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Jobs: Department of Correctional Services

Appointments under the Correctional Services Act
AREA COORDINATOR CORRECTIONS
FS & NC Region: Bizzah Makhate Centre B (FS/NC09/01)
Inclusive package: R 587 907.00 per annum

Requirements: Degree/ National Diploma in Behavioural Sciences or equivalent qualification and 7 years relevant experience on supervisory level. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation. Top secret security classification as an added advantage. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learner ship/Basic Training. Valid driver’s licence. Computer Literate.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. Communication, Project and programme management, Transformation management, Change Management, Stake-holder management, Problem solving, Analysis, Service Delivery Innovation, decision making, People Management and Empowerment, In depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment. Integrity and honesty, Confidentiality, Good Interpersonal relations, knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended. Assertiveness, Ability to network, Diplomacy and tactful, Resilient, Influence and impact.

Responsibilities: Implement and monitor correctional, security and facility policies and procedures, Co-ordinates the collation and dissemination of security and correction information, Coordinates activities relating to critical DCS support structures such as the Parole Boards and Office of the Inspecting Judge within the management area, Promote corrections and security awareness, Provision of early warning intelligence correction and security risk., Manage human resources, finances and assets. 

CENTRE COORDINATOR STAFF SUPPORT
FS & NC Region: Bizzah Makhate Centre B (FS/NC09/02)
R 349 653.00 per annum

Requirements: Relevant B degree/National Diploma and 7 years relevant experience gained on supervisory level. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learner ship/Basic Training. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational Specific Dispensation. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literate.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. Communication, Project and programme management, Transformation management, Change Management, Stakeholder management, Problem solving, Analysis, Service Delivery Innovation, decision making, People Management and Empowerment, In depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment. Integrity and honesty, Confidentiality, Good Interpersonal relations, In depth knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended. Assertiveness, Ability to network, Diplomacy and tact, Resilience, Influence and impact. 

Responsibilities: Effective management of the registration activities.  Act as labour relations officer for the centre. Act as information officer for the correctional centre. Financial administration, Performance assessment of staff. Act as loss control officer for the centre. Manage human resources, finance and assets.

MANAGER CORRECTIONS
FS & NC Region: AC Groenpunt (FS/NC09/03)
Salary: R 301 617. 00 per annum

Requirements: Relevant B degree/National Diploma and 7 years relevant experience gained on supervisory level. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational Specific Dispensation. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learner ship/Basic Training. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. Communication, Project and programme management, Transformation management, Change Management, Stakeholder management, Problem solving, Analysis, Service Delivery Innovation, decision making, People Management and Empowerment, In depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment. Integrity and honesty, Confidentiality, Good Interpersonal relations, knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended. Assertiveness, Ability to network, Diplomacy and tact, Resilience, Influence and impact.

Responsibilities: Manage and process documentation to /from Correctional Centre or Community Corrections Centre. Management of classified information. Management of policy documentation of DCS. Investigate incidents. Management of human resources, finances  and assets.

SH NUTRITIONAL SERVICES
FS & NC Region Grootvlei Max (FS/NC09/04)
Salary: R 292 830.00 per annum

Requirements: Degree/ National Diploma with at least seven (7) years relevant experience gained on supervisory level. Valid driver’s licence. Computer Literate.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. communication, project and programme management, transformation management, change management, stakeholder management, problem solving, analysis, service delivery Innovation, decision making, people management and empowerment, in depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment, integrity and honesty, confidentiality, good inter-personal relations, knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended, assertiveness, ability to network and diplomacy.

Responsibilities: Ensure the proper preparation of meals, Serving of meals. Ensure the cleaning of utensils, kitchens, serveries. Training of offenders as caterers. Screening of offenders. Control of security equipment (keys, batons, teargas, radios). Supervise the unlocking of offenders. Control of catering equipment (knives, crockery etc.). Ensure medical parades. Supervision of recreation activities. Dealing with problematic offenders. Searching of kitchen. Treatment of offenders. Management of human resources, finances and assets

CENTRE COORDINATOR STAFF SUPPORT X3
FS &NC Region: Betlhehem (FS/NC09/05), Harrismith (FS/NC09/06), Bizzah Makhate Comcorr (FS/NC09/07)
Salary: R 292 830.00 per annum

Requirements: Recognised three (3) year degree/ National Diploma or equivalent qualification and 7 years relevant experience gained in a supervisory level. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learner ship/Basic Training. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational Specific Dispensation. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literate.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. Communication, Project and programme management, Transformation management, Change Management, Stakeholder management, Problem solving, Analysis, Service Delivery Innovation, decision making, People Management and Empowerment, In depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment. Integrity and honesty, Confidentiality, Good Interpersonal relations, In depth knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended. Assertiveness, Ability to network, Diplomacy and tact, Resilience, Influence and impact.

