Dept Of Correctional Service Vacancies

February 9, 2020

Job Summary

National Head Office: Office of the Chief Operations Commissioner (Ref: HO 2020/01/42)
Salary: R122 595 per annum

Grade 12.Three (3) years’ experience in driving.Completion of an advanced driver’s course will be an advantage.

Valid driver’s licence.

Competencies and attributes:

Plan and organize. Punctuality. Confidentiality. Understanding of Public Service policy and legislative framework. Service delivery and client orientation.

Integrity and honesty. Assertiveness. Ability to work under pressure. Good interpersonal relations.

Good communication and listening skills. Knowledge of government regulations relating to transport.


Collect and deliver documents from the post office. Distribute documents in and outside of the Department.
Maintain the vehicle allocated to the office of the Chief Operations Commissioner.

Keep accurate record of all official trips.Complete log book.Manage assets.


 National Head Office: Directorate: Pre-Release Resettlement (Ref: HO 2020/01/35)
 National Head Office: Directorate: Information Management (Ref: HO 2020/01/36)
 National Head Office: Directorate: Psychological Services (Ref: HO 2020/01/37)
 National Head Office: Directorate: Collective Bargaining (Ref: HO 2020/01/38)
 National Head Office: Directorate: Specialised Audit (Ref: HO 2020/01/39)
 National Head Office: Directorate: Legal Contract Management (Ref: HO 2020/01/40)
 National Head Office: Office of the DC HR Management (Ref: HO 2020/01/41)
Salary: R173 703 per annum

Grade 12 with typing as a subject or any other training course or qualification that will enable the person to
perform the work satisfactorily. Computer literate.
Competencies and attributes:

Honesty and integrity. Attention to detail. Plan and organize. Punctuality and confidentiality.
Service delivery and client orientation. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to coordinate and organize work related tasks. Good telephone etiquette. High level of reliability. Ability to act with tact and discretion.


Execute office and general administrative duties. Screen and answer telephone calls. Type correspondence.
Compile documentation and presentations. Ensure proper record management through effective filling systems. Manage electronic document tracking system. Maintain diary and manage appointments. Responsible for the management of document tracking system. Arrange and coordinate meetings, workshops etc. Facilitate the procurement of office equipment such as stationery. Perform all such tasks and duties related to the role. Make all transport arrangements for conferences, courses,meetings and hearings away from the office. Management of finance and assets.


Zonderwater Training College (Ref: HO 2020/01/34)
Salary: R173 703 per annum

Grade 12. Knowledge in LOGIS or related experience in a comparable environment will be added advantage.
Computer literate.

Competencies and attributes:

Knowledge of PFMA and Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of supply chain management framework. Communication skills. Client orientation and customer focus.Problem solving and analysis. Service delivery innovation.Decision making. People management and empowerment. Integrity and honesty. Confidentiality. Good interpersonal relations. Understanding of public service policy and legislative framework. Knowledge of government procurement processes.Assertiveness. Ability to network and diplomacy.


Implement and manage supply chain management, transport, LOGIS and procurement policies. Assist with
all LOGIS related problems, asset verifications and asset and inventory balancing. Responsible for LOGIS report management,transport management and transit management. Assist with the administration of bids and warehouse management. Management of finance and assets.


Zonderwater Training College (Ref: HO 2020/01/33)
Salary: R173 703 per annum
Requirements: Grade 12 or equivalent. Experience in a similar environment would be an added advantage. Computer literate.
Competencies and attributes: Good knowledge of the PFMA and Treasury Regulations. Good communication skills and interpersonal relations. Professional integrity and the ability to perform under pressure. Financial management. Facilitation skills.
Plan, Organise, lead and control. Project management. Presentation skills. Conflict management. Report writing. Time management. Confidentiality. Understanding of public service policy and legislative framework. Service delivery and client orientation. Integrity and honesty. Assertiveness. Influence and Impact. Problem solving skills. Network and diplomacy.
Responsibilities: Ensure the implementation of HR policies such as leave administration, state accommodation, performance
management, grievances, disciplinary procedure, injury on duty, transfers and termination of services. Communicate policy
matters. Arrange personnel meetings. Update and maintain Z8, Z168 and compiling duty list. Compile G224. Capture and
process PERSAL transaction. Process leave gratuities. Manage finance and assets.

How To Apply?

Before you apply: All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant.
The Department of Correctional Services is an equal opportunity employer.
The Department will take into consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1)
(i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of
1998) in filling of these vacancies.
It is our intention to promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through
the filling of these positions.
In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate race, gender and disability status on the
application form/CV.
Applicants who have retired from the Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be reappointed or have been declared medically unfit will not be considered.
Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. I
f you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application is unsuccessful.
Please do not call the department to enquire about the progress of your application.
The Department of Correctional Services reserves the right not to fill any of these advertised posts.
Applications: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (Public Service Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full.
Applications must be accompanied by a CV, copies of qualifications, identity document and valid driver’s licence. Please Note:
All copies attached must be certified a true copy of the original and not older than six months.
Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct reference for each position you are interested in.
Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.
Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements.
CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the advert requirements and responsibilities.
It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their application reaches DCS before 17 February 2020 @ 15h45
Indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the relevant address as indicated below:
NATIONAL HEAD OFFICE: Department of Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building, Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr Church and Schubart Street). Contact persons: Mr TO Mokhele 012 307 2173/Mr Y Naidoo 012 307 2079 /Ms TP Baloyi 012 305 8589.

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