No Experience Required! Department of Small Business Development is Looking for Admin Clerks

DBSD, Department of Small Business Development, is another governmental department in South Africa. The aim of this department in South Africa is to give support to the small businesses through programmes. Furthermore, this department also holds hand with women, youths, and also people with disabilities for giving their contribution in the economic growth. One of their ways is by offering the DSBD vacancies to apply.

These DSBD vacancies ask whoever that has no previous experience to apply and gain their qualifications through working. It is a good chance for them to maximize the potential that they think they do not have. In fact, everyone must have a talent they have not realized yet. If probably you fit all the requirements of the job, this chance is yours.

DSBD vacancies
Administration clerk on Mautech Face

Programme Description

Position: Administrative clerk

Recruiter: Department of Small Business Development

Location: Pretoria

Reference number: Mark 09/20-21

Salary: R173 703 per annum


  • Recording, organizing, capturing and storing data and correspondence
  • Handling telephone accounts and cash
  • Updating registers and statistics
  • Providing financial administration support services
  • Providing personnel administration support services
  • Completing procurement forms for the purchasing items
  • Arranging both travelling and accommodation
  • Providing supply chain
  • Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Typing letters and other needed correspondence
  • Distributing documents to stakeholders
  • Maintaining the asset register
  • Maintaining a leave component register
  • Doing the stock control of office stationeries
  • Updating expenditure in component


  • A grade 12/ Matric certificate or equivalent qualification is a must
  • No previous experience is required
  • Having the ability to work individually and in a team
  • Having the ability to use computer (Microsoft, email and internet)
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For the applicants, they need to submit these following documents as the requirements of the application.

  • A complete application form in the form of Z83 which is obtainable from any Public Services department
  • A comprehensive recent Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three contactable references (telephone numbers and email addresses)
  • Copies of qualifications
  • A copy of Identity Document
  • For foreign qualifications, evaluation certificate from SAQA needs to be attached
  • For non South African citizen, they have to attach the copy of permanent residence in South Africa

Forward all of these documents through email in [email protected]. Don’t forget to write down the reference number that job you are applying!

The applicants will go through some steps when they have been shortlisted. First, they will go through technical exercise. Second, they will have generic managerial competency assessment. Here, the applicants will be assessed whether they are capable of working their responsibilities. Moreover, the applicant will also have the personnel suitability checks during the processes of the employees’ selections.

Unless you are contacted after three months after the due date, please consider that your application was unsuccessful. For the successful candidate, they will have to sign performance agreement within 3 months of the appointments.


For any frequently asked questions about the advertised post in DSBD vacancies, you can call the recruitment office on (012) 39 45286 /43097.

Closing Date

All of the applications can be submitted before 13 November 2020. Any application received after the due date will not be accepted.