top of page

Secretaries, Clerks, Drivers, Legal Officers needed by Department of Correctional Services

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES


POST 22/87 : SECRETARY

SALARY : R202 233 per annum

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria: National Head Office: Office of the DC Human

Resources Management (Ref: HO 2023/05/51)

National Head Office: Office of the DC: Intergovernmental Relations (Ref: HO

2023/05/52)

National Head Office: Directorate: Cluster and Parliamentary Liaison (Ref: HO

2023/05/53)

National Head Office: Directorate: International Relations (Ref: HO

2023/05/54)

National Head Office: Directorate: Community Liaison (Ref: HO 2023/05/55)

National Head Office: Directorate: Training Standards (Ref: HO 2023/05/56)

National Head Office: Directorate: Specialised Audit (Ref: HO 2023/05/57)

National Head Office: Directorate: Core Curriculum (Ref: HO 2023/05/58)

National Head Office: Office of the CDC GITO (Ref: HO 2023/05/59)

National Head Office: Directorate: Research (Ref: HO 2023/05/60)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 with typing as a subject or any other training course or qualification

that will enable the person to perform the work satisfactorily. Computer literate.

Competencies And Attributes: Honesty and integrity. Attention to detail. Plan

and organize. Punctuality and confidentiality. Service delivery and client

orientation. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to work

under pressure. Ability to coordinate and organize work related tasks. Good

telephone etiquette. High level of reliability. Ability to act with tact and

discretion.

DUTIES : Responsibilities: Execute office and general administrative duties. Screen and

answer telephone calls. Type correspondence. Compile documentation and

presentations. Ensure proper record management through effective filing

systems. Manage electronic document tracking system. Maintain diary and

manage appointments. Responsible for the management of document tracking

system. Arrange and coordinate meetings, workshops etc. Facilitate the

procurement of office equipment such as stationery. Perform all such tasks and

duties related to the role. Make all transport arrangements for conferences,

courses, meetings and hearings away from the office. Management of assets.

ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi 012 305 8589 / Ms Khumalo NS 012 307 2174/2089.

NOTE : Appointment under the Public Service Act.



POST 22/88 : DRIVER (REF: HO 2023/05/61)

SALARY : R171 537 per annum

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria: Office of the CDC GITO

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12. Three (3) years’ experience in driving. Completion of an advanced

driver’s course will be an advantage. Valid driver’s licence. Competencies And

Attributes: Plan and organize. Punctuality. Confidentiality. Understanding of

Public Service policy and legislative framework. Service delivery and client

orientation. Integrity and honesty. Assertiveness. Ability to work under

pressure. Good interpersonal relations. Good communication and listening

skills. Knowledge of government regulations relating to transport.

DUTIES : Responsibilities: Collect and deliver documents from the post office. Distribute

documents in and outside of the department. Maintain the vehicle allocated to

the office of the CDC: GITO. Keep accurate record of all official trips. Complete

log book. Manage assets.

ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi 012 305 8589 / Ms Khumalo NS 012 307 2174/2089.

NOTE : Appointment under the Public Service Act.



POST 22/84 : CONSUMER CLERK (REF: HO 2023/05/48)

SALARY : R202 233 per annum

CENTRE : Zonderwater Training College

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12. Relevant working experience will be an added advantage. Computer

literate. Competencies And Attributes: Honesty and integrity, Planning and

organizing skills. Punctuality and confidentiality. Service delivery and client

orientation. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to work

under pressure. Ability to coordinate and organize work related tasks. Good

telephone etiquette. High level of reliability. Strong interpersonal skills, Ability

to work independently and within a team. Able to follow guidelines.

Understanding of PFMA and Supply Chain management procedures.

Computer skills. Accurate and deadline driven.

DUTIES : Responsibilities: Request quotations from various vendors/service providers.

Ensuring all invited quotations and contract are correct. Capture internal and

external requisitions and clearing of internal charges. Filing of requisition

voucher (log 10) and mess. Tracking orders and ensuring end users gets

proper items. Verify the accuracy of all pricing invoices and purchase orders.

Maintain accurate records of all financial activities. Conduct research on new

and existing vendors to ensure the best pricing. Perform other duties as

assigned. Management of assets.

ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi Tel No: 012 305 8589 / Ms Khumalo NS 012 307 2174/2089.

NOTE : Appointment under the Public Service Act.



POST 22/85 : ADMINISTRATION CLERK: SALARIES AND QUALIFICATIONS (REF: HO

2023/05/49)

SALARY : R202 233 per annum

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria: Directorate: HR Administration and Utilization

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent. PERSAL Training and relevant working experience will

be an added advantage. Computer literate. Competencies And Attributes:

Understanding of public service prescripts. Report writing, presentation,

problem solving and decision-making skills. Interpersonal relations. Policy

implementation. Conflict resolution. Communication, typing and training skills.

Confidentiality. Integrity and honesty. Friendly and adaptability. Ability to work

long hours. Confident, independent and accurate. Ability to work under

Pressure.

DUTIES : Responsibilities: Handling of salary enquiries. Rectification of under and

overpayment of salaries. Control the correctness of salaries of employees.

Verification and authentication of qualifications. Determine the applicability of

qualifications. Management of assets.

ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi Tel No: 012 305 8589 / Ms Khumalo NS 012 307 2174/2089.

NOTE : Appointment under the Public Service Act.




POST 22/86 : ADMINISTRATION CLERK: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (REF: HO

2023/05/50)

SALARY : R202 233 per annum

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria: Directorate: Management Accounting

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 with mathematics or accounting. Experience in a similar environment

will be an added advantage. Computer literate. Competencies And Attributes:

Plan and organise. Client orientation and communication, policy analysis and

interpretation. Report writing. Knowledge of PFMA, treasury regulations, public

service regulations and public finance administration. Financial management,

integrity and honesty. Good work ethics. Confidentiality, interpersonal

relations. Accuracy, influence and impact.

DUTIES : Responsibilities: Co-responsible for all Directorate: Management Accounting

clerical matters. Co-responsible for the compiling of the clerical activities.

Responsible for user clerk function. Efficient utilization of the financial systems

within the department. Handling of financial source documents. Management

of assets.

ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi Tel No: 012 305 8589 / Ms Khumalo NS 012 307 2174/2089.

NOTE : Appointment under the Public Service Act.



POST 22/83 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICERS (MR1-5)

SALARY : R228 915 – R1005 801 (Grade and salary notch will be determined in

accordance with the OSD appointment requirements)

CENTRE : Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West region: Klerksdorp (Ref: LMN

2023/06/01)

Bethal (Ref: LMN 2023/06/02)

KwaZulu Natal region: Pietermaritzburg (Ref: KZN 2023/06/03) (Readvertisement)

Eastern Cape region: Regional Office (Ref: EC 2023/06/04)

Sada (Ref: EC 2023/06/05)

Western Cape region: Helderstroom (Overberg) (Ref: WC 2023/06/06) (Readvertisement)

Allandale (Ref: WC 2023/06/07) [Re-advertisement].

REQUIREMENTS : LLB or equivalent legal qualification. Prescribed experience requirement is as

follows: MR1- no previous legal experience required. MR2- at least 1-years’

appropriate post qualification legal experience. MR3- at least 2-years’

appropriate post qualification legal experience. MR4- at least 8-years’

appropriate post qualification legal experience. MR5- at least 14-years’

appropriate post qualification legal experience. Computer literate. Valid driver’s

licence.Competencies And Attributes: Financial management. Problem

solving, decision-making and facilitation skills. Plan, organise, lead and control.

Change management. Team leadership. Project management. Presentation

skills. Conflict management. Report writing. Training and development. Time

management. Confidentiality. Coaching and mentoring. Understanding of

Public Service policy and legislative framework. Service delivery and client

orientation. Integrity and honesty. Assertiveness. Ability to network.

Willingness to travel. Applied strategic thinking. Influence and impact.

DUTIES : Responsibilities: Administration and handling of litigation for and against the

department Initiation of policy amendments in the department. Rendering of

legal advice on the activities of the department. Provide legal training.

Represent the department at various forums Undertaking of hearings/trials

administration. Maintenance of legal libraries. Planning of activities.

Management of human resources, finance and assets. Manage performance

information.

