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Check your Qualifications

Check your Qualifications on the SAQA website. You can also request the evaluation of foreign qualifications via the Foreign Qualifications Evaluation and Advisory Services (DFQEAS).

Vacant Offices of the Sheriffs

Suitably qualified fit and proper persons are invited to apply for the Vacant Offices of the Sheriffs in the High and Lower Courts in the Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West & Northern Cape.
Closed: 13 February 2023

Youth Development Programme 2023/2024

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) invite all the unemployed youth to apply for SASSETA Graduates Programme to gain workplace experience.
Closed: 11 December 2023


The Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) service provides an opportunity to learners who have not yet received a place to study at a post-school higher education institution. The CACH service is FREE and aims to match applicants' National Senior Certificate exam results (which is received directly from the Department of Basic Education) and study preferences with places that need to be filled. Learners who have completed Grade 12 from 2000 onwards will be eligible to apply.

To sign up, please visit: https://cach.cas.ac.za

New Vacancies/Posts in the Department

Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment form (Z83). The application must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.zaand a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Please don't email any applications!

SMS Pre-Entry Certificate
In terms of the directive on compulsory capacity development, mandatory training days and minimum entry requirement for SMS (Senior Management Services), all SMS applicants are required to produce a pre-entry certificate (Nyukela Programme) issued by the National School of Government prior to appointment. SMS candidates who wish to register for such certificate may access the course by following this link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/.
For more information regarding the course please visit the NSG website: https://www.thensg.gov.za.

NOTE:  Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified in each post. The application must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae.  Certified copies of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to HR on or before the day of the interview date. Application that do not comply with the above specifications will not be considered and will be disqualified. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications.  All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment.  A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin.  The DOJ&CD is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.  Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where driver’s license is a requirement. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.  The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.  Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.