Department of Public Works is hiring Admin Clerk [x2 posts] | APPLY WITH GRADE 12, NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

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The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is hiring and invites applications for the vacancy: ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK: PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICE (PMO) REF NO: 2023/400 (X2 POSTS).

Closing Date: 13 October 2023 at 16H00

SALARY: R202 233 per annum
CENTRES: Head Office (Pretoria)

The Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with clear employment equity targets.


Grade 12/ Senior Certificate. No previous experience required. Willing to adapt work schedule in accordance with office requirements. Experience in programme management office will be an added advantage.

Knowledge: Wide range of office administrative tasks. Good telephone etiquette. Demonstrative computer literacy. Relevant legislation. Basic financial administration.

Skills: Advanced communication (verbal and written) Sound organisational skill. Good people skill. Language skills. Ability to communicate well with people at deferent levels. Basic numeracy.

Interpersonal skills. Office administration and organisational skills. Planning and organising. Ability to act with tact and discretion.

Personal Attributes: People orientated. Hard working. Resourceful. Self-motivated. Trust worthy. Creative


Render general clerical support services: Record, organise, store, capture and retrieve correspondence and data. Update registers and statistics. Handle routine enquiries.

Make photocopies and receive or send facsimiles. Distribute documents/packages to various stakeholders as required. Keep and maintain the filing system for the component.

Type basic letters and/or other correspondence when required. Keep and maintain the incoming and outgoing register of the component.

Provide procurement support services: Liaise with internal and external stakeholders in relation to procurement of goods and services.

Obtain quotations, complete procurement forms for the purchasing of standard office items. Stock control of office stationery. Keep and maintain the asset register of the component.

Assist with ordering of material and equipment from suppliers. Oversee and co-ordinate movement of furniture.

Provide personnel administration clerical support services within the component: Maintain a leave register for the component. Keep and maintain personnel records in the component.

Keep and maintain the attendance register of the component. Arrange travelling and accommodation. Provide financial administration support services in the component: Capture and update expenditure in component.

Check correctness of subsistence and travel claims of officials and submit to manager for approval. Handle telephone accounts and petty cash for the component. Control expenditure allowed variance.



Applications can be submitted by post to: Head Office: The Director-General, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X65, Pretoria, 0001 or CGO Building, Corner Bosman and Madiba Street, Pretoria

Applications should be submitted on the prescribed 2021 Z83 form obtainable from all Government Departments or can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this post.

Applicants must utilize the most recent Z83 application for employment form, and failure to do so will results in disqualification.

The Z83 form must be fully completed, duly signed, dated and initialed by the applicant.

Download the advert in PDF form from the link below, as well as the new Z83 form.


Mr S Mdakane Tel No: (012) 406 1282


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