Deputy Director Immigration Services x 2 Positions

Posted on :

14 Oct, 2014

Category :

Government Jobs in South Africa


SALARY : An all-inclusive salary package of R630 822 to R743 076 per annum (Level 12),

CENTRE : Free State: Border Post: Ficksburg Bridge (1 post) Ref No: HRMC 66/14/1a (This
is a re- advertisement, candidates who previously applied are encouraged to reapply).
Free State: Border Post: Maseru Bridge (1 post), Ref No: HRMC 66/14/1b (This
is a re- advertisement, candidates who previously applied are encouraged to reapply).


REQUIREMENTS : A relevant 3 year Diploma/Degree in Law/Social/Science/Public Management and
Administration/Policy or an equivalent NQF level 6 qualification with experience
within Immigration/Law Enforcement of which 2 years should be at management
level. Knowledge of the migration control activity in the Port of Entry. Knowledge
of the patrol activity and inspection (Searching, sounding of conveyers).
Knowledge of the Immigration Act, Refugees Act, Criminal Prosecution Act,
Public Service Regulations Act , Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and
the South African Constitution. Understanding of International treaties. Computer
literacy. Client innovation and service delivery improvement orientation, within the
context of legal frameworks. Sound problem solving, data collation, analysis,
trend identification and report writing skills. Good written and verbal
communication. Proven business partnering and stakeholder engagement.
Honesty and Integrity and interrogation skills, swimming skills. Security oriented.
Team player, decisive. Shift work and willingness to work irregular hours. A valid
drivers licence and willingness to travel. Military experience will serve as an
added advantage.


DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following
specific tasks: Provide leadership, guidance and advice to immigration
component of the Port of Entry. Ensuring implementation and monitoring of
progress of all immigration matters reflected on the office business and
operational plans. Effective management of resources and personnel. Effectively
implement policies, processes and procedures in order to enhance service
delivery at the Port of Entry. Maintain statistics, identify trends and analyse data
in order to assess the number of people entering the Port so that effect strategies
can be developed. Ensure proper conducting of clearance of travellers on arrival
and departure. Ensure that all travellers who contravened the validity of their
permits are issued with prescribed administrative fine. Issue cross border permits
to all eligible travellers in accordance with the Immigration Act. Issue emergency
travel documents to all eligible RSA citizens in accordance with SA Passport and
Travel Documents Act. Determine guarantees and deposits. Deal with asylum
seekers in terms of Refugees Act. Ensure Clearance of conveyers after arrival
and before departure. Issue penalties to conveyers that contravene the Immigration Act. Detect signs and traces in travel documents to establish any migration violation and other illegal activities. Ensure effective processing of
inadmissible or undesirable persons on arrival who are refused to enter the
country. Ensure effective processing of prohibited persons on departure who are
refused to leave the country. Ensure effective processing of castaways,
stowaways and deserters. Facilitate the prosecution of persons travelling with
falsified South African documents. Ensure that persons working at the broader
lines are working legally in the country. Ensure visibility at the border line and
conduct searches on conveyers during arrival and departure. Conduct inspections
at the border line to ensure that conveyer don’t contravene the Immigration Act.
Identify conveyers that contravene the Immigration Act on arrival. Detect signs
and traces in conveyer to establish any migration violation and other illegal
activities. Supervising, exercising and regulating control over activities of

ENQUIRIES : Ms F Kwape, Tel No: (012) 406 4258

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct applications to Head Office: The
Director General: Department of Home Affairs, Postal Address: Private Bag X114,
Pretoria, 0001, Physical Address: 232 Cnr Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes) and
Thabo Sehume (Andries) Street, Pretoria, 0002 or email to
[email protected]

NOTE : Equity Requirements: Coloured, Indian, White Male / Female candidates are
encouraged to apply


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
CLOSING DATE : 17 October 2014
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z.83),
obtainable from any Public Service department or at and should 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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