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Government Printing Works is advertising new job opportunities.

The available posts vary from Security Officer, Human Resource Clerk, HR Practitioner, Personal Assistant, and more…




  • Grade 12 /NQF Level 4 qualification and Grade ‘C’ PSIRA accredited certificate, Firearm proficiency/competency certificate in the handling of firearms.
  • Be able to work rotational shifts system and to rotate around GPW premises.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • NKP certificate will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge: Basic knowledge and understanding of security services policies, procedures, and practices as well as applicable legislation including, but not limited to, the National Key Points (NKP) Act and regulations, Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act 85/1993), Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act, 1985 (Act 53/1985), Criminal Procedures Act, 1977 (Act 51/1977), Private Security Regulatory Authority Act, 2001 (Act 56/2001) and Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act 60/2000).




  • Grade 12 /NQF Level 4 qualification and a National Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Knowledge of Recruitment and Selection processes.
  • Knowledge of Public Service Regulatory Framework.
  • Competencies: Communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Planning and organising skills


REF NO: GPW 22/35 (X2 POSTS)


  • Grade 12 /NQF Level 4 qualification and National Diploma (NQF 6) as recognized by SAQA in Human Resources Management/ Public Administration or relevant qualification.
  • Three to five (3 – 5) years’ experience in Human Resources Management Administration specifically in Recruitment.
  • Knowledge of Recruitment and Selection processes.
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Public Service Regulations and HRM prescripts.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • Interpersonal relations and team work skills.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Extended working hours may be required


(GPW22/33) (X6 POSTS)


  • A Certificate in Office Administration or relevant NQF level 4 equivalent is required.
  • Five years’ secretarial/pa experience reporting to a Senior Manager providing an administrative support service.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Be able to work extended working hours.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Good knowledge of travel and subsistence procedure and good telephone etiquette.
  • Ability organise/ prioritise tasks and effectively manage time.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Quality and continuous improvement oriented.

How to Apply


All applications must be forwarded to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, Private Bag X85, Pretoria, 0001 or be hand delivered to: 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE: 26 September 2022 (16:00 noon)

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (NB. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at, the old prescribed application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020) and must be completed in full with page 2 duly signed (failure to do so will result in your application not being considered), and clear indication of the reference number on the Z83.

Applicants applying for SMS posts are required to successfully complete the Certificate for entry into the SMS and full details can be sourced by following the link: Applicants are expected to pay for the course and may enroll for it at a cost of R265.00.

The duration of the course is 120 hours. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise, which might be virtual that intends to test relevant technical elements of the jobs by the Government Printing Works. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic management competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the Implementation of Competency-based assessments).

The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies, using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Personnel suitability checks will also be administered as a part of the selection process. Successful candidates will be required to enter in an employment contract and performance agreement (as relevant), and must obtain a positive security clearance.

Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.




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