Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form, obtainable online from www.gov.za and www.dpsa.gov.za. All sections of the Z83 must be completed (In full, accurately, legibly, honestly, signed and dated), accompanied by copies of qualification(s) including matric/grade 12 certificate, Identity Document, Proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen and a valid drivers licence (where required). The abovementioned copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Requirement for certified copies will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. Applicants are also expected to submit a comprehensive CV with three reference persons with the following information: name and contact numbers and indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. Failure to provide accurate information on a job application will result in disqualification. It is the applicants responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on application. Failure to submit the copies mentioned above will result in the job application being disqualified. With regard to SMS positions, All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise(s) that intends to test relevant technical elements of the position, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interviews and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Requirements stated on the advertised posts are minimum inherent requirements; therefore, criterion for shortlisting will depend on the proficiency of the applications received. Applicants must note that personnel suitability checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes of these checks, which include security screening, security vetting, qualification verification, criminal records and financial records checks. Reference checks will also be done during the selection process. For SMS posts in the Public Service, no appointment shall be effected without the recommended candidate producing a Certificate of completion for the SMS Pre-Entry Programme (Nyukela) offered by the National School of government which can be accessed via this link: https://www.thensg.gov.za. Applicants who do not comply with the above?mentioned requirements, as well as application received after the closing date will not be considered. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application, He/ She must do so in writing. The Department reserves the right not to fill an advertised post at any stage of the recruitment process.