Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services Circular 29 of 2021


The Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services (JICS) is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of JICS will be taken into consideration. People with Disabilities will be accommodated within reasonable limits. Therefore preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will assist the JICS in achieving its Employment Equity targets in terms of the JICS’s Employment Equity Plan.


APPLICATIONS                     : Cape Town: The Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services, Private Bag

X9177, Cape Town, 8000. Alternatively, applications may be handed in at Standard Bank Building, No. 1 Thibault Square, 9th Floor, Cnr Long Street & Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town, 8000.

KwaZulu – Natal Region: P.O. Box 1322 Durban 4000. Alternatively, applications may be handed in at Aqua Sky Building, 275 Anton Lembede Street, 8th Floor, Durban 4001.

Northern Management Region: Private Bag 153, Centurion, 0046. Alternatively, applications may be handed in at 265 West Avenue, Tuinhof, Karee (West Block), Centurion, 0046.

CLOSING DATE                     : 10 September 2021

NOTE                                       :          Applicants are advised that a new application for employment (Z83) has been

in effect since 1 January 2021. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies. Applications submitted using the old Z83 form will not be accepted. Applications must be accompanied by

(1) a comprehensive CV, with specific starting and ending dates in all relevant positions and clarity on the levels and ranks pertaining to experience as compared to the Public Service, as well as at least 3 contactable references, (2)a copy of the applicant’s South African ID Document, (3) a copy of the applicant’s driver’s license where required, (4) a copy of Grade 12 Certificate as well as all qualifications mentioned in the CV and (5) a SAQA verification report for foreign qualifications. (Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents/ copies on or before the day of the interviews). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation. Incomplete applications, applications received after the closing date or applications without SAQA verification reports for foreign qualifications will not be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process and the verification of educational qualification certificates. It is important to note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all information and attachments in support of the application are submitted by the due date. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. By submitting the employment application form, you agree and consent in terms of section 11 (1) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA), to your personal information which you provide to the Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services (JICS) being processed by the JICS and its employees, agents, cabinet committees, and sub-contractors for recruitment purposes, in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013.




POST 29/69                            :            VISITORS COMMITTEE COORDINATOR – VCCO DIRECTORATE



SALARY                                  : R257 508 per annum (Level 07)

CENTRE                                  : Western Cape/ Cape Town

REQUIREMENTS                  :          Applicants must be in possession of a Senior Certificate/Grade 12, three (3)

year Degree/National Diploma in Public Administrations / Public Management, NQF 6 as recognized by SAQA or equivalent qualification. 3-5 years clerical experience within correctional services environment or related. Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, Public Service Act and Regulations and National   Treasury   Regulations;   A   valid   driver’s   licence.   Skills   and


Competencies: Computer literacy sound Interpersonal relations; Communication (verbal and written) skills; Planning and organizational skills; Able to work under pressure, independently and willingness to work extra hours; Problem solving and leadership skills; Ability to pay attention to detail. Good conflict resolution skills.

DUTIES                                    : The successful candidate will be responsible to supervise the work of

Independent Correctional Centre Visitors (ICCVs) provide support to the Independent Correctional Centre Visitors (ICCVS). Attend to Visitors Committee/Stakeholders meetings. Conduct performance audits/ assessments; arrange inductions/training and attend to disciplinary matter related to ICCVs. Monitor all mandatory complaints according to policy. Capture unresolved complaints from VC meeting on the system. Rendering of administrative support services to the Independent Correctional Centre Visitors. Manage the relationship with stakeholders (good working relationships).

ENQUIRIES                            : Ms. J Gericke/Mr. G Wicomb, Tel No: (021) 421 1012.


POST 29/70                            :            INDEPENDENT CORRECTIONAL CENTRE VISITORS

(Thirty Six Months (36) months contract for all ICCV positions)


SALARY                                  :            R65 139 (3/8th) per annum (Level 05 on part time notch) + 37% in lieu of


CENTRE                                              KwaZulu – Natal Region: Durban Juvenile Ref No: 77/2021 KwaZulu – Natal Region: Durban Med C Ref No: JI 78/2021 KwaZulu – Natal Region: Ekuseni Youth Centre Ref No: JI 79/2021 KwaZulu – Natal Region: Mthunzini Ref No: JI 80 /2021

KwaZulu – Natal Region: Matatiele Ref No: JI -81/2021 KwaZulu – Natal Region: Glencoe Ref No: JI- 82/2021 KwaZulu – Natal Region: Ncome Med B Ref No: JI -83/2021 KwaZulu – Natal Region: Pietermaritzburg Ref No: JI- 83/2021 KwaZulu – Natal Region: Qalakabusha Ref No: JI-85/2021

KwaZulu – Natal Region: Waterval Medium A Ref No: JI 86/2021 Northern Management: Johannesburg Med A Ref No: JI 87/2021 Northern Management : Barberton Med Ref No: JI 88/2021.

REQUIREMENTS                  : Grade 12 and computer literacy knowledge. A recommendation of nomination

as an ICCV by a community organization. Public spirited and sound knowledge of the Batho-Pele principles. Assertiveness and ability to work under pressure in a corrections environment. Able to function independently. Passion for human rights. Driver’s license and own transport will be an added advantage.

DUTIES                                    : The successful candidates will be responsible to visit the correctional facility

on a daily basis and engage with inmates and officials on complaints and other matters. Monitor the conditions of incarceration and report on findings. Monitor and report on all instances of death, segregations, use of mechanical restraints and use of force in the centre. Support officials from JICS during inspections and investigations. Administrative tasks will include dealing with and capturing inmate complaints and mandatory matters and detailed report writing.

ENQUIRIES                            : Mr. S Sibanyoni /Mrs. S Naidoo Tel No: (031) 366 1900 (KwaZulu – Natal)

Mr M Mentoor, Mrs G Nkuna (012) 663 7521 (Northern Management)

NOTE                                       : NB. “These posts are re-advertised positions, those who have applied

previously are encouraged to re-apply”.


POST 29/71                            : MESSENGER/CLEANER

(12 months contract appointment.)


SALARY                                  :            R102 534 per annum (Level 02), plus 37% in lieu of benefits.

CENTRE                                  :            Bloemfontein Ref No: JI 89/2021 Centurion Ref. No: JI 90/2021 Cape Town Ref. No: JI 91/2021 Durban Ref No: JI 92/2021

East London Ref No: JI 93/2021

REQUIREMENTS                  : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 10 or ABET (NQF level1-4).

Relevant work experience. Ability to use machinery (vacuum, urn etc.). Ability to read and write. Communication and listening skills. Planning, organising and people skills.

DUTIES                                    :            The incumbent will be responsible for cleaning offices and create an orderly

working environment. Cleaning GG vehicles and safekeeping of equipment.


Ordering cleaning material. Ad-hoc tasks as delegated by the supervisor. A driver’s licence will be an added advantage.

ENQUIRIES                            :            Ms P. Luphuwana, Ms S Suliman Tel No: (021) 421 1012

NOTE                                       :            Applications for Messenger/Cleaners for all the regions must be submitted to

Cape Town Address.

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