CHAIRPERSON

[A member of the Board will be remunerated on monthly rates based on
category D sub-category D1 of the remuneration of statutory boards as defined
by National Treasury].
CENTRE : Eastern Cape region: East London [Ref No: EC 2018/03/01], Kirkwood [Ref
No: EC 2018/03/02], Middledrift [Ref No: EC 2018/03/03], Sada [Ref No: EC
2018/03/04], St Albans [Ref No: EC 2018/03/05], Mthatha [Ref No: EC
2018/03/06].
Free State and Northern Cape region: Colesberg [Ref No: FSNC
2018/03/01], Goedemoed [Ref No: FSNC 2018/03/02], Groenpunt [Ref No:
FSNC 2018/03/03], Grootvlei [Ref No: FSNC 2018/03/04], Kimberly [Ref No:
FSNC 2018/03/05], Kroonstad [Ref No: FSNC 2018/03/06], Upington [Ref No:
FSNC 2018/03/07].
Gauteng region: Baviaanspoort [Ref No: GP 2018/03/01], Boksburg [Ref No:
GP 2018/03/02], Johannesburg [Ref No: GP 2018/03/03], Kgoši Mampuru II
[Ref No: GP 2018/03/04], Krugersdorp [Ref No: GP 2018/03/05], Leeuwkop
[Ref No: GP 2018/03/06], Modderbee [Ref No: GP 2018/03/07], Zonderwater
[Ref No: GP 2018/03/08].
Kwazulu Natal region: Durban [Ref No: KZN 2018/03/01], Empangeni [Ref
No: KZN 2018/03/02], Glencoe [Ref No: KZN 2018/03/03], Kokstad [Ref No:
KZN 2018/03/04], Ncome [Ref No: KZN 2018/03/05], Pietermaritzburg [Ref
No: KZN 2018/03/06], Waterval [Ref No: KZN 2018/03/07].
Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West region: Barberton [Ref No: LMN
2018/03/01], Bethal [Ref No: LMN 2018/03/02], Klerksdorp [Ref No: LMN
2018/03/03], Polokwane [Ref No: LMN 2018/03/04], Rooigrond [Ref No: LMN
2018/03/05], Rustenburg [Ref No: LMN 2018/03/06], Thohoyandou [Ref No:
LMN 2018/03/07], Witbank [Ref No: LMN 2018/03/08].
Western Cape region: Allandale [Ref No: WC 2018/03/01], Brandvlei [Ref No:
WC 2018/03/02], Breede Rivier (Worcester) [Ref No: WC 2018/03/03],
Drakenstein [Ref No: WC 2018/03/04], George [Ref No: WC 2018/03/05],
Goodwood [Ref No: WC 2018/03/06], Helderstroom (Overberg) [Ref No: WC
2018/03/07], Malmesbury [Ref No: WC 2018/03/08], Pollsmoor [Ref No: WC
2018/03/09], Voorberg [Ref No: WC 2018/03/10].
REQUIREMENTS : A recognized and appropriate NQF level 7 qualification in any Criminal Justice
field, Social Sciences or related. Previous 5 years’ experience in management
or decision making position. Demonstrable experience of and ability to conduct
effective evidence-based decision making, weighing facts and evidence,
analysing and critically evaluating large volumes of complex information and
identifying key issues, within tight deadlines and working on your own initiative.
Demonstrable independence of mind and sound judgement, with the ability to
make evidence based decisions that are accurately documented. Excellent
interpersonal skills: the ability to gain respect and maintain rapport through
effective communication and influencing skills – with the confidence to
challenge opinions where necessary, work collegiately and resolve differences
to reach sound decisions. Excellent communication skills, both written and
oral: the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with a wide range of
individuals, varying your approach as necessary and treating others with
respect, to listen actively and evaluate replies in order to probe issues.
Excellent written skills: the ability to draft well-formed written reports which
summarizes evidence in support of a decision or recommendation.
Demonstrable high standards of corporate and personal integrity and conduct,
such as a strong commitment to fairness, equality and the ethos of supporting
the wider public or community good through your contributions. High levels of
time management, organizational and administrative skills, together with
strong personal motivation and commitment to professional self-development.
Evidence of experience of any aspect of the criminal justice system and anunderstanding of the importance of the victim’s perspective. Previous
experience in management or decision making position.
DUTIES : Analyse and critically evaluate information in order to identify continuing
risk/dangerous-ness in an individual offender’s case, where information may
come from a variety of sources including electronic and paper documents,
electronic updates and evidence given at oral hearings. Apply knowledge and
judgement to offenders’ cases in order to decide whether they can safely be
released into the community and to set conditions where release is
appropriate. Oversee the hearing of cases in order to assess risk. Work
collaboratively with other parole members in order to make judgements about
the available evidence and to provide a concise and structured summary of
relevant factors in reaching a decision or recommendation. Facilitate report
writing, draft reasoned summaries and decisions. Be an effective ambassador
for the Parole Board when representing it at hearings or any other event.
