Jobs

This page contains information on the latest vacant posts within GCIS. (You can subscribe to our email alert to receive notifications of job openings.)

 

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: The DG of Government Communication and Information System, 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.

GCIS is an equal opportunity employer and practicing affirmative action employment. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the department through filling these posts.

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.

 

Freelance: Writers

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 - 19/28
Directorate: Electronic Information Resources
Salary: Per assignment allocated (benefits excluded)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: An appropriate three-year qualification in Journalism, Communication Science and/or Public Relations. At least 2 years proven record of writing for online platforms. Journalism experience in online media. Experience in using a content management system (CMS) e.g. Drupal CMS will be an advantage. Knowledge: Ability to solicit content and liaise with various information providers of various levels. Ability to write well-researched articles within a short space of time. Ability to do minimal sub-editing of own copy. Excellent command of the English language, understand the requirements for effective writing for the web. Successful candidates will be required to sign an Oath of Secrecy.

Duties: Professional writing of web pages for GCIS websites and / or guideline documents on websites and social media. Writing comprehensive web pages on government programmes and policies. Ensure that written articles meet the needs of targeted audiences and deadlines. Sourcing and gathering of relevant information for web pages or guidelines. Liaise regularly with digital media managers.

Enquiries:  Ms Estelle Greeff Tel no (012) 473 0078
Note: Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of their work
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Freelance: Editors and Proofreaders

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 - 19/29
Directorate: Electronic Information Resources
Salary: Per assignment allocated (benefits excluded)
Centre: Head Office

Requirements: An appropriate three-year qualification in Journalism, English, Communication Science and/or Public Relations. At least 3 years’ experience of editing copy. Journalism and editing experience in digital media. Knowledge: Excellent command of the English language and excellent knowledge and experience of the process of writing, editing and proof reading. Must have an eye for detail. Experience in using a content management system (CMS) e.g. Drupal CMS will be an advantage. Ability to write web pages and guideline documents. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to edit writers’ copy, angle and re-angle stories under pressure. Successful candidates will be required to sign an Oath of Secrecy. Knowledge of other South African official languages will be an advantage.

Duties: Professional editing and proof reading. Web pages and guideline documents to maintain the high standard of copy, 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. Rewrite material so that it flows and adheres to the in-house style including checking facts to ensure that web pages are accurate, adhere to the copyright laws and adhere to web guidelines.

Enquiries
: Ms Estelle Greeff Tel no (012) 473 0078

Note:  Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of their work
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Freelance Graphic Designers

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 - 19/30
Directorate: Electronic Information Resources
Salary: Per assignment allocated (benefits excluded)
Centre: Head Office

Requirements: An appropriate three-year qualification in Graphic Design. At least 2 years’ experience in the graphic design field in social media and web environment. Knowledge: Must be proficient in the use of graphic software, providing open files in either .png or .psp. Web, social media and animation skills are required. The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Should be highly motivated with an eye for detail.

Duties: Work as a graphic designer on various products as per briefs. Conceptualise and handle visual execution of all design briefs within a high pressure environment. Ensure overall quality control of all designed products. Applicants must be flexible and be able to work under pressure. Liaise with digital media managers.

Enquiries: Ms Estelle Greeff Tel no (012) 473 0078
Note: Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of their work
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Drupal Website Content Editors

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 - 19/31
Directorate: Electronic Information Resources
Salary: Per assignment allocated (benefits excluded)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: An appropriate three-year qualification in Digital Media. At least 3 years’ experience of updating websites. Knowledge: Excellent command of the English language and excellent knowledge and experience of the process of updating websites. Must have an eye for detail. Experience in using a content management system (CMS) e.g. Drupal CMS. Excellent interpersonal skills. Familiarity with other South African languages will be an advantage. Successful candidates will be required to sign an Oath of Secrecy.

Duties: Updating and reviewing web pages. Web pages to maintain the high standard of copy, 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. Rewrite material so that it flows and adheres to the in-house style including checking facts to ensure that web pages are accurate, adhere to the copyright laws and adhere to web guidelines.

Enquiries: Ms Estelle Greeff Tel no (012) 473 0078
Note:  Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of their work.
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Drupal Full Stack Developers

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 - 19/32
Directorate: Electronic Information Resources
Salary: Per assignment allocated (benefits excluded)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements:  An appropriate three year qualification in Information technology or related qualification. Drupal full stack (infrastructure, design, theme, configuration and custom code) senior freelancer needed anywhere in South Africa with a good internet connection. Must follow current best practices and standards compliance for development and sound security and privacy practices. Advanced skills: Candidates should have eight or more years’ experience in developing using these technologies (or their ancestors where they were not available in that time frame) having been in the role of primary or lead developer: Drupal and PHP Programming, Drupal Configuration, Drupal Configuration Management with git for Revision Control and Staging, Drupal Development using a Virtual Machine running Linux (on Windows or macOS) or natively on a Linux Desktop, HTML5, CSS (and Sass) and JavaScript, Standards Compliant Development, Good Security Practices for the Development Environment (2FA, Full Disc Encryption, Password Manager). Successful candidates will be required to sign an Oath of Secrecy.  Recommended skills: Candidates will use these skills to complete the work, but they can be acquired in the process of delivery. GnuPG and git code signing for an audit trail of contributions to code. GitHub and GitLab Project Management. APIs and integrating with external web services (REST, XML, JSON). Gulp for Drupal theme stack builds. Good communication and grammar skills.

Duties: Development, maintenance, support and enhancement of GCIS Drupal websites. Successful candidates will be required to work under the instruction of the appointed service provider.

