Dept of Home Affairs/Internship 2020-2023

Closing Date: 01 December 2023

Are you an unemployed graduate in possession of an NQF level 7 or NQF level 5, between the ages of 18 and 35, known for being a hard worker, motivated and disciplined?

The Department of Home Affairs is proud to announce its 12-month Work Exposure Learning Programme, where you will get the chance to gain valuable work experience – thereby getting you ready for the world of work.

The Department is offering a stipend of R3 000 to those in possession of an NQF level 5 qualification and R5 000 to those in possession of an NQF level 7 qualification. Upon completion of the Programme, you will receive a Certificate of Service. The Programme will run at different Provincial and District Offices throughout South Africa.

Female candidates and people with disabilities will be given preference

 Finance (200 Posts)

•         Head Office (Hallmark) (40 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1)

•         Eastern Cape (19 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1a)

•         Free State (23 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1b)

•         Gauteng (18 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1c)

•         KwaZulu-Natal (21 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1d)

•         Limpopo (19 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1e)

•         Mpumalanga (15 Posts)(Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1f)

•         Northern Cape (17 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1g)

•         North West (14 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1h)

•         Western Cape (14 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 1i)

Requirements:

● A 3-year National Diploma / Degree in Finance / Accounting or an equivalent NQF level 7 or a Grade 12 qualification with post-Matric qualification with Financial Accounting

● Basic computer literacy

● Hard worker, motivated and disciplined

● A valid driver’s license will be preferred.

Duties:

● Carry boxes off shelves and move boxes to other offices

● Asset physical verification

● Account reconciliation

● Prepare and post journal entries

● Clear bank exceptions.

 Records Management (65 Posts)

•         Brits Records Storage (30 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 2a)

•         Head Office (Hallmark) and Hyvries Records Storage (35 Posts) (Ref. HRMC80 / 15 / 2b)

Requirements:

● A 3-year National Diploma / Degree in Library and Information Science / Information Studies / Archival Studies / Public Administration or an equivalent NQF level 7 or a Grade 12 qualification with post-Matric qualification

● Basic computer literacy.

Duties:

● Process transferred records

● Arrange records collection

● Provide archives services to the Business Units

● Assist in process of the records disposal program

● Conduct records collection audit

● Regress and label damaged boxes

● Execute general duties upon request

● Create and capture files including bundles

● Retrieve files per request

● File incoming files

● Handle the transfer of records

● Handle the incoming and outgoing mail.

Civic Services (95 Posts)

•         Brits Archive Facility (Brits Town) (45 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 3a)

•         Rosslyn / BVR (50 Posts) (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 3b)

Requirements:

● A 3-year National Diploma / Degree in Office Administration / Archives and Records Management or an equivalent NQF level 7 or a Grade 12 qualification with a post-Matric qualification in Office Administration / Archives and Records Management.

Duties:

● Retrieve and draw records

● Scan and file drawn records

● Deal with telephonic inquiries from back offices and other stakeholders regarding feedback and status of the document requested

● Perform any other administrative functions in support of the Directorate

● Exercise effective batch control to ensure effective and accurate preparation for scanning.

 Legal Services: Litigation (10 Posts)

•         Head Office (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 4)

Requirements:

● An LLB Degree or a 4-year recognized qualification in the related field

● Litigation experience/background

● Knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa

● Conceptual and analytical thinking

● Numeracy and legal writing skills

● Written and verbal communication skills

● Interpersonal and policy interpretation skills

● Planning, organizing, diplomacy, and time management skills

● Honesty and integrity

● Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Duties:

● Ensure a legal support service in general litigation matters

● Inform the Department on Court Orders and monitor the implementation thereof

● Advise the Department on trends that could lead to litigation against the Department.

Immigration Services (30 Posts)

● Head Office (Ref. HRMC 80 / 15 / 5)

Requirements:

● A 3-year National Diploma / Degree in Administration or an equivalent NQF level 7 qualification or a Grade 12 qualification or any post-Matric qualification

● Willingness to work industry offices and long hours.

Duties:

● Be responsible for fi ling and scanning of files

● Record cases on the database

● Move boxes between offices

● Perform general admin duties.

How to Apply

NB: ● Preference will be given to candidates from the local area where the Programme is based

● The roles will require some physical duties, ie carrying boxes off shelves, moving boxes to other offices, spending long hours standing, may be requested to work extra hours without remuneration

● A valid driver’s license will be preferred.

Please note:

● Applications will only be considered from South African citizens

● Candidates who have already participated in an Internship Programme in any Government Department will NOT be considered

● Applications should be made on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or Government website, and accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualifications and Identification Document

Application form (Z83) should be signed and dated OR the application will not be considered 

● Should any applicant be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA

* As part of our vetting process, all candidates will be subjected to the following checks:

* Credit clearance

* Criminal check

* Qualification verification

* Reference check (verbal).

Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID together with a completed Z83 application form, to the Department of Home Affairs, Private Bag X114, Pretoria 0001 or 230 Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes) Street, Cnr Thabo Sehume (Andries) Street, Pretoria 0001. Inquiries: Ms. F Kwape, tel. (012) 406-4258


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