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The Government Printing Works is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is intended to promote representivity through the filling of these posts. The candidature of persons whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will receive preference.

APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria or Private Bag X85, Pretoria, 0001

FOR ATTENTION : Ms M Mbokane, Human Resources Tel No: (012) 748 6296

CLOSING DATE : 13 March 2020, 12:00 noon.

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department) and must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed; Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your Z.83, A detailed covering letter, recent comprehensive CV specifying all qualifications and experience with respective dates. Certified copies of qualifications, ID and a valid driver’s license (where required), must be attached. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), The Government Printing Works reserves the right to fill or not fill its advertised posts, General information: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by the Government Printing Works. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the jobs; the logistics of which will be communicated by the Government Printing Works, Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic management 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, Personnel suitability checks will also be administered as a part of the selection process. Success candidates will be required to enter in an employment contract and performance agreement (as relevant), and must obtain a positive security clearance. Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration, If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful



SALARY : R145 281 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent, Plus 1 year front desk or related experience, Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, Familiar with switchboard system/s, Computer literacy and relevant office software packages, Excellent verbal communication skills, Knowledge of customer service principles and practices, Attention to detail, Sound telephone etiquette.

DUTIES : Attend to visitors and clients & answer their queries, Operate the switchboard by answering incoming calls and ensuring that customers are referred promptly and correctly , Take messages and administer the correct distribution thereof, Effectively maintain telephone register, Organise and maintain electronic and paper files, Receive, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, Provide information to assist clients or refer them to appropriate contacts, Ensure that reception area is clean and presentable to visitors.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Q Masilela Tel No: (012) 748 6202

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