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The Department of Correctional Services has added new vacancies all of which have a deadline of 11 July 2022. provides these latest vacancies in the document which you can download below.

It is however important that before you apply, go through these guidelines from the Department of Correctional Services so that you process your application the right way.

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 re-appointed or have been declared medically unfit will not be considered.

Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates.

If 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.

A pre-entry certificate from the National School of Government (NSG) is required from all applicants. The full details of the SMS pre-entry course is obtainable on :

Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal records verification.

Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional, pending the issue of a security clearance. If you cannot get a security clearance, your appointment will be re-considered/ possibly terminated.

Finger prints may be taken on the day of the interview.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department.

Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA directive on the implementation of competency based assessment).

The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tool.

Applications: “Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form (Public Service application form) obtainable from any Public Service department and must be completed in full. Only a detailed CV should be attached to your application form. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies not older than 6 months of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview.”

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 emailed applications will not be accepted.

Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements. CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of com-pliance with the advert requirements and responsibilities.

It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their appli-cation reaches DCS before 11 JULY 2022 @ 15h45.

Downlod the vacancies advert:

Indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and email your complete application to:

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 Mokotjo TN 012 307 2039/ Mr Y Naidoo 012 307 2079/ Ms Baloyi TP 012 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS 012 307 2174.


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