The Government Communications and Information System (GCIS) in South Africa plays a crucial role in ensuring effective communication between the government and its citizens. It serves as the official mouthpiece of the government, responsible for disseminating information about government policies, programs, and initiatives to the public.

Open Jobs at GCIS

GCIS periodically advertises job vacancies across various departments and levels within the organization. These job openings cover a wide range of fields such as communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, administration, and more.

.Interested individuals can find information about current job opportunities at GCIS career webpage ( 16 job positions available right now!).

You can also download the document containing information on these job adverts at the DPSA circular platform

Application Process

The application process for jobs at GCIS typically involves the following steps:

1.Job Advertisement: Job vacancies are usually advertised on the official GCIS website, as well as on DPSA website, newspapers, and social media.

2.Application Submission: Interested candidates need to submit their applications online via email as per the instructions provided in the job advertisement. They can also be hand-submitted at the address in the job postingĀ  Applications usually require a cover letter, CV/resume, and any other relevant supporting documents.

3.Screening and Shortlisting: The received applications are screened by HR professionals to ensure they meet the minimum requirements specified in the job advertisement. Shortlisted candidates are then contacted for further assessment.

4.Interview Process: Shortlisted candidates are invited for interviews which may include panel interviews, assessments, or presentations depending on the position applied for.

5.Selection and Appointment: Following the interview process, successful candidates are selected based on their qualifications, experience, and performance during interviews. An offer of employment is then extended to the chosen candidate.

6.Onboarding: Once an offer is accepted, new employees undergo an onboarding process where they receive orientation about GCIS policies, procedures, and expectations.