Immigration Officer: Inspectorate | Department of Home Affairs

Department of Home Affairs is inviting all suitable candidates to apply for the Immigration Officer vacancies.

✓ An undergraduate qualification in Legal or Public Management / Administration or related
qualification at NQF level 6 as recognized by SAQA
✓ Knowledge of the South African
✓ Knowledge of the Public Service Regulatory Framework
✓ Knowledge of
Refugee Act and the Immigration Act
✓ Knowledge and understanding of all Acts administered
by the Department
✓ Knowledge and understanding of Criminal Prosecution Act
✓ Knowledge
of International treaties

✓ Liaison and interpersonal skills
✓ Problem solving skills, customer
orientation, planning and organizing
✓ Strong analytical skills
✓ Computer literacy
✓ Written and
verbal communication skills
✓ Diplomacy ✓ Honesty and integrity
✓ A valid driver’s license is
required and willingness to travel.

The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following specific tasks:
✓ Oversee the tracing, arrest and detention of illegal foreigners within the Republic
✓ Monitor
the process of the deportation of illegal foreigners out of the country
✓ Provide guidance and
support to Immigration Officers on Immigration matters
✓ Enable prosecution of transgressors of the legislation
✓ Ensure adherence to and effective implementation of policy and legislation regarding Immigration matters
✓ Report to Head Office on the training requirements for
immigration officers, trends and statistics on the detention and deportation of illegal foreigners
and prohibited persons
✓ Liaise with stakeholders at various levels to ensure proper service
✓ Encourage and recognise customer focus, counter corruption and service deliver
✓ Act as a role model for all new processes, systems or practices and assist staff with
technology and equipment
✓ Monitor team’s performance and take corrective action where
required or escalate in accordance with DHA guidelines
✓ Produce monthly reports and
statistics regarding the volume of documents processed ✓ Manage records/documentation
according to DHA policies and requirements
✓ Monitor quality and accuracy of output
delivery by checking samples of outputs
✓ Provide advice and assistance to staff members in
the execution of their daily tasks
✓ Allocate daily work to staff members and monitor their
progress against daily targets or goals. Identify challenges and make suggestions to superiors
regarding solutions