DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICE IS OFFERING A JOB


CLOSING DATE:26JANUARY 2016@ 15H45
Note:Before you apply: All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant.
The Department of Correctional Services is an equal opportunity employer. The Department will take into
consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996)
and the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) in filling of these vacancies. It is our intention to pro-mote representative in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these positions. In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate race, gender and disability status on the application form/CV. Applicants who have retired from the Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be re-appointed or have been declared medically unfit will not be considered.Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application is unsuccessful.
Please do not call the Department to inquire about the progress of your application.
Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification, and criminal records verification. Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional,pending the issue of a security clearance. If you cannot get a security clearance, your appointment will be re-considered/possibly terminated. Finger prints may be taken on the day of interview.
The Department of Correctional Services reserves the right not to fill any of these advertised posts.
Applications:
Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (Public Service Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full.
Applications must be accompanied by a CV,
certified copies of qualifications and copy of identity document. Where an advertisement states that a valid driver’s license is required, then please submit a certified copy of your license.
Please Note: All copies attached must be certified and not older than three months. Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct reference for each position you are interested in.
Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted
Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements:
CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the
advert requirements and responsibilities. It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their application reaches DCS before the stipulated closing date and time.
All Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of
the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the
department. Following the interview and technical exercise,the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessments will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.
NB: Indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the address as indicated below:
National Head Office:Postal Address:Post Advertisement, Department of Correctional Services, Private Bag X136,Pretoria, 0001
Contact persons:Ms LM Motaung 012 307 2505
/Ms TF Dlamini 012 307 2295
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: INSPECTING JUDGE
CapeTown (Performance-linked contract appointment)
(Ref.DCS/12/01)
Salary:R1042500 all-inclusive package
Requirements:Recognized Degree/National Diploma in Public Administration or equivalent qualification with 5 years Senior Management experience within Judicial system. Computer literate. Valid Driver’s license.
Competencies and attributes:Strategic capability and leadership, communication skills (verbal and written),financial management, transformation management, policy development, project and programme management, change management, facilitation, problem solving and decision making, time management, presentation skills, training and development, high level of honesty and integrity. Coaching and mentoring. Conflict management, conceptual skills, diversity management, plan, organize, lead and control. Good work ethics. Confidentiality. Interpersonal relations. Understanding of public service policy and legislative framework. Service delivery and client orientation. Accountability.
Responsibilities:Provide strategic direction on the role of the office of the Judicial Inspectorate Correctional Services in terms of relevant Acts and delegations.Provide administrative support within the prevailing legal and statutory framework.
Manage the development/review, implementation and monitoring of policies for the JICS. Ensure the provision of legal services to the JICS. Ensure the managing of the different Regions interms of independent Correctional Centre visits. Perform effective risk management.Management of human resources,finance and assets.
CHIEF DEPUTY COMMISSIONER: HUMAN RESOURCE
National Head Office: Chief Directorate: Human Resource (Ref:DCS/12/02)
Salary: R1290 633all-inclusive package
Requirements:A post-graduate Degree/in Public Management or equivalent qualification with 8-10 years Senior Management
experience in a similar environment.Relevant experience in Regulatory framework Governing Public |Service planning processes. Extensive experience in collective bargaining mechanisms and traceable experience in ensuring efficient and effective Human Resources Management.Valid Driver’s license. Computer literate.
Competencies and attributes:Coordination skills, leadership skills, monitoring and evaluation skills, service delivery champion, , diversity and change management, planning, organizing, , client orientation and customer focus, good communication skills, understanding of public service policy and legislative framework, ability to network, diplomacy and tactfulness, influence and impact, strategic capability.Policy development, financial management skills, project and programme management, problem solving and analysis, decision making,people management and empowerment, integrity and honesty, confidentiality, interpersonal relations, assertiveness. Facilitation and presentation skills.

In-depth knowledge and understanding of Public Service transformation and management and have the ability to convert policy into action.

Responsibilities:Provide strategic guidance and advice with regards to the following areas: Human Re-sources Management, Human Resources Development, Organizational Design and Development, Employee Relations and Intergrated Employee Health and Wellness.Provide sound financial management leadership to the Department.Play a leading role in the design and implementation of all Human
Resource strategies and tactics to ensure that the Department achieves its strategic goals.Management of Sound Labour
Relations,Strengthening good working relations with its strategic partners, clients and stakeholders.Management of human resources, finance and assets.