Responsibilities: Provide human resources and related functions to the correctional centre. Effective management of the registration activities. Ensure proper dissemination of information for the correctional centre. Manage duty register and leave arrangements. Management of financial and human resources and assets.

CENTRE COORDINATOR OPERATIONAL SUPPORT
FS & NC Region: Sasolburg (FS/NC09/08)
Salary: R 292 830.00 per annum

Requirements: Degree/ National Diploma in Behavioural Science or an equivalent qualification and 7 years relevant experience in a supervisory post. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation. Top secret security classification as an added advantage. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learner ship/Basic Training.  Valid driver’s licence. Computer Literate.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. Computer literate. Communication, Project and programme management, Transformation management, Change Management, Stakeholder management, Problem solving, Analysis, Service Delivery Innovation, decision making, People Management and Empowerment, In depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment. Integrity and honesty, Confidentiality, Good Interpersonal relations, knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended. Assertiveness, Ability to network, Diplomacy and tactful.

Responsibilities: Execution of control regarding safe custody, physical care and treatment. Create secure environment conducive for rehabilitation. Execution of control regarding the establishment and rendering of security. Provide advice on departmental policy directives. Management of inmates’ safe custody (internal and external security). Management of development and care and health care services. Management of human resources and assets.

CENTRE COORDINATOR CORRECTIONS
FS & NC Region: Ventersburg (FS/NC09/09)
Salary: R 292 830.00 per annum

Requirements: Relevant B degree/National Diploma and 7 years relevant experience in a supervisory post. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational Specific Dispensation. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learner ship/Basic Training. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. communication, project and programme management, transformation management, change management, stakeholder management, problem solving, analysis, service delivery Innovation, decision making, people management and empowerment, in depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment, integrity and honesty, confidentiality, good inter-personal relations, knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended, assertiveness, ability to network and diplomacy.

Responsibilities: Ensure the development of correctional sentence plan and facilitate the implementation thereof. Execute correctional policies and procedures. Coordinates the collation and dissemination of correction information. Coordinates activities relating to rehabilitation programme, case management administration, case management committee and unit management systems. Promote corrections and security. Manage human resources, finance and assets.

DH CASE/CENTRE MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION
FS & NC Region: Goedemoed Med A (FS/NC09/10)
Salary: R 292 830.00 per annum

Requirements: Relevant B degree/National Diploma and 7 years relevant experience in a supervisory post. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational relevant Specific Dispensation. Top secret security classification as an added advantage. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learnership/Basic Training. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. communication, project and programme management, transformation management, change management, stakeholder management, problem solving, analysis, service delivery Innovation, decision making, people management and empowerment, in depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment, integrity and honesty, confidentiality, good inter-personal relations, knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended, assertiveness, ability to network and diplomacy.

Responsibilities: Manage admission and release of inmates. Control inmate’s movement. Administrate inmate’s cash. Maintain inmate’s records. Administrate fine/bail payments. Administrate inmates labour. Maintain safe custody by personnel. Manage intimate’s privileges. Management of financial and human resources and assets.

HEAD CORRECTIONAL CENTRE
FS & NC Region: Heilbron (FS/NC09/11)
Salary: R 292 830.00 per annum

Requirements:  Relevant B degree/National Diploma and 7 years relevant experience gained on supervisory level. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational Specific Dispensation. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learnership/Basic Training. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. communication, project and programme management, transformation management, change management, stakeholder management, problem solving, analysis, service delivery Innovation, decision making, people management and empowerment, in depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment, integrity and honesty, confidentiality, good inter-personal relations, knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended, assertiveness, ability to network.

Responsibilities: Management of all aspects of the correctional centre on a day to day basis through the implementation of Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998 as amended, Manage the implementation of the imperatives of White Paper on Corrections. Management of case management administration, security, development and care, unit management and case management committees. Foster a working relationship with the Justice Cluster and the Community. Monitor, evaluate and take appropriate action in relation to outcomes on the risk trends. Manage human resources, finances and assets/.

