Home Affairs: Work Exposure Learning Programme 2015 (x400 Posts)

Are you an unemployed graduate in possession of an NQF level 7 or NQF level 5, between the ages of 18 and 35, known for being the hard worker, motivated and disciplined? The Department of Home Affairs is proud to announce its 12-month Work Exposure Learning Programme, where you will get the chance to gain valuable work experience – thereby getting you ready for the world of work. The Department is offering a stipend of R3 000 to those in possession of an NQF level 5 qualification and R5 000 to those in possession of an NQF level 7 qualification. Upon completion of the Programme, you will receive a Certificate of Service. The Programme will run at different Provincial and District Offices throughout South Africa.

Female candidates and people with disabilities will be given preference

Finance (200 Posts)

  • Head Office (Hallmark) (40 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/1)
  • Eastern Cape (19 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/1a)
  • Free State (23 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/1b)
  • Gauteng (18 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/1c)
  • KwaZulu-Natal (21 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/1d)
  • Limpopo (19 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/1e)
  • Mpumalanga (15 Posts)(Ref. HRMC 80/15/1f)
  • Northern Cape (17 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/1g)
  • North West (14 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/1h)
  • Western Cape (14 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/1i)
  • Requirements:
    • A 3-year National Diploma/Degree in Finance/Accounting or an equivalent NQF level 7 or a Grade 12 qualification with post-Matric qualification with Financial Accounting
    • Basic computer literacy
    • Hard worker, motivated and disciplined
    • A valid driver’s licence will be preferred.
    • Duties: • Carry boxes off shelves and move boxes to other offices , • Asset physical verification, • Account reconciliation,  • Prepare and post journal entries , • Clear bank exceptions.

       Records Management (65 Posts)

      • Brits Records Storage (30 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/2a)
      • Head Office (Hallmark) and Hyvries Records Storage (35 Posts) (Ref. HRMC80/15/2b)


      • A 3-year National Diploma/Degree in Library and Information Science/Information Studies/Archival Studies/Public Administration or an equivalent NQF level 7 or a Grade 12 qualification with post-Matric qualification
      • Basic computer literacy.


      • Process transferred records,  • Arrange records collection, • Provide archives services to the Business Units, • Assist in process of records disposal programme, • Conduct records collection audit, • Regress and label damaged boxes,  • Execute general duties upon request, • Create and capture files including bundles, • Retrieve files per request, • File incoming files, • Handle the transfer of records, • Handle the incoming and outgoing mail.

    • Civic Services (95 Posts)

      • • Brits Archive Facility (Brits Town) (45 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/3a)
      • • Rosslyn/BVR (50 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80/15/3b)


      • A 3-year National Diploma/Degree in Office Administration/Archives and Records Management or an equivalent NQF level 7 or a Grade 12 qualification with post-Matric qualification in Office Administration/Archives and Records Management.


      • Retrieve and draw records,  • Scan and file drawn records, • Deal with telephonic enquiries from back offices and other stakeholders regarding feedback and status of document requested, • Perform any other administrative functions in support of the Directorate, • Exercise effective batch control to ensure effective and accurate preparation for scanning.

      Legal Services: Litigation (10 Posts)

      • Head Office (Ref. HRMC 80/15/4)


      • An LLB Degree or a 4-year recognised qualification in the related field
      • Litigation experience/background
      • Knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa
      • Conceptual and analytical thinking
      • Numeracy and legal writing skills
      • Written and verbal communication skills
      • Interpersonal and policy interpretation skills
      • Planning, organising, diplomacy and time management skills
      • Honesty and integrity
      • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).


      • Inform the Department on Court Orders and monitor the implementation thereof
      • Ensure a legal support service in general litigation matters
      • Advise the Department on trends that could lead to litigation against the Department.

      Immigration Services (30 Posts)

    • Head Office (Ref. HRMC 80/15/5)Requirements:
      • A 3-year National Diploma/Degree in Administration or an equivalent NQF level 7 qualification or a Grade 12 qualification or any post-Matric qualification
      • Willingness to work in dustry offices and long hours.


      • Be responsible for fi ling and scanning of files, • Record cases on the database , • Move boxes between offices, • Perform general admin duties.

    • NB:• Preference will be given to candidates from the local area where the Programme is based

      • The roles will require some physical duties, ie carrying boxes off shelves, moving boxes to other offices, spending long hours standing, may be requested to work extra hours without remuneration

      • A valid driver’s licence will be preferred.

    • How To Apply

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    • Please note:
      • Applications will only be considered from South African citizens
      • Candidates who have already participated in an Internship Programme in any Government Department will NOT be considered
      • Applications should be made on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or Government website, and accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualifications and Identification Document
      • Application form( Z83)should be signed and dated OR the application will not be considered
      • Should any applicant be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA
      • * As part of our vetting process, all candidates will be subjected to the following checks:
      • * Credit clearance
      • * Criminal check
      • * Qualification verification
      • * Reference check (verbal).

      Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID together with a completed Z83 application form, to the Department of Home Affairs, Private Bag X114, Pretoria 0001 or 230 Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes) Street, cnr Thabo Sehume (Andries) Street, Pretoria 0001. Enquiries: Ms F Kwape, tel. (012) 406-4258

      Closing date: 21 October 2015


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