DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
CLOSING DATE : 06 March 2020
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document. No late, faxed applications will be accepted. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not heard from us within two (2) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Preference will be given to previously disadvantage groups. Successful applicants will be required to undergo standard Government security clearance procedures including verification of qualifications. Should you be in a possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation from South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). “All SMS shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools” People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the posts. People who are not employed by the Public Service Departments are welcomed to apply for posts. The department reserves the right not to make an appointment. ERRATUM: Kindly note that the post of Administration Officer: Water Use Authorisation with Ref No: 291119/33 advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 41 dated 15 November 2019, the requirements for the post is a National Diploma or Degree in Public Management / Administration or relevant field.
POST 07/71 : SENIOR WATER CONTROL OFFICER REF NO: 060320/20 (X2 POSTS) Branch: IBOM Central Operation (This is a re-advertisement; applicants who have previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)
SALARY : R208 584 per annum (Level 06)
CENTRE : Upper Vaal (Vaal Dam)
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior/Grade 12 certificate with Mathematical Literacy as an added advantage. Internal water control courses will be an added advantage. One (1) to (3) three years’ experience in water control related functions. Must have completed at least one of the following courses: Water Measurement, Water Distribution, Test Course and Dam Control Course. Knowledge in controlling and managing the water distribution for all government waterworks within the area office’s jurisdiction. Policy implementation, monitoring and evaluation principles. Knowledge in managing human resources. Disciplinary knowledge in occupational health and safety. Disciplinary knowledge in public administration. Knowledge in supporting water utilisation and water resource strategy. Knowledge of flood controlling. Understanding of government legislations.
DUTIES : Assist with the controlling of the opening and closing of sluices according to schedule. Keep records of all information as well as meter readings for purpose of correct billing. Plan and prioritize duties for subordinates. Control water distribution according to regulations on a daily basis. Perform minor maintenance on structures, dams, fences and sluices. Compile disposal report for the scheme. Produce flood warning list of all water users/clients and do flood control. Present progress report in respect of tasks. Collections and safe keeping of equipment and supplies daily. Control times registers and leave forms. Conduct routine dam inspections of hydrological data including water meter readings. Assist with Health and Safety regulations on the scheme. The successful candidate will have to travel extensively and must be able to perform duties away from the office for periods of time.
ENQUIRIES : Ms LP Lotter Tel No: (016) 371 3020/ (016) 371 3039
APPLICATIONS : IBOM Central Operation (Upper Vaal: Vaal Dam): Please forward your application to the Area Manager: Vaal Dam Area Office, Infrastructure Building, Operations and Maintenance: Central Operation, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X02, Deneysville, 1932.
FOR ATTENTION : BS Mbongo