DPSA Circular Vacancies

Artisan (Production) Grade A: Bindery Cutter & Binder

Artisan (Production) Grade A: Bindery Cutter & Binder

Reference Number: NAVAL/52/44/23/41

Position: Artisan (Production) Grade A: Bindery Cutter & Binder
Ref No: NAVAL/52/44/23/41
Salary: Grade A: R220,533 – R244,737 per annum
Centre: SA Navy Publications Unit, Simon’s Town

Requirements: Artisan (Production)

  • Appropriate Trade Test Certificate
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Previous experience in the cutting and binding environment (advantageous)
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal) in English
  • Ability to compile documents
  • Computer literacy in MS Office Suite
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and equipment
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of legal compliance
  • Knowledge of safety standards


  • Assist with ordering paper
  • Cut paper for printing purposes
  • Clean and maintain machines, equipment, and factory floor
  • Ensure the cleanliness of surroundings

Enquiries: Artisan (Production)
WO2 A.K. Mmile
Tel No: (021) 787 4134 / 3303

Ms A.M. Kau-Tsoanyane
SA Navy
Private Bag X1, Simon’s Town, 7995
Hand Deliver: SA Navy, Cole Point Reception, St George’s Street, Simon’s Town

Statutory Requirements Apply (Appropriate Trade Test)

Closing Date: 27 December 2023


  • Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83.
  • Obtainable from any Public Service Department office or DPSA website.
  • Incorrect application forms (Z83) will lead to disqualification.
  • Form must be originally signed and dated by the applicant.
  • Must be accompanied by a detailed CV with full particulars of training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge, and experience.

Shortlisting Process:

  • Shortlisted candidates must actively submit certified copies of qualifications and related documents.
  • Submission must be on or before the day of the interview.
  • Documents should not be older than six months.


  • Failure to comply with instructions will result in disqualification.
  • Applicants for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 and documentation for each post.
  • Withdrawal of application must be in writing.
  • We will consider only the first post indicated if an applicant applies for more than one post on the same form.

Application Submission:

  • We do not accept photostat or faxed copies of application documents under any circumstances.
  • Successful candidates will undergo Personnel Suitability Checks, including criminal record, citizenship, financial/asset record checks, qualification, and employment verification.
  • Security clearance processes will also be conducted.
  • Applicants not receiving confirmation or feedback within 3 months after the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

Important Information:

  • Due to the anticipated volume of responses, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged.
  • Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
  • For job description details, contact the person indicated in the post details.

Probation Period:

  • Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for twelve (12) months, following prescribed rules.

Please ensure that you meet all the specified requirements before applying for the position.

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