Vacancy Opportunity At The Department of Employment and Labour

The Department would like to invite qualifying candidates to apply for their current vacancies. 


Current Vacancies


REF NO: HR4/4/10/153

CENTRE : Provincial Office Eastern Cape

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10. Valid driver’s license. Knowledge: Departmental Policies and procedures, Public Service Act, All legislation relevant to the post. Skills: Planning and Organizing, Computer literacy, Interpersonal relationship, Conflict Management, Verbal and written communication, Time Management.


REF NO: HR4/4/7/31

CENTRE : Provincial Office: Mpumalanga

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10. Knowledge: Departmental policies and procedures, Public Service Act, All legislations relevant to the post. Skills: Verbal and written communication, Interpersonal relationship, Computer literacy, Time management, Conflict management, Planning and organising


REF NO: HR4/4/5/96 Centre: KZN

REQUIREMENTS : Matriculation/ Grade 12/Senior Certificate. Knowledge: Batho Pele Principles, Departmental Polices and Procedures, Treasury Regulations. Skills: Verbal and written Communication, Interpersonal relations, Problem solving, Computer literacy, Analytical, Planning and Organising


REF NO: HR4/4/5/93

Centre: KZN

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12/ Senior Certificate or equivalent. Knowledge: National Archives Act, Batho Pele Principles, Records Management, Departmental Polices and Procedures. Skills: Communication, Listening, Computer literacy, Planning and Organising.


Prospecton Labour Centre-Ref No: HR4/4/5/88 (X1 Post)

Richmond Labour Centre-Ref No: HR 4/4/5/86 (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS : Matriculation/ Grade Twelve (12). Knowledge: All Labour Legislations and Regulations, Private Employment Agency regulations and related ILO conventions, Public Service Regulations, Knowledge of the Departmental Policies, Procedures and Guidelines and Batho Pele Principles. Skills: Interpersonal, Telephone etiquette, Interviewing, Computer literacy, Communication, Ability to interpret legislation and Problem solving.



CLOSING DATE : 27 September 2021

All attachments for on line application must including Z83 be in PDF and in one (1) file, indicate the correct job title and the reference number of the post on the subject line of your email. Use the correct email address associated with the post. Failure to do so, your application will be disqualified.

Note: Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. Each application for employment form must be fully completed, duly signed and initialled by the applicant. Failure to sign this form may lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process. A recently updated comprehensive CV as well as copies of all qualification academic transcripts including Senior Certificate, ID document and a Driver’s license where applicable should accompany a fully completed, initialled and signed new form Z83. Applicants must submit copies of qualifications, ID document and other relevant documents as indicated. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The communication from the HR of the Department regarding the requirements of the certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates.

Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following the communication from HR. 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 preentry 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:

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 is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Employment Equity Plan of the Department shall inform the employment decision.

It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s). ERRATUM: Kindly note that the following 2 posts of Assistant Director: COID Statutory-Services for Provincial Office: Free State- Ref No: HR 4/4/8/460(X1 post) and for Provincial Office: Gauteng- Reference No: HR4/4/4/05/01(X1 post) were advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 30 dated 27 August 2021, The requirements have been amended as follows: BPROC/LLB. Admission as an Attorney or Advocate. A valid driving licence. Two-year functional experience in compliance or legal service environment.

Knowledge: Public service transformation and management issues, Public service act, Treasury Regulations, Departmental policies and procedures, corporate 8 governance, Skills Development Act, Public Service Regulations, SDLA.

Skills: Facilitation, Planning and Organizing, Computer literacy, Interpersonal, Problem Solving, Interviewing, Presentation, Innovative, Analytical, Verbal and written communication. DUTIES: Appear in court for enforcement of COID and OHS. Manage the implementation of the COID and OHS enforcement processes. Manage the advocacy strategy for COIDA and OHS in IES. Mange and facilitate the implementation of capacity development programmes for the inspectors in the provinces. Co-ordinate information to provide legal advice and proceeding for COID and OHS enforcement. The Department is sorry for inconvenience caused.

The closing date for these posts is extended to 27 September 2021.


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