Public Service and Administration

By | June 16, 2022

Public Service and Administration

Public Service and Administration

Public Service and Administration

Public Service and Administration

Circular announcing

job openings in the public sector 

  • Except in December, this Circular is published weekly and features adverts for vacant posts and jobs in government ministries.
  • The Department of Public Service and Administration issues the Circular, but it is not responsible for the content of the ads.
  • Any questions concerning a particular advertisement should be sent to the appropriate advertising department.

 Directions to candidates

  • Applications on form Z83 with full details of the applicant’s training, credentials, competencies, expertise, and experience (on a separate page if necessary or a CV) must be sent to the department where the vacancy(s) exists (s).
  • In their submissions, applicants must include the vacancy’s reference number.
  • Applicants seeking additional information about an advertised position should contact the department where the opening is located. Such information should not be sought from the Department of Public Service and Administration.
  • It is necessary to guarantee that applications reach the appropriate advertising departments on or before the deadlines.

 Directions to departments

  • All employees should be informed about the contents of this Circular.
  • It must be assured that employees who have been declared in excess are advised of any open positions. Potential applicants from the excess group must be assisted in applying for jobs in a timely manner and attending interviews, if necessary.
  • The provisions of sections 15 (affirmative action measures) and 20 (employment equity plan) of the Employment Equity Act, 1998 should be applied where vacancies have been identified to promote representativeness. Advertisements for such vacancies should declare that the purpose of filling the position is to enhance representativeness and that candidates whose transfer/appointment will promote representativeness will be given priority.
  • Candidates must be evaluated and chosen in line with the applicable criteria.

Application form Z83

Minutes of the Public Service Vacancy Circular – Year Programme

 Certificate of pre-entry via SMS

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