DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION

CLOSING DATE : 23 February 2024

NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitations website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge and experience). All required information on the Z83 application form must be provided. Other related documentation such as copies of qualifications, identity document, driver’s license etc need not to accompany the application when applying for a post as such documentation must only be produced by shortlisted candidates during the interview date in line with DPSA circular 19 of 2022. With reference to applicants bearing professional or occupational registration, fields provided in Part B of the Z83 must be completed as these fields are regarded as compulsory and such details must also be included in the applicants CV. For posts requiring a driver’s license, annotate such details on CV. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. No late, applications will be accepted. A SAQA evaluation certificate must accompany foreign qualification/s (only when shortlisted). Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. Candidates will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police clearance certificate from country of origin (only when shortlisted). The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996) the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you do not hear from us within three (3) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. Faxed or emailed applications will not be considered. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.

Branch: Infrastructure Management: Head Office

Dir: Environmental Impact Monitoring

SALARY : R795 147 – R1 197 978 per annum, (all-inclusive OSD salary package), (offer will be based on proven years of experience)

CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office

REQUIREMENTS : A Civil Engineering degree (B Eng/ BSc (Eng) or relevant qualification. Three (3) years post qualification experience in Engineering. Compulsory unexpired registration with Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Professional Engineer. The disclosure of a valid unexpired drivers license. Knowledge and experience in the following fields will serve as an added advantage: Experience in water use, waste management and mining facilities design, operation, and review procedures. An interest in hydraulic, environmental, and geotechnical engineering. Knowledge and understanding of National Environment Management Act (NEMA), National Environmental Management Waste Act (NEMWA), National Water Act (NWA), Water Resources Infrastructure Development, ECSA Board Notices, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and associated legislation. Knowledge and experience in engineering, legal and operational compliance, technical drawing interpretation, risk management, research and development skills, engineering and professional judgement. Understanding of programme and project management. Technical report writing skills. Decision making, teamwork, customer focus, and responsiveness. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Strong ethics base.

DUTIES : Integration of environmental requirements in planning and design of water resources infrastructure. Evaluate water use license applications designs including those of waste management and mining facilities. Advise other chief directorates on civil design specifications to ensure compliance with environmental statutes and other relevant prescripts. Evaluating, editing, and authorising all designs, reports, engineering drawings and specifications. Provide professional and technical advice on support services within the directorate as well as to other directorates and organizations. Keeping abreast with the latest developments in the fields of Integrated Environmental Engineering and formulating new guidelines and standards to reflect the latest trends. Mentoring and training Graduate Trainees, Candidate Engineers, and Technicians. Managing administrative, financial, and personnelrelated functions.

ENQUIRIES : Mr Karl Bester Tel No: (012) 336 7119

APPLICATIONS : Pretoria (Head Office): Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Delta Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria.

FOR ATTENTION : Planning, Recruitment & Selection Unit