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Vacancies in the Public Service


For any inquiries about the vacancy circulars contact:

Tel no: 012 336 1169

Tel no: 012 336 1381

To all heads of national departments / provincial administrations / provincial departments / organisational components

1. Introduction

1.1 The aim of this Circular is not only to distribute advertisements of vacancies to departments and employees throughout the Public Service, but also to facilitate the deployment of employees who are in excess.

1.2 As regards the latter issue, National Departments/Provincial Administrations and Government Components are called upon to give serious consideration during the filling of vacancies to the absorption of employees who have been declared in excess if they apply.

2. Directions to candidates

2.1 Applications on form Z83 with full particulars of the applicants' training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge and experience (on a separate sheet if necessary or a CV) must be forwarded to the National Department/Provincial Administration/Government Component in which the vacancy/vacancies exist(s).

2.2 Applicants must indicate the reference number of the vacancy in their applications.

2.3 Applicants requiring additional information regarding an advertised post, must direct their enquiries to the National Department/Provincial Administration/Government Component where the vacancy exists. The Department of Public Service and Administration must not be approached for such information.

2.4 Applications should be forwarded in time to the advertising department since applications received after the applicable closing date will not be accepted.

2.5 Considering the aim of this Circular (see paragraph 1.1 above), advertisements contained herein are meant for the attention/perusal of serving employees only. Persons not employed in the Public Service may thus not apply for the vacancies advertised in this Circular, except if the relevant department has extended the scope of its recruitment initiative to persons not employed in the Public Service, in which case the relevant vacancy will have been advertised through other means such as the media. (Clarity in this regard can be obtained from the relevant advertising National Department/Provincial Administration/Government Component).

3. Directions to National Departments/Provincial Administrations/Government Components

3.1 The contents of this Circular must be brought to the attention of all employees.

3.2 It must be ensured that employees declared in excess are informed of the advertised vacancies. Potential candidates from the excess group must be assisted in applying timeously for vacancies and attending where applicable, interviews.

4 Directions to National Departments/Provincial Administrations/Government Components in which vacancies exist

4.1 Where vacancies have been identified to promote representativeness, the measures contained in Chapter 1, Part III. D2 of the Public Service Regulations, 2001 must be complied with. Advertisements for such vacancies should state that it is intended to promote representativeness through the filling of the vacancy and that the candidature of persons whose transfer/appointment will promote representativeness, will receive preference.

4.2 Candidates must be assessed and selected in accordance with the relevant measures contained in Chapter 1, Part VII. D of the Public Service Regulations, 2001

5. Application form - 6. Public Service Vacancy Circular Minute - Year Programme
Please note:

The DPSA experienced technical problems for the period February to March 2016, therefor the posting dates may differ from the actual dates that documents have been issued during this period.


Circular 33 of 2016


Posting Date: 19 August 2016
Full Document: Circular 33 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Civilian Secretariat for Police Service
Correctional Services
Defence
Government Communication and Information System
Government Pensions Administration Agency
Health
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Office of the Chief Justice
Public Service and Administration
Rural Development and Land Reform
Science and Technology
Tourism
Water and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
Western Cape


Circular 32 of 2016


Posting Date: 12 August 2016
Full Document: Circular 32 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Centre for Public Service and Innovation
Environmental Affairs
Government Pensions Administration Agency
Health
Higher Education and Training
Justice and Constitutional Development
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Service and Administration
Rural Developnent and Land Reform
Water and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Free State
Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
Western Cape


Circular 31 of 2016


Posting Date: 5 August 2016
Full Document: Circular 31 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Communications
Correctional Services
Defence
Economic Development
Environmental Affairs
Government Pensions Administration Agency
Government Printing Works
Health
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Office of the Public Service Commission
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Service and Admnistration
Rural Development and Land Reform
Small Business Development
Transport

Provincial Administration


Free State
Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
Western Cape


Circular 30 of 2016


Posting Date: 1 August 2016
Full Document: Circular 30 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Basic Education
Environmental Affairs
Health
Human Settlements
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Office of the Chief Justice
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Works
Water and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
Limpopo
Western Cape


Circular 29 of 2016


Posting Date: 22 July 2016
Full Document: Circular 29 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Basic Education
Energy
Government Communication and Information System
Health
Higher Education and Training
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
Labour
Office of the Chief Justice
Office of the Public Service Commission
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Enterprises
Public Works
Small Business Development
Tourism
Water Affairs and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Eastern Cape
Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
North West
Western Cape


Circular 28 of 2016


Posting Date: 15 July 2016
Full Document: Circular 28 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Energy
Government Communication and Information System (GCIS)
Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA)
Health
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Mineral Resources
National School of Government
Office of the Chief Justice
Planning Monitoring and Evaluation
Statistics South Africa

Provincial Administration


Eastern Cape
Free State
Gauteng
Kwazulu Natal
Western Cape


Circular 27 of 2016


Posting Date: 8 July 2016
Full Document: Circular 27 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Civilian Secretariat for Police
Cooperative Governance
Economic Development
Energy
Government Communication and Information System
Government Pensions Administration Agency
Health
Higher Education and Training
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Mineral Resources
Office Of The Public Service Commission
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Enterprises
Statistics South Africa
Tourism
Traditional Affairs

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Limpopo
Western Cape


Circular 26 of 2016


Posting Date: 1 July 2016
Full Document: Circular 26 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Cooperative Governance
Economic Development Department
Health
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Mineral Resources
National School of Government
Office of The Chief Justice
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Enterprises
Public Service and Administration
Public Works
Women

