Maintenance Officer Vacancy at the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD)

Maintenance Officer Vacancy at the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD)

An LLB Degree or recognized four-year legal qualification; 2 years of post-qualification legal experience; Detailed knowledge of the maintenance system and family law matters;

Maintenance Officer Vacancy at the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD)

  • A performance agreement will be required by the successful candidate. Salary: R293 847 – R1 005 801, depending on OSD determination.
  • Stilfontein Magistrate’s Court


Knowledge of the Maintenance Act (Act 99/1998); Knowledge of all maintenance services and procedures; Fluency in Setswana, Afrikaans and English; A valid driver’s licence. Skills and Competencies: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); Computer literacy (MS Office); Numeracy skills; Communication skills; Facilitation and mediation skills; Litigation skills; Legal terminology and process in simple language skills; Good interpersonal relations; Innovative and work under pressure.


Manage the duties or functions of a Maintenance Officer according to the Maintenance Act; Obtain financial information for maintenance inquiries; Guide maintenance investigators in performing their functions; Appear in the Maintenance Court and conduct proceedings in accordance with the Maintenance Act; Implement bench orders. Manage the Family Law Section and Maintenance Investigator effectively.


  • Ms. L.Shoai
  • Tel No: (018) 397 7088


Direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Private Bag X2033, Mmabatho, 2735 or deliver it in person at 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng.

Application Notes

In order to apply for employment, candidates must submit their applications to the address specified in each post. Form Z83, which can be obtained from any Public Service Department or online at, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae must be included with the application.

It is mandatory that shortlisted candidates submit certified copies of their Identity Document, Senior Certificate, and the highest required qualification, as well as their driver’s licenses before the interview date. Applications that do not comply with the above specifications will not be considered and will be disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by a SAQA evaluation report.

Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. All SMS applicants must obtain a preentry certificate from the National School of Government (NSG). Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance.

It is mandatory for foreigners or dual citizenship holders to submit their police clearance certificate only when they are shortlisted. DOJ&CD is an equal opportunity employer.

A number of factors will be considered when filling vacant posts, including section 195 (1) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998), and relevant Departmental Human Resources policies. A reasonable accommodation shall be provided for people with disabilities, including those who require a driver’s license. I

f you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Please note that the department reserves the right not to fill these positions. It is recommended that women and people with disabilities apply, and the EE Target will be given preference.

Closing Date:22 May 2023

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