Assistant Court Clerk (x7)

Republic Of Zambia Judiciary Muchinga Province




20 JAN 2023


The Judiciary is an independent arm of Government established under Part Vill

of the Constitution (Amendment) No. 2 of 2016. Its mission is “To administer

justice to all in an independent, impartial, competent and timely manner”. In

order to improve service delivery, the Judiciary under Muchinga Province is

inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to be considered for the following positions;

2. ASSISTANT COURT CLERK (JSS 03) X 7 (Annual Basic Salary of K50, 443.58) to

be based at Tembwe and Chifunda Local Court In Chama District, Kopa
Local Court in Kanchibiya District, Mwenimpanza Local Court in Nakonde
District, Chibesakunda Local Court in Shiwang’andu District, Chinsali and
Nkweto Local Court in Chinsali District.

The successful candidates will be required to report to the Local Court Registrar
and will be responsible for the following duties:
• To undertake effectively the recording of court proceedings in order to
facilitate the maintenance of an accurate record.
• Undertaking periodically production and compilation of Court returns in
order to facilitate decision making.
• Undertaking timely preparation of the Cause list in order to provide
information on matters coming up in Court.
• Undertaking the storage and presentation of exhibits in order to facilitate adjudication.
• Undertaking timely the preparation of documentation for appeals to Appellate Courts in order to facilitate the administration of justice.
• Undertakes efficiently the conducting of interviews with potential
litigants in order to establish the nature of their cases.
• Undertakes efficiently the receipting of fees paid to the court in order to
facilitate accountability of funds.
• Undertakes timely the banking of collected fees in order to ensure their
• Undertakes timely the preparation of books of accounts in order to
facilitate accountability of public funds.

• Full Form V or Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate with five (5) ‘0’Level
Credits or better including English and Mathematics.
• Certificate in Management Studies or equivalent will be an added
• Ability to write case records.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English.
• Must be between the age of 18 and 44 years.

• Integrity
• Must possess high levels of Confidentiality.
• Good Interpersonal skills.
• Must be computer literate.
• Transcription skills.
• Knowledge of any of the Local language (Senga, Tumbuka, Bisa, Bemba and Namwanga). Knowledge of Swahili will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates who meet the above specifications should submit their

application letters together with a typed detailed Curriculum Vitae with three

(3) traceable referees, certified copies of professional and academic certificates and any other documents to support their applications. Those who may have submitted their applications before this advertisement should re-apply.

Applications clearly showing day time contact phone numbers should be

addressed to the under listed by Friday 27th January, 2023.

The Principal Resident Magistrate,

For the attention of: The Provincial Human Resource Management Officer,

Judiciary Muchinga Province,

P.O Box 480094,


Please note that only shortlisted candidates meeting the selection criteria will be communicated to and all applications received after the specified date will NOT be considered.

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