Closing Date: 06 June 2014

Requirements: Unemployed graduates or diplomats in any of the fields specified below and between the ages 18 and 35 years.

Interns will be placed nationally within the Department of Correctional Services (Head Office, Regional and Management Areas). Applicants are advised to apply to work stations close to their place of residence to reduce their own accommodation and traveling costs.

Interns will receive a monthly stipend of R 4000-00.

DCS is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Qualifying people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application forms are obtainable from Correctional Centres, qualifications, from Centres, this certified website: Regional offices, Management Area Office and Head Office and are also obtainable from this website: and should be accompanied by certified copy of a bar-coded ID and CV.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. I f you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


Human resource Management

  •  National Diploma / Degree Human Resource Management

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Technical / Maths , Maths  and Science / Commercial / ABET
Sports Management

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Sports Management /  Bio Kinetics

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Fine Art / Music / Drama
Human Resource Development

  •  National Diploma / Degree in ODETDP / HRD

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Animal or Plant Production

  •  National Diploma in Spray Painting / Plumbing / Electrical / Brick Laying / Welding / Motor Mechanic / Upholstery / Cabinet Making / Fitting& Turning / Boiler Makers /Ceramics

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Law /LLB
Information Technology

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Information Technology
Supply Chain Management

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Supply Chain Management / Purchasing Management / Logistics / Acquisitioning Management

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Cost Management Accounting / Taxation /Finance.

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Public Relations / Graphic Design / Marketing  / Event Management
Internal Audit

  •  National Diploma / Degree Internal Auditing
Employee Relations

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Labour Law
Correctional Service Management

  •  National Diploma Correctional Services Management / Science

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Catering / Food Services Management / Hospitality
Public Administration and Management

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Public Administration /Office Management
Occupational Health and Safety

  •  National Diploma/Degree in Safety Management/ Environment Health
Spiritual Care

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Theology

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Electrical /Mechanical Engineering / Architecture / Civil Engineering / Industrial Engineering /Quantity Surveying / Construction Project Management/ Property Management / Sewerage and Water Sanitation
Project Management

  •  National Diploma Project Management
HIV/AIDS Counsellors / EAP’s

  •  National Diploma / Degree in HIV / AIDS Management / Social Work
Policy Development

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Policy Development

  •  National Diploma/ Degree Criminology / Penology

  •  National Diploma / Degree Library Science
Community Developer

  •  National Diploma / Degree in Community Development

NB: Policy Development, Graphic Design, Journalism and Internal Audit are offered at Head Office only.

Artisan and Agriculture internships are only offered in Regions specifically management areas.

The employer is seeking graduates with a 3 year ND / Degree or above equalisations.

Applications must be forwarded to the region of your choice; the postal address, street address, contact persons and their telephone numbers for each region are indicated below.

Ms. S. Mkuzangwe, tel: (012) 420-0146Private Bag X393, Pretoria 0001

Physical address:

DCS Pretoria Training Centre, 4 Ketjen Street, Pretoria West

Limpopo/Mpumalanga/North West
Eddie Nhlengethwa, Tel. (012) 306-2016 / 2017Private Bag X142, Pretoria 0001

Physical address:

Masada Building,

cnr Proes and Paul Kruger Streets

Western Cape
Fezile Ngcangca, tel: (021) 550-6180 / 6078Private Bag X1, Edgemead 7407

Physical address:

Breede River Street, Montagu Drive,  Monte Vista 7460

Northern Cape/Free State
Charles Matsapola, tel. (051) 404-0266Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein 9300

Physical address:

103 Zastron Street, Agrimed Building,  Bloemfontein

Eastern Cape
Sidney Twani, tel.(043) 706-7803/7840Private Bag X9013, East London 5200

Physical address:

Ocean View Terrace, East Block, Moore Street

Rajashree Moodley, tel. (033) 355-7360 / 7359Private Bag X9126,Pietermaritzburg 3200

Physical address:

Eugene Marais Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg

Head Office
Amos Mkhabela / Nomnotho Ngcobo, tel. (012) 307-2380Private Bag X136, Pretoria 0001

 Physical address:

East Block, Poyntons Building, 124 WF Mkomo Street, Pretoria

Please note the following:

  • Application forms will under no circumstances be posted or faxed to applicants
  • Completed application forms must be hand-delivered/posted to the above mentioned offices by no later than 15:45
  • No incomplete, faxed or e-mailed application forms will be considered.