The Department of Health seeks dedicated and organised individuals to join their team as Human Resource Clerks. This is an excellent opportunity for those with a passion for HR to gain valuable experience and contribute to the efficient functioning of the Human Resource Management Directorate. With two positions available, this role offers a chance to work in a supportive environment and make a significant impact on public health services.

Human Resource Clerk Job Overview

  • Position: Human Resource Clerk x 2
  • Reference Number: refs/020766
  • Directorate: Human Resource Management
  • Number of Posts: 2
  • Package: R216 417 per annum, plus benefits
  • Enquiries: Mr. AL Mokgetle – Tel no: 012-564 6300
  • Location: Masakhane Provincial Laundry and Cook Freeze Factory
  • Closing Date: 05-07-2024

Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this Human Resource Clerk position, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Education: Grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification. Exposure in human resource management is advantageous. A PERSAL certificate is an added advantage. Priority will be given to EPWP/Interns.
  • Knowledge: Familiarity with the Public Service Act and Regulations, Skills Development Act, PFMA, Labour Relations Act, PMDS, PSCBC Resolutions, etc.
  • Skills:
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Sound organizational skills and time management
    • Good telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills
    • Document management skills
    • Office administration competency
    • Ability to handle information confidentially
    • Ability to work independently and in a team
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Attributes: High level of reliability, tact, discretion, self-motivation, and the ability to act on own initiative.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Implementing and administering HR practices, including leave, housing, medical aid, service termination, long service recognition, transfers, pension, and other allowances.
  • Capturing and auditing leave and other time-related data (overtime, night shift, standby).
  • Coordinating various HR meetings and workshops.
  • Managing skills development and training matters.
  • Handling policy and procedures on incapacity leave and ill-health retirement (PILIR).
  • Monitoring compliance with PMDS and maintaining attendance registers.
  • Rendering effective filing and record management services.
  • Operating office machines related to registry functions and handling postage.
  • Conducting physical verification of staff and managing all AG matters.
  • Performing other lawful duties as delegated by the supervisor.

Application Process

Interested candidates should follow these steps to apply:

  1. Application Form: Download Z83 Application Form
  2. Complete the Z83: Fill out the new Z83 form completely, initial, sign, and ensure it aligns with DPSA Circular 19 of 2022.
  3. Curriculum Vitae: Submit a fully completed Z83 form and an updated detailed CV.
  4. Submission: Applications must be submitted strictly online at the following E-Recruitment portal: No hand-delivered, faxed, or emailed applications will be accepted. For assistance with online applications, email your query to

Important Notes

  • Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other documents with the application but must provide them if shortlisted.
  • Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to vetting and personnel pre-employment suitability checks (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification, and employment verification).
  • The Department reserves the right to use practical exercises/tests during the recruitment process and not to fill the post.
  • The Gauteng Department of Health is committed to Employment Equity and encourages people with disabilities to apply.


Joining the Department of Health as a Human Resource Clerk offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the public health sector while gaining valuable HR experience. This role promises a supportive environment, professional growth, and the chance to make a significant impact. If you meet the requirements and are ready to take on this fulfilling role, we encourage you to apply by the closing date.

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