Department of Home Affairs is recruiting Immigration Officer: Inspectorate [x3 posts]

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The Department of Home Affairs is hiring and invites applications for the vacancy: IMMIGRATION OFFICER: INSPECTORATE, (3 POSITIONS).

  • Closing date: 26 May 2023 at 16:00
  • Salary: A basic salary of R241 485 to R281 559 per annum (Level 6). In addition, a range of benefits are offered.


  • KwaZulu-Natal: Medium Office: Umzimkhulu (1 Post) REF NO : HRMC 29/23/7a
  • Mpumalanga: Medium Office: Nkomazi (1 Post) REF NO : HRMC 29/23/7b
  • Northern Cape: Medium Office: Jan Kempdorp (1 Post) REF NO : HRMC 29/23/7c

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification in Law / Public Management / Administration at NQF level 6 all recognised by SAQA • Basic understanding of the South African Constitution

Basic understanding of the Public Service Regulatory Framework • Knowledge of Refugee Act as well as the Immigration Act

Knowledge and understanding of all Acts administered by the Department. Knowledge and understanding of Criminal Prosecution Act •

Competencies and skills required: Liaison and interpersonal skills • Problem solving skills, customer orientation, planning and organizing • Strong analytical skills • Computer literacy

Written and verbal communication skills • Diplomacy • Honesty and integrity • A valid driver’s license and
willingness to travel • Working flexible hours including nightshifts.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following specific tasks:

Ensure effective enforcement of the transgressions of Immigrations of Immigration Act and all other departmental legislation • Trace, arrest and detain illegal foreigners in declared detention facilities within the country

Process the deportation of illegal foreigners out of the country to their country of origin • Participate in law enforcement operations with other security cluster agencies

Enable prosecutions of transgressions of departmental legislation and the Criminal Procedure Act • Conduct deportation operations and records of legal and illegal foreigners in the country

Conduct detention and deportation of transgressors in a humane and dignified manner • Implement policies and procedures in line with the approved framework • Monitor individual physical resources.


KwaZulu-Natal: Ms N Tshezi, Tel No: (033) 845 5003
Mpumalanga: Ms N Dlangisa, Tel No: (013) 752 2504
Northern Cape: Ms S Botha, Tel No: (053) 807 6700

APPLICATIONS: NOTE/ Instruction: 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, initialled and signed by the applicant (Part F must be answered and declaration must be completely signed).

Failure to fully complete, initial and sign this form may lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process.

Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview following the communication from Human Resources and such qualification(s) and other related document(s) will be in line with the requirements of the advert.

Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned instruction/ requirements, as well as applications received late will not be considered.

The Department does not accept applications via email or fax.


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