Psychometrist Counselor Grade 1 Position at the Department of Employment and Labour

Psychometrist Counselor Grade 1 Position at the Department of Employment and Labour

Psychometrist Counselor Grade 1

Ref No Hr4/4/1/201

SALARY: R645 129 per annum (OSD)

CENTER: Labour Centre: Lusikisiki

Psychometrist Counselor Grade 1 Position at the Department of Employment and Labour


Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or an equivalent qualification. Registered with HPCSA as a Counsellor (Independent Practice) or a Psychometrist (Independent Practice). A valid driver’s license. ILO Conventions, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Psychometric Assessment. Computer skills, communication, planning, organizing, report writing, leadership, innovation, presentation, analytical skills, interpersonal skills.


Provide and implement employment counselling services. Provide and implement recruitment, psychometric assessment and selection services. Liaise with different organizations (Government, non-government, non-profit and private) to facilitate employability enhancement innervations for designated groups. Manage operations and personnel resources of the employment counselling.


Ms N Getyeza Tel: (039) 253 1996/7

How to apply

Please hand deliver to Cnr Stanford and Jakaranda Streets, Lusikisiki, 4820, Deputy Director: Labour Centre Operations.

For Attention: Sub-directorate: Labour Centre Operations, Lusikisiki.

NOTE/ Instruction:

It is necessary for applicants to complete the new Z83 application form, which can be found at any Public Service Department or online at, quoting the relevant reference number. All applications submitted using the incorrect Employment Application (old Z83) will not be considered.

Each application must be fully completed, initialled, and signed by the applicant. This form must be fully completed, initialed, and signed in order for the application to be considered for selection.

It is imperative that all sections of the Z83 be completed in full, including Sections A, B, C and D. Section E, F, G (Due to the limited space on the Z83, applicants may indicate that they refer to their

CV or see the attached document). An updated comprehensive CV is required (including detailed previous experience). Questions related to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F must be answered.

Following the communication from Human Resources, only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of their qualifications and other related documents by the day of the interview. All qualifications and related documents must comply with the advertisement’s requirements.

The South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) must issue an evaluation report when shortlisted for a foreign qualification. In addition, applications received late will not be considered if they do not comply with the above-mentioned instructions/requirements.

Please note that applications for SR1-SR8 posts must be submitted online following the link follow all steps. The Department does not accept applications via email or fax.

The application will not be considered if all the requested documents are not submitted. Please accept that your application was unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement.

We reserve the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post if suitable candidates do not meet the department’s personnel suitability requirements (criminal record, citizenship, credit record, qualification verification, and employment verification).

SMS applicants must obtain a pre-entry certificate from the National School of Government (NSG). This course is offered by the NSG under the name Certificate for entry to SMS and full details can be found at

The Department will communicate the logistics of a technical competency assessment to all shortlisted candidates for SMS positions. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

A performance agreement will be signed by the successful candidate during the internship. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender, and disability) through the filling of this position(s). The Department is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment equity plan shall inform the hiring decision.
CLOSING DATE: 26 May 2023

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