
Store, keep and file Court records safely.
Accompany the Judge to the Courts.
Managedriving 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 documentation.
Execute legal research as directed by the Judge and comply with Prescripts, Departmental policies, Procedures and Guidelines.