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  • National Headquarters: Office of the DC Human Resources Management (Ref: HO 2023/05/51)
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Salary: R202 233 per year


Grade 12 with typing as a subject or any other training course or qualification that will enable the individual to perform the tasks satisfactorily. Proficient in using computers.
Skills and qualities: Integrity and trustworthiness. Thoroughness and attention to detail. Planning and organization. Promptness and confidentiality. Service delivery and customer orientation. Excellent written and verbal communication abilities. Capacity to work under pressure. Ability to arrange and organize work-related assignments. Polite and professional telephone manners. High level of dependability. Discretion and tactfulness in actions.


Carry out general administrative tasks in the office. Handle and respond to phone calls.
Prepare written correspondence.
Compile documents and presentations.
Ensure effective record-keeping with efficient filing systems.
Manage electronic document tracking system.
Maintain schedule and manage appointments.
Responsible for overseeing the document tracking system.
Organize and coordinate meetings, workshops, etc. Facilitate procurement of office supplies like stationery.
Fulfill all duties and tasks related to the role.
Make necessary transportation arrangements for conferences, training sessions, meetings, and off-site hearings.
Manage assets.


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 representivity 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 any of these advertised posts.
To apply, you need to complete the new Z83 form (Public Service application form), which you can get from any Public Service department. Make sure to fill out the form completely and attach only a comprehensive CV to your application.

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 separate and complete application for each post you apply for,
stating the correct reference number for each position you are interested in. 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.
One should adjust CVs to indicate how well they meet the expectations and duties outlined in the advertisement.

It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their application reaches DCS before 17 JULY 2023 @ 15h45. Indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the address as indicated below:
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: CnrChurch and Schubart Street). Contact persons: Ms TP Baloyi 012 305 8589 / Ms Khumalo NS 012 307 2174/ 2089.

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