Department of Employment and Labour: Entry level Jobs

Department of Employment and Labour: Entry level Jobs

Department of Employment and Labour: Entry level Jobs

Department of Employment and Labour: Entry level Jobs The Department of Employment and Labour is offering a range of entry-level job opportunities designed to provide a solid foundation for individuals embarking on their professional journeys. These positions cater to a variety of fields, including administration, customer service, and data management, ensuring that applicants from diverse educational backgrounds and skill sets find suitable roles. With a strong emphasis on professional development and growth, the department provides comprehensive training and mentorship programs to help employees enhance their skills and advance their careers. In addition, these roles offer competitive benefits, job security, and the opportunity to contribute to the national mission of improving employment standards and labour relations. Joining the Department of Employment and Labour means becoming part of a dedicated team committed to making a positive impact on the workforce and the broader community.

Job level: Grade 12 / Junior / Entry level SA Government Jobs

The following entry level job opportunities are open for applications:

Personnel Officer

Location: Compensation Fund, Pretoria

Reference No: HR 5/1/2/3/78

Salary: R216 417 per annum

Requirements: Grade 12 / Matric certificate.

Advantageous: A three-year qualification in Human Resource Management (NQF level 6). Certificate in introduction to PERSAL system will be added as advantage.

knowledge: Compensation Fund objectives and business functions Compensation Fund Value Chain and business processes. Relevant Fund policies, procedures and processes. Stakeholders and customers. Customers Services (Batho Pele Principles). Fund Values. Required IT Knowledge. Legislative Requirement: COIDA Act, Regulations and Policies. Public service Act. Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS). PFMA and National Treasury Regulations. General knowledge of the Public Service Regulations. General knowledge of the Basic Condition of Employment Act

Duties: Administer leave of absence. Implement conditions of service and employee benefits. Administer termination of service. Safe keep HR records. Conduct physical verification of employees. Department of Employment and Labour: Entry level Jobs


Personnel Officer: HR Operations

Location: Compensation Fund, Pretoria

Reference No: HR 5/1/2/3/88

Salary: R216 417 per annum

Requirements: Matric/Grade 12 certificate. No Experience.

knowledge: Compensation Fund objectives and business functions. Directorate or Sub-directorate goals and performance requirements. Compensation Fund Services. Compensation Fund value chain and business processes. Stakeholders and customers. Customers service (Batho Pele Principles). Risk Awareness. COIDA Act, Regulations and Polices. Human Resource planning procedure. Legislative Requirement: COIDA Act, Regulations and policies. Public service Act. Occupational Health and safety Act (OHS). PFMA and National Treasury Regulations. General knowledge of the public service regulations.

Duties: Administer the filling of vacancies for the Fund. Administer HR information system. Administer recruitment and selection activities. Safe keep HR records.


Registry Clerk: Beneficiary Services

Location: Vryburg Labour Centre

Reference No: HR 4/4/06/05

Salary: R216 417 per annum

Requirements: Matric/Grade 12 certificate. No Experience.

knowledge: National Archive Act. Public Service Regulation. Public Service Act. Public Finance Management Act. Batho Pele Principles. Record Management Act.

Duties: Provide registry counter services. Handle incoming and outgoing correspondence. Render effective filling and record management services. Process documents for archiving and/disposal.


Senior Administration Clerk: Asset and Fleet Management

Location: Unemployment Insurance Fund, Pretoria

Reference No: HR4/4/3/1/SACAFM/UIF

Salary: R216 417 per annum

Requirements: Grade 12 Certificate. Valid Driver’s License required. No experience required

knowledge: Public Service Regulation (PSR). Public Service Act (PSA). Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). National Travel Management Framework. Asset Management Framework. Fleet Management. Traffic Regulations. National Treasury Regulations. Labour Relations Act (LRA). Employment Equity Act (EEA). Basic Conditions of Employment (BCEA).

Duties: Provide fleet administration support service. Render asset management clerical services. Provide travel and accommodation administration support service. Provide general clerical support services within the section. Provide financial administration support services in the section.


Administrative Clerk: Employer Audit

Location: Provincial Office Northern Cape

Reference No: HR4/4/8/89

Salary: R216 417 per annum

Requirements: Matriculation/ Grade 12/ Senior Certificate

knowledge: Administrative procedures relating to an office, Filing and retrieval of documents, Ability to operate fax machine and a photocopier, Data capturing

Duties: Render administration support services for the sub-directorate, Control the movement of documents and files in the sub-directorate, Provide Supply Chain Management support in the sub-directorate, Render Human Resources support services for the sub-directorate.


Principal Machine Operator: Maintanance Management

Location: Unemployment Insurance Fund, Pretoria

Reference No: HR4/4/3/1/PMO/UIF

Salary: R183 279 per annum

Requirements: Matriculation/ Grade 12/ Senior Certificate. No experience required

knowledge: Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Unemployment Insurance Act (UIA). Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act (UICA). Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA). Public Service Regulations (PSR). Public Service Act (PSA).

