Administration Clerk: Salary R 173 703 per annum


Closing Date: 2020/10/05

Job Purpose

The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an exciting employment opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to render an administrative support service. The successful incumbent will have the opportunity to actively contribute to the overall successful management of the administrative functions required within the facility. This post is based in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements

Senior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent qualification).



Key Performance Areas

Render general clerical support services: Record, organise, store, capture and retrieve correspondence and data (line function); Update registers and statistics; Provide Supply Chain clerical support services: Liaise with internal and external stakeholders in relation to procurement of goods and services; Obtain quotations, complete procurement forms for the purchasing of standard office items; Provide personnel administration services: Maintain a leave register for the component; Keep and maintain personnel records; Provide financial administration support services: Capture and update expenditure for the component; Check correctness of subsistence and travel claims of officials and submit to manager for approval.


A good understanding of the following: Clerical duties, practices as well as the ability to capture data; Collecting statistics; Legislative framework governing the Public Sector; Procedures in terms of the working environment; Written and verbal communication skills; Planning and organising skills; Proven computer literacy.


R 173 703 per annum (Salary level 5) Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered


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