Facilitate administrative roles associated with preparation for hearings,
hearings and revocations/cancellations, public education on parole, facilitate
invitation of victims to hearings including court attendance as a result of
litigation by offenders.
ENQUIRIES : Eastern Cape region: Department of Correctional Services, Head
Recruitment, Private Bag X9013, East London, 5200 or hand deliver at: Block
E Ocean Terrance, Moore Street, Quigney, East London. Contact persons: Ms
LM Tyibilika at 043 706 7800.
Free State And Northern Cape region: Department of Correctional Services,
Head Recruitment, Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300 OR hand deliver
at: 103 Zastron Street, Agrimed Building, Bloemfontein. Contact persons: Mr
KME Monare and Ms NJ Mkuni at 051 404 0270 or 051 404 0283.
Gauteng region: Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment,
Private Bag X393, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 1077 Forum East
Building, Arcadia Street, Hatfield. Contact persons: Mr SS Masango/Ms Pinky
Makwarela at 012 420 0179/73.
Kwazulu-Natal region: Department of Correctional Services, Head
Recruitment, Private Bag X9126, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 OR hand deliver at:
1 Eugene Marais Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg. Contact persons: Mrs
GJ Mchunu at 033 355 7386/Mr SM Dlamini at 033 355 7367/Ms SN Zikalala
033 355 7368.
Limpopo, Mpumalanga And North West (LMN) region: Department of
Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X99, Pretoria 0001 OR
hand deliver at: 198 Masada Building, Cnr. Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes)
and Paul Kruger Street, Pretoria. Contact persons: Mr Zamani Ziqubu 012 306
2041/Mrs Portia Bungqu 012 306 2032.
Western Cape region: Department of Correctional Services, Head
Recruitment, Private Bag X01, Edgemead, 7404 OR hand deliver at: Breede
River Street, Monte Vista, Edgemead. Contact persons: Ms M Sanders at 021
550 6059.
APPLICATIONS : Interested candidates should submit complete applications clearly reflecting
the designation and applicable reference number to the relevant addresses as
reflected below:
Eastern Cape Region: Department of Correctional Services, Head
Recruitment, Private Bag X9013, East London, 5200 OR hand deliver at: Block
E Ocean Terrance, Moore Street, Quigney, East London. Contact persons: Ms
LM Tyibilika at 043 706 7800.
Free State And Northern Cape Region: Department of Correctional
Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300 OR
hand deliver at: 103 Zastron Street, Agrimed Building, Bloemfontein. Contact
persons: Mr KME Monare and Ms NJ Mkuni at 051 404 0270 or 051 404 0283.
Gauteng Region: Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment,
Private Bag X393, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 1077 Forum East
Building, Arcadia Street, Hatfield. Contact persons: Mr SS Masango/Ms Pinky
Makwarela at 012 420 0179/73.
Kwazulu-Natal Region: Department of Correctional Services, Head
Recruitment, Private Bag X9126, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 OR hand deliver at:
1 Eugene Marais Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg. Contact persons: Mrs
GJ Mchunu at 033 355 7386/Mr SM Dlamini at 033 355 7367/Ms SN Zikalala
033 355 7368. Limpopo, Mpumalanga And North West (LMN) Region: Department of
Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X99, Pretoria 0001 OR
hand deliver at: 198 Masada Building, Cnr. Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes)
and Paul Kruger Street, Pretoria. Contact persons: Mr Zamani Ziqubu 012 306
2041/Mrs Portia Bungqu 012 306 2032.
Western Cape Region: Department of Correctional Services, Head
Recruitment, Private Bag X01, Edgemead, 7404 OR hand deliver at: Breede
River Street, Monte Vista, Edgemead. Contact persons: Ms M Sanders at 021
550 6059.
NOTE : Call for applications to serve as members of The Correctional Supervision
Parole Board. The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services in terms of
Section 74 of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998 invite interested
and suitable candidates to apply for an opportunity to serve as members of the
Correctional Supervision Parole Board. The Parole Board is an independent
body whose main aim is to protect the public by risk assessing offenders to
decide whether they can be safely released into the community. The main
role of a Chair (and Vice in the chairs absence) is decision making. Decision
making in light of a number of factors, that is:- rights of the offender (as far as
the right to be considered in light of relevant legislation), calculation of the
minimum detention period, understanding of criminal justice value chain, court
papers, sentencing remarks, copy of the judgment, copy of the warrant of
detention, case law, SAP 69 and 62, understanding the various reports by the
DCS professionals, understanding of the rehabilitation process, risk
assessment, victim/community empathy, public safety etc. Terms of office is 1
July 2018 to 30 June 2021 or as may be determined by the Minister in line with
Section 74 (7) of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998. A covering
application letter outlining area/s of specialization as well as motivation for
appointment, a detailed Curriculum Vitae with three contactable references,
certified copies of qualification including an identity copy and drivers licence,
should be submitted. NB: All interested candidates should meet the minimum
requirements.
CLOSING DATE : 23 March 2018 at 15h45.