The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and it is the intention to promote representivity in the Public Sector through the filling of this post. Persons whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will therefore receive preference. An indication in this regard will be vital in the processing of applications. People with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.


People with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply. Please forward your application, quoting reference, addressed to: The Director-General, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, Private Bag X96, Pretoria, 0001. Application may also be hand delivered to Trevenna Campus, corner Meintjies and Francis Baard Street, (former Schoeman) alternatively to Matimba House Building 192 Visagie Street Corner Paul Kruger & Visagie Street Pretoria. General enquiries may be brought to the attention of Ms T Sibutha 012 444 3319 / Mr P Ndlovu 012 406 7506/ Mr Donald Mbhokota 012 406 7426.


Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form, obtainable online from Government WebsiteDPSA Website, DMRE Website as well as any Government Department.All sections of the Z83 must be completed (In full, accurately, legibly, signed and dated), signed and accompanied by copies of:

  1. Qualification(s)
  2. Identity Document
  3. Proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen
  4. A comprehensive CV and
  5. Three reference persons with the following information: name and contact numbers and indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. (Reference checks will be done during the selection process.)

Where a valid driver’s licence is a requirement, a clear copy must be attachedWith regard to SMS positions, all shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise(s) that intends to test relevant technical elements of the position, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interviews and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial Competency Assessment.Failure to submit the copies mentioned above will result in the application being disqualified.It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on application.Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates.If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.Requirements stated on the advertised posts are minimum inherent requirements; therefore, criterion for shortlisting will depend on the proficiency of the applications received.Applicants must note that personnel suitability checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes of these checks, which include security screening, security vetting, qualification verification, criminal records and financial records checks.Reference checks will also be done during the selection process. For SMS posts in the Public Service, no appointment shall be effected without the recommended candidate producing a Certificate of completion for the SMS Pre-Entry Programme (Nyukela) offered by the National School of Government (NSG) which can be accessed via this link: The NSG WebsiteApplicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as application received after the closing date will not be consideredIf an applicant wishes to withdraw an application, He/ She must do so in writing.

Z83 form

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