The Department of Human Settlements is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representatively (race, gender and disability) in the Department through the filling of this post and candidates whose appointment/promotion/transfer will promote representatively will receive preference.

Vacancies in the Department

Information regarding vacancies in the Department will be updated as and when such vacancies are advertised. Applications must be accompanied by a signed Form Z83 and a recent updated comprehensive CV as well as original certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document.


  • The Department of Human Settlements is committed to providing equal opportunities and practising affirmative action employment
  • It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required.
  • Please take note that no applications, received after the closing date of the said advertisements, will be considered
  • Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
  • Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered
  • Please take note that all qualifications are subject to verification
  • Successful candidate/s will be appointed on a probationary period of 12 months
  • Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • Please take note that all applications will be subject to reference checks
  • The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment in the above post(s)
  • Non-SA Citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa
  • Where applicable candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test


The Department of Human Settlements participates in the Free State provincial bursary scheme. Information can be obtained from the websites of the provincial Department of Education and the Department of the Premier.

Internships / Learnerships

Information regarding internships and/or learnerships in the Department will be updated as and when such vacancies are advertised. The Department of the Premier is responsible for the implementation of programmes of the National Skills Fund. Various learnerships have been implemented. These learnerships provide young people with the opportunity to develop critical skills and gain work experience that will assist then to enter the formal job market.