Western Cape Government is hiring for Admin Clerk x5 posts. Apply with only Grade 12!

Job Summary

The Western Cape Government invites applications for the job vacancy: Administration Clerk x5 posts.

Closing date: 18 March 2024

Reference NumberWCG240220-1
Tracking NumberDOI 23/2024
Job TitleAdministration Clerk: Housing Subsidy Administration, Ref No. DOI 23/2024
DepartmentDepartment of Infrastructure
Salary level5
EnquiriesMs N Phanduva at (021 483 8144)
Job TypePermanent

Location: Cape Town, CBD


R 202 233 per annum (Salary Level 5). Note on remuneration: Employees’ service benefits or obligations (13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc) are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Job Purpose

The Department of Infrastructure, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a dynamic individual to provide subsidy programmes and rendering an effective liaison service to various role players. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD.

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent qualification);
  • Relevant working experience or a three-year tertiary qualification without working experience

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Check that applicant adhere to qualifying criteria as well as to allocation policy; Capture the applications on Housing Subsidy System; Answer subsidy related telephonic enquiries in line of the Housing Act;

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Calculate outstanding balance to be paid to conveyancing attorneys/sellers/bond accounts of subsidy applicants after taking into consideration bond, deeds registration and or shortfall before drafting letter of undertaking for each programme;

Draft letters of undertaking/approval and send to the relevant parties; Liaise with the archive register for opening of files for payments and audit purposes.


A good understanding of the following: Housing Subsidy System; Housing Act, Population register; Skills needed: Computer literacy; Numeracy; Interpersonal relations;

Communication skills (written and verbal); Ability to interpret and apply policies; Innovative thinking; Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

How to Apply

Enquiries: Mr E Buys at 021 986 9100 (Outeniekwa, Bonnytoun and Horizon) / Mr F Hendricks at 021 826 5972 (Lindelani, De Novo and Kraaifontein ROAR) / Mr J Campher at 021 511 5169 ( Kensington) / Mr M Benting at 021 931 0236 (Clanwilliam and Vredelus)

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

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Should you experience difficulties with your online application, kindly note that technical support (challenges with online application) is only available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16.00. You may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Otherwise, all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert.


  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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