DIRECTOR: HEAD OF CORRECTIONAL CENTRE
Pollsmoor Maximum (Ref:DCS/12/03)
Salary: R879 738 all-inclusive package
Requirements:Recognized Degree/National Diploma with 5 middle management experience in a similar environment.
Top secret security classification as an added advantage. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learnership/Basic Training.Experienced in and knowledge of South African Correctional System and Criminal Justice System. Computer literate.Valid driver’s licence.
Competencies and attributes:Strategic capability and leadership, communication skills (verbal and written),
financial management, transformation management, policy development, project and programme management, facilitation, change management, problem solving and decision making, time management and customer focus.Honesty and integrity. Coaching and mentoring. Good work ethics. Confidentiality. Interpersonal relations. Ability to work long hours. Diplomacy and tactful. Influence and impact. Accountability. Willingness to travel..
Responsibilities:Management of all aspects of the Correctional Centre on a day to day basis through the implementation of Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998 as amended. Manage the implementation of the imperatives of White Paper on Corrections. Management of case management administration, security, development and care, unit management and case management committees by ensuring that admission and releases are conducted, property store is secured, reconciliation of offender’s cash, fines and bail payments. Manage operational support services.Foster a working relationship with the Justice Cluster and the Community. Monitor, evaluate and take appropriate action in relation to outcomes on the risk trends.
Manage internal security by ensuring that standby list is available, sufficient security in centre, searching is done continuously according to register, etc. Manage external security by ensuring that utilization of offenders are at work teams, officials are performing guard duty and manning of tower posts. Manage the development and care functions of offenders. Manage social work services, spiritual/moral development, Health functions and hospital services for inmates.Ensure that a consistent system of activities within the centre is developed and regular committee sittings do take place.Manage human resources at the centre
, finances and assets.
DIRECTOR: HEAD OF CORRECTIONAL CENTRE
Pollsmoor Maximum (Ref:DCS/12/03)
Salary: R879 738 all-inclusive package
Requirements:RecognizedDegree/National Diploma with 5 middle management experience in a similar environment.
Top secret security classification as an added advantage. Successful completion of Corrections Science Learner ship/Basic Training.Experienced in and knowledge of South African Correctional System and Criminal Justice System. Computer literate. Valid driver’s licence.
Competencies and attributes:Strategic capability and leadership, communication skills (verbal and written),
financial management, transformation management, policy development, project and programme management, facilitation, change management, problem solving and decision making, time management and customer focus.
Honesty and integrity. Coaching and mentoring. Good work ethics. Confidentiality. Interpersonal
relations. Ability to work long hours. Diplomacy and tactful. Influence and impact. Accountability. Willingness to travel..
Responsibilities:Management of all aspects of the Correctional Centre on a day to day basis through the implementation of Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998 as amended.Manage the implementation of the imperatives of White Paper on Corrections.Management of case management administration, security,development and care, unit management and case management committees by ensuring that admission and releases are conducted, property store is secured, reconciliation of offender’s cash, fines and bail payments.Manage operational support services.Foster a working relationship with the Justice Cluster and the Community. Monitor, evaluate and take appropriate action in relation to outcomes on the risk trends.
Manage internal security by ensuring that standby list is available, sufficient security in centre, searching is done continuously according to register, etc. Manage external security by ensuring that utilization of offenders are at work teams, officials are performing guard duty and manning of tower posts. Manage the development and care functions of offenders. Manage social work services, spiritual/moral development, Health functions and hospital services for inmates.
Ensure that a consistent system of activities within the centre is developed and regular committee sittings do take place.
Manage human resources at the centre, finances and assets
REGIONAL COORDINATOR FACILITIES
KZN Region (Ref: DCS/01/04), Western Cape Region (Ref: DCS/01/05), Gauteng Region (Ref:DCS/01/06), Free
State/Northern Cape Region (Ref: DCS/01/07), Eastern Cape Region (Ref:DCS/01/08), LMN Region (Ref: DCS/01/09)
Salary: R879 738 all-inclusive package
Requirements:Recognized B degree/B Tech in the Built Environment with a minimum of then (10) years’experience in the Built Environment, Five (5) for which should be at middle management level. Registration with the relevant professional council will be an added advantage.Computer literate.Valid driver’s licence.
