DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES -SELF DEFENSE TRAINING
National Head Office: Kroonstad Training Centre
Salary: R 196 278 per annum
Diploma or a equivalent qualification.
3 years experience in a comparable
environment. Completed OD-ETDP
certificate will be an added advantage.
Must have completed Assessor-
training. Computer literate.
Competencies and Attributes:
Knowledge of DCS training policies,
legislations, regulations and
procedures pertaining to skills
development. Good coordination and
organizing skills. Report writing.
Problem solving skills. Interpersonal
relations. Policy implementation.
Conflict resolution. Communication
skills. Typing skills. Integrity and
honesty. Friendly and adaptability.
Confident. Self-discipline. Ability to
work under pressure. Punctuality.
Responsibilities: Prepare for
Instructional Learning. Supervising of
offenders when cleaning facilities.
Present self-defense movement as well
as physical training to course
attendees. Research new trends to
ensure that current practices are
implemented. Evaluation of training,
interpreting thereof and providing of
feedback. Performing of training
related administration. Assistance
with the spending of training funds.
Manage finance and assets. Control
over gymnasium equipment. Control
over maintenance of sport facilities
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
to promote representivity 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
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
enquire about the progress of your
Applicants must note that further
checks will be conducted once they are
shortlisted and that their appointment
subject to positive outcomes on these
checks, which include security
clearance, security vetting,
verification, and criminal records
verification. Appointment to some of
these posts will be provisional,
issue of a security clearance. If you
cannot get a security clearance, your
appointment will be reconsidered/
possibly terminated. Finger prints
may be taken on the day of
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
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 Licence is required, then
please submit a certified copy of your
licence. 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.
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 above-mentioned
requirements and responsibilities.
Applications must reach DCS before
the closing date and time. It is the sole
responsibility of an applicant to
ensure that their application reaches
DCS before the stipulated closing date and time.
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,