Assistant Director: Immigration Services x 19 Positions

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23 Apr, 2015

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SALARY : A basic salary of R337 998 to R398 139 per annum (Level 10). In addition, a
range of competitive benefits are offered.
(A) Eastern Cape Province (5 Positions)
CENTRE : Eastern Cape: Large Office: East London (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1a1
Eastern Cape: Large Office: Lusikisiki (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1a2
Eastern Cape: Large Office: Mthatha (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1a3
Eastern Cape: Large Office: Port Elizabeth (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1a4
Eastern Cape: Large Office: Queenstown (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1a5
(B) Free State Province (2 Positions)
Free State: Large Office: Welkom (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1b1
Free State: Large Office: Phuthaditjaba (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1b2
(C) Gauteng Province (1 Position)
Gauteng: Large Office: Akasia (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1c1
(D) KwaZulu-Natal Province (4 Positions)
KwaZulu-Natal: Large Office: Amajuba (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1d1
KwaZulu-Natal: Large Office: Ethekwini (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1d2
KwaZulu-Natal: Large Office: Ugu (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1d3
KwaZulu-Natal: Large Office: Umgungundlovu (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1d4
(E) Limpopo Province (3 Positions)
Limpopo: Large Office: Giyani (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1e1
Limpopo: Large Office: Jane Furse (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1e2
Limpopo: Large Office: Thohoyandou (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1e3
(F) Mpumalanga Province (1 Position)
Mpumalanga: Large Office: Ermelo (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1f1
(G) Northern Cape Province (1 Position)
North West: Large Office: Kuruman (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1g1
(H) Western Cape Province (2 Positions)


Western Cape: Large Office: Khayelitsha (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1h1
Western Cape: Large Office: Paarl (1 Post) Ref No: HRMC 28/15/1h2
REQUIREMENTS : Representivity: Coloured, Indian, White Male /Female candidates are encouraged
to apply A 3 year Diploma / Degree or a relevant NQF Level 6 qualification in
Law, Social Science, Public Management and Administration or Policy studies
plus 3 years’ experience within an Immigration/Law Enforcement environment of
which one year should be at supervisory level and/or a Grade 12 qualification
plus 5 years’ experience within an Immigration/Law Enforcement of which 2 years
should be at supervisory level. Candidates with 5 years’ experience in a Law
Enforcement environment with 3 years in a supervisory position will be
considered as having the required qualification. Relevant experience in
immigration, Police, prosecution or military services is preferred. Experience in an
enforcement environment would be an advantage. Computer literacy. Good
liaison and interpersonal skills. Policy analysis, formulation and implementation
skills. Research and writing skills. Proven leadership skills are essential.
Analytical and interpretation skills. Sound knowledge of key legislation
administered by the Department as well as importance of immigration control to
the development and stability of South Africa. Expected to work irregular hours
and under pressure. A valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel is essential.
The successful candidate will undergo 6 to 8 weeks training which will include an
unarmed combat module. Military, Police or Prosecution experience will serve as
an added advantage.


DUTIES : The successful candidates will be responsible for amongst others, the following
specific tasks: Giving management, guidance and advice to immigration
component of the office in particular with regard to Inspectorate functions.
Conducting compliance investigations in terms of the legislation administered in
immigration component. Responsible for the effective detection, detention and
deportation of illegal foreign nationals. Monitoring and controlling immigration and
refugee affairs functions in relation to the validity of applications submitted and
documents presented. Oversee all investigations relating to immigration services
and the acquisition of documentation. Ensure all inspectorate investigations are
investigated fairly and with the highest applicable human rights standards. Ensure
that cases referred to the office for investigation are correctly allocated,
prioritised, tracked and completed with a final report for management approval.
Present and assist inspectorate staff within the office to present evidence in court
cases on Immigration matters or the illegal facilitation of Immigration status by
South African and other nationals. Ensure the office is able to effectively trace
illegal foreign nationals within the jurisdiction of the office area. Supervising,
exercising and regulating control over activities of subordinate and ensure that all
inspectorate staff in the office are able to carry out their mandate effectively by
identifying training needs and relevant support. Conduct and lead law
enforcement operations. Support security cluster departments in law enforcement
investigations and operations. Addressing and finding solutions to problems
pertaining to service delivery as far as Immigration Services is concerned. Cooperate
and assist the Counter Corruption Unit in matters relating to corrupt
acquisition of immigration services and South African documentation by foreign
nationals participate in the effective management of the local home affairs office
with managers from other departmental branches in the office. Ensuring
implementation and monitoring of progress of all immigration matters reflected on
the business and operational plans. Ensuring the adherence to policy and
legislation regarding immigration matters. Compiling memoranda and
submissions. Monitoring and coordinating training of immigration personnel. Must
accept scheduled after hours stand by duty every week. Whilst on standby, must
be readily available at all times at any hour of the day or night to attend to
requests for services on call.
ENQUIRIES : Ms F Kwape, Tel No: (012) 406 4258


APPLICATIONS : Applications must be sent in time to the correct address as indicated at the
bottom of the circular, to reach the address on or before the closing date.
Applications send to a wrong address and/or received after the closing date or
those that do not comply with the requirements, will not be taken into

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z.83),
obtainable from any Public Service department or at and must be
accompanied by a comprehensive CV, including the details of at least two
contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant)
and certified copies of qualifications and identity document (with an original
certification stamp). It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign
qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications
Authority. Where a valid driver’s licence is a requirement, applicants must attach
certified copies of such licences. If no contact is made within three months of the
closing date, please accept that the application was unsuccessful. Successful
candidates will be required to enter into a performance agreement and be
subjected to security clearance procedures. Successful candidates may be
required to undergo a competency assessment. Candidates who possess a
tertiary qualification, as well as those who promote representivity (especially
People with Disability), are encouraged to apply.

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