Department of Home Affairs Civic Services Clerks – (138 Positions)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • R211 713 to R249 378 per annum (Level 6). ZAR / Year
  • Applications have closed.

Department of Home Affairs -Government vacancies / jobs in  Various Areas, Nationwide

Full-Time | Government

Closing date 3rd June 2022

Salary :  R211 713 to R249 378 per annum (Level 6).

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The Department of Home Affairs is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) through the filling of these positions.
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 are committed to delivering on the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s) priorities, ascribe the Department’s shared value set, have what it takes to serve the needs of South African citizens, residents and visitors, and your credentials meet the requirements of any of the following positions, kindly respond before the closing date.


  1. Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  2. Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  3. Nelson Mandela Bay, Cleary Park, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  4. Nelson Mandela Bay, Motherwell, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  5. Nelson Mandela Bay, Motherwell, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  6. Nelson Mandela Bay, Motherwell, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  7. OR Tambo, Ngqeleni, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  8. OR Tambo, Libode, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  9. Alfred Nzo, Ntabankulu, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  10. Chris Hani, Queenstown, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  11. Chris Hani, Tsomo, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  12. Chris Hani, Middleburg, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  13. Joe Gcabi, Sterkspruit, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  14. Buffalo City, Mdantsane, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  15. Buffalo City, Willowvale (1 Post)
  16. Buffalo City, Elliotdale Eastern Cape, (1 Post)
  17. Fezile Dabi, Sasolburg, Free State (2 Posts)
  18. Lejweleputswa, Bothaville, Free State (1 Post)
  19. Lejweleputswa, Welkom, Free State (3 Posts)
  20. Mangaung Metro, Bloemfontein, Free State (3 Posts)
  21. Mangaung Metro, Thaba-Nchu Free State (2 Posts)
  22. Thabo Mofutsanyane, Bethlehem, Free State (2 Posts)
  23. Thabo Mofutsanyane, Harrismith, Free State, (2 Posts)
  24. Thabo Mofutsanyane, Kroonstad, Free State (1 Post)
  25. Tshwane, Mamelodi, Gauteng (2 Posts)
  26. Tshwane, Temba, Gauteng (1 Post)
  27. Tshwane, Ga-Rankuwa, Gauteng (1 Post)
  28. Tshwane, Soshanguve, Gauteng (1 Post)
  29. Ekurhuleni, Kempton Park, Gauteng (1 Post)
  30. Ekurhuleni, Nigel, Gauteng (2 Posts)
  31. Ekurhuleni, Benoni, Gauteng (1 Post)
  32. Ekurhuleni, Brakpan, Gauteng (1 Post)
  33. Ekurhuleni, Boksburg, Gauteng (1 Post)
  34. Johannesburg, Orange Farm, Gauteng (1 Post)
  35. Johannesburg, Soweto, Gauteng (1 Post)
  36. Sedibeng, Evaton, Gauteng (1 Post)
  37. Sedibeng, Sebokeng, Gauteng (1 Post)
  38. Sedibeng, Heidelberg, Gauteng (1 Post)
  39. Ethekwini, Umgeni, KwaZulu-Natal (3 Posts)
  40. Harry Gwala Bulwer, KwaZulu-Natal (2 Posts)
  41. Ethekwini, Commercial Road, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  42. Harry Gwala, Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  43. Ilembe, Ndwendwe, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  44. King Cetshwayo. Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  45. Umgungundlovu, New Hanover, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  46. Umkhanyakude, Mbazwana, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  47. Umzinyathi, Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal (2 Posts)
  48. Uthukela, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  49. Zululand, Paulpietersburg, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  50. Zululand, Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal (2 Posts)
  51. Capricon, Mogwadi, Limpopo (2 Posts)
  52. Mopani, Modjadjiskloof, Limpopo (1 Post)
  53. Sekhukhune, Nebo, Limpopo (3 Posts)
  54. Vhembe, Musina, Limpopo (2 Posts)
  55. Waterberg, Modimolle, Limpopo (2 Posts)
  56. Waterberg, Mookgopong, Limpopo (2 Posts)
  57. Waterberg, Thabazimbi, Limpopo (4 Posts)
  58. Gert Sibande, Bethal, Mpumalanga (3 Posts)
  59. Gert Sibande, Volksrust, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  60. Gert Sibande, Eerstehoek, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  61. Gert Sibande, Ermelo, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  62. Ehlanzeni, Barbeton, Mpumalanga (3 Posts)
  63. Ehlanzeni, Sabie, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  64. Ehlanzeni, Mashishing, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  65. Ehlanzeni, MbomBela, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  66. Ehlanzeni, Mapulaneng, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  67. Nkangala, Delmas, Mpumalanga (2 Posts)
  68. Nkangala, Belfast, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  69. John Taolo Gaetsewe, Kuruman, Northern Cape (2 Posts)
  70. Namakwa, Calvinia, Northern Cape (1 Post)
  71. Namakwa, Springbok, Northern Cape (2 Posts)
  72. Frances Baard, Jan Kempdorp, Northern Cape (1 Post)
  73. Frances Baard, Pampierstad, Northern Cape (1 Post)
  74. Frances Baard, Barkley, Northern Cape (1 Post)
  75. ZF Mgcawu, Postmasburg, Northern Cape (2 Posts)
  76. ZF Mgcawu, Groblershoop, Northern Cape (1 Post)
  77. Pixley ka Seme, Prieska, Northern Cape (1 Post)
  78. Pixley ka Seme, Colesberg, Northern Cape (1 Post)
  79. Ngaka Modiri Molema, Itsoseng, North West (1 Post)
  80. Bojanala, Mankwe, North West (1 Post)
  81. Bojanala, Madikwe, North West (2 Posts)
  82. Dr Kenneth Kaunda, Wolmarans, North West (1 Post)
  83. Dr Kenneth Kaunda, Potchefstroom, North West (3 Posts)
  84. Dr Ruth S Mompati, Taung, North West (1 Post)
  85. Dr Ruth S Mompati, Ganyesa, North West (2 Posts)
  86. Dr Ruth S Mompati, Vryburg, North West (1 Post)
  87. Cape Winelands, Atlantis, Western Cape (1 Post)
  88. Cape Winelands, Stellenbosch, Western Cape (2 Posts)
  89. Cape Winelands, Paarl, Western Cape (1 Post)
  90. West Coast, Malsmesbury, Western Cape (2 Posts)
  91. West Coast, Citrusdal, Western Cape (1 Post)
  92. Overberg, Grabouw, Western Cape (1 Post)
  93. Overberg, Caledon, Western Cape (1 Post)
  94. Cape Metro, Somerset, Western Cape (2 Posts)
  95. Cape Metro, Wynberg, Western Cape (3 Posts)
  96. Cape Metro, Cape Town, Western Cape (1 Post)
  97. Garden Route, Mossel Bay, Western Cape (1 Post)


  • An undergraduate qualification in Public Management / Administration, Social Science or related field at NQF Level 6 recognized by SAQA.
  • Driver’s license will be an added advantage.


  • Understanding of civic service operations.
  • Sound knowledge of the Batho Pele Principles.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Problem solving.
  • Communication Skills (Verbal and written).
  • Financial administration.
  • Sound interpersonal relations.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Teamwork.
  • Client orientation and customer focus.
  • Record and time management.


  • Provide a prompt and professional client service in accordance with Batho Pele Principals, as it relates to all civic service operations within a front office.
  • Ensure that customer waiting areas are maintained in the highest standards as per appearance, accessibility and demarcation.
  • Process applications for enabling documents in the local office in line with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Ensure the security integrity of the National Population Register in the local office.
  • Ensure implementation of civic services policies, strategies and plans.
  • Collate statistical information on service standards.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to clients on civic services operational issues and matters.
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of queues in the office.
  • Render services in Mobile Units where and when required.
  • Conduct quality assurance to ensure quality of service delivery.
  • Manage records/documentation according to DHA document management prescripts.
  • Report risks according to required format.
  • Keep abreast with departmental policies and prescripts.
  • Asses the working environment and report all Occupational Health and Safety issues to management.
  • Act as change agent for all processes, systems or practices.
  • Encourage team work to ensure efficient service delivery.


  • Applications must be –
  • sent to the correct address specified at the bottom of the Circular, on or before the closing date;
  • submitted on the New Application for Employment Form (Z.83), obtainable at www.gov.za;
  • accompanied by a comprehensive CV, citing the start and end date (dd/mm/yr) of each employment period to be considered, including the details of at least two contactable employment references (as recent as possible);
  • accompanied by a copy of the Applicant’s ID, valid driver’s license where applicable and the highest relevant educational qualifications.
  • Applicants who possess (a) foreign qualification(s), must also submit the evaluated results of such qualifications, as received from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA);
  • Shortlisted Candidates for posts on Salary Level 9 and above will be subjected to technical test(s) (which test Candidates demonstrated professional and technical competency against the job requirements and duties).
  • All Candidates on Salary Level 11 and above will furthermore undergo a competency assessment, (which tests the Candidates’ demonstrated proficiency in the professional dimensions attached to the level of the post).
  • For lower-level posts, preference may be given to locally based candidates on grounds of affordability.
  • Employment suitability checks (credit, criminal, citizenship, employment references and qualification verifications)
  • All Candidates applying for SMS posts (Salary Level 13 and above), will be required to complete the online “Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services” course.
  • The course is available at the National School of Government (NSG), under the name “Certificate for entry into the SMS”.
  • Full details can be obtained via the following link: http://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/.
  • Candidates wishing to be considered for appointment, are encouraged to enrol for this course immediately.

