Where To Find & Apply For Government Jobs

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Working for the government often involves doing work that aims to maintain the local community and serve your country. If you are interested in working for the government then keep reading to find out where you can view government vacancies.

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Government jobs are considered stable and allow you the opportunity to repay your country by serving it. When working for the government there is a multitude of jobs for you to choose from.

There are government jobs available in just about every sector of the workforce. Each municipality in South Africa has a local government that you can opt to work in.

Working for the government has many employee benefits such as healthcare, insurance, retirement packages and the option to study while working.

Here is where you can find Government Vacancies:

Advertised posts in all government departments and provincial governments are listed on the Department of Public and Administration website.

Your Local Government Website 

You can visit your local government website and navigate to the careers, job or vacancies section. You can choose the sector you would like to work in and view the vacancies available.

Careers Portal

Careers Portal posts daily opportunities which include government vacancies. The opportunities posted by the careers portal is updated daily. To keep up to date on when a government vacancy may be available, you can visit the Careers Portal daily.

The Government Jobs

Vacancies from all the national government departments can also be accessed and viewed on the Government Website.

Here is how you can apply for Government Jobs:

To apply for a government job, you can click on the vacancy that you are interested in. You will then be required to download the Z83 form which you will need to fill in and forward to your national government.

The Z83 form will be used to assist the government department in selecting a person for an advertised post. The form has to be filled in by an individual wishing to apply for an advertised position in a government department. 


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