DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The DOJ&CD is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1)
(i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as
defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of
the Department will be taken into consideration.
NOTE : Interested applicants may visit the following website: www.justice.gov.za or
www.dpsa.gov.za to view the full job specification of the above positions.
Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 form & CV must be
accompanied by original certified copies of qualifications, identity document and a
driver’s licence where necessary. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany
foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned
requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will
be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. Candidate will complete
a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance.
The foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance
certificate from country of origin. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for
People with Disabilities including where drivers licence is a requirement.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear
from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application
has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these
positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and
preference will be given to the EE Target.
ERRATUM: kindly note that the posts advertised for department in Public Service
Vacancy Circular 37 dated 14 September 2018, the closing date for the posts has
been changed from 12 October 2018 to 08 October 2018. Enquiries: Ms S
Maribeng 012 315 1103. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
OTHER POSTS: COMMUNICATION OFFICER
POST 38/36 : COPY EDITOR REF NO: 18/80/LD
SALARY : R356 289 – R419 475 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to
sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : South African Law Reform Commission
REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Degree / National Diploma or equivalent in English, Publishing,
Journalism or Communication; At least 5 years appropriate post qualification
editorial experience; Experience in the legal field or an academic field will be an
advantage. Skills And Competencies: Communication skills (written or verbal);
Strong editorial skills; Research skills; Commitment to consistent accuracy and
quality; Results oriented; Highly effective interpersonal skills; Strong organizational
skills and the ability to multi-task; Advanced computer skills, especially MS Office
(Word, Outlook, EXCEL AND PowerPoint); Effectively build and maintain
DUTIES : Conduct quality review of SALRC and departmental documents; Ensure that
SALRC documents meet style and publishing requirements and are of the highest
formatting, grammatical and spelling standard; Edit documents for consistency,
correct language usage, style and formatting; Maintain awareness of technical
terms and new words or phrases coming into popular usage; Establish and
maintain relationships with authors and technical advisors; Advise on the design,
layout and cover of documents; Prepare and oversee documents for distribution
and publication; Manage legal compliance with regard to compulsory distribution
and legal deposit libraries; Review and update SALRC Style Manual; Publish and
distribute a quarterly SALRC newsletter; Edit articles that appear in the newsletter
for proper language usage grammar, wordiness, inaccuracies, poor organization
and other writing errors; Oversee publication production, including artwork, layout,
computer typesetting and printing.
ENQUIRIES : Ms P Leshilo (012) 357 8240
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address:
The Human Resources: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development,
Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor
Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.
NOTE : People with disabilities are encourage to apply
CLOSING DATE : 08 October 2018