UNIT MANAGER X 6
FS & NC Region: Bizzah Makhate Centre A x 4 (FS/NC09/12), Goedemoed Med B(FS/NC09/13), Grootvlei Max (FS/NC09/14)
Salary: R 292 830.00 per annum

Requirements: Relevant B degree/National Diploma and 7 years relevant experience gained on supervisory level. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational Specific Dispensation. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learnership/Basic Training. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. communication, project and programme management, transformation management, change management, stakeholder management, problem solving, analysis, service delivery Innovation, decision making, people management and empowerment, in depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment, integrity and honesty, confidentiality, good inter-personal relations, knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended, assertiveness, ability to network and diplomacy.

Responsibilities: Implement unit management within the unit. Liaise with Head of Correctional Centre, CMC and other role players. Manage prisoner Development Staff (PDS). Implement a structured day programme in conjunction with the PDS.

CLOSING DATE: 30 September 2015  @ 15H45

Note:  Before you apply:  All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant. The Department of Correctional Services is an equal opportunity employer. The Department will take into consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) in filling of these vacancies. It is our intention to promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these positions. In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate race, gender and disability status on the application form/CV. Applicants who have retired from the Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be re-appointed or have been declared medically unfit will not be considered.

Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application is unsuccessful. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification, and criminal records verification. Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional, pending the issue of a security clearance. If you cannot get a security clearance, your appointment will be re-considered/possibly terminated. Finger prints may be taken on the day of interviews.

The Department of Correctional Services reserves the right not to fill any of these advertised posts.

Applications: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (Public Service Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full. Applications must be accompanied by a CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID NOT older than 3 months. Where an advertisement states that a valid Driver’s Licence is required, then please submit a certified copy of your licence. Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct reference for each position you are interested in. Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted • Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements • CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the above-mentioned requirements and responsibilities. Applications must reach DCS before the closing date and time. It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their application reaches DCS before the stipulated closing date and time.

NB:   Indicate the reference number and position you are applying  for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the address as indicated below:  

Free State/Northern Cape Region:   
Postal Address:   Head Recruitment, Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300
Contact person:   Ms J Chabane at 051 404 0270/ 051 4040 277 or 051 4040283
Physical Address:   103 Zastron Street, Agrimed Building, Bloemfontein

Appointments under the Public Service Act

Implement a structured day programme in conjunction with the PDS. Implement the three meal system as part of the structured day program. Ensure that case files are opened for all offenders and that sentence plans are compiled in conjunction with the CMC. Structure day programmes must make provision for the content of sentence plans. Compile case note and the recording thereof on the case files. Assess offenders in conjunction with the CMC. Register structural needs to enhance the implementation of unit management. Management of human and finance resources and assets.

DH FINANCE x 2
FS & NC Region: Kimberley (FS/NC09/15), Tswelopele (FS/NC09/16)
Salary: R 292 830.00 per annum

Requirements: Recognized three-year degree/diploma in Accounting or Financial Management and management with 7 years relevant experience gained on supervisory level. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literate.

Competencies and attributes: Financial management, Facilitation skills, Plan, organise, lead and control, Project management, Presentation skills, Conflict Management, Report writing, Time management, confidentiality, coaching and mentoring, understanding of Public Service Policy and legislative framework, Knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, Service delivery and Client orientation, Integrity and honesty, Assertiveness, Influence and impact, Communication skills, Decision making, Problem solving skills, Networking/liaison with stakeholders and Negotiation skills.

Responsibilities: Inspection of financial administration at the correctional centre, Ensuring the correct management of special function accounts, Ensuring control over all financial documentation, Ensure the correct management of ledgers, Ensuring of expenditure within the bounds of allocated funds, Investigation of irregularities in financial management at the correctional centre , Ensure the correct distribution of funds by Area Commissioners to lower level, The inclusion of approved new services/expansions in the budget, Submission of recommendations on the financing of activities Ensure that financial requirements by individual sections are correctly reflected on the appropriate budgetary responsibilities/objectives and on the budgetary reports, Ensure optimum utilization of resources, support with regard to management of budgets within the framework of relevant legal directives and regulations. Performing budget control and ensuring enforcement of financial discipline. Managing logistics and procurement. Management of human and finance resources and assets.

DH SECURITY
FS & NC Region: Groenpunt Max (FS/NC09/17)
Salary: R 292 830.00 per annum

Requirements: Relevant B degree/National Diploma and 7 years relevant experience gained on supervisory level. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational Specific Dispensation. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learner ship/Basic Training. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Firearm skills and the use of relevant security technology. communication, project and programme management, transformation management, change management, stakeholder management, problem solving, analysis, service delivery Innovation, decision making, people management and empowerment, in depth understanding of safety and security in a correctional environment, integrity and honesty, confidentiality, good inter-personal relations, knowledge of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998, as amended, assertiveness, ability to network and diplomacy.

