DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

CIRCULAR 1 of 2022

Closing date: 2022/04/22 @ 15h45

The Department of Correctional Services reserves the right not to fill any of these advertised posts.

Applications: For applications to be accepted, applications must be submitted on the latest form Z83 (Public Service Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full. Applications must be accompanied by a CV and certified copies of qualifications and ID NOT
older than 6 months. Where an advertisement states that a valid Driver’s Licence is required, then please submit a certified copy of your licence.

Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct reference for each position you are interested in. Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted  Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements  CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the above-mentioned requirements and responsibilities. It is the responsibility of all applicants to furnish all supporting documents to prove their level of qualifying eg No Basic training certificate issued by the College: Affidavit deposed confirming and/or HR to provide
a supporting document to validate.

Applications must reach DCS on or before the closing date and time. It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their application reaches DCS before the stipulated closing date and time.

NB: For more information on requirements and responsibilities of posts on this advert please refer to: www.dcs.gov.za

NB: Indicate the reference number, Regional office, Management Area and position you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the relevant address as indicated below:

KwaZulu/Natal Region:
Postal Address: Head Recruitment, Private Bag X 9126, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Contact person: Ms AL Mkhize 033 355 7370/ Ms Shange B 033 355 7369/ Ms GJ Mchunu at 033 355 7386/ Ms IN Mhlongo/ Mr SB Khumalo
Physical Address: 1 Eugene Marais Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg.

ARTISAN FOREMAN GRADE A (PAINTER)
KwaZulu/Natal Region: Glencoe, Ref.: (PSA 2022/01/123); Waterval Med A, Ref.: (PSA 2022/01/124)
R 308 826.00 per annum

Requirements: An appropriate Trade Diploma/certificate underwritten under Manpower Training Act (Red Seal). Five (5) years’ relevant experience after completion of the Trade diploma/certificate will add advantage. Valid driver’s license. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation Competencies and Attributes: Relationship building, innovation & creativity, People management, Time management, Openness & transparency, Integrity & honesty, Coaching & mentoring, Confidentiality, Interpersonal relations, Networking, Tact and Computer skills.
Responsibilities: Safe custody of offenders. Management of administration task. Training and development of offenders. Control over work places and tools. Inventory control and logistical administration as well as efficient management of resources and work orders and compliance with administration. Management of human and financial resources and assets.


ARTISAN FOREMAN GRADE A (PLUMBER)
KwaZulu/Natal Region: Qalakabusha, Ref.: (PSA 2022/01/125); Estcourt, Ref.: (PSA 2022/01/126)
R 308 826.00 per annum

Requirements: An appropriate Trade Diploma/certificate underwritten under Manpower Training Act (Red Seal). Five (5) years’ relevant experience after completion of the Trade diploma/certificate will add advantage. Valid driver’s license. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation Competencies and Attributes: Relationship building, innovation & creativity, People management, Time management, Openness & transparency, Integrity & honesty, Coaching & mentoring, Confidentiality, Interpersonal relations, Networking, Tact and Computer skills.
Responsibilities: Safe custody of offenders. Management of administration task. Training and development of offenders. Control over work places and tools. Inventory control and logistical administration as well as efficient management of resources and work orders and compliance with administration. Management of human and financial resources and assets.


ARTISAN FOREMAN GRADE A (CARPENTER)
KwaZulu/Natal Region: Ebongweni Max, Ref.: (PSA 2022/01/127)
R 308 826.00 per annum

Requirements: An appropriate Trade Diploma/certificate underwritten under Manpower Training Act (Red Seal). Five (5) years’ relevant experience after completion of the Trade diploma/certificate will add advantage. Valid driver’s license. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation Competencies and Attributes: Relationship building, innovation & creativity, People management, Time management, Openness & transparency, Integrity & honesty, Coaching & mentoring, Confidentiality, Interpersonal relations, Networking, Tact and Computer skills.
Responsibilities: Safe custody of offenders. Management of administration task. Training and development of offenders. Control over work places and tools. Inventory control and logistical administration as well as efficient management of resources and work orders and compliance with administration. Management of human and financial resources and assets.


ARTISAN FOREMAN GRADE A (ELECTRICIAN)
KwaZulu/Natal Region: Ebongweni Max, Ref.: (PSA 2022/01/128); Estcourt, Ref.: (PSA 2022/01/129)
R 308 826.00 per annum

Requirements: An appropriate Trade Diploma/certificate underwritten under Manpower Training Act (Red Seal). Five (5) years’ relevant experience after completion of the Trade diploma/certificate will add advantage. Valid driver’s license. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation Competencies and Attributes: Relationship building, innovation & creativity, People management, Time management, Openness & transparency, Integrity & honesty, Coaching & mentoring, Confidentiality, Interpersonal relations, Networking, Tact and Computer skills.
Responsibilities: Safe custody of offenders. Management of administration task. Training and development of offenders. Control over work places and tools. Inventory control and logistical administration as well as efficient management of resources and work orders and compliance with administration. Management of human and financial resources and assets.


ARTISAN FOREMAN GRADE A (WOOD MACHINIST)
KwaZulu/Natal Region: Pietermaritzburg, Ref.: (PSA 2022/01/130)
R 308 826.00 per annum

Requirements: An appropriate Trade Diploma/certificate underwritten under Manpower Training Act (Red Seal). Five (5) years’ relevant experience after completion of the Trade diploma/certificate will add advantage. Valid driver’s license. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation Competencies and Attributes: Relationship building, innovation & creativity, People management, Time management, Openness & transparency, Integrity & honesty, Coaching & mentoring, Confidentiality, Interpersonal relations, Networking, Tact and Computer skills.
Responsibilities: Safe custody of offenders. Management of administration task. Training and development of offenders. Control over work places and tools. Inventory control and logistical administration as well as efficient management of resources and work orders and compliance with administration. Management of human and financial resources and assets.

Note:  Before you apply: All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant. The Department of Correctional Services is an equal opportunity employer. The Department will take into consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) in filling of these vacancies. It is our intention to promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these positions. In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate race, gender and disability status on the application form/CV. Applicants who have retired from the Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be re-appointed or have been declared medically unfit will not be considered.

Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application is unsuccessful.

Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification, and criminal records verification. Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional, pending the issue of a security clearance. If you cannot get a security clearance, your appointment will be re-considered/possibly terminated.
Finger prints may be taken on the day of interviews.


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