SALARY: R257 073 – R912 504 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD
determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a
performance agreement.
CENTRE: Master Of The High Court: Pietermaritzburg Ref No: 21/37/MAS
Master of the High Court: Grahamstown Ref No: 21/38/MAS
Master of the High Court: Johannesburg Ref No: 21/39/MAS
Master of the High Court: Thohoyandou Ref No: 21/61/MAS
REQUIREMENTS: LLB Degree or four years recognized legal qualification; 2 years appropriate
post-qualification legal experience; Knowledge of the Administration of Estates
Act, Compliance Act, Mental Health Act, Insolvency Act, Companies Act, Close
Corporations Act, Trust Property Control Act and other relevant legislation;
Experience in the functional field and services provided by Masters of the High
Court. Skills and Competencies: Estate duties; Case flow management; Trust;
Administration of estates; Legal research and drafting; Planning and
organizing; Dispute resolution; Time management; Communication skills;
Ability to work under pressure and independently in a highly pressurized
DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Manage the administration of Deceased Estates,
Insolvent Estates, Trust and Curatorship; Provide strategic direction to the
office; Monitor the implementation of departmental policy, procedures and
legislations; Manage the operations regarding the Guardian’s Funds and
resources in the office.
ENQUIRIES: Mr. S. Maeko Tel No: (012) 315 1996
APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to Email
NOTE: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Separate applications must
be made quoting the relevant reference.

CLOSING DATE: 06 April 2021
NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the
email address specified to each post. The email must include only completed
and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or
on the internet at, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font,
copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required
qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary. Attachments must
be in PDF format and limited to 10 megabytes. Emails that do not comply
with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the
Department. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted
candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must
accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the
above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted
candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency
assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of
Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The candidate will complete
a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security
clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police
Clearance certificate from country of origin. Reasonable accommodation shall
be applied for People with Disabilities including where a driver’s license is a
requirement. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If
you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept
that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right
not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged
to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.
ERRATTUM: Kindly note that the post of Deputy Director: Contract
Management Ref No: 21/18/CFO advertised in public service vacancy circular
09 dated 12 February 2021, the post 05/32 of Deputy Director: Contract
Management has been withdrawn and applicants who applied will be
considered on the post 06/17 published in the same publication dated 19
February 2021. Enquiries: Ms S Maribeng (012) 315 1103. We apologize for
any inconvenience caused.