The Department of Home Affairs is Hiring x16 positions.

DEADLINE: 06 May 2022

SALARY LEVEL: A basic salary of R321 543 to R378 765 per annum (Level 8). In addition, a range of benefits are offered.

REF NO: HRMC 21/22/1

The Department of Home Affairs is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) through the filling of these positions.


Applications must be sent to:

  • sent to the correct address specified at the bottom of the Circular, on or before the closing date;
  • submitted on the New Application for Employment Form (Z.83), obtainable at;
  • accompanied by a comprehensive CV, citing the start and end date (dd/mm/yr) of each employment period to be  considered, including the details of at least two contactable employment references (as recent as possible);
  • accompanied by a copy of the Applicant’s ID, valid driver’s license where applicable and the highest relevant  educational qualifications. Applicants who possess (a) foreign qualification(s), must also submit the evaluated results of such qualifications, as received from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA); and


  • Shortlisted Candidates for posts on Salary Level 9 and above will be subjected to technical test(s) (which test Candidates’ demonstrated professional and technical competency against the job requirements and duties).
  • All Candidates on Salary Level 11 and above will furthermore undergo a competency assessment, (which tests the Candidates’ demonstrated proficiency in the professional dimensions attached to the level of the post).
  • For lower level posts, preference may be given to locally based candidates on grounds of affordability.
  • Employment suitability checks (credit, criminal, citizenship, employment references and qualification verifications)
  • All Candidates applying for SMS posts (Salary Level 13 and above), will be required to complete the online “Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services” course. The course is available at the National School of Government (NSG), under the name “Certificate for entry into the SMS”. Full details can be obtained via the following link: . Candidates wishing to be considered for appointment, are encouraged to enrol for this course immediately.

Position: Adjudicators (x18 positions)


• A 3 year tertiary qualification in Law or Public Management and Administration or Operations
Management or related qualification at NQF level 6 as recognized by SAQA

• 2-3 years’ experience in an Immigration environment

• Knowledge of the Constitution of South Africa

• Sound knowledge of the Immigration Act No 13 of 2002 and the Immigration Regulations

• Knowledge of the Refugees Act and Refugee Regulations

• Knowledge of the Public Service Regulatory Framework

• Understanding of other Departmental legislations and prescripts

• Computer literacy

• Honesty and integrity

• Planning and organising

• Report writing skills, good interpersonal skills and strong analytical skills

• Attention to detail

• Policy interpretation and implementation

• Diplomacy

• A valid drivers’ license and willingness to travel.


The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following specific tasks:
• To assess, approve, reject or recommend applications for temporary residence visas and
permanent residence permits within the set turn-around times

• Receive and assess applications in line with legislation and verify applicant’s status on MCS, NPR , VAS, SQL, Track and trace and other departmental risk engines and systems

• Scrutinise supporting documents and refer suspicious documents to issuing authorities for verification

• To impose individual terms and conditions on approved or rejected applications

• Quality check the decision of the adjudicated application

• Ensure that the correct particulars of the applicant are on the approved outcome or rejection letter

• Ensure that conditions on the visa label, permanent residence permit or reasons on the letter of rejection are in line with the Immigration Act and Regulations

• Quality check printed work and sign the finalised visa, permit outcome or rejection letter as per
the delegations

• To provide statistical information on outcomes

• Submit statistics of the work finalised on a printed activity sheet to the Supervisor within the set turn-around times

• Safeguard visa labels, permanent residence permits and other face value documents allocated
to the official

• Maintain proper record of all visas, permits and other face value documents allocated by Supervisor, this includes used, damaged, unused and expired face value documents

• Keep in the lockable cabinets all documents that were not utilized or cancelled, including those ready for dispatch

• Report all loss or theft of face value documents to Supervisor and Counter Corruption in writing within 8 hours of discovery

• Monitor performance against service standards

• Signing and submission of all HR related documents within set-turnaround times

• Monitoring, training and coaching of subordinates

Applications? Where to send your applications? How to apply?

Quoting the relevant reference number (REF NO: HRMC 21/22/1), direct your comprehensive CV, citing the start and end date (dd/mm/yr) of each employment period to be considered, copies of qualifications, ID and drivers’ license where applicable, together with an Application for Employment Form (New Z.83),
obtainable from any Public Service department or at, by the closing date to:-

Direct applications to the Department of Home Affairs Office as follows:-
Head Office:
Postal Address: Private Bag X114, Pretoria, 0001
Physical Address: 230 Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes) street, Cnr Thabo Sehume
(Andries) street, Pretoria, 0001


All the best!!!


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