6 Magistrate Grade I Employment Opportunities – Judicial Service Commission

Organization: Judicial
Service Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Reference: HRM/77 /204/01
About US:
The Judicial Service Commission
is a Constitutional body established under Article 146 of the Constitution of
the Republic of Uganda, 1995, whose mandate is to recruit judicial officers and
regulate their conduct. The Commission is composed of 9 members with powers to
facilitate improving the efficiency and effectiveness of Justice administration
in Uganda. The Commissioners are drawn from persons of integrity and
unquestionable character.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Adjudicating
    Civil and Criminal Cases under his/ her jurisdiction
  • Tasked
    with writing and delivering Judgments
  • Supervising
    staff directly under him/her
  • Preparing
    and submitting 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
  • Perform
    any other duties that may be assigned to him/her by Chief Magistrate.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    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 / Institution within the East African Region.
  • Age: 25 years and above
How to Apply:
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.O. Box 7679,
Kampala or online submissions in a single document can be sent to:
applications2018@jsc.go.ug. 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 short listed candidates
will be contacted.
Deadline: 2nd February 2018 by 5:00pm

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