Responsibilities: Access control to correctional centre’s grounds.  Manage internal security.  Ensure that offenders are escorted to court, doctors and hospital safely.  Ensure safe custody for offenders.  Ensure the guarding of offenders in external hospitals and at work teams.  Control access of offenders to and from the unit and to the cells.  Ensure security equipment to staff.  Patrol at the section (general accommodation areas, single cells, kitchens, hospitals and work sections.  Escort offenders inside the centre, e.g. to different ODS’s such as Social Workers, CMC, Psychological services and educationists.  Mann security systems.  Supervise visits to offenders.  Control security equipment.  Search offenders entering and leaving the section. Management of Human and Finance resources and assets. 

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER X 2
FS & NC Region: Regional Office (FS/NC09/18)
Inclusive Package: R 552 489..00 per annum

Requirements: National Higher Diploma (Built Environment field) with a minimum of 4 years and six months certified experience or B Tech (Build Environment field) with a minimum of 4 years certified managerial experience or Honours degree in any Built Environment field with a minimum of 3 years’ experience. Compulsory registration with the SACPCMP as a Professional Construction Project Manager on appointment. Valid driver’s licence.

Competencies and attributes: Programme and project management, Project principles and methodologies, Research and development, Computer aided engineering applications, Knowledge of legal compliance, Technical report writing, Creating high performance culture, Technical consulting, Professional judgement. Decision making, Team leadership, Analytical skills, Creativity, Self-management, Financial management, Customer focus and responsiveness, Communication, Computer literacy, Planning and organization, Conflict management, Problem solving and analysis, People management, Change management and innovation.

Responsibilities: Manage and coordinate all aspects of projects. Project accounting and financial management, including the management of project budgets and resources. Office administration, including inputs with tender administration, liaison with service providers, clients and management and the maintenance of record management systems. Research and development, keeping up with new technologies and procedures and liaison with relevant bodies/councils on project management. Manage human resources, finance and assets.

AREA COORDINATOR: CORPORATE SERVICES
FS & NC Region AC Groenpunt (FS/NC09/19)
Inclusive Package: R 569 538.00 per annum

Requirements: Recognised Degree/ National Diploma in Human Resource Management with a minimum of 5-7 years management experience. Computer Literate and valid driver’s licence.

Competencies and attributes: Plan, organise, lead and control, facilitation skills, problem solving and decision making, financial management, team leadership, project management, safety and security awareness. Presentation, conflict management and report writing skills. Transformation and change management skills. Pro-active and vigilant, tactfulness and confidentiality, coaching and mentoring, assertiveness, stress tolerance, ability to work under pressure, discipline and committed. Good communication skills. Service delivery and client orientation. Understanding and adherence of Public Service legislative framework.

Responsibilities:  The incumbent will be accountable for managing Human Resources Provisioning, Utilization, Development, special programmes (EAP, HIV/AIDS, and Equity) and Employee relations in the management area. The incumbent will also be responsible for budget management of corporate services as well as strategic issues. Performance management and monitoring is also a key responsibility. Employee wellness programmes will also be implemented by this incumbent. Management of human resources, finances and assets.

MANAGER LEGAL SERVICES MR5
FS & NC Region: AC Kimberley  (FS/NC09/20)
Salary: R 287 292.00- R 708 765.00 per annum

Requirement: LLB or Equivalent and at least 8 years post graduate legal experience. Driver’s license. Computer Literate.

Competencies and attributes : Financial management. Problem solving and decision-making skills. Facilitation skills. Plan, organise, lead and control. Change Management. Team leadership. Project management. Presentation skill. Conflict management. Report writing. Computer literacy. Training and development. Time management. Confidentiality. Coaching and mentoring. Understanding of Public Service policy and legislative framework. Service delivery and client orientation. Integrity and honesty. Assertiveness. Ability to network. Willingness to travel. Applied strategic thinking. Influence and impact

Responsibilities: Initiation of policy amendments in DCS. Rendering of legal opinions on the activities of the Department Providing of legal training. Administrating of claims against the DCS. Undertaking of hearing/trials administration. Administration of motion applications on the application of policy in the management area. Administration of motion application on the content of policy in the DCS. Maintenance of legal libraries. Planning of activities. Management of Resources

MANAGER SOCIAL WORKER SERVICES
FS & NC Region: AC Kimberley (FS/NC09/21)
Inclusive Package: R 617 409.00 per annum

Requirements: BA degree in Social Work. Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Worker. A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with SACSSP. Computer literate and Valid driver’s licence.

