This page contains information on vacant posts within GCIS, with the relevant application form to complete.

To apply

  • Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment form (Z.83) [PDF] 31 kb. Please print and complete the form or obtain it from any Public Service department.
  • The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document (certification stamp should not be older than three months).
  • Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).
  • Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw this advertisement, to: GCIS, Private Bag X745, Pretoria, 0001, or hand delivered to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street (corner Festival Street), Hatfield, Pretoria, for attention Mr S Matshageng.

The GCIS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department and be accompanied by a comprehensive curriculum vitae and certified copies of qualifications and identity document. (Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the application being disqualified). Certification stamp must not be older than three months. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personal suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, and qualification and employment verification).

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within one month after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

For vacancies at other government departments, see Vacancies on the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website

Senior Secretary Gr III
Salary: R158 985 per annum (Excluding Benefits)
Centre: Pretoria
Reference:  Post 33/22

Qualifications: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Secretarial studies or equivalent qualification. At least 2 years’ work experience. Special requirements / skills needed: Excellent interpersonal skills. Good communication skills (written and oral), and exceptional organising and planning skills. Ability to work independently, under pressure and in a team. Time management and pro-activeness. Problem solving skills and results orientated individual. Attention to detail. Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Power Point, Access and Excel). Job Knowledge: Report writing, compilation and collation of information. Advanced minute taking and development of action plans. Credible and proven experience in the secretarial and administrative function of an organisation.

Provide secretarial support to the Director: Marketing and Distribution and general administration support to the Directorate. Write routine notes, memos, letters and reports. Prepare agenda’s and take minutes of project or general meetings. Maintain an effective filing and document tracking system (electronic and physical). Manage the Manager’s diary (electronic and manual) and maintain an appropriate schedule for appointments. Develop new ideas to change existing procedures so as to improve filing, tasking and document tracking. Create and maintain databases of internal and external stakeholders. Coordinate effective internal and external meetings, appointments and events. Compile agenda and take accurate minutes during meetings. Diary and calendar management. Receive visitors, and organise parking and refreshments. Handle travel and accommodation arrangements, subsistence & Travel (S&T) claims and budget cash flow information. Manage the leave register. Study relevant public service and GCIS policies and procedures to ensure the proper application thereof. Assist with Budget and projections administration. Good telephone etiquette. Ensure a well-managed and efficiently smooth day to day running office.

Closing date: 2 September 2016

Enquiries: Ms Nicolette Prinsloo, Tel: 012 473 0203