x4 Personnel Practitioner Posts (Human Resources Recruitment): Department of Public Works and Infrastructure

x4 Personnel Practitioner Posts (Human Resources Recruitment): Department of Public Works and Infrastructure

DEADLINE: 04 April 2023


  • SALARY : R269 214 per annum
  • CENTRE : Head Office (Pretoria)


A three year tertiary qualification (NQF Level 06) in Human Resource Management, Human Resources Administration, Management Science, Behavioural Science and/or Social Science. Appropriate relevant experience in Human Resource Recruitment. Willing to adapt work schedule in accordance with office requirements. Knowledge: Standards, practices, processes and procedures related to HR Recruitment, Structure and functioning of the Department, Employment Equity Plan of the Department, Public Service Act and Regulations, Employment Equity Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Codes of Remuneration, Public Finance Management Act, Conflict management and Project management. Skills: Numeracy, Interpersonal and diplomacy skills, Advisory skills, Supervisory skills, General administration and organisational skills, Computer utilisation, Analytical thinking, Problem solving skills, Communication and report writing abilities. Personal Attributes: Creative, Ability to work under stressful situations, Ability to communicate at all levels, People orientated, Punctuality, Assertive, Hard-working, Self-motivated and Ability to work independently.


Administer the advertisement of positions process: Facilitate the completion of staff requisition forms by the relevant units. Scrutinise the information on the staff requisitions to ensure all is in order for advertisement. Assist line manager with the drafting of advertisements. Obtain quotes for placement of advertisements. Request approval of adverts. Verify placed adverts in order to identify errors. Administer the selection process and appointments: Receive applications and create a list of applicants’ profiles. Organise and participate in the shortlisting of candidates. Invite and organise logistics for short listed candidates. Represent human resource in interviews of short listed applicants. Verify certificates and qualifications for the recommended candidates and do the reference checking. Draft the submission and appointment letters for recommended candidates. Draft submissions for contract creations and appointments. Prepare necessary documentation to be completed by the appointed candidate. Liaise with relevant units for the administration of the appointments in the PERSAL system. Facilitate internal employee transfers: Receive and analyse the requests for transfers. Verify the employee transfer related information and required documentation. Liaise with the relevant units to verify the vacancy and salary level of the identified positions. Draft a submission for the approval of the delegated authority. Ensure that the transfers are carried out in accordance with the applicable procedure and processes. Inform the applicant in writing and the units of the outcome for further processing. Respond to queries about the transfer process and provide assistance as required. Assist with personnel planning requirements: Keep abreast of latest developments in applicable prescripts. Participate in the process of gathering information and requirements for Head office or the regional office. Participate in the consolidation process as directed. Provide advice to line managers with regards employment equity plan. Render general supervision and ensure good record management of recruitment information: Assist with training and development of subordinates. Quality assure work performed by subordinates. Ensure that performance appraisal of subordinate are carried-out. Ensure safe keeping of all the staff requisitions and application documents in line with the applicable. Keep updated records on all recruitment activities. Assist with preparation and consolidation of reports on human resources recruitment issues. Liaise with all the relevant stakeholders as required and assist with audit queries.
ENQURIES : Ms MM Magane Tel No: (012) 406 1552


APPLICATIONS : Head Office Applications: The Director-General, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X65, Pretoria, 0001 or CGO Building, Cnr Bosman and Madiba Street, Pretoria.

Application Instructions

Kindly take note that with effect from 01 January 2021, DPSA approved the new Z83 Application Form (obtainable from any Public Service department); applicants are requested to use the new application form and the Z83 form must be signed when submitted as failure to do so will result in their application being disqualified. With regard to completion of new Z83 form, part A and B must be fully filled, Part C on method of correspondence and contact details must be fully filled, two questions relating to condition that prevent reappointment under part F must be fully answered. Page 1 must be initialled, and applicants will not be disqualified if they only sign page 2. Failure to comply with the above, applicants will be disqualified. To streamline the recruitment process to be more responsive to the public, as well as to create more protective measures during the pandemic by avoiding over-crowding and curb the costs incurred by applicants such measures should include the following regarding certification: Advertisement and accompanying notes must clearly capture the requirements for the certification to reflect that applicants, Please not note that applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The communication from HR of the department regarding requirements of certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR.



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