Aug 20, 2018

Senior Vetting Officer

  • Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

POST 33/38 :Senior Vetting Officer (REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/253)
Directorate: Vetting and Special Investigations
(This is a re-advertisement, applicants who applied previously must reapply)
SALARY : R444 693 per annum (Level 10)

B Degree or NQF 6 in Social Sciences or related areas and recognised vetting
course. 3 - 5 years of experience in vetting at supervisory level. Job related
knowledge: Interpretation of policies; Vetting investigation and risk analysis; Ability
to work independently. Job related skills: Communication and listening; Analytical;
Computer literacy; Language proficiency. A valid driver's licence.

Conduct vetting field-work investigations. Gather relevant information. Conduct
proper analysis and quality check the information. Compile and submit reports to
management and State Security Agency (SSA) on all vetting files and reports
completed on a regular basis. Conduct vetting investigations in respect of secret
and top secret levels. Provide inputs for the development and implementation of
policies, guidelines, norms and standards in vetting investigations. Analyse,
research and evaluate all vetting related information. Assist in the development,
implementation and maintenance of investigation operating procedures. Provide
advice and guidance on the interpretation and maintenance of investigation
operating procedures. Provide effective communication channels and systems
between the Department and the State Security Agency (SSA) and other related
agencies. Liaise regularly with SSA, SAPS, SASS, DEFENCE, Home Affairs and
other critical stakeholders for advice, assistance and to obtain additional
information. Establish and promote relationships with external stakeholders,
including, credit information providers to access information. Administer files and
partake in task teams dealing with matters related to vetting projects/processes.
Participation in project and task teams dealing with a variety of subject areas.
Administer files and reports completed by ensuring quality control and effective
and efficient systems and report on all work allocated. Advise management during
the process of determining personnel suitability for appointment or continued
employment in line with the Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) guidelines.
Conduct vetting and security related research and development.

Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or
hand it delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare),
corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria.

African, Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured and Indian
females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


DRDLR is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

It is our intention to promote representivity in DRDLR through the filling of posts.

We reserve the right not to fill a position.

Online applications can be submitted on

Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, should you experience any difficulties with your online application.

DRDLR has a dual applications system where applicants can apply online via the e-Recruitment System or manually submit a Z83 obtainable from any Public Service department that should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified (certification must not be older than 12 months) copies of qualifications, service certificates (in case of an OSD post), identification document and permanent residency/work permit.

Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

It would be appreciated if you can only upload/attach those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for.

Failure to submit the requested documents may result in your application not being considered.

If you manually apply for more than one post in the DRDLR, please submit a separate manual application form for each post.

All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit.

Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by DRDLR.

The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening and appointment is subject to positive security clearance outcome.

Applicants must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them.

Should this be uncovered post the interview the application will not be considered for the post and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.


R444 693 per annum

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