Refugee Reception Officer – 2 Vacancies

Posted on :

23 Jun, 2014

Category :

Government Jobs in South Africa

SALARY : R148 584 to R175 023 per annum (Level 6). In addition, a range of competitive
benefits are offered.
CENTRE : KwaZulu-Natal: Durban Refugee Reception Centre.

REQUIREMENTS : Equity Requirements: Coloured, Indian Male / Female and White Male
candidates are encouraged to apply • A Grade 12 Certificate with relevant
experience in a customer service environment or related field • A tertiary
qualification at NQF level 6 in International Relations / Social Sciences and
Public Administration will be an added advantage • Knowledge of the Immigration
Act, Refugee Act, South African Refugee Act • Knowledge of International
Conventions and Protocols relating to status of refugees • Good verbal and
written communication skills • Client oriented • Honesty and Integrity • Computer
literacy is essential • A valid driver’s licence may be an added advantage •
Preference will be given to candidates from the local area where the post is located.


DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following
specific tasks: • Receive asylum seekers and conduct Pre-Interviews • Open files
for asylum seekers and capture bio-data requirements • Assist the applicants
with filing BI 1590 forms • Receive applications for refugees travel documents
and identity document • Issue and extend Temporary Asylum Seeker Permits •
Schedule asylum seekers’ status determination hearings • Ensure that all
necessary documentation or any evidence is submitted and verify the validity and
authenticity of all original documents • Ensure that information received from
Asylum seekers are captured correctly.

ENQUIRIES : KwaZulu-Natal: Mr Q Luthuli (033) 845 5000

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct applications to: KwaZulu-Natal
Province: Postal Address: PO BOX 09, Scottsville 3209 Physical Address: 181
Church Street, Pietermaritzburg 3200

CLOSING DATE : 23 June 2014
NOTE : Applications must be sent in time to the correct address as indicated at the
bottom of each position, 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
consideration. In the event of hand-delivery of applications, applicants must sign
an application register as proof of application. 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. No faxes or
e-mailed applications will be considered. 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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