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Senior Registry Clerk


Ref No: refs/018217
Directorate: Human Resource Services
Number of Positions: 1
Salary: R202 233
Enquiries: Contact Ms Priscilla Ravele at 012 725 1451

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  • Matric/Grade 12 Certificate
  • Knowledge of registry procedures, filing of documents, and electronic filing system
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication abilities (both written and verbal)
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, MS Word, Internet, etc.)
  • Proficiency in working autonomously as well as collaboratively
  • Maintain confidentiality when handling files

Senior Registry Clerk Duties:

  • Provide registry counter services
  • Attend to clients and handle inquiries
  • Receive and register hand-delivered mail/files
  • Handle incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • Sort, register, and dispatch mail
  • Distribute notices on registry matters
  • Maintain effective filing and record management service
  • Open and close files according to the record classification system
  • Electronically and manually file, store, trace, and retrieve documents and files
  • Complete index cards for all files
  • Operate office machines related to registry functions
  • Maintain validating machine register
  • Process documents for archiving and disposal
  • Scan files electronically for archiving
  • Package files for archives and distribution
  • Keep records for archived documents


  • Our aim is to promote diversity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through these appointments.
  • Online applications must include a fully completed, signed, and initialled Z83 form, obtainable from any public service department or at, along with a detailed CV.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of documents before the interview, as communicated by Human Resources.
  • Foreign qualifications must be evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • Suitable candidates will undergo personnel suitability checks and security clearance.
  • The Department strongly encourages women and individuals with disabilities to submit their applications.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.
  • Please quote the specific reference number of the post.
  • Due to the high volume of applications, acknowledgments will not be sent.

Employer: Department of Education
Closing Date: 14-07-2023

Criteria Questions:

  • Do you have a Grade 12 qualification?
  • Are you computer literate?
  • Do you possess communication skills?

Please note:
Due to the high volume of applications for the Senior Registry Clerk, acknowledgments will not be sent. If you do not receive a response within three (3) months, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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