Competencies and attributes: Plan and organize, report writing, punctuality, confidentiality, under-standing of Public Service policy and legislative frameworks, service delivery and client orientation, integrity and honesty, assertiveness, influence and impact, ability to work under pressure . Sound communication, negotiation, conflict and strategic management skills.

Responsibilities: Provide needs based social work service of an advanced nature within a defined area/s of specialization with regard to the care, development, correction and after care of offenders through the relevant departmental programmes is rendered. Provide mentorship and guidance to senior social worker (specialist) in order to assist them to integrate theory and practice and develop appropriate skills relevant to area of specialization. Monitor, interpret and review legislation and policies to determine whether the legislation and policies are still relevant and complies with current requirements. Develop proposals to change the relevant acts and policies to maintain them and research and develop new policies where required. Facilitate the development and planning of programmes and interventions to render a social work service through the efficient, economical and effective utilization of financial resources in compliance with the PFMA. Manage a social work unit to ensure that an efficient and effective social work service is delivered through the efficient and effective utilization of human resources. Keep up to date and ensure compliance with new developments in the social work / correctional social work field. Plan and ensure that social work research and development are undertaken. Under-take complex social work research. Perform and/or ensure that all administrative functions required in the unit are per-formed. Management of human resources, finances and assets.

ASSISTANT MANAGER NURSING (PHC)
FS& NC Region: AC Goedemoed (FS/NC09/22)
Salary: R 473 187.per annum

Requirements: Recognised three (3) year Degree/Diploma in Nursing or an equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional. Current registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse. A minimum of 10 years appropriate nursing experience after registration as professional nurse with the SANC in general nursing. At least 6 years of the period referred to above must be recognizable experience after obtaining the 1 year post basic qualification in the relevant speciality as well as management experience. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literate. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational Specific Dispensation. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Financial management, Problem solving and decision making, facilitation skills, plan, organize, lead and control, Project Management, Presentation skill, Conflict Management. Knowledge of nursing care process and procedure, nursing statues and other relevant legal frameworks, including grievances procedure and disciplinary code and procedure. Training and development, Report writing. Time management, Confidentiality, Coaching and mentoring, Understanding of Public Service policy and legislative framework, Service delivery and client orientation, integrity and honesty, Assertiveness, Influence and impact. Ability to network.

Responsibilities: Supervise the routine examination of offenders and treatment of minor ailments according to scope of practice. Supervise the assistance of immobile offender patients. Supervise the administration of medicine and other treatments. Supervise first aid and emergency series. Supervise sterilisation of equipment/facilities. Supervise the updating of offenders/s records. Counsel offender patients. Supervise medicine control maintain safe custody by nursing personnel. Identify offenders for medicines. Not medical condition as instructed by doctors. Man-age human resources, finance and assets.

CHIEF ARTISAN GRADE A PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS
FS & NC Region: Kimberley (FS/NC 09/24)
Salary: R 297 372.00 per annum

Requirements: Appropriate trade test certificate with 10 years post qualification experience required as an artisan/artisan foreman. Valid driver’s license.

Competencies and attributes: Relationship building, Innovation & creativity, People management time management, Openness & transparency, Integrity & honesty, Coaching & mentoring, Confidentiality, Interpersonal relations, Networking, Tact and computer skills.

Responsibilities: Policy development and interpretation. Monitoring, evaluation and support service to workshop personnel. Economic analysis of work-shop performance. Research and development of new workshop projects. Monitor and evaluate adherence to set service level standards for production workshop. Interpret the relevant workshop policies, manuals and legislation for workshop personnel. Conduct compliance inspection workshop policies, manuals and legislation. Compiling financial budgets and estimates Evaluate financial expenditure and control at all workshop facilities. Understand and apply good human resources relations with subordinates and workshop personnel. Monitor and evaluate the credibility and effective management of the workshops costing system and its reports. Management of human and financial resources and assets.

MANAGER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
FS & NC Region: AC Kimberley (FS/NC09/25)
Salary: R289 761.00 per annum

Requirements: A National Diploma or an A+, N+ and CCNA certificates with minimum 3 years’ experience in a network environment. A valid driver’s license.

