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Government jobs in South Africa

Government jobs in South Africa
May 30
19:22 2017

THOSE lucrative government jobs in South Africa have several perks apart from the high-end salaries but you have to ensure you apply for a job that is just right for you to guarantee that you get it. In the 2014/2015 financial year R73-billion was spent on salaries in all municipalities across South Africa, according to the Financial census of municipalities report.

So there is many jobs out there but once you have sent your job application to a department or municipality you have kicked off a process that is largely out of your control. But you can get the basics right before you even find your dream job. Firstly, you need to ensure you have a typed up CV that not only details your job experience but what qualifications you have.

Your CV gives an employer a sense of what you can do and what experience you have. Also, ensure that the original copies of your certified qualifications and identity document are included. Photocopies of the certified original and identity document will not be accepted.

You also need to fill in a Z83 form that requires detailed information about yourself. This can be found by downloading it here or any public service department in the country.

Once you have submitted all your documents it is worth contacting the department to ensure they have everything required.
Failure to submit what is requested will result in your application being denied.

Some of the perks that come with a government job include pension, medical and housing. A service bonus is also always up for grabs.
But for every job available, you will always have to compete with other job-seekers.

And remember that If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date your application was likely unsuccessful.
More information can be found at Click here for latest Government Jobs.

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16 Comments

  1. Onke Ntondini
    Onke Ntondini Jul 28, 13:32

    I’m looking for government jobs. Driving, researcher, administrative, and arts and culture, statistics jobs.

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  2. thola mbatha
    thola mbatha Jul 31, 08:35

    I’m looking for a job in administration and marketing field

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  3. Sindisiwe Sokowa
    Sindisiwe Sokowa Jul 31, 17:02

    Am looking for government job.i have Btech in Hrm.

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  4. Phuti Mabotja
    Phuti Mabotja Aug 02, 06:20

    im looking for government job. i have BA in Communication and am computer literate.

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  5. machoene tlhatlha
    machoene tlhatlha Aug 15, 18:22

    I’m looking for a government job as a code 10 driver around Limpopo areas

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  6. Terence Philander
    Terence Philander Nov 24, 05:46

    Hi there im looking for a job in government driving handyman warehouse or fleet.

    Kind regards
    Terence.

    Reply to this comment
  7. Elizabeth Mthimkhulu
    Elizabeth Mthimkhulu Dec 21, 11:49

    Im looking for a care-worker job im staying at gauteng i have home-based care certificate counselling Arv treatment support group certificate and level4 Early-childhood certificate

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  8. Nancy
    Nancy Jan 03, 08:37

    I need learnership

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  9. phumzile makhubu
    phumzile makhubu Jan 18, 16:10

    Im looking for a government job in gauteng i dont have any qualifications ive only got grade 12

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  10. Zukiswa Dyani
    Zukiswa Dyani Jan 19, 15:36

    I m looking for a government job I’ve got experience as a clerk and I am work as a Receptionist now, I am busy with my licence now have a code 10 learners I have made a paramedic course still waiting for my Certificate and I have passed my Grade 12

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  11. Tsepo Qhesi
    Tsepo Qhesi Jan 22, 14:52

    I’m looking for government job I’ve got Diploma in IT and code 10 drivers licence with PDp am currently working at Lewis store as a porter am around Free State

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  12. Josephine Kgoete
    Josephine Kgoete Feb 08, 06:19

    I’m looking for government job as a Receptionist, Switchboard Operator or Administrative Clerk.

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  13. Duduzile
    Duduzile Mar 08, 09:48

    I’m looking for government job I only have matric

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  14. Nombulelo
    Nombulelo Apr 19, 06:56

    I am looking for a job in administration/or in HR department , i was doing Public Management

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  15. Nokuphila
    Nokuphila May 25, 14:48

    I’m looking for government jop.Driving,care worker,health n safety.

    Reply to this comment
  16. siseko
    siseko Jun 12, 18:55

    Fire fighter learnership or law enforcement learnership please

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