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Vetting Officer

Job Advertisement: Vetting Officer (REF NO: NDOH 52/2023)

Directorate: Security Services

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Salary: R294,321 per annum (plus competitive benefits)


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • National Diploma (NQF 6) in Social Science / Security Management and/or Policing
  • Minimum of two (2) years of security-related and investigation experience
  • Certificate in Basic Vetting training course (Investigation course is advantageous)
  • Knowledge of Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS) and other security-related and departmental policies/guidelines
  • Familiarity with National Vetting Strategy, general administrative functions including vetting, security policy, National Strategic Intelligence Act, Protection of Information Act, South African Constitution, Criminal Procedure Act, Protection of Personal Information Act, Promotion of Access to Information Act, and investigation procedures applicable to the public service
  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Supervisory, self-management, initiative, planning, and organizing skills
  • Proficiency in report writing and computer literacy (Microsoft Office package)
  • Ability to proactively and creatively solve problems, manage conflicts, and work under pressure
  • Valid driver’s license

Vetting Officer Duties:

  • Conduct vetting fieldwork investigations
  • Gather relevant information
  • Analyze and quality-check information
  • Compile and submit reports to management and SSA regularly
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies, guidelines, norms, and standards in vetting investigations
  • Analyze, research, and evaluate all vetting information
  • Administer vetting files and reports
  • Draft submissions, reports, operation progress reports, memos, and letters for internal and external communication on behalf of the Security Manager
  • Establish effective communication channels between the department and the State Security Agency (SSA) and other relevant agencies
  • Maintain regular liaison with SAPS, SSA, Defence, Home Affairs, and other security-related stakeholders for advice, assistance, and obtaining additional information.

Mr. RP Mphilo
Tel No: (012) 395-9385

contact Mr. RP Mphilo.

APPLICATIONS: The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X399, Pretoria,

  1. Hand-delivered applications may be submitted at Reception (Brown
    Application Box), Dr AB Xuma Building, 1112 Voortrekker Rd, Pretoria Townlands
    351-JR or should be forwarded to quoting the reference
    number on the subject e-mail.
    FOR ATTENTION: Ms M Shitiba
    CLOSING DATE: 26 September 2023
    NOTE: Applications should be submitted on the new Z83 form obtainable from any Public
    Service department and should be accompanied by a CV only (previous experience
    must be comprehensively detailed)

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