Driver/Messenger: Directorate: District Office: Mpumalanga

Position: Driver/Messenger
Reference Number: 3/2/1/2023/569
Salary: R171,537 per annum (Level 4)
Center: Directorate: District Office: Mpumalanga (Gert Sibande District)


  • Grade 10 Certificate / Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) qualification
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 7 months relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the city(ies) in which the function will be performed
  • Organizing skills
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Basic literacy
  • Reliable and creative individual who can work under pressure and as part of a team

Driver/Messenger Duties:

  • Drive light and medium vehicles to transport passengers and deliver items
  • Collect, distribute, and control the movement of documents
  • Perform routine maintenance on the assigned vehicle and report defects promptly
  • Conduct daily pre and post trip vehicle inspections
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date trip logs and records
  • Collect and deliver documentation within the department and to external parties
  • Assist with registry functions, file incoming correspondence, and copy/fax documents

Ms. ZP Hadebe
Tel: (013) 754 8020

By post to: Private Bag X11305, Mbombela, 1200
Or hand-delivered during office hours to: 17 Van Rensburg Street, Bateleur Office Park, 7th floor Block E, Mbombela, 1200

Note: Encouraged to apply: African, Coloured, Indian and White Males and Coloured, Indian and White Females, and Persons with Disabilities.

Closing Date: 15 September 2023 at 16:00

Application Requirements:

  • Completed and signed new Z83 Form (available from any Public Service Department or on the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website:
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate, and required qualifications (to be submitted by shortlisted candidates)
  • Driver’s license (if necessary, to be submitted by shortlisted candidates)
  • Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
  • Completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry Programme (for Senior Management Service level) as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG)
  • Completion of the Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to SMS as endorsed by DPSA (an online course available at the NSG)

Note: Failure to submit the required documents by the specified deadline may result in disqualification. The evaluation of foreign qualifications by SAQA is the applicant’s responsibility, and proof of evaluation must be provided if shortlisted. The Senior Management Pre-entry Programme and Nyukela Programme are necessary for higher-level appointments.

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