Careers at DHA
VACANCIES IN THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Home Affairs is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in line with the Department’s Employment Equity targets, through the filling of positions. To further the objectivity of representivity within the Department, Women and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
We are looking for committed, passionate and talented individuals to form part of a new leadership team, equipped with the right skills to deliver a modern world-class service. If you committed on delivering on the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s) priorities, ascribe to the Department’s shared value set, have what it takes to serve the needs of South Africa’s citizens, residents and visitors - and your credentials meet the requirements of any of the following positions - kindly respond before the closing date.
DIRECTIONS TO APPLICANTS
Applications must be sent in time to the correct email address as indicated at the bottom of each post, to reach the address on or before the closing date. Applications sent to a wrong address and/or received after the closing date or those that do not comply with the requirements, will not be taken into consideration.
Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z.83), obtainable from any Public Service department or at www.gov.za and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, including the details of at least two contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant) and certified copies of qualifications and identity document. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority. Where a valid driver’s licence is a requirement, applicants must attach a certified copy of such licence. If no contact is made within three months of the closing date, please accept that the application was unsuccessful. Successful candidates will be required to enter into a performance agreement and will be subjected to security clearance procedures. Successful candidates may be required to undergo competency test assessments. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts 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 assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.
Kindly note that for e-mailed applications, should you not receive an acknowledgement of receipt /confirmation advice, this could mean that your application did not reach us due to the size of attachments exceeding 2.5 MB. Should this occur, we suggest you resend your application in 2 or 3 parts, splitting the attachments accordingly.