Competencies and attributes: Strong communication and report writing skills, good understanding of MS Win-dows,2000/XP/Novel as well as the MS Office suite, Linux/Novell and Open Office Suite understanding, Experienced in switch configuration, good understanding of Information Technology policies and standards, good understanding of Networks Infrastructure management, good understanding of Information Technology Audit and Governance, procurement processes, good understanding computer systems analysis, good understanding system administration, good understanding of access methods including cable modems, DSL, satellite and wireless, must be proficient with Windows, especially its communications and networking capabilities, experience in VOIP protocols their performance from the edge thru the core of the network, experience in a wide range of data network access, from Analogue modems to Broadband Technologies (cable, DSL, Wire-less, etc. A working knowledge of current VOIP technologies and their implementations, self-driven.

Responsibilities: Effective management of department’s LAN and WAN. Provision of support on the management of transversal System. Provision of support with regards to the administration of Web Proxies. Provision of support with regards to the administration and management of VOIP. Management of human resources, finance and assets.

SPAO: LOGISTICS ADMINISTRATION
FS & NC Region: AC Upington (FS/NC09/26)
Salary: R 243 747.00 per annum

Requirements: Degree /National Diploma in Supply Chain Management or equivalent qualification with 3 – 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management environment. Computer literate. Valid driver’s licence.

Competencies and attributes: Plan, organise, lead and control, client orientation & communication, policy analysis and interpretation, report writing, facilitation skills, presentation, problem solving and decision making Knowledge of the sup-ply chain management framework (PFMA). Treasury Regulations relating to supply chain management. Good knowledge of Public Service Regulation. . Knowledge of procurement administration and public finance administration , financial management, Integrity & honesty, good work ethics ,confidentiality, interpersonal relations, people management, accuracy, independent networking, influence and impact, computer skills.

Responsibilities: The incumbent will be responsible for the implementation of logistical policies in the Management Areas. Manage personnel. Check and control incoming and outgoing stock. Ensure the quality and quantity of items delivered, received and distributed. Manage the administration of the warehouse, transit and fleet. Supervise the asset verification and logistical processes, asset reconciliations and inventory balancing. Supervise the reconciliation between BAS and LOGIS. Submit statistics on operational training to management and monitor and report thereon. Evaluate logistical training. Manage finances and assets.

SENIOR ADMIN OFFICER: PERSONNEL X 2
FS & NC Region: Bizzah Makhate (FS/NC09/27), AC Colesberg (FS/NC09/28)
Salary: R 243 747.00 per annum

Requirements: Three year Degree/ National Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification .3-5 years appropriate experience. Drivers licence. Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Public Service Regulations. Knowledge of Policy development, analysis, monitoring, evaluation and implementation. Listening skills. Knowledge of HR policies and procedures Report writing skills. Knowledge of Correctional Services Act and other legislative mandates. Basic Conditions of Employment Act. Correctional Service Act. Problem solving skills. Computer literacy.

Responsibilities: Maintenance of the duty registers. Handle all cases pertaining to absenteeism, leave without pay. Refers applications for transfers, housing subsidies, accommodation, bursaries, grievances, disciplinary proceedings and any other miscellaneous information required Manage finance and assets.

SENIOR STATE ACCOUNTANT MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
FS & NC Region: AC Kimberley (FS/NC09/29)
Salary: R 243 747.00 per annum

Requirements:  Relevant Degree /National Diploma Accounting or Financial Management with at 3-5 years relevant experience. Computer literate. Valid driver’s license.

Competencies and attributes: Plan, organise, lead and control, client orientation & communication, policy analysis and interpretation, report writing, facilitation skills, presentation, problem solving and decision making Knowledge of the sup-ply chain management framework (PFMA). Treasury Regulations relating to supply chain management. Good knowledge of Public Service Regulation. . Knowledge of procurement administration and public finance administration , financial management, Integrity & honesty, good work ethics ,confidentiality, interpersonal relations, people management, accuracy, independent networking, influence and impact, computer skills.

Responsibilities: Implementation of financial accounting policy in the management area in accordance with current procedures • Planning and execution of management accounting functions / inspections • Undertaking of financial investigations. Keep financial accounting system on standard. Execute the responsibilities of officials as stipulated in Section 45 of the Public Finance Management Act. Ensure optimal utilisation of resources and support with regard to management of budgets within the framework of relevant legal directives and regulations. Perform budget control and ensure enforcement of financial discipline. Perform responsibilities for logistics and procurement management. Manage the allocation, maintenance, capturing and distribution of the budget for the management area. Render a support service form the Financial Control Office (FCO) in terms of giving financial and budgetary advice to the management area. Management of human resources, finances and assets.

