ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER (A Senior/Grade 12 certificate with Mathematics\Math Literacy)

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CLOSING DATE : 28 February 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.


POST 06/50 : ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER REF NO: 280220/07 Branch: Chief Operations Office-Gauteng

SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Boskop Area

REQUIREMENTS : A Senior/Grade 12 certificate with Mathematics\Math Literacy. A valid B driver’s license is a statutory requirement (attach copy). Minimum of two (2) years Hydrometry related working experience will serve as an added advantage. This appointment will entail considerable travelling. Good verbal and written communication skills. Computer literate.

DUTIES : Collection of hydrological data from various Hydrological monitoring sites in the area of responsibility. Registering and capturing incoming hydrological data. Collection of water samples. Perform routine maintenance and inspections at hydrological gauging sites. Assist in the installation of monitoring instruments. Provide assistance to other technical personnel. The official will travel long distances and remain in the field for an extended time working away from the office. The official will assist with basic maintenance. Inspection reports must be completed and keeping of records of all problems. Collection of data from electronic data loggers. Liaise with land owners for access to gauging weirs.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. E Meyer Tel No: (082) 725 3137

APPLICATIONS : Boskop Area Please forward applications quoting reference number to: The Area Manager, Department Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 08, Noordbrug, 2522 or hand deliver at Department Water and Sanitation office, Boskop Dam. (On the R501 between Potchefstroom and Carletonville, 16 kilometres from Potchefstroom)


NOTE : The interviews will include a practical test on mechanical recorders and retrieving data from electronic data loggers.

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