Office of the Chief Justice: Registrar’s Clerk Vacancies

Are you passionate about justice and administration? The Office of the Chief Justice invites dedicated individuals to apply for the position of Registrar’s Clerk at the Labour and Labour Appeals Court in Johannesburg. This re-advertised opportunity is ideal for those looking to contribute to the judicial process and enhance their career in court administration.

Position Details

  • Job Title: Registrar’s Clerk
  • Reference Number: 2024/77/OCJ (2 Posts)
  • Salary: R216,417 – R254,928 per annum (Level 05)
  • Location: Labour And Labour Appeals Court, Johannesburg
  • Closing Date: 19 July 2024
  • Re-advertisement: Candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply


To qualify for this role, candidates should possess:

  • Matric Certificate or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum one year of relevant experience (an advantage)
  • Understanding of appeal processes and petition procedures (an advantage)
  • Experience in general administration or court-related functions (an advantage)
  • Valid driver’s license (an advantage)
  • Understanding of confidentiality in government settings

Skills and Competencies

  • Good administration and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Strong interpersonal and public relation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and solve problems
  • Numerical skills with attention to detail
  • Customer service oriented


As a Registrar’s Clerk, your responsibilities will include:

  • Efficient case flow management support for the Court
  • Handling enquiries and correspondences from stakeholders
  • Proper filing and safekeeping of court records
  • Administration of appeal and petition processes
  • Receipt, processing, and allocation of case numbers for pleadings
  • General administrative duties as required

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the relevant reference number to:

  • The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Private Bag X7, Johannesburg, 2000
  • Applications can also be hand-delivered to the 12th floor, Cnr Pritchard and Kruis Street, Johannesburg
  • Or via email to


For technical enquiries, contact Ms T Nzimande at (010) 494 9238. For HR-related enquiries, contact Ms T Mbalekwa at (010) 494 8515.

Note: The Office of the Chief Justice is committed to Employment Equity and will give preference to candidates in line with its goals.

Closing Date

Applications must be submitted by 19 July 2024. Shortlisted candidates will undergo a pre-entry practical exercise as part of the assessment process.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a prestigious institution dedicated to upholding justice and fairness in South Africa’s legal system. Apply now and contribute to the effective administration of justice at the Office of the Chief Justice.

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