Jobs


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

The following is the last post that was advertised by GCIS.

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.

The successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the DG within three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret security clearance. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting.

Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment.

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

 

Translators (Afrikaans; Sesotho; Setswana; Sepedi; isiZulu; isiXhosa; isiNdebele; Siswati; Tshivenda; Xitsonga; French; Portuguese)

Reference: 02/01
Centre: Pretoria
Directorate: Content Development
Salary: Per assignment allocated

Requirements:

Qualifications: A recognised three-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Translation, Linguistics or Language Practice; a proven track record and experience as a language practitioner/translator; ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines; computer literacy; a good knowledge and understanding of government programmes and projects; willingness to work overtime, including weekends and public holidays, when required to meet tight deadlines

Duties: Translate and quality control content for various information products.

Note: Interviewees will be expected to perform a practical translation test

Enquiries: Mr E Tibane, tel. 012 473-0069

Closing date: 27 January 2017   

 

Freelance writers

Reference: 02/02
Centre: Pretoria
Directorate: Vuk'uzenzele
Salary: Per assignment allocated

Requirements:

Qualifications: An appropriate three-year degree or equivalent qualification in Journalism Communication Science and or Public Relations. Proven record of writing for print and online platforms for at least 2 years. Journalism experience in print and online media, with broadcast experience as an optional advantage. Ability to do minimal sub-editing of own copy and other colleagues’. Ability to solicit content and liaise with various information providers of levels. Ability to write well-researched articles in a fast-paced environment. Excellent command of the English language, grammar and construction and understands the requirements for effective writing. Excellent interpersonal, communication and interviewing skills. Ability to use Social Media platform(s) as part communication and information dissemination channel. A valid driver’s license is essential

Duties: Professional writing (for both print and electronic forms) of analysis and feature articles as well as news for Vuk’uzenzele Newspaper and Public Sector Manager (PSM) Magazine on a monthly basis. Ensure that written articles meet the needs of targeted audiences and deadlines for both publications. Contribute towards generation of story ideas for content plans across for the publications. Writing comprehensive news articles and features on government programmes and policies. Sourcing and gathering of newsworthy articles for Vuk’uzenzele and Public Sector Manager magazine. Liaise regularly with editors.

Note: Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring along their portfolio

Enquiries: Ms D Simpson, tel 012 473 0065

Closing date: 27 January 2017   

 

Freelance editors

Reference: 02/03
Centre: Pretoria
Directorate: Vuk'uzenzele
Salary: Per assignment allocated

Requirements:

Qualifications: An appropriate three-year degree or equivalent qualification in Journalism, Communication Science and or Public Relations. Journalism experience in the print, online media, social media mediums, with broadcast experience as an optional advantage. Proven record of editing of copy for at least 3 years. Technical knowledge and experience of the process of editing, writing, proof reading and news gathering. Ability to write analysis and feature articles as well as news. Excellent interpersonal and interviewing skills. Ability to edit writers’ copy, angle and re-angle stories under pressure. Ability to come up with catchy headlines and blurbs. Excellent command of the English language, grammar and construction and understanding of the requirements for effective writing

Duties: Professional editing and proof reading (both print and electronic forms) of Vuk’uzenzele and Public Sector Manager Magazine to improve clarity, consistency and accuracy. Ensure that copy is edited, free of spelling and grammatical errors, written to an appropriate length and laid out correctly. Writing headlines for stories and reviewing stories for factual and grammatical accuracy, write photo captions and review of page proofs. Rewrite material so that it flows and adheres to the in-house style of a particular publication including checking facts to ensure that stories are accurate, adhere to the copyright laws and do not go against the publication policy.

Note: Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring along their portfolio

Enquiries: Ms D Simpson, tel 012 473 0065

Closing date: 27 January 2017   

 

Freelance graphic designers

Reference: 02/04
Centre: Pretoria
Directorate: Vuk'uzenzele
Salary: Per assignment allocated

Requirements:

Qualifications: An appropriate three-year degree or equivalent qualification in Graphic Design. At least 2 years’ experience in the graphic design field in a glossy magazine and newspaper environment. Must be proficient in the use of an Apple Macintosh computer. Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and In-Design in CS5 (Web and 3-D skills are a bonus). Strong design skills and thorough knowledge of reprography and printing. Good organisational and communication skills. The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Should be highly motivated with an eye for detail

Duties: Design and layout of the publications to ensure that the general appearance is in accordance with the product development guidelines of GCIS. Work as a graphic designer on various products as per briefs. Conceptualise and handle visual execution of all design briefs. Ensure overall quality control of all designed products.

Note: Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring along their portfolio

Enquiries: Ms D Simpson, tel 012 473 0065

Closing date: 27 January 2017