X3 Inspector: Inspection and Enforcement Services at the Department of Employment and Labour

X3 Inspector: Inspection and Enforcement Services at the Department of Employment and Labour

  • SALARY: R241 485 per annum

X3 Inspector: Inspection and Enforcement Services at the Department of Employment and Labour


  • Labour Centre: Makhanda Ref No: HR4/4/1/700 (X1 Post)

  • Labour Centre: Nqanqarhu Ref No: HR4/4/1/701 (X1 Post)

  • Labour Centre: De Aar Ref No: HR 4/4/8/14 (X1 Post)


Three (3) years relevant qualification in Labour Relations/ BCOM Law/ LLB. Valid driver’s license. Knowledge of Departmental Policies and Procedures, Skills Development Act, Labour Relations Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Unemployment I

nsurance Act, and the Unemployment Insurance Contribution Act.Among my skills are: facilitation, planning and organising (own work), computer skills (Spreadsheets, Power Point and word processing), interpersonal skills, problem solving, interviewing, analytical skills, verbal communication, and knowledge of the Employment Equity Act.


Maintain compliance with all labour legislations by conducting occupational inspections. Investigate reported cases of labour legislation violations and enforce them where and when necessary. Conduct proactive (Blitz) inspections to monitor compliance with labour legislation on a regular basis. Conduct advocacy campaigns on identified and allocated labour legislation. Prepare inspection plans, reports, and statistics on assigned cases.


  • Tel: 045 9321 424 for Ms N Mvanyashe

  • The phone number of Ms N Ntlokwana is 0466622104.

  • The phone number of Mr. I Young is (053) 631 0952 (De Aar).

How to apply

You can apply by visiting https://essa.labour.gov.za/EssaOnline/WebBeans/ and following the steps.

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 www.gov.za/documents, 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.

Upon notification from Human Resources, only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the interview date, and such qualifications and other related documents will have to meet the requirements of the advert.

An evaluation report issued by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) is required when a foreign qualification is shortlisted. Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned instructions/ requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered.

Please note that applications for SR1-SR8 posts must be submitted electronically online using the link https://essa.labour.gov.za/EssaOnline/WebBeans/ following all steps. Applications via fax or email are not accepted. The application will not be considered if all requested documents are not submitted. 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.

All SMS applicants need to obtain a pre-entry certificate from the National School of Government (NSG). A full description of the course can be found by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/.

The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be required to participate in a technical competency test to determine the relevant technical aspects 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.

An internship performance agreement will be required of the successful candidate. 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

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