Careers at DHA
The National Development Plan (NDP) 2030 is a compass pointing South Africa in a new direction where poverty is eliminated and inequality is reduced by 2030. This desired destination can be reached by enhancing the capacity of the State, and the Department of Home Affairs is committed to delivering on this goal.
The Department of Home Affairs is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) 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 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 address as indicated at the bottom of each post, 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, citing the start and end date (dd/mm/yr) of each employment period to be considered, including the details of at least two contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant) together with a certified copy of highest qualification. Shortlisted applicants who will be invited for interviews, will be requested to bring all other supporting documentation on the day of the interview. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by South African Qualifications Authority. All shortlisted candidates for posts on Salary Level 9 and above will be subjected to a technical assessment that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Compulsory requirement for SMS posts, Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA which is an online course, endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link: http://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/.
All identified candidates on Salary Level 11 and above will furthermore undergo a competency assessment, which applies transversally across the Public Service. All recommended candidates, irrespective of the Salary Level, will be subject to Employment Suitability Checks (Credit, Criminal, Citizenship, Employment Reference and Qualification Verification Checks).
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 the attachments exceeding 2.5MB. Should this occur, we suggest you resend your application in 2 or 3 parts, splitting the attachments accordingly.