South African Social Security Agency – Receptionist

R 173 703 – R 204 612 p.a. exclusive of benefits
Location: Head Office – Pretoria
(Ref No: SAS H/O 25/08/20-42)

Candidates should hold a Senior Certificate coupled with 0-1 year working experience in
the relevant field; Computer literacy and a valid driver’s license are essential.

The candidates will answer incoming telephone calls, determines purpose of calls, and
forward calls to appropriate personnel or department; Takes and delivers messages or
transfers calls to voice mail when appropriate personnel are unavailable; Answers
questions about organization and provides callers with address, directions, and other
information; Welcomes on-site visitors / beneficiaries, determines nature of business, and
announces visitors to appropriate personnel.

Preference will be given to Indian Male followed by White Male/ Female and Person
with Disability, respectively.

The application for the above position must be sent to

Important notes: All these positions are advertised with the minimum requirements.
Appointments will be subjected to compulsory pre-employment screening in the form of
qualification, reference, ITC, criminal checks and compulsory competency assessment. It is
our intention to promote representivity in terms of race, gender and disability through the
filling of this post and candidates whose appointment will promote representivity will receive
preference. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by
South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) prior to the selection process. SASSA is under
no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement thereof. Please note: All SASSA staff are
subjected to compulsory security vetting on appointment. E-mailed applications will be

Closing date: 07 September 2020.

Applicants interested in applying for these posts should send their applications (CV and
covering letter only, quoting the relevant reference number and position name as per the
advert) to emails indicated on each position. Kindly note that copies of qualification,
certificate, ID and driver’s license etc, should be submitted upon request.

Mr Tlou Moloto – Tel No: (012) 400 2326
Ms Pamela Tshefu – Tel No: (012) 400 2264
Ms Salome Maluleke – Tel No: (012) 400 2057

If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of the
advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.
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