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: Water Resource Management Geohydrological Information Services

SALARY : R990 747 per annum, (all-inclusive OSD salary package)

CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office

REQUIREMENTS : MSc Degree in Geohydrology / Geology / Hydrology or relevant science qualification. Six (6) years post BSc Natural Scientific experience. Compulsory unexpired registration with SACNASP as a Professional Natural Scientist. The disclosure of a valid unexpired driver’s license. Working experience in the following fields will serve as an advantage: Groundwater Resource Monitoring, Management of National groundwater information systems. Working knowledge and expertise in the acquiring, capturing, auditing and dissemination of groundwater processes. Working knowledge in National Water Act, 1998 (Act No 36 of 1998).

DUTIES : Acquiring, capturing, auditing and dissemination of groundwater data. Lead and ensure the development of National Information Groundwater information services Portfolio and business processes. Ensure the compilation of geohydrological information products. Ensure the development and implementation of standards related to geohydrological data and information. Provide technical support and training to Provincial geohydrological data management component. Provide scientific expertise in the rendering of geohydrological advisory services. Management of diverse team of technical personnel.

ENQUIRIES : Mr LZ Maswuma at 082 808 6380

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