CLOSING DATE : 30 October 2020 at 16:00 (Applications received after the closing date and
faxed copies will not be considered).
NOTE : The advertisement(s) contained herein is/are meant for the
attention/perusal of all interested job seekers, whether they are serving
employees/officials of the DOD/Public Service, unemployed persons or
persons employed outside the Public Service. Persons not employed by
the DOD/Public Service are encouraged to apply for the vacancies
advertised in this circular. Applications must be submitted on the
prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service department),
which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must
be accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars of the applicants’
training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience) and clear
certified copies of original educational qualification certificates, ID
document and Driver’s license (where applicable). Failure to comply with
the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified.
Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form
Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each
post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application it
must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an
applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form,
the application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the
application and not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will
photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted.
The successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability
Checks (criminal record-, citizenship- & financial/asset record checks and
qualification and employment verification). Successful candidates will also
be subjected to security clearance processes. Applicants who do not
receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing
date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the large
volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be
acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed
candidates only. For more information on the job description(s) please
contact the person indicated in the post details. Successful candidates will
be appointed on probation for the period of twelve (12) months in terms of
the prescribed rules.


This post is advertised in the DOD and broader Public Service
Chief Directorate: HR Strategic Direction & Policy
Directorate Labour & Service Relations, Armscor Building, Erasmuskloof
SALARY : R316 791 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Degree or National Diploma in Labour Relations/HR
Management. Certificates in Conciliation/ Arbitration/Negotiations,
knowledge of HR and experience in dealing with grievances,
investigations and drafting of submissions to higher authority are regarded
as an advantage. Knowledge of the Public Service Act, 1994, Public
Service Regulations & Instructions, Defence Act, 2002, Labour Relations
Act, 66 of 1995 and the Individual Grievances Regulations (IGR), 2016.
Computer literacy (MS Office), Communication (written and verbal),
Dispute resolution, strategic and analytic thinking, inter personal relations
and problem solving and decision making skills. Ability to interpret and the
application thereof.
DUTIES : Handle grievances within the Department of Defence (DOD) i.e. draft
submissions to the Grievance Board with appropriate findings,
recommendations and advice. Advise DOD personnel on the application
or procedure of grievances. Evaluate reports, investigations against DOD
Policy and fair labour practices. Evaluate reports of investigating officers
and make proposals to management. Provide expert Labour and Service
Relations advice on individual grievances in the DOD. Resolve individual
ENQUIRIES : Mr L.L. Mdhluli Tel No: (012) 355 5796
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email to:


This post is advertised in the DOD and broader Public Service
Chief Directorate: HR Strategic Direction & Policy
Directorate Labour & Service Relations, Armscor Building, Erasmuskloof
SALARY : R316 791 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Bachelors Degree or National Diploma with Labour
Law/Labour Relation or Human Resources Management is essential.
Special Requirements (skills needed): Experience in the following is an
essential requirement: Research, investigation and report writing in
relation to disputes. Demonstrate Knowledge of legislation governing
labour relations and relevant Public Service prescripts. Demonstrate skills
of research, comprehension, analysis and interpretation of prescripts.
Computer literate. Good language and communication skills (both written
and verbal). Strategic thinking, dispute resolution and negotiation skills.
Good organisation, planning and decision-making skills. Ability to compile
and maintain statistics in relation to disputes. Ability to work under
DUTIES : Represent the Department of Defence (DOD) at the relevant bargaining
councils. Facilitate the representation of the DOD at the Labour Court.
Draft submissions. Render administrative support in all matters in relation
to disputes. Advise line management on the application of labour relations
processes and systems and compliance with the relevant prescripts.
Maintain an accurate database and compile reports on disputes. Provide
labour relations advice in the development and implementation of all
departmental policies.
ENQUIRIES : Mr L.L. Mdhluli Tel No: (012) 355 5796.
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email to:

NOTE : Travelling throughout the republic on a frequent bases is an essential