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The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) Government vacancies

The previously separate Department of Mineral Resources and the Department of Energy merged to form the current Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), with responsibility to best regulate and transform the mining and energy sectors. Government vacancies in the DMRE boosts a broad variety of careers and are sought after by those in the mining and engineering industry.

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The Department of Mineral Resources formulates and implements policy so that an optimum use of the South African mineral resources is ensured. It promotes and regulates the minerals and mining so that ultimately South Africa benefits from its mineral wealth.

How to apply for Government vacancies at the DMRE:

Complete and sign a Z83 form, attach a current CV that got updated recently, plus copies of qualification(s) and your matric certificate, ID and drivers license (if applicable), or any other relevant documents. Ask whether such copies need to be certified beforehand;
You can download your editable Z83 and get your free editable CV before applying.

Regarding SMS positions, all shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise(s) to measure and test elements that are relevant of the position. Shortlisted candidates will be fully informed by the Department. Candidates will also attend a generic managerial Competency Assessment after the  interviews and technical exercise.
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Contact details of the DMRE:

DMRE Travenna Campus

Building 2C, Cnr Meintjes & Francis Baard Street, Pretoria, 0002

Switchboard Number:
+ 27 12 444 3000

General Enquiries Email:

DMRE Matimba House

192 Visagie Street, Cnr Paul Kruger & Visagie Street, Pretoria, 0001

Switchboard Number:
+27 12 406 8000
Petroleum Licensing Helpdesk:
+2712 406 7788

General Enquiries Email:  

DMRE Postal addresses

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Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) Mission

“To regulate, transform and promote the minerals and energy sectors, providing sustainable and affordable energy for growth and development, and ensuring that all South Africans derive sustainable benefit from the country’s mineral wealth.” – DMRE

The DMRE has a wide variety of careers. Some of these Government vacancies include:

Director-General: Mineral Resources & Energy

Deputy Director: Mine Environmental Management

Deputy Director: Human Resources Development

Inspector: Mine Health and Safety

Inspector: Mine Equipment

Mineral Laws Administration Officer

Senior Security Risk Officer

Security Risk Officer


HR Manager

SA Government: How to Apply for Jobs at the DEPARTMENT of MINERAL RESOURCES and ENERGY

State-owned entities that report to the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy  

The entities below provide services, relative to and in support of the DMRE mandate by means of funded and non-funded formal bodies and organisations.

Reporting entities are:

Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd (CEF);
Council for Geoscience (CGS);
Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC);
National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA);
National Nuclear Regulator (NNR);
Petroleum, Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa (PetroSA);
South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator (SADPMR);
South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI);
South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (NECSA);
State Diamond Trader

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