Applications for Government Vacancies in South Africa

Applications for Government Vacancies in S.A

Applications for Government Vacancies in South Africa must include a completed Z83 form (Application for Employment Form), a most current, up-to-date CV and certified copies of support documents.

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Email Applications for Government Vacancies:  

  • Applications must be sent early enough to arrive before closing dates and to the correct address
  • An application for a Government Vacancy in South Africa that arrives after the closing date, or was sent to a wrong address, will not be considered for a  Government Vacancy
  • Keep attached documents below 2.5 MB to avoid your email getting stuck, and keep an eye open for an acknowledgement of receipt/ confirmation ticket

Register to apply for a Government Vacancy at a nearby government institution:

  • Department of Labour Tel: (012) 309 4000;
  • Department of Higher Education and Training Tel: 0800 87 2222 / 086 999 0123;
  • Office of the Public Service Commission Tel: 012 352 1000;
  • Department of Public Service Administration Tel: 012 336 1000 / 01 / 63;
  • National School of Government Tel: 012 441 6000 / 086 100 8326;
  • Centre for Public Service Innovation Tel: 012 683 2800
Government Vacancies, Internships and Learnerships of national departments include:
  • Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
  • Arts and Culture
  • Basic Education
  • Civilian Secretariat for Police
  • Commission on Gender Equality
  • Communications and Digital Technologies
  • Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
  • Correctional Services
  • Defence
  • Employment and Labour
  • Energy
  • Forestry, Fisheries and Environment
  • Government Communication and Information System
  • Health
  • Higher Education and Training
  • Home Affairs
  • Human Settlements
  • Independent Police Investigative Directorate
  • International Relations and Cooperation
  • Justice and Constitutional Development
  • Military Veterans
  • Mineral Resources
  • National School of Government
  • National Treasury
  • Office of the Chief Justice
  • Parliament of South Africa
  • Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Public Enterprises
  • Public Service and Administration
  • Public Service Commission
  • Public Works and Infrastructure
  • Statistics SA
  • Social Development
  • Small Business Development
  • SA Revenue Service
  • SA Police Service
  • The Presidency
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Trade, Industry and Competition
  • Water Affairs and Sanitation
  • Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
  • Learnerships
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