Applications are now for the position of Department of Labour Administrative Clerk – Employer Audit Officer. This role plays a crucial part in ensuring compliance and fairness in employment practices nationwide. It is an ideal opportunity for detail-oriented individuals passionate about upholding labor standards and regulatory integrity. If you have the required skills and qualifications, apply now to make a meaningful impact and embark on a fulfilling career with the Department of Labour.

Department of Labour Administrative Clerk Vacancy Overview

  • Position: Employer Audit Officer
  • Reference: REF NO: HR4/4/5/09
  • Salary: R308 154 per annum
  • Centre: Provincial Office-KwaZulu-Natal
  • Enquiries: Ms P Shandu Tel No: (031) 366 2095
  • Closing date: 01 July 2024 at 16:00


  • A three (3) year qualification in Labour Relations Management, BCOM Law, LLB, or Internal Audit.
  • One (1) year of functional experience specifically in Auditing.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s licence.


  • Departmental policies and procedures
  • Batho Pele Principles
  • Public Service Act and Regulations
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and Regulations
  • Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA)
  • Unemployment Insurance Act (UIA)
  • Public Finance Management Act (PFMA)
  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA)
  • Skills Development Levies Act (SDLA)
  • Labour Relations Act (LRA)
  • Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act
  • Skills Development Act
  • Employment Equity Act


  • Facilitation skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Interviewing skills
  • Written communication skills
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Innovation
  • Analytical skills
  • Research skills
  • Project management skills


  • Monitor the implementation and implications of UIA (Unemployment Insurance Act) and COIDA (Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act) programs.
  • Analyze systems to provide expert advice on sector-specific UIA and COIDA matters.
  • Coordinate processes to monitor and evaluate the impact of UIA and COIDA programs.
  • Support the implementation of advocacy campaigns on UIA and COIDA regularly and during legislative amendments.

Application process

  • Address applications to the Deputy Director: Provincial Operations.
  • Submit applications via postal mail to P.O Box 940, Durban, 4001.
  • Alternatively, deliver applications in person to 267 Anton Lembede Street, Durban.

Tip: Download the Z83 Government Application Form

Additional information

  • The subject line of the email must clearly state the correct job title and the reference number of the post being applied for.
  • Ensure the Z83 form is fully completed, initialled, and signed by the applicant. Incomplete forms may lead to disqualification.
  • Provide a recently updated comprehensive CV detailing previous experience.
  • Answer all questions related to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F of the Z83 form.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the interview date as communicated by Human Resources.
  • Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) when shortlisted.
  • Applications received after the closing date or via email/fax will not be considered.
  • Failure to submit all requested documents will result in the application being disqualified.
  • Correspondence will only be conducted with short-listed candidates.
  • If not contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date, consider the application unsuccessful.
  • Suitable candidates will undergo a personnel suitability check including criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification, and employment verification.
  • The Department reserves the right not to appoint any candidate to the advertised post.

The Department of Labour invites qualified candidates to apply for various positions, emphasizing adherence to application guidelines and thorough submission of required documents. Central to their selection process is a commitment to equity, diversity, and public service excellence, seeking individuals aligned with these values.

The department looks forward to welcoming dedicated team members eager to contribute positively to employment regulation and service delivery nationwide.