SENIOR ADMIN OFFICER: TRANSPORT
FS & NC Region: AC Kimberley (FS/NC09/30)
Salary: R 243 747.00 per annum

Requirements: Relevant Degree/ National Diploma in Fleet Management or equivalent qualification with 3 – 5 years’ experience in a relevant environment. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s licence

Competencies and Attributes: Problem solving and decision making, Facilitation skills, Plan, organize, lead and control, Presentation skill, Conflict management, Training skills, Communication skills, Time management, Confidentiality, Coaching and mentoring, Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 and Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of Tender process. Service delivery and client orientation, Integrity and honesty, Assertive-ness, Influence and impact and Ability to network.

Responsibilities: Identify transport infrastructure needs. Ensure effective maintenance of fleet. Manage the transport policy and procedures in the Management Area. Ensure effective control over the utilization of vehicles. Conduct regular transport inspection and investigations. Management of human resources, finances and assets.

SAO INVESTIGATIONS
FS & NC Region  AC Kimberley (FS/NC09/31)
Salary: R 243 747.00 per annum

Requirements: Degree/National Diploma or equivalent qualification coupled with 3-5 years relevant experience Valid driver’s license. Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Relationship building, innovation and creativity, people management, time management, openness and transparency, integrity and honesty, coaching & mentoring, confidentiality, interpersonal relations, networking and computer skills. Assertiveness, Ability to network, Diplomacy and tact, Resilience, Influence and impact. Assertiveness, Ability to network, Diplomacy and tact, Resilience, Influence and impact..

Responsibilities: Investigate escapes, assaults and injuries to offenders. Investigate injuries to staff and prosecution of staff. Management of human resources, finances and assets.

SH SKILLS DEVELOPMENT EDUCATIONIST
FS & NC Region: Tswelopele (FS/NC09/32)
Salary: R267 525.00 per annum

Requirements: Recognized four years degree in Education with 4 years teaching experience. Registration with the South African Council of Educators. Valid driver’s licence. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational Specific Dispensation. Valid driver’s license and Computer literacy.

Competencies and attributes: Plan, organise, lead and control, client orientation and communication, policy implementation, report writing, diversity management, training and development, service delivery innovation and creativity, project management, conflict management, facilitation management integrity and honesty, influence and impact, presentation skills, conceptual skills and conflict management skills.

Responsibilities: Quality assessment of education services. Monitor performance in education services. Evaluate and ensure service levels. Undertake educational research. Investigate learner related complaints. Plan educational activities. Manage training requirements and workshops. Management of human resources, finances and assets.

CLINICAL NURSE PRACTITIONER (PHC) X 3
FS & NC Region: Tswelopele (FS/NC09/33)
Salary: 294 861.00  per annum

Requirements: Degree/National Diploma with four years relevant Nursing experience after registration as a professional Nurse with the South African Nursing Council and post graduate qualification in Primary Health Care accredited with the Council. Current registration with the council as a professional Nurse. Valid driver’s License. Computer literate. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation.

Competencies and attributes: Knowledge of nursing care process and procedures, nursing statures and other relevant legal frame works, including grievance procedure and disciplinary code and procedure, communication, report writing , liaison, coordination, facilitation, problem-solving , planning and organising skills.

Responsibilities: Provide direction and supervision in the implementation of nursing plan, Implement standards, practices, criteria and indicators for quality nursing. Practise nursing and healthcare in accordance with relevant laws and regulations. Utilise human, material and physical resources efficiently and effectively. Display a concern for patients, promoting and advocating proper treatment and care, including as awareness to respond to patients’ needs, requirement and expectations. Maintain a constructive working relationship with nursing and other stakeholders.  Management of human and financial resources and assets.

SOCIAL WORKERS GRADE 1 X (8)
FS & NC Region: Tswelopele X 3 (FS/NC09/34), Vereeniging (FS/NC09/35), Sasolburg (FS/NC09/36), Senekal (FS/NC09/37), Virginia (FS/NC09/38), Kimberley Comcorr (FS/NC09/39)
Salary: R 196 341.00 per annum

Requirements: Degree in Social Work, Registration with the South African Council for Social Services Professions. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s licence. These requirements are in accordance with the Occupational Specific Dispensation.

Competencies and attributes: Conversant with acts, policy/legislative Problem solving and decision making, Facilitation skills, Plan, organize, lead and control, Project management, Presentation skill, professionalism, counselling skills, Ability to interpret policy/legislation Conflict management, Training and development, Report writing. Time management, Confidentiality, Coaching and mentoring, Understanding of Public Service policy and legislative framework, Service delivery and client orientation, Integrity and honesty, Assertiveness, Willingness to travel, Influence and impact, Ability to network.

