Directorate: Food Safety and Quality Assurance
Re-advertisement, applicants who applied previously are encouraged to reapply.
SALARY : R176 310 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Western Cape (Stellenbosch)

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate. No experience is required. Job-related knowledge: Knowledge of clerical duties, and practices as well as the ability to capture data, operate a computer, and collect statistics. Knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework governing the Public Service. Knowledge of working procedures in terms of the working environment. Job-related skills: Language skills, Good communication skills (verbal and written), Planning and organization skills, Computer literacy, Interpersonal relations, Flexibility, and Ability to work within a team.

DUTIES: Render general clerical support services. Record, organize, store, capture, and retrieve correspondence and data (line function). Update registers and statistics. Handle routine inquiries. Make photocopies and receive or send facsimiles. Distribute documents/packages to various stakeholders as required. Keep and maintain the filing system for the component. Type letters and/or other correspondence when required. Keep and maintain the incoming and outgoing document register of the component. Taking and drafting of\ minutes. Provide supply chain clerical support services within the component. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders in relation to the procurement of goods and services. Obtain quotations and complete procurement forms for the purchase of standard office items. Stock control of office stationery. Keep and maintain the asset register of the component. Provide personnel administration clerical support services within the component. Maintain a leave register for the component. Keep and maintain personnel records in the component. Keep and maintain the attendance register of the component. Arrange traveling and accommodation. Provide financial administration support services in the component. Capture and update expenditure of the component. Check the correctness of subsistence and travel claims of officials and submit them to the manager for approval. Handle telephone accounts and petty cash for the component.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. X Tlali Tel No: (021) 809 1643

APPLICATIONS: Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X10, Mowbray 7710, or hand delivered during office hours to 14 Long Street, 5th Floor, Cape Town, 8001.

NOTE: African, Indian, and White Males and African and Indian Females and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 25 November 2022 at 16:00

NOTE: The application must include only the completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the DPSA website link:, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of the Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate, and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified.