Department of Home Affairs Control Immigration Officers (53 Positions)

  • Full Time
  • South Africa
  • R 321,543 to R 378,765 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 : R 321,543 to R 378,765 per annum (Level 8).

Also See :



  1. Bhizana, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  2. Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  3. Dutywa, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  4. Motherwell, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  5. Mthatha, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  6. Sterkspruit, Eastern Cape (1 Post)
  7. Bethlehem, Free State (1 Post)
  8. Bloemfontein, Free State (1 Post)
  9. Kroonstad, Free State (1 Post)
  10. Thabanchu, Free State (1 Post)
  11. Welkom, Free State (2 Posts)
  12. Zastron, Free State (1 Post)
  13. Centurion (1 Post)
  14. Edenvale, Gauteng (1 Post)
  15. Johannesburg, Gauteng (1 Post)
  16. Kempton Park, Gauteng (1 Post)
  17. Mamelodi, Gauteng (1 Post)
  18. Randfontein, Gauteng (1 Post)
  19. Soweto, Gauteng (1 Post)
  20. Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  21. Escourt, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  22. Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  23. Mbazwana, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  24. Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  25. Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  26. Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  27. Umgeni, KwaZulu-Natal (1 Post)
  28. Dzanani, Limpopo (1 Post)
  29. Groblersdal, Limpopo (1 Post)
  30. Mankweng, Limpopo (1 Post)
  31. Phalaborwa, Limpopo (1 Post)
  32. Seshego, Limpopo (1 Post)
  33. Thabazimbi, Limpopo (1 Post)
  34. Belfast, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  35. Ermelo, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  36. Komatipoort, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  37. Mashishing, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  38. Nelspruit, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  39. Piet Retief, Mpumalanga (1 Post)
  40. Jan Kempdorp, Northern Cape (1 Post)
  41. Kimberley, Northern Cape (1 Post)
  42. Ganyesa, North West (1 Post)
  43. Itsoseng, North West (1 Post)
  44. Mmabatho, North West (1 Post)
  45. Madikwe, North West (1 Post)
  46. Potchefstroom, North West (1 Post)
  47. Belville, Western Cape (1 Post)
  48. Cape Town, Western Cape (1 Post)
  49. George, Western Cape (1 Post)
  50. Paarl, Western Cape (1 Post)
  51. Stellenbosch, Western Cape (1 Post)
  52. Worcester, Western Cape (1 Post)


  • An undergraduate qualification in Legal or Public Management / Administration or related qualification at NQF level 6 as recognized by SAQA
  • 2 years’ experience in an Immigration Services environment
  • A valid driver’s license and willingness to travel


  • Knowledge of operations management
  • Knowledge of the South African Constitution
  • Knowledge of Refugee Act and the Immigration Act
  • Knowledge of the Public Service Regulatory Framework
  • Knowledge of understanding of all Acts Administered by the Department
  • Knowledge of International treaties
  • Liaison and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving Skills
  • Customer orientation, planning and organizing
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Computer literacy, written and verbal communication skills
  • Diplomacy, honesty and integrity


  • Oversee the tracing, arrest and detention of illegal foreigners within the Republic.
  • Monitor the process of the deportation of illegal foreigners out of the country.
  • Provide guidance and support to Immigration Officers on Immigration matters.
  • Enable prosecution of transgressors of the legislation.
  • Ensure adherence to and effective implementation of policy and legislation regarding Immigration matters.
  • Report to Head Office on the training requirements for immigration officers, trends and statistics on the detention and deportation of illegal foreigners and prohibited persons.
  • Liaise with stakeholders at various levels to ensure proper service delivery.
  • Oversee maintenance of records and cases thereof.
  • Coach the team (including new staff) to ensure the effective processing/administering of all functions.
  • Encourage and recognise customer focus, counter corruption and service delivery.
  • Act as a role model for all new processes, systems or practices and assist staff with technology and equipment.
  • Ensure that all team members have the tools, templates and relevant equipment to deliver on service requirements.
  • Direct staff, coordinate and administer staff leave, performance agreements, recruitment and distribution of payslips.
  • Monitor team’s performance and take corrective action where required or escalate in accordance with DHA guidelines.
  • Produce monthly reports and statistics regarding the volume of documents processed.
  • Manage records/documentation according to DHA policies and requirements.
  • Monitor quality and accuracy of output delivery by checking samples of outputs.
  • Provide advice and assistance to staff members in the execution of their daily tasks.
  • Allocate daily work to staff members and monitor their progress against daily targets or goals.
  • Identify challenges and make suggestions to superiors regarding solutions.