Provincial Administration


Eastern Cape
Gauteng
Kwazulu Natal
North West
Western Cape


Circular 25 of 2016


Posting Date: 24 June 2016
Full Document: Circular 25 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Energy
Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA)
Health
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
Labour
National School of Government
Telecommunications and Postal Services
Transport
Water and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
Limpopo
Northern Cape
Western Cape


Circular 24 of 2016


Posting Date: 17 June 2016
Full Document: Circular 24 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Civilian Secretariat for Police
Defence
Energy
Environmental Affairs
Health
Justice and Constitutional Development
Office of the Public Service Commission
Planning, Motoring and Evaluation
Tourism
The Presidency
Water and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Eastern Cape
Gauteng
Western Cape


Circular 23 of 2016


Posting Date: 10 June 2016
Full Document: Circular 23 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Civilian Secretariat for Police
Defence
Government Communication and Information System
Health
International Relations and Cooperation
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Office of the Chief Justice
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Service and Administration
Small Business Development
Water and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
Limpopo
North West
Western Cape


Circular 22 of 2016


Posting Date: 6 June 2016
Full Document: Circular 22 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Basic Education
Defence
Environmental Affairs
Government Communication and Information System
Government Pensions Administration Agency
Government Printing Works
Health
Home Affairs
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Mineral Resources
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Small Business Development
Tourism
Water and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Eastern Cape
Free State
Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
North West
Western Cape


Circular 21 of 2016


Posting Date: 27 May 2016
Full Document: Circular 21 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Civilian Secretariat for Police
Defence
Government Communication and Information System
Health
Human Settlements
Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Mineral Resources
Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent
Office of the Chief Justice
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Service and Administration
Public Works

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
Northern Cape
Western Cape


Circular 20 of 2016


Posting Date: 20 May 2016
Full Document: Circular 20 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Arts and Culture
Basic Education
Energy
Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA)
Health
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent
Public Service and Administration
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Science and Technology
Small Business Development
Water and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Gautemg
Kwazulu-Natal
Western Cape


Circular 19 of 2016


Posting Date: 13 May 2016
Full Document: Circular 19 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Arts and Culture
Basic Education
Defence
Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA)
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Office of the Chief of Justice
Office of the Public Service Commission
Planning Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Works
Science and Technology
National School of Government
Tourism

Provincial Administration


Eastern Cape
Free State
Gauteng
Kwazulu Natal
North West
Western Cape


Circular 18 of 2016


Posting Date: 6 May 2016
Full Document: Circular 18 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries
Arts And Culture
Basic Education
Defence
Environmental Affairs
Government Pensions Administration Agency
Health
Justice And Constitutional Development
Planning, Monitoring And Evaluation
Tourism

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
Northern Cape
Western Cape


Circular 17 of 2016


Posting Date: 29 April 2016
Full Document: Circular 17 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries
Correctional Services
Defence
Economic Development Department
Government Communications
Government Pensions Administration Agency (Gpaa)
Health
Higher Education And Training
Justice And Constitutional Development
Labour
National School Of Government
Office Of The Public Service Commission
Planning Monitoring And Evaluation
Small Business Development
Tourism
Water Affairs

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Kwazulu Natal
Limpopo
Western Cape


Circular 16 of 2016


Posting Date: 22 April 2016
Full Document: Circular 16 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Civilian Secretariat for Police
Communications
Defence
Economic Development
Energy
Government Pensions Administration Agency
Government Printing Works
Health
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
Justice And Constitutional Development
Labour
Military Veterans
Office of the Public Service Commission
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Enterprises
Science and Technology
The Presidency

Provincial Administration


Free State
Gauteng
North West
Western Cape


Circular 15 of 2016


Posting Date: 15 April 2016
Full Document: Circular 15 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry And Fisheries
Health
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
Justice And Constitutional Developemnt
Labour
Planning, Monitoring And Evaluation
Public Enterprises
Tourism

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal


Circular 14 of 2016


Posting Date: 8 April 2016
Full Document: Circular 14 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Arts And Culture
Environmental Affairs
International Relations and Cooperation
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
National School of Government
Public Works
Science and Technology
Water and Sanitation

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Limpopo
Western Cape


Circular 13 of 2016


Posting Date: 1 April 2016
Full Document: Circular 13 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Higher Education and Training
Labour
Small Business Development

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Kwazulu Natal
Limpopo
Western Cape


Circular 12 of 2016


Posting Date: 29 March 2016
Full Document: Circular 12 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Energy
Environmental Affairs
Government Communication and Information System
Health
Independent Police Invstigative Directorate
Military Veterans
Office Of The Public Service Commission
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Service and Administration
Small Business Development

Provincial Administration


Gauteng
Western Cape


Circular 11 of 2016


Posting Date: 18 March 2016
Full Document: Circular 11 (click here to view the full document)
Directions: Click on the name of the department / administration to view vacancies in that particular section

National Departments


Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Basic Education
Defence
Economic Development
Energy
Environmental Affairs
Government Communication and Information System
Health
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
Justice and Constitutional Development
Labour
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Public Enterprises
Small Business Development
Telecommunication and Postal Services
Tourism

Provincial Administration


Free Sate
Gauteng
Kwazulu-Natal
Limpopo
Northern Cape
Western Cape


























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