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The Government Printing Works is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is intended to promote representivity through the filling of these posts. The candidature of persons whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will receive preference.


REF NO: GPW22/49


SALARY: R147 459.per annum (Level 4)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 10 or equivalent qualification. Numerical proficiency. Problem solving skills. Attention to detail. Grade 12 will be added advantage. Need to work extended hours and night shift when necessary and when required. Knowledge of the printing environment.

DUTIES: Successful candidates will be performing general assistant assisting and supporting Artisans in operating Finishing and Packaging equipment such as: CMC mechanical packaging machines, Saddle-stitching /Gang-stitching, stapling, sewing, guillotines, folding, side stitching, gluing. Packing in boxes, Moving, Loading and offloading of printing production materials, Assist in quality assurance and control on printed and unprinted materials., General housekeeping, cleaning duties and adherence to Health and Safety standards and procedures. Operate gluing machines and assist artisans with binding of books.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. T.H. Khumalo Tel No: (012) 748 6329



REF NO: GPW 22/47

SALARY: R176 310.per annum, (Level 5)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 qualification as recognized by SAQA. Ability to communicate with all levels of management. Shift and extended working hours may be required. Good interpersonal skills. Basic communication and literacy. Ability to perform cleaning routine tasks. Knowledge of usage cleaning materials and equipment.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will perform the following duties: ensure that daily cleaning of all floors is done (sweeping, mopping and, where necessary, polishing and/or buffing). Ensure dusting of all horizontal surfaces (low levels) all high ledges and fittings, vertical surfaces (walls, cabinets, etc) and all window ledges. Ensure cleaning and disinfect of all telephones using the relevant cleaning materials. Dust ornaments, pictures, and handrails. Ensure cleaning of all waste receptacles and remove all waste to a specified area. Ensure all spots are clean including all low surfaces (glass, walls, doors and light switches) and glass doors. Cleaning and polish bright metal fittings. Ensure parking areas are swept and outside the entrance doors. Manage the development, motivation and utilization of human resources for the unit. Manage subordinates’ key performance areas by setting and monitoring performance standards and taking actions to correct deviations to achieve objectives. Manage and mentor staff. Manage the scheduling or work to ensure optimum efficiency and the allocation and planning of resources to ensure delivery within specification and timeframes.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. E Louters, Tel. (012) 764 3970



REF NO: GPW22/48 (2 POSTS)

SALARY: R176 310.per annum (Level 5)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or NQF Level 4. 1-2 years’ experience in record management environment. Computer literate with good knowledge of MS Word and Excel. Understanding of National Archives, Public Service Act and Public Service Regulations. Basic understanding of PFMA and Treasury Regulations. Understanding of Good Corporate Governance principles (King Report). Have good communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to work in a team and under pressure.

DUTIES: Sort, register and dispatch. Open GPW mail and record in registers where prescribed. Distribute mail as per procedures. Distribute cheques and postal orders to relevant department. Returning undelivered mail. Open and close files according to record classification system and/or applicable register. Documents issued as per procedure. File/store, trace (manually) and retrieval of documents and files. Complete indexing for all files. Open and maintain franking machine register. Open and maintain registered post registers. Open and maintain receipt of money registers. Open and maintain remittance register for all moved post. Attend to clients. Handle telephonic and other enquiries received. Operating franking equipment. Replenish franking machine money. Creating and maintaining a records management system. Performing data entry tasks. Updating existing records. Maintaining company archives.

ENQUIRES: Mr. E Louters, Tel. (012) 764 3970

APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, Private Bag X85, Pretoria, 0001 or be hand delivered to: 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria.

FOR ATTENTION: Ms. L Pale / Ms. V Maja, Human Resources Tel No: 012 764 3976 /012 764 3912


NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (NB. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies, the old prescribed application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020) and must be completed in full with page 2 duly signed (failure to do so will result in your application not being considered), and clear indication of the reference number on the Z83. The application must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to HR on or before the day of the interview date. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), The Government Printing Works reserves the right to fill or not fill its advertised posts. General information: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews, which might be virtual at a date and time determined by the Government Printing Works. Applicants applying for SMS posts are required to successfully complete the Certificate for entry into the SMS and full details can be sourced by following the link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entry-programme/.Applicants are expected to pay for the course and may enroll for it at a cost of R265.00. The duration of the course is 120 hours. The certificate should be obtained prior to appointment. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise, which might be virtual that intends to test relevant technical elements of the jobs by the Government Printing Works. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic management competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the Implementation of Competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies, using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Personnel suitability checks will also be administered as a part of the selection process. Successful candidates will be required to enter in an employment contract and performance agreement (as relevant), and must obtain a positive security clearance. Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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