- Job seekers no longer need to attach certified copies of relevant certificates and documents when applying for government jobs.
- They will only have to send them when or if they are selected for interviews.
- The Department of Public Services and Administration says this serves to reduce costs for applicants and reduce the burden on HR professionals.
Those applying for government jobs will no longer be required to submit certified copies of their academic qualifications and other relevant documents as only successful applicants will be required to do so.
This was announced this week by the Department of Public Services and Administration.
“Government job seekers … are not required to submit certified copies of qualifications with their applications, but must submit a duly completed Z83 application for the hiring form and a detailed CV,” the statement read.
Interim Director General of the Department Linda Dludla said successful candidates should submit certified copies to the HR section by the day of the interview.
He added that this served to alleviate the administrative burden for the human resources sections, but “above all to minimize costs. [of applying for a job] for candidates “.
“It is in this regard that we encourage departments to request certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents only from selected applicants,” said Dludla.
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