  • 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. Bhizana, Eastern Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/1a
  2. Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/1b
  3. Dutywa, Eastern Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/1c
  4. Motherwell, Eastern Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/1d
  5. Mthatha, Eastern Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/1e
  6. Sterkspruit, Eastern Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/1f
  7. Bethlehem, Free State Ref No: HRMC 31/22/2a
  8. Bloemfontein, Free State Ref No: HRMC 31/22/2b
  9. Kroonstad, Free State Ref No: HRMC 31/22/2c
  10. Thabanchu, Free State Ref No: HRMC 31/22/2d
  11. Welkom, Free State (2 Posts) Ref No: HRMC 31/22/2e
  12. Zastron, Free State Ref No: HRMC 31/22/2f
  13. Centurion Ref No: HRMC 31/22/3a
  14. Edenvale, Gauteng Ref No: HRMC 31/22/3b
  15. Johannesburg, Gauteng Ref No: HRMC 31/22/3c
  16. Kempton Park, Gauteng Ref No: HRMC 31/22/3d
  17. Mamelodi, Gauteng Ref No: HRMC 31/22/3e
  18. Randfontein, Gauteng Ref No: HRMC 31/22/3f
  19. Soweto, Gauteng Ref No: HRMC 31/22/3g
  20. Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal Ref No: HRMC 31/22/4a
  21. Escourt, KwaZulu-Natal Ref No: HRMC 31/22/4b
  22. Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal Ref No: HRMC 31/22/4c
  23. Mbazwana, KwaZulu-Natal Ref No: HRMC 31/22/4d
  24. Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal Ref No: HRMC 31/22/4e
  25. Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal Ref No: HRMC 31/22/4f
  26. Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal Ref No: HRMC 31/22/4g
  27. Umgeni, KwaZulu-Natal Ref No: HRMC 31/22/4h
  28. Dzanani, Limpopo Ref No: HRMC 31/22/5a
  29. Groblersdal, Limpopo Ref No: HRMC 31/22/5b
  30. Mankweng, Limpopo Ref No: HRMC 31/22/5c
  31. Phalaborwa, Limpopo Ref No: HRMC 31/22/5d
  32. Seshego, Limpopo Ref No: HRMC 31/22/5e
  33. Thabazimbi, Limpopo Ref No: HRMC 31/22/5f
  34. Belfast, Mpumalanga Ref No: HRMC 31/22/6a
  35. Ermelo, Mpumalanga Ref No: HRMC 31/22/6b
  36. Komatipoort, Mpumalanga Ref No: HRMC 31/22/6c
  37. Mashishing, Mpumalanga Ref No: HRMC 31/22/6d
  38. Nelspruit, Mpumalanga Ref No: HRMC 31/22/6e
  39. Piet Retief, Mpumalanga Ref No: HRMC 31/22/6f
  40. Jan Kempdorp, Northern Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/7a
  41. Kimberley, Northern Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/7b
  42. Ganyesa, North West Ref No: HRMC 31/22/8a
  43. Itsoseng, North West Ref No: HRMC 31/22/8b
  44. Mmabatho, North West Ref No: HRMC 31/22/8c
  45. Madikwe, North West Ref No: HRMC 31/22/8d
  46. Potchefstroom, North West Ref No: HRMC 31/22/8e
  47. Belville, Western Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/9a
  48. Cape Town, Western Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/9b
  49. George, Western Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/9c
  50. Paarl, Western Cape (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 31/22/9d
  51. Stellenbosch, Western Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/9e
  52. Worcester, Western Cape Ref No: HRMC 31/22/9f


  • A basic salary of R321 543 to R378 765 per annum (Level 8).
  • 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