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 : 20 March 2020 at 16H00

NOTE : 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. Applications must be submitted on a signed Form Z83, 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. Note: All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a compulsory technical or competency-based exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job as part of the interview process. Following the technical exercise and the interview the selection panel will identify candidates to undergo the generic management competency assessments and successful candidate to sign a performance agreement and be subjected to security clearance.



SALARY : R173 703 per annum

CENTRE : Port Elizabeth Regional Office

REQUIREMENTS : An ABET level 4/Grade 12; valid driver’s license code B and be prepared for extensive travel; relevant supervisory skill and experience. Knowledge on horticultural practices and agricultural remedies; health and safety; personnel practices; operating and maintaining horticultural implements and equipment; office administration and reporting. Skills: effective communication (written and verbal); adapt work schedule in accordance to office requirements; numeracy and computer literacy; ability to work with various stake holders at varied levels; planning and co-ordination; problem solving and diplomacy. A valid pest control operator certificate, Chainsaw competency certificate and knowledge of Environmental legislation will be an advantage.

DUTIES : Support the administration of the section; assess, supervise and co-ordinate horticultural staff in carrying out the service. Ensure the quality of work and adherence to safety requirements; transporting staff, equipment and materials to various sites. Identify resource requirements as per operational needs; replenishment and distribution of materials; monitor the condition of equipment and ensure servicing and repairs. Compile monthly reports. Advantageous: Valid PCO; chainsaw competency certificate. Display knowledge of Environmental Legislation.

ENQUIRIES : Mr S. Mda Tel No: (041) 408 2357

APPLICATIONS : The Regional Manager, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X3913, North End, Port Eliza

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