ENQUIRIES : Eastern Cape region: Mr Ndlela HH Tel No: (043) 706 7834/ Ms Myataza Z

(043) 706 7866/ Ms Mgugudo N (043) 706 7882/ Mr Ndonyela N (043) 706

7883.

KwaZulu Natal region: Mr Somaru RK Tel No: (033) 355 7365/ Ms Mchunu GJ

(033) 355 7386/ Ms Mkhize AL (033) 355 7370/ Mr Khumalo SB (033) 033 355

7368.

Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West region: Ms Sibiya MK Tel No: (012)

306 2025/ Mr Ziqubu Z (012) 306 2025/ Ms Nomvela PM (012) 306 2033/ Ms

Lekhuleni TD (012) 306 2034.

Western Cape region: Ms NA Mdladlamba Tel No: (021) 550 6014/ Ms A Reddy

(021) 550 6059/ Mr BD Tsewu (021) 550 6052/ Ms NC Sotyibi (021)550 6054.

NOTE : Appointment under the Public Service Act.



APPLICATIONS

National Head Office: Department of Correctional Services, Post

Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at:

124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building, Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De

Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr Church and Schubart Street).

Contact persons: Ms TP Baloyi 012 305 8589 /Ms Khumalo NS 012 307

2174/2089.


Eastern Cape Region: The Regional Commissioner Eastern Cape.

Recruitment Section, P/Bag X9013, East London. Alterna-tively, applications

may be handed in at Moore Street, Block E Ocean Terrance, Quigney, East

London, 5211. Contact persons: Mr Ndlela HH (043) 706 7834/ Ms Myataza Z

(043) 706 7866/ Ms Mgugudo N (043) 706 7882/ Mr Ndonyela N (043) 706

7883.


Kwa-Zulu Natal Region: The Regional Commissioner: Kwa-Zulu Natal,

Recruitment Section, P/Bag X9126, Pietermaritzburg, 3201. Alternatively,

applications may be handed in at Correctional Services, Eugene Marais Road,

Napierville, Pietermaritzburg, 3201. Contact persons: Mr Somaru RK (033) 355

7365/ Ms Mchunu GJ (033) 355 7386/ Ms Mkhize AL (033) 355 7370/ Mr

Khumalo SB (033) 033 355 7368.


Limpopo, Mpumalanga And North West Region: The Regional

Commissioner Limpopo, Mpumalanga & North West, Recruitment Section,

P/Bag X142, Pretoria, 0001. Alternatively, applications may be handed in at

Proes & Paul Kruger Street, 198 Masada, Building, 09th Floor, Pretoria.

Contact persons: Ms Sibiya MK (012) 306 2025/ Mr Ziqubu Z (012) 306 2025/

Ms Nomvela PM (012) 306 2033/ Ms Lekhuleni TD (012) 306 2034.


Western Cape Region: The Regional Commissioner Western Cape,

Recruitment Section, P/Bag X14, Goodwood, 7459. Alter-natively, applications

may be handed in at Breede River Street, Monte Vista, 7460. Contact persons:

Ms NA Mdladlamba (021) 550 6014/ Ms A Reddy (021) 550 6059/ Mr BD

Tsewu (021) 550 6052/ Ms NC Sotyibi (021)550 6054.


CLOSING DATE : 17 July 2023


NOTE : Before you apply: All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant. The Department of Correctional Services is an equal opportunity employer. The Department will take into consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) in filling of these vacancies. It is our intention to promote representativity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these positions. In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate race, gender and disability status on the application form/CV. Applicants who have retired from the Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be re-appointed or have been declared medically unfit will not be considered. Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application is unsuccessful. Please do not call the department to enquire about the progress of your application. The Department of Correctional Services reserves the right not to fill these posts. Applications: Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form (Public Service application form) obtainable from any Public Service department and must be completed in full. Only a comprehensive CV should be attached to your application form. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies not older than 6 months of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview. Please send a complete application, stating the correct reference number. Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements. Requirement for valid driver’s licence is not applicable to applicants with a disability. CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the advert requirements and responsibilities. It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their application reaches DCS before 17 July 2023 @ 15h45. For all re-advertisements: candidates who previously applied need to re-apply. Indicate the reference number and position 34 you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the relevant addresses as indicated



Download Z83 Forms




Subscribe for notifications

Thanks for subscribing

bottom of page