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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

6 Magistrate Grade I Jobs at Judicial Service Commission - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Magistrate Grade I

Jobs at:
Judicial Service Commission

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 5:00pm on 2nd February, 2018

Duty Station:

Post: Magistrate Grade I
Reference: HRM /77/ 204/ 01 VOL III
Salary Scale: U4
Number of Vacancies: 6
Age Limit: 25 years and above

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from a recognized University/ Institution plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre or any other recognized University I institution within the East African Region.
The successful candidate will be responsible to the Chief Magistrate in performing the following duties:

  • Adjudicating Civil and Criminal Cases under his/ her jurisdiction
  • Writing and delivering Judgments
  • Supervising staff directly under him/her
  • Making monthly reports on the position of the cases in their Courts of the Jurisdiction
  • Accounting for resources disbursed to him/her
  • Responsible for Court premises , registries and logistics directly under him/her
  • Handling any other duties that may be assigned to him/her by Chief Magistrate.
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts available in the Financial Year 2017/18, in the Courts of Judicature as specified below:
Applications on Public Service Form 3 (Revised 2008) should be submitted in triplicate to The Secretary Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Farmers House Ground Floor P.0 Box 7679, Kampala or online submissions in a single document can be sent to:  which should be received not later than 5:00pm on 2nd February, 2018. Applications should bear the title of the post applied for as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy.
Applicants should attach on each duly completed Form, a Curriculum Vitae (CV) containing the names and contacts of at least two (2) referees, a recent passport size photograph, copies of academic certificates and transcripts, a copy of the National ID and a birth certificate. Applicants already in Public Service should attach a copy of their latest IGG acknowledged Declaration Certificate of Income, Assets and Liabilities where applicable. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.