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7839 Ministry of Justice Vacancies 21 March - 4 April 2024

GOVERNMENT OF TONGA

Ministry of Justice

6 VACANCIES

The Ministry of Justice is seeking interested candidates from within and outside the Public Service for the following vacant positions.

Positions Band/Salary Range Endorsed Minimum Requirements

Director

Family Protection Legal Aid Centre

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G

($38,934 - $58,401)

+5% COLA

  • PHD with at least one year relevant working experience
  • Master’s Degree with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role OR at least 5 years relevant working experience
  • Post Graduate Diploma with at least 4 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 6 years relevant working experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 7 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 10 years relevant working experience

Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Law from a recognized educational institution.

Desirable:

  • Must hold a valid practicing license

Deputy Secretary

Leadership & Legal Policy Division

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G

($38,934 - $58,401)

+5% COLA

  • PHD with at least one-year relevant working experience
  • Master’s Degree with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role OR at least 5 years relevant working experience
  • Post Graduate Diploma with at least 4 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 6 years relevant working experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 7 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 10 years relevant working experience
Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Law from a recognised educational institution.

Registrar

Supreme Court

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G

($38,934 - $58,401)

+5% COLA

  • PHD with at least one-year relevant working experience
  • Master’s Degree with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role OR at least 5 years relevant working experience
  • Post Graduate Diploma with at least 4 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 6 years’ relevant working experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 7 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 10 years relevant working experience
Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Law from a recognized educational institution.

Legal Officer

Leadership & Legal Policy Division

J

($27,687- $41,530)

+5% COLA

  • Professional Diploma in Legal Practice and Bachelor Degree with no working experience
Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Law from a recognized common law institution/jurisdiction.

VIP Driver

Corporate Services Division

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Q

($8,652 - $12,978)

+5% COLA

  • Form 7 or equivalent of Certificate level 3
  • Form 6 PSSC or equivalent of Certificate level 2 + 1 year of work experience
Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

Clerk Class III

Corporate Services Division

R

($7,787- $11,681)

+5% COLA

  • Form 6 PSSC or equivalent of Certificate level 2
Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

All interested applicants must submit their application letter with an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates with at least two (2) reliable references inclusive of most recent and current employer.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Public servants who wish to apply must submit their applications with the endorsement of their respective Chief Executive Officers.

All applications are to be received no later than 4:00pm, 4th of April 2024 and to be addressed to the:

Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Justice
Corner of Kausela & Lavinia Road
P.O Box 130
Fasi moe Afi
Nuku’alofa

A copy of the relevant job description will be available upon request at email hr [at] justice [dot] gov [dot] to or contact the Corporate Services Division at telephone number 7400805.