DEA Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation Vacancies News 2022 Closing Date 24 October 2022

DEA Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation Vacancies News 2022 Closing Date 24 October 2022. DEA Vacancies 2022 in Pretoria for Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation Post. Check Latest Government Vacancies 2022 in South Africa.


DEA Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation Vacancies Update 2022 Apply Before 24 October 2022

Department Of Environmental Affairs has announced vacancies update 2022 for the post of Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation . Candidates who are looking for DEA Vacancies in Pretoria can apply. You must have LLB, Degree qualification for this Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation Post. Last date for this DEA Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation Vacancies 2022 is 24 October 2022. So apply without getting late. Full details and job description for Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation Jobs at DEA are following.

Brief Details of DEA Vacancies 2022 Given at DEA Careers Portal

Name of Recruiter → Department Of Environmental Affairs

Name of Post → Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation

Salary → ZAR 473820.00–11547940.00 Per Year

Job Location → Pretoria

Official Website → www.dffe.gov.za

Last Date of Application → 24 October 2022

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DEA Senior Legal Administration Officer: Litigation Vacancies 2022 Full Job Description

Requirements:
 An appropriate recognised LLB degree coupled with eight (8) years postgraduate
experience in the provision of legal services with supervisory skills.
 Knowledge of administrative law, Constitutional law, environmental law.
 Knowledge of PAJA, the rules of the various courts, including but not limited to the
rules of the various high courts and magistrate’s courts.
 Knowledge and experience in judicial review applications.
 Knowledge of environmental laws will be an added advantage.
 Skills required: sound organising and Planning; computer literacy; creativity; basic
project management; good communication; presentation and reporting; good
analytical and research skills, good drafting skills, an ability to work in a team, a
pro-active, problem-solving and positive attitude and an ability to adhere to
deadlines are essential, leadership and facilitation.
 Diplomacy is also a key criterion as the official will need to deal with senior
leadership of the department.
 The successful candidate should be able to work long hours and to travel to the
various courts and do site inspections where required.
 Therefore, candidates must be in possession of a valid driver’s license licence,
which must be attached to the application and be able to travel.

Duties:
 Manage litigation matters; determine liability on losses and damages to state
property.
 Provide high quality litigation and related legal support services, including
alternative dispute resolution assistance, which enables the department of to
protect and conserve the environment.
 Create an enabling environment for compliance with the prescripts of the
department.
 Assist the department to improve co-operative and corporate governance,
improved service delivery and promotion of empowerment.
 Provide litigation management services and general legal advice and ensure
compliance by the department with the legislative framework relating to its core
business and adherence to the rules of court.
 Attend to matters related to the determination of liability of officials who have
caused losses/damages to state property and/or vehicles, where officials or third
parties are found liable for any obligations towards the department.
 Manage and facilitate the recovery of such obligations with the assistance of the
state attorney.
 Assist the department to ensure compliance with the Promotion of Administrative
Justice Act, 2000 (Act No.3 of 2000) (PAJA) for the department.
 Periodically conduct training and information sharing sessions regarding litigation
and losses and damages to state property.
 All applications must be submitted on a signed new Z83 application form (click bold underlined text to download
PDF form) accompanied by a recent detailed curriculum vitae to be considered.
 Please note that should you not use the newly amended Z83 and completed, initialed and signed in full,
the department reserves the rights to disqualify your application.
 Applications may be forwarded to: The Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the
Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia
Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria marked for the attention: Human
Resources Management.
 It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority
(SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.
 The National Department Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in
terms of the department’s equity plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.
 Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for
employment, including but not limited to: criminal records; citizenship status; credit worthiness; previous
employment (reference checks); social media checks, and qualification verification.
 Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the department’s convenience.
 Entry level requirements for senior management service (SMS) posts:
o In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days and Minimum
Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a pre-entry certificate obtained from
National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants.
o The course is available at the NSG under the name “certificate for entry into SMS” and the full details can
be obtained by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-preentryprogramme/
o Shortlisted candidates must provide proof of successful completion of the course.
o Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends
to test relevant technical elements of the job.
o Following the interview and the technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend
a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA directive on the implementation
of competency-based assessments.
 The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of a performance
agreement and an employment contract.
 The department reserves the right not to make an appointment.
 If you have not been contacted within three (03) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept
that your application was unsuccessful.
 Provide legal support and legal advice on the interpretation of environmental
legislation and the Promotion of Access to Information Act or the Promotion of
Administrative Justice Act in appeal related matters.
 Provide litigation support, including compilation of court records, and attend to
consultations with legal counsel on appeal decisions taken on review.
 Draft ministerial submissions.

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