Appointed persons will be required to:

  • enter into an employment contract;
  • serve a prescribed probation period; and
  • successfully undergo an appropriate security clearance process within a prescribed timeframe.

Ref No

  1. Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1a
  2. Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1b
  3. Nelson Mandela Bay, Cleary Park Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1c
  4. Nelson Mandela Bay, Motherwell Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1d
  5. Nelson Mandela Bay, Motherwell Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1e
  6. Nelson Mandela Bay, Motherwell Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1f
  7. OR Tambo, Ngqeleni Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1g
  8. OR Tambo, Libode Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1h
  9. Alfred Nzo, Ntabankulu Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1i
  10. Chris Hani, Queenstown Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1j
  11. Chris Hani, Tsomo Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1k
  12. Chris Hani, Middleburg (Cape) Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1l
  13. Joe Gcabi, Sterkspruit Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1m
  14. Buffalo City, Mdantsane Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1n
  15. Buffalo City, Willowvale Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1o
  16. Buffalo City, Elliotdale Ref No: HRMC 34/22/1p
  17. Fezile Dabi, Sasolburg, Local Office Ref No: HRMC 34/22/2a
  18. Lejweleputswa, Bothaville, Local Office Ref No: HRMC 34/22/2b
  19. Lejweleputswa, Welkom, Local Office Ref No: HRMC 34/22/2c
  20. Mangaung Metro, Bloemfontein, Local Office Ref No: HRMC 34/22/2d
  21. Mangaung Metro, Thaba-Nchu Local Office Ref No: HRMC 34/22/2e
  22. Thabo Mofutsanyane, Bethlehem, Local Office Ref No: HRMC 34/22/2f
  23. Thabo Mofutsanyane, Harrismith Local Office, Ref No: HRMC 34/22/2g
  24. Thabo Mofutsanyane, Kroonstad Medium Office Ref No: HRMC 34/22/2h
  25. Tshwane, Mamelodi Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3a
  26. Tshwane, Temba Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3b
  27. Tshwane, Ga-Rankuwa Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3c
  28. Tshwane, Soshanguve Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3d
  29. Ekurhuleni, Kempton Park Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3e
  30. Ekurhuleni, Nigel Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3f
  31. Ekurhuleni, Benoni Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3g
  32. Ekurhuleni, Brakpan Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3h
  33. Ekurhuleni, Boksburg Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3i
  34. Johannesburg, Orange Farm Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3j
  35. Johannesburg, Soweto Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3k
  36. Sedibeng, Evaton Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3l
  37. Sedibeng, Sebokeng Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3m
  38. Sedibeng, Heidelberg Ref No: HRMC 34/22/3n
  39. Ethekwini, Umgeni Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4a
  40. Harry Gwala Bulwer Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4b
  41. Ethekwini, Commercial Road Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4c
  42. Harry Gwala, Kokstad Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4d
  43. Ilembe, Ndwendwe Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4e
  44. King Cetshwayo. Empangeni Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4f
  45. Umgungundlovu, New Hanover Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4g
  46. Umkhanyakude, Mbazwana Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4h
  47. Umzinyathi, Dundee Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4i
  48. Uthukela, Ladysmith Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4j
  49. Zululand, Paulpietersburg Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4k
  50. Zululand, Vryheid Ref No: HRMC 34/22/4l
  51. Capricon, Mogwadi Ref No: HRMC 34/22/5a
  52. Mopani, Modjadjiskloof Ref No: HRMC 34/22/5b
  53. Sekhukhune, Nebo Ref No: HRMC 34/22/5c
  54. Vhembe, Musina Ref No: HRMC 34/22/5d
  55. Waterberg, Modimolle Ref No: HRMC 34/22/5e
  56. Waterberg, Mookgopong Ref No: HRMC 34/22/5f
  57. Waterberg, Thabazimbi Ref No: HRMC 34/22/5g
  58. Gert Sibande, Bethal Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6a
  59. Gert Sibande, Volksrust Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6b
  60. Gert Sibande, Eerstehoek Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6c
  61. Gert Sibande, Ermelo Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6d
  62. Ehlanzeni, Barbeton Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6e
  63. Ehlanzeni, Sabie Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6f 
  64. Ehlanzeni, Mashishing Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6g
  65. Ehlanzeni, MbomBela Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6h
  66. Ehlanzeni, Mapulaneng Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6i
  67. Nkangala, Delmas Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6j
  68. Nkangala, Belfast Ref No: HRMC 34/22/6k
  69. John Taolo Gaetsewe, Kuruman Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9a
  70. Namakwa, Medium Office: Calvinia Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9b
  71. Namakwa, Medium Office: Springbok Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9c
  72. Frances Baard, Medium Office: Jan Kempdorp Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9d
  73. Frances Baard, Medium Office: Pampierstad Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9e
  74. Frances Baard, Small Office: Barkley Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9f
  75. ZF Mgcawu, Medium Office: Postmasburg Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9g
  76. ZF Mgcawu, Small Office: Groblershoop Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9h
  77. Pixley ka Seme, Medium Office: Prieska Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9i
  78. Pixley ka Seme, Small Office: Colesberg Ref No: HRMC 34/22/9j
  79. Ngaka Modiri Molema, Medium Office: Itsoseng Ref No: HRMC 34/22/7a
  80. Bojanala, Medium Office: Mankwe Ref No: HRMC 34/22/7b
  81. Bojanala, Medium Office: Madikwe Ref No: HRMC 34/22/7c
  82. Dr Kenneth Kaunda, Medium Office: Wolmarans Ref No: HRMC 34/22/7d
  83. Dr Kenneth Kaunda, Medium Office: Potchefstroom Ref No: HRMC 34/22/7e
  84. Dr Ruth S Mompati, Medium Office: Taung Ref No: HRMC 34/22/7f
  85. Dr Ruth S Mompati, Medium Office: Ganyesa Ref No: HRMC 34/22/7g
  86. Dr Ruth S Mompati, Medium Office: Vryburg Ref No: HRMC 34/22/7h
  87. Cape Winelands, Atlantis Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8a
  88. Cape Winelands, Stellenbosch Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8b
  89. Cape Winelands, Paarl Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8c
  90. West Coast, Malsmesbury Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8d
  91. West Coast, Citrusdal Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8e
  92. Overberg, Grabouw Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8f
  93. Overberg, Caledon Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8g
  94. Cape Metro, Somerset Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8h
  95. Cape Metro, Wynberg Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8i
  96. Cape Metro, Cape Town Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8j
  97. Garden Route, Mosselbay Ref No: HRMC 34/22/8k