Responsibilities: Provide needs-based social work services to offenders through individual attention, group work and community work. Conduct research and social work administration. Conduct individual assessments. Market social work services. Monitor and evaluate social work interventions. Provide guidance to subordinates and ensure that the requirements of the operational plans are complied with. Management of human resources and assets.

PAO PROCUREMENT ADMIN X 2
FS & NC Region Kimberley (FS/NC09/40), Upington (FS/NC09/41)
Salary: R 196 278. 00 per annum

Requirements: Degree / National Diploma in Supply Chain Management or equivalent qualification. Knowledge of LOGIS system. Computer Literate. Valid driver’s licence.

Competencies and Attributes: Report writing. Problem solving skills. Interpersonal relations. Punctuality. Computer literacy. Conflict resolution. Communication skills. Integrity and honest. Friendly and adapt-ability. Self-discipline. Confident. Ability to work under pressure. Policy implementation. Assertiveness. Influence and impact. Ability to network.

Responsibilities: Assist end-user in the drafting of specifications. Arrange for the advertisement of tenders. Assist Bid Evaluation Committees in the evaluation of bids. Liaise with the GSSC on all goods and services, as well as payment of suppliers and services providers. Ensure compliance to all procurement-related legislation. Manage database of contracts. Management of human resources and assets.

CLERK: CLUBS X 2
FS & NC Region AC Goedemoed (FS/NC09/42), AC Kimberley (FS/NC09/43)
Salary: R 132 399.00 per annum 

Requirements: Grade 12. Computer literacy will be added advantage (Ms Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint). Valid driver’s licence.

Competencies and Attributes: Plan and organise, client orientation and communication, policy analysis an interpretation, report writing, Knowledge of Public Service Regulations. Knowledge of procurement administration and public finance administration, Integrity and hones-ty, confidentiality, interpersonal relations, accuracy, independent networking, influence and impact. Ability to work under pressure.

Responsibilities: Receiving of stock from suppliers. Stock taking at the different trading points. Banking of cash collected from all trading points. Ordering of stock. Updating of Pastel System. Payment of creditors. Compiling of income statements, balance sheet, bank reconciliation, etc. Maintain SARS payments. Attending of Club Meetings. Manage assets.

RECRUITMENT AND APPOINTMENT  CLERK X 2
FS& NC Region: AC Kimberley (FS/NC09/44), Regional Office (FS/NC09/45)
Salary: R 132 399.00 per annum

Requirements: Grade 12; Computer literate. (Ms Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint). Valid driver’s licence.

Competencies and Attributes: Problem solving skills. Interpersonal relations. Punctuality. Computer literacy. Conflict resolution. Communication skills. Integrity and honest. Friendly and adaptability. Self-discipline. Confident. Ability to work under pressure. Policy implementation. Assertiveness. Influence and impact. Ability to network. 

Responsibilities: Render administrative function on transfers and placements. Assist in the interview and selection process. Schedule interviews with prospective candidates. Administer and manage information. Secure storage of memorandums. Present short listed candidates to selection panels. Control personnel information. Compile appointment memorandum. Compile approval of the short list and interview panel memorandum. Control documentation. Retrieve mail from the registration office. Retrieve fax mail from the fax office. Manage assets.

CLOSING DATE: 30 September 2015  @ 15H45

Note:  Before you apply:  All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant. The Department of Correctional Services is an equal opportunity employer. The Department will take into consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) in filling of these vacancies. It is our intention to promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these positions. In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate race, gender and disability status on the application form/CV. Applicants who have retired from the Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be re-appointed or have been declared medically unfit will not be considered.

Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application is unsuccessful. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification, and criminal records verification. Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional, pending the issue of a security clearance. If you cannot get a security clearance, your appointment will be re-considered/possibly terminated. Finger prints may be taken on the day of interviews.

The Department of Correctional Services reserves the right not to fill any of these advertised posts.

Applications: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (Public Service Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full. Applications must be accompanied by a CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID NOT older than 3 months. Where an advertisement states that a valid Driver’s Licence is required, then please submit a certified copy of your licence. Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct reference for each position you are interested in. Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted • Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements • CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the above-mentioned requirements and responsibilities. Applications must reach DCS before the closing date and time. It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their application reaches DCS before the stipulated closing date and time.

NB:   Indicate the reference number and position you are applying  for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the address as indicated below:  

Free State/Northern Cape Region:  
Postal Address:   Head Recruitment, Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300
Contact person:  Ms J Chabane at 051 404 0270/051 4040 277 or 051 4040283
Physical Address: 103 Zastron Street, Agrimed Building, Bloemfontein