Competencies:Strategic capability and leadership. Problem solving and analysis. Decision making. Team leadership. Creativity. Financial management. Customer focus and responsiveness. Communication. Computer skills. People management. Planning and organization. Conflict management. Negotiation skills. Change management. Programme and project management. Built environment legal and operational compliance.Built environment legal and operational compliance. Built skills and knowledge. Built environment design and analysis knowledge. Research and development. Computer-aided engineering applications. Creating high performance culture. Technical consulting. Built environment and professional judgement.
Responsibilities:The coordination of policy. Maintain operational effectiveness.Quality assessment of facilities.
Adherence to OHS Act. Governance.Ensure the continuous updating of the building and maintenance programme for the Region.Ensure that priorities in the building and maintenance programmes are still in line with the Departmental strategies and objectives. Continuous interaction with Area Commissioners and the Regional Head Correction and Regional Head Corporate Services to ensure that programmes are in line with the needs.Evaluation of existing leases as well as the need for new leas
es on a continuous basis. Plan,organize and monitor own resources building projects.Compile business plan for branch management practice and organizational requirements.Manage and implement knowledge sharing initiatives e.g. short-term assignments and secondments within and across operations in support of individual development plans, operational requirements and return on investment.Municipal services.Liaison with stakeholders.Management of human resources, finance and assets.
DIRECTOR: POLICY AND RESEARCH REMAND DETENTION SYSTEMS
National Head Office: Chief Directorate: Remand Detention (Ref:DCS/12/10)
Salary: R879 738 all-inclusive package
Requirements:Recognized Degree/National Diploma in Public/Business management or equivalent qualification with 5 years
middle management experiencein a similar environment.In-depth knowledge in Policy Development.Analysis and Research.
Valid Driver’s license. Computer literacy.
Competencies and attributes:
Coordination skills, leadership skills, monitoring and evaluation skills, service delivery champion, innovation campaigner, diversity and change management, planning, organizing, time management, client orientation and customer focus, good communication skills, understanding of public service policy and legislative framework, ability to network, diplomacy and tactfulness, influence and impact,strategic capability, policy development, financial management skills, project and programme management,problem solving and analysis, decision making, people management and empowerment, integrity and honesty, confidentiality, interpersonal relations, assertiveness. Facilitation and presentation skills.
Responsibilities:Provide research and conduct strategy development.Co-ordinate and adviceon the implementation
of Remand detention policy processes and procedures.Facilitate and co-ordinate the implementation of Remand detention developed policies.Manage and facilitate policy analysis processes.Establish and strengthen partnerships with
research bodies/institutions and provincial structures within the JCPS Cluster.Manage and provide a research and resource information management service to all relevant stakeholders.Management of human resources, financial resources and assets in the Directorate.
DIRECTOR:CODE ENFORCEMENT
National Head Office: Chief Directorate:Legal Services (Ref:DCS/12/11)
Salary: R879 738 all-inclusive package
Requirements:Recognized Degreein Legal Studies/ or equivalent qualification with 5 years middle management experience in a similar environment.Extensive Knowledge of Regulatory Framework.Valid Driver’s license. Computer literacy.Experience required in implementing innovative programmes.
Competencies and attributes:Financial Management.People Management and Empowerment.Client Orientation and Customer Focus.Strategic Capability and Leadership.Programme and Project Management.Change Management.Knowledge Management.Service Delivery Innovation.Problem Solving Analysis.Communication.Honesty and Integrity.Legislative frameworks.Disciplinary code and procedures
Responsibilities:
Ensure effective risk management within the Directorate in compliance with the risk management plan of the Department. Conduct Disciplinary hearings/appeals/conciliation/arbitration against transgressing officials relating to corruption, theft, fraud and other serious malpractices in compliance with the Disciplinary Code and Procedure.Monitor implementation of sanctions imposed during disciplinary hearings.Capacity building for chairpersons and initiators of disciplinary hearing cases.Management of human resources, finances and asset

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