How to apply
A. Application phase
- Visit www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs and find a job title or area of work that interests you.
- Make sure you meet all the requirements and that you have enough time to submit your application and supporting documents.
- Follow the instructions on the page and a system profile if you're a first-time applicant on the site, or login with your details if you have previously registered. If you're an existing user, update your details and documents where necessary.
- Complete online job application form and answer all the questions honestly. Once you're satisfied with you application, make sure your CV is updated and then submit it.
* If you need technical assistance in submitting your online job application make use of the following contact details between 8:00am to 4pm, Mondays to Fridays:
- Western Cape Department of Health: 012 667 4886/ See advert details.
- Western Cape Education Department : 0861 923 322
- All other departments: 0861 370 202 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will need the following information when you submit an enquiry: email address used to create your profile, ID number, contact number, desired email address you want to use going forward, and a brief explanation of the issue you're experiencing.
Alternatively you can visit one of our Cape Access e-centres or our Contact Centre in Wale Street, Cape Town or the Western Cape Education Department, Grand Central Towers, Cape Town where our helpful staff will assist you.
Please note: For enquiries regarding a specific position, please contact the enquiries person as indicated on the advert.
B. Shortlisting phase
- Once the closing date has been reached, all qualifying applications will be reviewed and applicants will be shortlisted. If you've been shortlisted, you'll be invited to an interview.
- You will also be required to complete a Z83 form and supply certified copies of your ID and qualifications, as well as other documentation.
C. Interview phase
- At your interview, you'll be greeted by a panel, who will ask you various questions relating to the position, as well as your employment history and personal interests. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions.
- After all candidates have been interviewed, the panel will confer and decide who the individual best-suited to the position is.
D. Acceptance phase
- The successful candidate will be contacted and offered an acceptance letter or a letter of appointment. The candidate will need to sign and return the acceptance letter within five working days.
- If you have not received any feedback within three months of the closing date of the job advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.