Government Jobs in South Africa





Click on each one for a list of vacancies.

Local Government / Municipalities

City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality
City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality
City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality
eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality
Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality



Provincial Government

Eastern Cape Provincial Government
Free State Provincial Government
Gauteng Provincial Government
KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government
Limpopo Provincial Government
Northern Cape Provincial Government
North West Provincial Government
Western Cape Provincial Government



State-owned enterprises:

Airports Company South Africa
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Development Bank of Southern Africa
Eskom
Industrial Development Corporation
PetroSA
Post Office
Rand Water
South African Bureau of Standards
South African National Parks
Telkom
Transnet



Universities:

Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
North West University
Tshwane University of Technology
UNISA
University of Johannesburg
University of Pretoria
University of the Free State
University of the Western Cape
University of the Witwatersrand
University of Venda
University of Zululand



National Government:

Civilian Secretariat for Police
Commission on Gender Equality
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Department of Arts and Culture
Department of Basic Education
Department of Communications
Department of Cooperative Governance
Department of Correctional Services
Department of Defence
Department of Economic Development
Department of Energy
Department of Environmental Affairs
Department of Health
Department of Higher Education and Training
Department of Home Affairs
Department of Human Settlements
Department of International Relations and Cooperation
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
Department of Labour
Department of Military Veterans
Department of Mineral Resources
Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
Department of Public Enterprises
Department of Public Service and Administration
Department of Public Works
Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
Department of Science and Technology
Department of Social Development
Department of Sport and Recreation
Department of Tourism
Department of Trade and Industry
Department of Traditional Affairs
Department of Transport
Department of Water Affairs
Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities
Economic Development Department
Government Communication and Information System
Government Pensions Administration Agency
Government Printing Works
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
National Prosecuting Authority
National Treasury
Office of the Public Service Commission
Parliament
Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy
South African Police Service
South African Revenue Service
Statistics South Africa
The Presidency






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