  • A basic salary of R211 713 to R249 378 per annum (Level 6).
  • In addition, a range of benefits are offered.


  1. Eastern Cape: Mr S Mapukata, Tel No: (043) 604 6418
  2. Free State: Ms B Sekonyana, Tel No: (051) 410 3902
  3. Gauteng: Mr P Mlangeni, Tel No: (011) 242 9039
  4. KwaZulu-Natal: Ms N Tshezi, Tel No: (033) 845 5003
  5. Limpopo: Mr J Kgole, Tel No: (015) 287 2802
  6. Mpumalanga: Ms N Dlangisa, Tel No: (013) 752 2504
  7. Northern Cape: Ms S Botha, Tel No: (053) 807 6700
  8. North West: Ms M Seleke, Tel No: (018) 397 9904
  9. Western Cape: Mr M Pienaar, Tel (021) 488 1409

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Application Address:Direct applications to the Department of Home Affairs Office as follows:

  1. Eastern Cape: Postal Address: Private Bag 7413, King Williams Town, 5600 Physical address: 11 Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town, 5600

  2. Free State: Postal Address: Postal address: P.O Box 12262 Brandhof 9324 Physical Address: 40 Victoria Street Willows Bloemfontein 9301

  3. Gauteng: Postal Address: Private Bag X108, Braamfontein, 2017, Physical Address: 3rd Floor, Mineralia Building, Cnr De Beer and De Korte Street, Braamfontein, 2017

  4. KwaZulu-Natal: Postal Address: Private Bag X 09, Pietermaritzburg 3209 Physical address: 181 Church Street, Pietermaritzburg 3209

  5. Limpopo: Postal Address: Private Bag X 9517, Polokwane, 0700 Physical Address: 89 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0699

  6. Mpumalanga: Postal Address: Private Bag X11264, Nelspruit, 1200, Physical Address: 29 Bester Street, Nelspruit, 1200

  7. Northern Cape: Postal Address: Private Bag X 6073, Kimberley 8300 Physical Address: Quantum Leap Building, 69 Du Toitspan Road, Kimberley, 8300

  8. North West: Postal Address: Private Bag X 119, Mmabatho, 2735, Physical Address: Cnr Sheppard and Carrington Street, Mafikeng, 2745

  9. Western Cape: Postal Address: Private Bag X 9103, Cape Town, 8000 Physical Address: 4th Floor FairCape Building, 56 Barrack Street, Cape Town, 8000