The Government Printing Works is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.It is intended to promote representivity through the filling of these posts. The candidature of persons whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will receive preference.




SALARY :R147 459.per annum (Level 4) CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10 or equivalent qualification. Numerical proficiency. Problem solving skills. Attention to detail. Grade 12 will be added advantage. Need to work extended hours and night shift when necessary and when required. Knowledge of the printing environment.


DUTIES : Successful candidates will be performing general assistant assisting and supporting Artisans in operating Finishing and Packaging equipment such as: CMC mechanical packaging machines, Saddle-stitching /Gang-stitching, stapling, sewing,guillotines, folding, side stitching, gluing. Packing in boxes, Moving, Loading and offloading of printing production materials, Assist in quality assurance and control on printed and unprinted materials., General housekeeping, cleaning duties and adherence to Health and Safety standards and procedures. Operate gluing machines and assist artisans with binding of books.


ENQUIRIES : Mr.T.H. Khumalo Tel No: (012) 748 6329



APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, Private Bag X85, Pretoria,0001or be hand delivered to: 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria.


FOR ATTENTION :Ms. L Pale I Ms. V Maja, Human Resources TelNo:012 764 3976 /012 764 3912


CLOSING CATE : 17 October 2022 (16:00 noon)



NOTE :Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (NB.The new application for employment form can be downloaded at vacancies, the old prescribed application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020) and must be completed in full with page 2 duly signed (failure to do so will result in your application not being considered), and clear indication of the reference number on the Z83.The application must include only completed and signed new Form Z83 , obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document,Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to HR on or before the day of the interview date. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), The Government Printing Works reserves the right to fill or not fill its advertised posts. General information: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews,which might be virtual at a date and time determined by the Government Printing Works.Applicants applying for SMS posts are required to successfully complete the Certificate for entry into the SMS and full details can be sourced by following the link: entry programme/. Applicants are expected to pay for the course and may enroll for it at a cost of R265.00. The duration of the course is 120 hours. The certificate should be obtained prior to appointment. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise,which might be virtual that intends to test relevant technical elements of the jobs by the Government Printing Works.


Following the interview and the technical exercise,the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic management 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. Personnel suitability checks will also be administered as a part of the selection process. Successful candidates will be required to enter in an employment contract and performance agreement (as relevant),and must obtain a positive security clearance.


Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.



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