Psychometrist / Registered Counsellor Vacancy at the Department of Employment and Labour

Psychometrist / Registered Counsellor Vacancy at the Department of Employment and Labour

  • sychometrist / Registered Counsellor

  • SALARY: Grade 1: R645 129 – R713835 per annum (OSD)

  • Grade 2: R734 811 – R813 369 per annum (OSD)

  • Grade 3: R829 688- R918 630 per annum (OSD)

  • CENTRE: Mmabatho Provincial Office- Ref No: HR4/4/05/21

Psychometrist / Registered Counsellor Vacancy at the Department of Employment and Labour


Four-year tertiary in Psychology/Honours in Psychology/Honors in Industrial Psychology. Grade 1: 0 years’ experience. Grade 2: 8 years’ experience. Grade 3: 16 years’ experience.


Public Service Act, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, International Labour Organisation Conventions. Skills Development Act. Unemployment Insurance Act. Health Professions Act. Employment Equity Act. COIDA, POPA Act. Skills: Planning and Organizing, Communication, Computer. Analytical. Presentation. Interpersonal. Report writing, Leadership, Networking.


Work with labour centers to deliver Employment Counselling. Provide technical support for the delivery of Employment Counselling services. Coordinate the dissemination of information about Employment and Careers to Labour Centres. Manage relationships between Employment Counselors and relevant organizations. Co-ordinate the administration of Psychometric Assessments. Supervise administrative personnel.

ENQUIRIES: Mr MO Maluleke: 018 387 8186

How to apply

APPLICATIONS: Chief Director: Provincial Operations: Private Bag X2040, Mmabatho, 2735 or hand deliver to: Provident House, University Drive, Mmabatho.

​CLOSING DATE: 26 May 2023 at 16:00

NOTE/ Instruction:

Please use the new form Z83 to submit applications with the relevant reference number. You can get it at any Public Service Department or online at If you send us the wrong application for employment (old Z83), we won’t consider it. You need to fill out, initial, and sign each application for employment form.If you don’t complete, initial, and sign this form, your application might be disqualified.

Sections A, B, C, and D of the Z83 must all be filled out. Section E, F, G (due to limited space on the Z83, applicants can indicate refer to CV or see attached). In addition to a comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience), you must answer the questions about conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F.

Following communication from Human Resources, shortlisted candidates will have to send certified copies of their qualifications and other related documents on the day of the interview, which must be in accordance with the ad’s requirements. The South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) must issue an evaluation report for foreign qualifications (only if you’re shortlisted).

Applicants who don’t follow the above-mentioned instructions/requirements, or applications that arrive late, won’t be considered. Please note that applications for SR1-SR8 posts must be submitted online using the link and following all the steps.

Please don’t fax or email applications. We won’t take your application seriously if you don’t submit all the required documents. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.  A pre-entry certificate from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and you can get full details by following the link below:

The Department will communicate the logistics of a technical competency test for shortlisted SMS candidates, which will test relevant technical elements of the job. DPSA SMS competency assessment tools will be used by the selection panel to assess generic managerial competencies following the interview and technical exercise. If you get the job, you’ll have to sign a performance agreement.

The Department is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Employment Equity Plan of the Department shall inform the employment decision. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s).

​CLOSING DATE: 26 May 2023 at 16:00

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