The Department of Labour has launched a website to help you find your dream job ! The service is called Employment Services Of South Africa (ESSA)

ESSA is a service of Department of Labour, available to all South African citizens.

All you have to do is register as a job seeker on the Public Employment Services (PES) system.

Once you have registered and logged in to ESSA, you will be able to capture/edit your CV, search their database for opportunities and apply online for opportunities at no cost.

Through your registered CV, the Department  also will help to match you to potential employers.

In order for the registration of work seekers to be valid, unemployed citizens are required to provide information on their disability, marital and criminal status, equity group, indication of the work seeker status of employment, contact details, physical and postal address, school qualification and tertiary qualifications and their employment history.

How to register

If this is your first visit please create your profile by clicking the link on the left hand panel ‘REGISTER INDIVIDUAL’.

 Click here to access the system

Should you require any details don’t hesitate to contact us by sending an email to

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