Duties: Reproduce official documentation according to the customer specifications. Ensure that all photocopy machines, binding machines etc. are in good condition. Render administrative duties as and when there is a need


UI Claims Officer 

Reference No: 

  • Labour Centre: Thohoyandou Ref No: HR 4/4/6/188
  • Labour Centre: Gqeberha Ref No: HR4/4/24/01
  • Provincial Office: Cape Town (Western Cape) Ref No: HR4/4/10/615
  • Provincial Office: Bloemfontein Free State Ref No: HR 4/4/8/894
  • Provincial Office: Kimberley Ref No: HR4/4/8/56
  • Provincial Office: KwaZulu-Natal Ref No: HR4/4/5/20 

Salary: R255 450 per annum

Requirements: Senior Certificate with Accounting or Mathematics as major subjects or equivalent.

Experience: 0 to 6 months’ experience required

knowledge: Unemployment Insurance Act, Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, Public Service Regulation, Public Service Act, Batho Pele principles, Departmental policies and procedures, Customer care.

Duties: Receive and assess all the UI Claims on the relevant system in line with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). Register all employers and verify the declarations of employees as per the relevant prescripts. Execute all payment of approved claims as per the set time frames. Attend to enquiries relating to all the processed claims or any other matter relating to the processing of claims. Perform Administrative duties in the section


Records Administrator

Location: Gqeberha Labour Centre

Reference No: HR4/4/24/01

Salary: R255 450 per annum

Requirements: Grade 12/Matric with Accounting or Mathematics as a passed major subject.

Experience: 0 to 6 months’ experience required

knowledge: Unemployment Insurance Act, Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, Public Service Regulation, Public Service Act, Batho Pele Principles, Departmental policies and procedures, Customer care

Duties: Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). Register all employers and verify the declaration of employees as per the relevant prescripts. Execute the payment of approved claims as per the set time frames. Attend to enquiries relating to all processed claims or any other matter relating to the processing of claims. Perform Administrative duties within the section.


Claims Processor: COID

Reference No:

  • Labour Centre: Cape Town Labour Centre (Western Cape)  – Ref No: HR4/4/10/616
  • Bellville Labour Centre (Western Cape) – Ref No: HR 4/4/10/617
  • Durban Labour Centre – Ref No: HR4/4/5/81

Salary: R255 450 per annum

Requirements: Three-year tertiary qualification in Public Management/Business Management/ Public Administration/ Business Administration/ Administrative Management/ Management/Financial Accounting/ Cost and Management Accounting/ Operations Management/Production Management/ Auditing/ HRM/Nursing

Advantageous: experience in Claims Processing environment will be an added advantage.

knowledge: Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Compensation Fund business strategies and goals, Compensation Fund value chain, Directorate goals and performance requirements, PFMA and Treasury Regulations, Customer Services (Batho Pele Principles), Technical Knowledge, Promotion of Access to Information Act, POPIA

Duties: Register and acknowledge claims. Prepare compensation benefits. Handle claim enquiries. Render administration activities.


Records Administrator: Paymaster Section

Location: Pietermaritzburg Labour Centre

Reference No: HR4/4/5/19

Salary: R255 450 per annum

Requirements: Grade 12/ Senior Certificate or equivalent. No experience required.

knowledge: National Archives act, Batho Pele principles, Records Management, Departmental Policies and Procedures.

Duties: Maintain the filing system as per directives of the archives and records management prescripts. Sort and prepare documents for disposal processes as in line with relevant prescripts. Perform administrative duties within the section as and when the need arises.


Claims Credit Officer 

Reference No: 

  • Provincial Office: Kimberley Ref No: HR4/4/8/55 
  • Provincial Office: Mmabatho Ref No: HR 4/4/06/04

Salary: R255 450 per annum

Requirements: Grade 12/ Matric certificate

Experience: 0 to 6 months’ experience.

knowledge: Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Financial Management. Treasury Regulations. Generally Recognized Accounting Principles (GRAP). Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Unemployment Insurance Act (UIA). Unemployment Insurance Contribution Act (UICA). Financial Systems. Financial Management Processes and Procedures

Duties: Collect outstanding Overpayments balance. Keep all Overpayment Debtors annually and electronically. Monitor the payments of benefits to clients.


Senior Admin Clerk

Location: Randburg Labour Centre stationed at Delta Building, Pretoria

Reference No: HR 4/ 4/4/01/05

Salary: R255 450 per annum

Requirements: Three-year tertiary qualification Degree/Diploma in Public Management/ Administration/ Social Science/ OHS/ Finance/ HRM is required

Experience: 0 to 6 months’ experience.

knowledge: Compensation Fund policies, procedure and processes, Relevant Stakeholders, Human anatomy/Biology and medical terminology, Customer service (Batho Pele Principles), COID Tariffs, Public Service Charter, Approved COID Delegations, Promotion of Access to Information Act, Road Accident Fund (RAF) Act, PFMA and Treasury Regulations.

Duties: Handle claim registration documentation. Prepare for adjudication. Prepare for medical claims processing. Render administrative duties.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Communication,
  • Computer Literacy,
  • Listening Skills,
  • Planning and Organising,
  • Team player,
  • Interpersonal skills,
  • Innovative,
  • Supportive and Assertive.
How to Apply?

Applications must be submitted with a Z83 form (Download Here)  and must be accompanied by recently updated CV. Please indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form.

NB. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of an ID documents, qualifications, and recent academic transcripts / records.

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