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DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM
CLOSING DATE : 21 February 2020 at 16:00
NOTE : DRDLR requests applicants to apply manually by submitting applications on form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service department that should be accompanied by comprehensive CVs (previous experience must be expansively detailed) and certified (certification must not be older than 12 months) copies of qualifications, service certificates (in case of an OSD post), identification document and permanent residency/work permit. Reasonable accommodation shall apply for People with Disabilities (including where a driver’s licence is a requirement in a non-Occupational Specific Dispensation (OSD) post).Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. It would be appreciated if you can only attach course certificates applicable to the post requirements. Failure to submit the requested documents may result in your application not being considered. If you apply for more than one post, submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Correspondents will be entered into with short-listed candidates within three months after the closing date of the post. If by then you have not been contacted for an interview you were not successful in your application. Important DRDLR is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DRDLR through the filling of posts. We reserve the right not to fill a position. All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and/or competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by DRDLR. The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening and the appointment is subject to a positive security clearance outcome. Applicants must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during/ after the interview took place, note that the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event
POST 05/77 : PROJECT COORDINATOR: COMMUNAL TENURE REF NO: 3/2/1/2020/062 (3 POSTS) Re-advertisement, applicants who applied previously must re-apply Directorate: Tenure Reform Implementation
SALARY : R470 040 per annum (Level 10)
CENTRE : Limpopo (Waterberg, Capricorn/Sekhukhune, Vhembe/Mopani District)
REQUIREMENTS : National Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Law, Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, Geography/Human Geography, History, Linguistics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Public Health. 3 – 5 years’ relevant working experience in Land Reform Environment. Working experience in Extension of Security of Tenure Act (ESTA), Interim Protection of Informal Land Rights Act (IPILRA), Labour Tenants Act (LTA) and Land Title Adjustment will be an added advantage. Job related knowledge: Land Reform prescript and Policies (ESTA, Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act, IPILRA, Labour Tenants Act and Land Title Adjustment), Community dynamics, Interpretation of statuses, Departmental filing procedure. Job related skills: Presentation, Computer literacy, Interpersonal relations, Communication, Research, Analysis, Reasoning abilities, Project Management, Facilitation, Report writing, People Management, Analytical, Research, Supervisory. Ability to manage document and correspondence. Ability to manage tasks and resources efficiently. A valid driver’s licence.
DUTIES : Facilitate the implementation of Interim Protection of Informal Land Rights Act (IPILRA). Facilitate community relations on site demarcations, state land disposal/long term leases, servitudes and hunting rights. Facilitation of dispute resolutions on communal land and among Tribal Authorities pertaining to boundaries. Facilitate implementation of Labour Tenants Applications. Conduct land rights enquiries to determine nature and extent of rights of applicant. Draft a notice to the owner and serve them. Where agreements are reached, draft settlement agreement and procure their signature. Obtain approval of certification memoranda and present to Departmental Committees. Keep records and file records. Facilitate implementation of Land Title Adjustment. Receive applications and verify information. Prepare terms of reference for identification of a Commissioner. Prepare memorandum to Minister for designation and appointment of Commissioner. Develop implementation plan. Facilitate implementation of 71 distribution and transfer of Certain State Land Act. Facilitate implementation of Extension of Security of Tenure Act (ESTA). Facilitate resolution of disputes between farm owners and farm dwellers. Conduct land rights awareness campaigns to different stakeholders. Identify land to secure land tenure rights. Facilitate legal representation for farm dwellers.
ENQUIRIES : Mr M Shai Tel No: (015) 284 6303
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post Private Bag X9213, Polokwane, 0700 or hand it delivered to: 61 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700.
NOTE : Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured, Indian and White females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.