Vacancy No. 120/22 Steno Typist/ Typist, Magistrate’s Court [Criminal Registry], Suva – 1 Post

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Vacancy No. 120/22 Steno Typist/ Typist, Magistrate’s Court [Criminal Registry], Suva – 1 Post

Application number: 120/22

Application closes: 25/11/2022


Position:                Steno Typist/ Typist

Level:                   SS 05

Salary range:        $17,511 – $22,114

Location:              Suva

Unit/Division:       Magistrate’s Court [Criminal Registry]

Reporting Responsibilities;

  1. Reports to: Senior Court Officer I
  2. Liaises with: Judicial Officer, Court Support Staff
  3. Subordinates: Nil

 

The Position

The primary purpose of this position is to provide secretarial support services to the Senior Court Officer I in the Suva Magistrate’s Court.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Typing of documents, forms, typing of Court proceedings, correspondences, returns, judgments, orders, decisions, rulings, cause list, reports, vouchers and any other official document;
  • To transcribe notes of evidence and dictation notes and compile records for appeal purposes;
  • Answering telephone calls and other duties as assigned by the Supervising Officers;
  • Providing counter and telephone service to the members of the public;
  • Maintaining of Files/Registers in the Registry;
  • Assist in any other duties as and when assigned by the superiors.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

The Person

A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent with 35wpm typing speed on manual typewriter or 40wpm typing speed on electronic/electric typewriter.  Relevant work experience is advantageous.  The following Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities are required to successfully undertake this role:

 

Knowledge and Experience

  1. Sound knowledge and experience in word processing and computer programs;
  2. Sound knowledge of legislative requirements, policies and directives;
  3. At least 1-2 years work experience in typing and secretarial work environment is preferred.

 

Skills and Abilities

The applicant should have demonstrated the following skills and abilities:

  1. Good typing skills and ability to provide efficient and effective typing and secretarial services;
  2. Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  3. Ability to utilize computer programs to support the operations of the Registry;
  4. Ability to follow instructions and organize workload in order to meet deadlines;
  5. Ability to participate in programmes/activities required and be a team player;
  6. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information;
  7. Shorthand skill is advantageous.

 

Personal Character and Eligibility

Applicants for employment in the Judicial Department must be Fijian Citizens, under Age 55, in sound health, with a clear police record. The selected applicant will be required to provide a medical report and police clearance prior to taking up duty.

 

The Judicial Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applications are encouraged from all eligible, qualified applicants.

 

To apply for this role please provide an up-to-date resume with a photograph, copies of Academic Certificates & Transcripts, at least two referees, with one being a current or recent supervisor, a filled JD Form 01 which is available on website www.judiciary.gov.fj or from any Court Registry Fiji wide or HR Office in Suva.  Applications that do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  If you are not contacted by the Judicial Department, your application has not been successful and we thank you for your interest in applying.

 

Applications for the position must be received by 4.00pm on Friday 25th November 2022 and addressed to:

 

Applications by Post:

The Acting Chief Registrar

Judicial Department

P.O.Box 2215

Government Buildings

Suva

 

OR

 

Applications delivered:

Judicial Department

HR Section

Level 3, Kelton House

Loftus Street

Suva, Fiji

 

OR

 

Email Application:

vacancies.judicial@judicial.gov.fj

 

LATE, UNSIGNED OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED AND THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO MAKE ANY APPOINTMENT.


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