Department of home affairs vacancies

JOBS

VACANCIES IN THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Home Affairs is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote
representivity (race, gender, disability) through the filling of positions.

We are looking for committed, passionate and talented individuals to form part of a new leadership team, equipped
with the right skills to deliver a modern world-class service. If you committed on delivering on the National
Development Plan’s (NDP’s) priorities, ascribe the Department’s shared value set, have what it takes to serve the
needs of South Africa’s citizens, residents and visitors – and your credentials meet the requirements of any of the
following positions – kindly respond before the closing date.

ALSO SASKO: General Worker Opportunities

DIRECTIONS TO APPLICANTS

APPLICATIONS : Applications must be –
 sent to the correct address specified at the bottom of each position, on or before the closing date;
 submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z.83)
 accompanied by a comprehensive CV, citing the start and end date (dd/mm/yr) of each employment period to be
considered, including the details of at least two contactable employment references (as recent as possible);
 accompanied by a copy of the Applicant’s ID, valid driver’s license where applicable and relevant highest educational
qualifications. Applicants who possess (a) foreign qualification(s), must also submit the evaluated results of such
qualifications, as received from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA); and

SELECTION:
 Shortlisted Candidates for posts on Salary Level 9 and above will be subjected to technical test(s) (which test Candidates’
demonstrated professional and technical competency against the job requirements and duties).
 All Candidates on Salary Level 11 and above will furthermore undergo a competency assessment, (which tests the
Candidates’ demonstrated proficiency in the professional dimensions attached to the level of the post).
 For lower level posts, preference may be given to locally based candidates on grounds of affordability.

 

 Employment suitability checks (credit, criminal, citizenship, employment references and qualification verifications)
 All Candidates applying for SMS posts (Salary Level 13 and above), will be required to complete the online “Pre-entry
Certificate to Senior Management Services” course. The course is available at the National School of Government (NSG),
under the name “Certificate for entry into the SMS”. Full details can be obtained via the following link:

Candidates wishing to be considered for
appointment, are encouraged to enrol for this course immediate

POST NO 1 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: PORT CONTROL, REF NO: HRMC 52/201
SALARY LEVEL : An all-inclusive salary package of R869 007 to R1 023 645 per annum (Level 12).
CENTRE : Mpumalanga: Border Post: Lebombo
REQUIREMENTS : • A 3 year tertiary qualification in Social Sciences, Public Management and Administration or an
NQF level 6 as recognized by SAQA is required • 3 years’ experience in a supervisory/
management position and experience in a similar field is required • Knowledge of the South

African Constitution • Knowledge of the Public Service Act and its Regulations • Knowledge of
the Immigration Act, Refugees Act and Public Finance Management Act • Understanding of
departmental legislation as well as Human Resources legislation and prescripts • Service
delivery innovation, client orientation and customer focus • Financial management, people
management and empowerment • Honesty and integrity • Project management • Management,
change management and communication • Knowledge management, decision making and
presentation skills • Problem solving, business report writing, influencing and networking •
Planning and organizing • Strong analytical skills • Computer literacy • Conflict management,
negotiation skills • Policy development and analysis • A valid drivers’ license, willingness to
travel extensively and working extended hours is essential.
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DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following specific tasks:
• Manage effective operations within the Port of Entry to improve service delivery • Monitor and
ensure the implementation of policies, processes and procedures in order to enhance service
delivery at Port of Entry

• Maintain statistics, identify trends and analyse data in order to assess
the number of people entering the ports so that effect strategies can be developed • Monitor
developments in the Port of Entry related area and outcomes from international conventions,
legislation, technology changes and other developments and assess impact and make
recommendation on strategic initiatives • Participate in local, Provincial and international
conventions, workshops and meetings on ports of entry related issues • Develop quality
assurance and data quality strategies and actions • Provide guidance and advice on the
implementation of port of entry legislation, policies, international agreements and conventions •
Ensure the provision of effective port of entry services to all stakeholders • Ensure the
implementation and monitor compliance with legislation and international agreements at all port

of entry relating to operating hours and opening/closing of ports • Liaise with National Border
Management Coordinating Centre, provide information and ensure that all ports of entry
requirements are complied with • Liaise with all relevant stakeholders to promote successful
prosecution of transgressors • Develop and implementation of policy and procedure, directives
acts and regulations • Develop and review communications policies and code of practice for the
directorate • Implement governance processes, frameworks and procedures • Ensure
compliance with policies, procedures, and prescripts • Determine appropriate resources to
achieve objectives • Monitor progress on execution of operational plans • Ensure compliance
with all audit requirements, quality and risk management frameworks, standards and
procedures • Monitor and ensure compliance with legislation, regulations and Departmental
policies and procedures • Manage physical and human and resources • Monitor and report on
the utilization of equipment • Ensure capacity and development of staff • Enhance and maintain
employee motivation and cultivate a culture of performance management • • Evaluate and
monitor performance and appraisal of employees • Ensure effective risk and compliance
management • Coach and guide staff on compliance to all relevant regulatory, internal and
external compliance requirements • Report on all risk and financial indicators including e.g.
financial losses, overpayment, etc. according to required format • Keep up to date with
compliance and regulatory requirements and liaise with all relevant stakeholders within and
external to the organisation to ensure accurate implementation • Interpret and implement all
organisational circulars, policy and other communications that impact on the operation of the
Business Unit.
ENQUIRIES : Ms J Kabini

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your comprehensive CV, citing the start and end date (dd/mm/yr) of each
employment period to be considered, copies of qualifications, ID and drivers’ license where applicable, together with an
Application for Employment Form (Z.83), obtainable from any Public Service department, by the closing date
to:-
Head Office:
Postal Address: Private Bag X114, Pretoria, 0001
Physical Address: 230 Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes) street, Cnr Thabo Sehume
(Andries) street, Pretoria, 0001

APPLY HERE