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FOOD SERVICE AID position at the Department of SECURITY


Ref. Number: refs/017681
Number of Positions: 1
Salary: R147,036.00 per annum plus service benefits
Contact: Vuyolwethu Sondo
Telephone: 066 156 6669 / 073 464 0234 (Office hours: 08:00am – 16:00pm)

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  • NQF level 1 or 2 (Abet level 2 certificate or equivalent)
  • No criminal record or pending cases
  • Knowledge of Departmental policies and procedures
  • Understanding of Public Service Regulation
  • Familiarity with Batho-Pele Principles
  • Knowledge of cleaning industry health and safety guidelines
  • Competence in utilizing computer software (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Strong customer management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a team


  • Clean kitchen utensils and equipment
  • Provide support services for catering
  • Maintain inventory of kitchen utensils and equipment
  • Adhere to hygiene and safety measures
  • Ensure quality control of all provided food
  • Dispose of garbage
  • Prepare food, snacks, and beverages
  • Set up dining areas with crockery, cutlery, and equipment
  • Serve food and beverages
  • Monitor food supplies and report waste and losses


  • The Gauteng Department of Community Safety is an equal opportunity and gender-sensitive employer, aiming to promote diversity and equity in the Public Service.
  • Applications must be submitted online at: /
  • Utilize the updated Z83 document obtainable from any Public Service Department or through the website (effective starting from 01 January 2021).
  • Complete all fields in Parts A to D of the Z83 form.
  • Attach a comprehensive CV (shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide certified copies of qualifications).
  • If you have a foreign qualification, include an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  • Failure to meet the requirements or submit the requested documents may result in disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive further communication.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply and should attach a confirmation of disabilities from a registered medical practitioner.
  • The Department of Community Safety reserves the right not to make an appointment and to use alternative recruitment methods.
  • Applications sent via post, email, or hand delivery will not be accepted.
  • Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, we regret to inform you that acknowledgments will not be sent. If you do not receive a response within 3 months, consider your application unsuccessful.

Employer: Department of Community Safety
Location: Johannesburg
Closing Date: 14-07-2023

Criteria Questions:

  • Do you have NQF level 1 or 2 (Abet level 2 certificate or equivalent)?

Please Note:
Due to the high number of applications expected, we will not be able to acknowledge every application. If you do not receive a response within 3 months, please understand that your application was not successful.

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