PanSALB Seeks South African Sign Language Interpreter

PanSALB Seeks South African Sign Language Interpreter

PanSALB Seeks South African Sign Language Interpreter. Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) is a statutory body established under Act 59 of 1995 (as amended) to facilitate the development and equal use of South African official languages.

We are inviting qualified candidates to apply for the position of South African Sign Language Interpreter.

  • Position: South African Sign Language Interpreter
  • Location: Centurion, Gauteng Province
  • Closing Date: 31 October 2023
  • Remuneration: R294,321 per annum (Includes Housing and Medical-Aid allowances, 13th Cheque, and Provident fund)
  • Ref Number: 10/2023

About PanSALB

PanSALB is dedicated to promoting linguistic diversity and equal language use in South Africa. We are seeking results-driven, assertive, and dedicated individuals to join our organization.

PanSALB Seeks South African Sign Language Interpreter

The South African Sign Language Interpreter will provide SASL interpreting services within PanSALB and offer language-related support to PanSALB and NLBs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. SASL Interpreting Services: Provide SASL interpreting services within PanSALB, at NLB meetings, and upon request in the provinces.
  2. Database Management: Conduct basic research and maintain various databases related to SASL interpreting.
  3. Education Research: Research institutions of higher education, further training, NGOs, CBOs, etc., that offer SASL Interpreting courses and programs.
  4. State Organ Analysis: Research the availability and use of SASL Interpreters within state organs. Provide advice on language policy development, with a focus on SASL Interpreting.
  5. Language Development: Support the promotion of language development and use.
  6. Reporting: Prepare and submit oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions.
  7. Claims Processing: Process claims from NLB Division’s meetings, workshops, conferences, seminars, and other activities.
  8. Administrative Support: Provide administrative support to the Gauteng Provincial Office and perform ad hoc tasks when necessary.

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  • Grade 12 or Matric certificate.
  • Diploma in Language Practice.
  • Minimum of 5 years of language-related experience.


  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Customer relationship management.
  • Communication.
  • Database development and maintenance.
  • Basic research skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of SASL interpreting, terminology development, language policy, lexicography, and cultural institutions.

How to Apply

PanSALB is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. To apply, follow these steps:

  1. Download and complete the PanSALB Application Form available via the provided link.
  2. Submit the completed form along with a comprehensive CV, copies of your Identity Document, and qualifications, including Matric.
  3. Send your application to [email protected], quoting the reference number and the position in the subject line.

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Candidates should be available for interviews on the date, time, and place determined by PanSALB.

If you have not been contacted within one month after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only.


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