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Department of Correctional Services(DCS) is Hiring For Twenty Three(23) Experienced Positions

Department of Correctional Services(DCS) is Hiring For Twenty Three(23) Experienced Positions

  • Location: South Africa
  • Number of Vacancies: 23
  • Closing Date: 20 May 2024

About Department of Correctional Services(DCS)

The Department of Correctional Services is a department of the South African government. It is responsible for running South Africa’s prison system. The department has about 34,000 staff and is responsible for the administration of 240 prisons, which accommodates about 189,748 inmates.

The vision of the Department of Correctional Services is to contribute to a just, peaceful and safer South Africa through effective and humane incarceration of inmates, and rehabilitation and social reintegration of offenders.

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The Department’s strategic objectives are: building organisational capacity for enhanced service delivery; effective management of business processes to promote good governance and ethical administration; providing a secured ICT infrastructure and business systems; professionalising for effective human resource management and development; an effective management of remand detention processes to promote conducive participation in court processes; holding remand detainees and offenders in secure, safe and humane conditions; effective case management process; effective incarceration and rehabilitation to protect society; correcting offender behaviour through access to correctional programmes and psychological, social and spiritual services; improving offenders’ human development through literacy, education and skills competency programmes; reduced re-offending to contribute to a safer South Africa; providing inmates with appropriate nutritional services; providing inmates with appropriate access to health services; rehabilitating, monitoring and accepting probationers and parolees as law-abiding citizens by the communities; providing offenders with access to restorative justice processes; and effective management and functioning of the parole boards.

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Key Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities depend on each job opportunity listed. Check the list.

Requirements

Specific requirements depend on each job opportunity listed. Check the list.

Other Information

All applications must be forwarded to: National Head Office: Department of Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building, Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr Church and Schubart Street).

Before you apply: All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant. The Department of Correctional Services is an equal opportunity employer. The Department will take into consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) in filling of these vacancies.

It is the department’s intention to promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these positions. In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate race, gender and disability status on the application form/CV. Applicants who have retired from the Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be re-appointed or have been
declared medically unfit will not be considered. Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates.

If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application is unsuccessful. Please do not call the department to enquire about the progress of your application.
Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification, and criminal records verification. Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional, pending the issue of a security clearance. If you
cannot get a security clearance, your appointment will be reconsidered/possibly terminated. Fingerprints may be taken on the day of interview.

The Department of Correctional Services reserves the right not to fill any of these advertised posts. Applications: Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form (Public Service application form) obtainable from any Public Service department and must be completed in full. Only a detailed CV should be attached to your application form. Only shortlisted candidates will be
required to submit certified copies not older than 6 months of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview. Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct reference for each position you are interested in. Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements. CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the advert requirements and responsibilities. Some of the above posts are re-advertised, candidates who previously applied need to reapply. Indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to:

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