The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) invites young South African unemployed Graduates to apply for the project on Digitization of Department of Home Affairs Civic Paper Records. The closing date for applications is the 15th September 2022.
The Department of Home Affairs, (DHA) as the custodian of the National Population Register (NPR) in the Republic of South Africa, has a mandate and purpose to ensure secure, efficient and accessible services and documents for citizens and lawful residents. This entails the systematic maintenance of the National Population Register (NPR) including the management of birth, marriage and death paper records as well as identity documents.
The Department has more than 350 million inactive and active paper records, and a decision was taken to prioritise the digitisation of birth, marriage and amendments records. The identified category of records date back from 1895 which necessitate care and reliable systems that will bear tolerance for digitisation purposes. Most of the inactive records are civil registration historical records multiplied in manuscript format and need urgent restoration, preservation and reconstruction.
The Department in collaboration with the Department of Employment and Labour calls for youth in the 18-35 age bracket and People with Disabilities (PWDs), to register on ESSA and apply for this enriching opportunity.
Candidates that are already registered on ESSA do not have to visit the Labour Centres and can apply for this positions Online. During the tenure of the contract, the youth will receive continuous learning and development interventions to improve their skills for optimal performance and to equip them for future employment and / or entrepreneurial opportunities.
The fixed term contract for the youth will be aligned to the duration of the project, running from 1 November 2022 until 31 October 2025. Successful candidates will be placed in the Department’s offices in Gauteng and North West.
All posts require relevant qualifications as indicated below from TVET, University of Technology or University.
To apply for placement, young people are urged to visit https://essa.labour.gov.za/EssaOnline/WebBeans to REGISTER and APPLY for the OPPORTUNITY. Applications should be submitted online or visit their closest Labour Centre of the Department of Employment and Labour.
Should you receive notice that you have been selected for shortlisting, you will be required to present the following documents:
- Copy of qualifications
- Copy of identity document
Successful candidates will be subjected to suitability checks (Citizenship, Credit, Criminal and Qualification Verification).
CLOSING DATE: 15 SEPTEMBER 2022