PUBLIC SERVICE VACANCY CIRCULAR
PUBLICATION NO 23 OF 2020
DATE ISSUED 02 OCTOBER 2020
1.1 This Circular is, except during December, published on a weekly basis and contains the advertisements
of vacant posts and jobs in Public Service departments.
1.2 Although the Circular is issued by the Department of Public Service and Administration, the Department
is not responsible for the content of the advertisements. Enquiries about an advertisement must be
addressed to the relevant advertising department.
2. Directions to candidates
2.1 Applications on form Z83 with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies,
knowledge and experience (on a separate sheet if necessary or a CV) must be forwarded to the
department in which the vacancy/vacancies exist(s).
2.2 Applicants must indicate the reference number of the vacancy in their applications.
2.3 Applicants requiring additional information regarding an advertised post must direct their enquiries to the
department where the vacancy exists. The Department of Public Service and Administration must not
be approached for such information.
2.4 It must be ensured that applications reach the relevant advertising departments on or before the
applicable closing dates.
3. Directions to departments
3.1 The contents of this Circular must be brought to the attention of all employees.
3.2 It must be ensured that employees declared in excess are informed of the advertised vacancies.
Potential candidates from the excess group must be assisted in applying timeously for vacancies and
attending where applicable, interviews.
3.3 Where vacancies have been identified to promote representativeness, the provisions of sections 15
(affirmative action measures) and 20 (employment equity plan) of the Employment Equity Act, 1998
should be applied. Advertisements for such vacancies should state that it is intended to promote
representativeness through the filling of the vacancy and that the candidature of persons whose
transfer/appointment will promote representativeness, will receive preference.
3.4 Candidates must be assessed and selected in accordance with the relevant measures that apply to
employment in the Public Service.
Apply for other government jobs below:
DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR
It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post
with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representivity in line with the
numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan.
APPLICATIONS : Chief Director: Provincial Operations: Private Bag X 9368 Polokwane 0700
FOR ATTENTION : Human Resources Operations, Limpopo. Physical address 42A Schoeman Street
Polokwane 0700 Email: Jobs-LP@labour.gov.
CLOSING DATE : 19 October 2020 at 16:00
NOTE : Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on form
Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at
www.gov.za/documents. The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be
accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently
certified copies of all qualification(s), academic transcripts including senior
certificate, ID-document and a Driver’s license where applicable. The certification
must be not older than six (6) months from the date of the advert. Non-RSA
Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their
Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession
of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from
the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply
with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will
not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax. Failure
to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being
considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you
have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable
candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record,
citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment
verification). The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to
the above post. A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of
Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at
the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be
obtained by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-
course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be
subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical
elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department.
Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend
candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA
SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will be expected to
sign an Internship performance agreement. The Department of Labour is an equal
opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be
informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s
intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this
ERRATUM: Kindly note a valid drivers licence for the post of Principal Legal
Administration Officer reference number: HR4/20/09/02 is required. The rest of the
advert remains the same. The post was advertised on PSVC number 22 dated 18
September 2020 with a closing date of 19 October 2020. Sorry for incovienance.
Inquiries: Prof V Singh, Tel No: (012) 300 4370