Department of Public Works – Receptionist


The Department of Public Works is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The intention is to
promote representativity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts and with persons whose
appointment will promote representativity, will receive preference.

CLOSING DATE : 02 July 2021 at 16H00
: An indication by candidates in this regard will facilitate the processing of
applications. If no suitable candidates from the unrepresented groups can be
recruited, candidates from the represented groups will be considered. People with
disabilities are encouraged to apply. Kindly take note that with effect from 01
January 2021 DPSA approved the new Z83 application form, your are all requested
to use it and failure to use the new application form your application will be
disqualified, obtainable from any Public Service department and must be
accompanied by a comprehensive CV, recently certified (within 6 months) copies
of qualifications (matric certificate, certificates of qualifications), a valid Driver’s
Licence (where required) and an Identification Document. Applications not
complying with the above will be disqualified. Should you not have heard from us
within the next months, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Note: It is
the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign and other qualifications are
evaluated by SAQA. Recognition of prior learning will only be considered on
submission of proof by candidates. Kindly note that appointment will be subject to
verification of qualifications and a security clearance. Faxed, e-mailed or late
applications will NOT be accepted. People with disabilities are encouraged to
apply. Should you not have heard from us within the next months, please regard
your application as unsuccessful.

Polokwane Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager, Department
of Public Works; Private Bag X9469, Polokwane, 0700 or Hand deliver at: Ground
Floor, Sanlam Building, 77 Hans Van Rensburg Street, Polokwane, 0699. For
Attention: Mr. NJ Khotsa

POST 22/151 : RECEPTIONIST REF NO: 2021/160
SALARY : R145 281 per annum
CENTRE : Polokwane Regional Office
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior Certificate/Grade 12 Certificate, extensive relevant working experience in
Office Administration and Clerical Services. Willingness to adapt work schedule in
accordance with office requirements. Knowledge: Customer service principles and
practices, Understanding of legislation, policies and procedures of DPWI, Office
management and administrative tasks. Skills: Advanced communication (verbal
and written), Computer literacy, Interpersonal skills, Customer service oriented,
Planning and organising, Stress management skill. Personal Attributes: People
orientated, Hardworking, Resourceful, Professional personal presentation,
Initiative, Self-motivated, respectful, honesty, trust worthy and Creative.
DUTIES : Receive visitors and or clients; Assist and direct visitors and clients to their
destination; Re-direct calls as appropriate and take adequate messages when
required; Handling visitor’s inquiries whenever possible; Keeping a logbook of each
day’s visitors; Ensure a clean reception area; Provide a high level of internal
customer service, Extent of support to the effective management of work flow and
administration of office functions, Nature and efficiency of liaison, Number and
extent of meetings co-ordinated, Number and accuracy of reports collated,
Effective management of visits in the office, Number and quality of documents and
reports prepared.
Ms. NA Morgan, Tel No: (015) 291 6445

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