Enquiries: Ms Estelle Greeff Tel no (012) 473 0078
Note: Examples of work presented for application should not cherry-pick from the core requirements and should present all of them in descriptive form for each of three examples of previous work that can be reference-contacted
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Graduate Internship Programme

Government Communication and Information System would like to invite qualifying graduates to apply to participate in an Internship programme in the 2019/2020 financial year. The Graduate Internship Programmes meant to provide work exposure to nine (9) graduates for a period of twenty (24) months. Applicants must be unemployed and never participated in an Internship Programme previously. Placement in the organisation after the Internship Programme is not guaranteed. Preference will be given to the following designated groups: People with Disabilities, Coloureds, Indians and Whites.

Graduate Internship Programme: Provincial Liaison

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 - 19/33 (24 months-contract)
Chief Directorate: Provincial & Local Liaison
Stipend: R6747.75 per month
Centre: Kimberley

Requirements:  An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) years Degree (NQF 7) in Public Administration; Public Management, Office Management or related equivalent qualification, as recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have understanding of the following administration related areas: Financial Management, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Asset Management, and Fleet Management. Skills required are Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), monitoring and research tools, ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Enquiries:  Mr M Nagel Tel no: 053 832 1378/9
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Graduate Internship Programme: Provincial Liaison

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 – 19/34 (24 months-contract)
Chief Directorate: Provincial & Local Liaison
Stipend: R6747.75 per month  
Centre: Gauteng

Requirements:  An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) years Degree (NQF 7) in Public Administration; Public Management, Office Management or related equivalent qualification, as recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have understanding of the following administration related areas: Financial Management, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Asset Management, and Fleet Management. Skills required are Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), monitoring and research tools, ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Enquiries:  Mr P Gumede Tel No: 011 331 0164
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Graduate Internship Programme: Provincial Liaison

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 – 19/35 (24 months-contract)
Chief Directorate: Provincial & Local Liaison
Stipend:  R6747.75 per month
Centre: Durban

Requirements: An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) years Degree (NQF 7) in Public Administration; Public Management, Office Management or related equivalent qualification, as recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have understanding of the following administration related areas: Financial Management, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Asset Management, and Fleet Management. Skills required are Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), monitoring and research tools, ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Enquiries:  Ms N Mngadi Tel No: 031 301 6787/8
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Graduate Internship Programme: Provincial Liaison

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 – 19/36 (24 months-contract)
Chief Directorate: Provincial & Local Liaison
Stipend: R6747.75 per month
Centre: East London

Requirements:  An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) years Degree (NQF 7) in Public Administration; Public Management, Office Management or related equivalent qualification, as recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have understanding of the following administration related areas: Financial Management, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Asset Management, and Fleet Management. Skills required are Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), monitoring and research tools, ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Enquiries:  Mr N Pinyana Tel No: 043 722 4903 / 4914
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Graduate Internship Programme: Provincial Liaison

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 – 19/37 (24 months-contract)
Chief Directorate: Provincial & Local Liaison
Stipend: R6747.75 per month
Centre: Bloemfontein

Requirements:  An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) years Degree (NQF 7) in Public Administration; Public Management, Office Management or related equivalent qualification, as recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have understanding of the following administration related areas: Financial Management, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Asset Management, and Fleet Management. Skills required are Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), monitoring and research tools, ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Enquiries:  Mr M Nagel Tel No: 053 832 1378/9
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Graduate Internship Programme: Provincial Liaison

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 – 19/38 (24 months-contract)
Chief Directorate: Provincial & Local Liaison
Stipend:  R6747.75 per month
Centre: Mafikeng

Requirements: An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) years Degree (NQF 7) in Public Administration; Public Management, Office Management or related equivalent qualification, as recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have understanding of the following administration related areas: Financial Management, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Asset Management, and Fleet Management. Skills required are Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), monitoring and research tools, ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Enquiries:  Ms B Mosadi Tel No: 018 381 7071
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Graduate Internship Programme: Provincial Liaison

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 – 19/39 (24 months-contract)
Chief Directorate: Provincial & Local Liaison
Stipend: R6747.75 per month
Centre: Polokwane

Requirements: An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) years Degree (NQF 7) in Public Administration; Public Management, Office Management or related equivalent qualification, as recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have understanding of the following administration related areas: Financial Management, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Asset Management, and Fleet Management. Skills required are Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), monitoring and research tools, ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Enquiries: Mr T Ravhura Tel No: 015 291 4689
Closing date: 28 June 2019

Graduate Internship Programme: Provincial Liaison

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 – 19/40 (24 months-contract)
Chief Directorate: Provincial & Local Liaison
Stipend: R6747.75 per month
Centre: Nelspruit

Requirements:  An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) years Degree (NQF 7) in Public Administration; Public Management, Office Management or related equivalent qualification, as recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have understanding of the following administration related areas: Financial Management, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Asset Management, and Fleet Management. Skills required are Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), monitoring and research tools, ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Enquiries:  Mr J Nkosi Tel No: 013 753 2397
Closing date: 28 June 2019

 

Graduate Internship Programme: Provincial Liaison

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1 – 19/41 (24 months-contract)
Chief Directorate: Provincial & Local Liaison
Stipend: R6747.75 per month
Centre: Cape Town

Requirements: An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) years Degree (NQF 7) in Public Administration; Public Management, Office Management or related equivalent qualification, as recognized by SAQA. The candidate should have understanding of the following administration related areas: Financial Management, Supply Chain, Human Resource, Asset Management, and Fleet Management. Skills required are Computer literacy, Communication (verbal and written), monitoring and research tools, ability to work independently and within a team and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Enquiries:  Ms G Thopps Tel No: 021 697 0145
Closing date: 28 June 2019