Department Of Home Affairs Vacancies Cape Town

Department Of Home Affairs Vacancies Cape Town

Department Of Home Affairs Vacancies Cape Town

The Department of Home Affairs is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in line with the Department’s Employment Equity targets, through the filling of positions. To further the objectivity of representivity within the Department, Women and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

We are looking for committed, passionate and talented individuals to form part of a new leadership team, equipped with the right skills to deliver a modern world-class service. If you committed on delivering on the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s) priorities, ascribe to the Department’s shared value set, have what it takes to serve the needs of South Africa’s citizens, residents and visitors – and your credentials meet the requirements of any of the following positions – kindly respond before the closing date.


Applications must be sent in time to the correct email address as indicated at the bottom of each post, to reach the address on or before the closing date. Applications sent to a wrong address and/or received after the closing date or those that do not comply with the requirements, will not be taken into consideration.


Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z.83), obtainable from any Public Service department or at and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, including the details of at least two contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant) and certified copies of qualifications and identity document. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority. Where a valid driver’s licence is a requirement, applicants must attach a certified copy of such licence. If no contact is made within three months of the closing date, please accept that the application was unsuccessful. Successful candidates will be required to enter into a performance agreement and will be subjected to security clearance procedures. Successful candidates may be required to undergo competency test assessments. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.
Kindly note that for e-mailed applications, should you not receive an acknowledgement of receipt /confirmation advice, this could mean that your application did not reach us due to the size of attachments exceeding 2.5 MB. Should this occur, we suggest you resend your application in 2 or 3 parts, splitting the attachments accordingly.

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Vacancy Circulars

Files in directory:

A three year Degree/Diploma at an NQF level 6and/or Grade 12 certificate.Computer literacy is essential. Good interpersonal relations, liaison and interpersonal skills, Problem Solving Skills, Customer orientation, Good Planning and Organizing Skills. Good written and verbal communication skills must be diplomatic and have honesty and integrity. Knowledge and understanding of all Acts and Regulations administered by the Department. Knowledge and understanding of Criminal Procedure Act. Knowledge of International Treaties. Knowledge of the Public Service Regulatory Framework. Knowledge of the South African Constitution. Experience in an immigration environment and Public Service. Experience in an enforcement environment would be an added advantage. Willingness to work extended hours. A valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel extensively.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Trace arrest and detain Illegal foreigners within the Republic. Process the deportation of illegal foreigners. Execute inspections in loco without warrant if allowed by law. Execute in loco investigations on search warrants. Prosecution of transgressors of the legislation. Issue notices to appear in front of Director-General to transgressors. Issue the admission of guilt fines to transgressors. Conduct interviews and investigation of foreigners who are suspected to be illegal in the country. Issue orders to illegal foreigners to depart from the country. Process application for the extension of detention warrants. Monitor the records of all cases. Execute operations and internally and external stakeholders. Expenses incurred from illegal foreigners in relation to their deportation, detention, maintenance and custody.
Gauteng: Ms M Kau, Tel: (011) 242 9000
Quoting the relevant reference number, direct applications to:
​The Provincial Manager, The Department of Home Affairs:
​Gauteng Province: Postal address: Private Bag X108, Braamfontein, 2024, Physical address: Cnr De Beer and De Korte Street, Braamfontein, 2024
Northern Cape Province: Postal Address: Private Bag X6073, Kimberley, 8300, Physical Address: 69 Du Toit Span Road, ABSA CBD Building, 2nd Floor, Kimberley, 8300
​​Limpopo Province: Postal Address: Private Bag X9517, Polokwane, 0699, Physical Address: 89 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700
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