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Department of Correctional Services Vacancies

• Kroonstad Training College (Ref: HO 2022/06/34)
Salary: R176 310 per annum

Requirements: Grade 12 or equivalent. Knowledge of LOGIS, LAP and related experience in a comparable environment will be an added advantage. Computer literate.

Competencies and attributes:

Knowledge of Relevant prescripts for logistics. Understanding of the LOGIS system. Supply Chain Manuals – Procurement, LAPPM Chapter 1-10. Financial Management. PFMA Section 38. Treasury Regulations. Asset Management Guidelines. Public Service Regulations, HRM Policies and Procedures. Report writing, presentation, training and problem-solving skills. Liaison Externally and Internally.
Responsibilities: Administer all goods/stocks received in line with logistical policies. Administer transit and allocation of stock
Provide general office administration support. Management of assets.


• National Head Office: Directorate: Financial Accounting (Ref: HO 2022/06/35)
Salary: R176 310 per annum


Requirements: National diploma/degree in Finance or relevant qualification. Relevant experience in Finance will be an added advantage. Computer literate.

Competencies and attributes: Financial Training skills, Data analysis skills and communication skills. Problem solving skills, Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act (PFMA). Treasury Regulations. Computer literacy, Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks. Innovative and creative, Understanding of Public Service policy and legislative framework. Understanding of broader Public Service transformation processes. Good interpersonal relations, Ability to network, Integrity and honesty.
Responsibilities: To render clerical assistance in the Financial Directives Office. Updating, maintenance and distribution of financial Documents. Updating, maintenance and distribution of FAP manuals. Compile memorandums, distribution and filling financial Act and Regulations. Evaluation of FAP, Treasury regulations, Financial Circulars etc. Responsible in accordance with the PFM Act, Section 45.
Maintenance of communication column on financial matters. Management of assets.

• National Head Office: Directorate: Financial Accounting (Ref: HO 2022/06/36)
Salary: R176 310 per annum

Requirements: Grade 12 with Mathematics/Accounting. Relevant experience will be an added advantage. Computer Literate.

Competencies and attributes: Plan and organise. Client orientation and communication. Policy analysis and interpretation, Re-port writing. Knowledge of PFMA, Treasury Regulations and Public Service Regulations. Public finance administration, Financial management. Integrity & honesty. Good work ethics, Confidentiality, Interpersonal relations. Accuracy and impact.

Responsibilities: To render support in financial accounting and office administration /management towards Directorate Finance Management. Co-responsible for all external and internal financial orientated training. Co-responsible for the compiling of the training program. Responsible for user clerk function. Efficient utilization of the financial systems within the Department. Handling of financial source documents. Management of 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. Please do not call the department to enquire about the progress of your application.

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


Applications: “Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form (Public Service application form) obtainable from any Public Service department and must be completed in full. Only a detailed CV should be attached to your application form. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies not older than 6 months of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview.” 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 advert requirements and responsibilities. It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their application reaches DCS before 11 July 2022 @ 15h45.

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


NATIONAL HEAD OFFICE: Department of Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building, Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr Church and Schubart Street). Contact persons: Mr Mokotjo TN 012 307 2039/ Mr Y Naidoo 012 307 2079/ Ms TP Baloyi 012 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS 012 307 2174



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