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 Services Management

Cd: National Water Resource Information Management

SALARY : R353 013 – R531 117 per annum, (offer will be based on proven years of experience)

CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Survey / Cartography or relevant qualification. Three (3) years post qualification technical experience in land acquisition, property verification, land valuation, cadastral surveys and/or engineering / topographical / hydrological surveys for dam basins and related water infrastructure such as pipelines, canals, and reservoirs. Compulsory unexpired registration with the South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) as a Survey/Surveyor Technician. The disclosure of a valid unexpired driver’s license. Knowledge of processes and legislation relating to the land survey environment. Good communication skills in technical consulting and professional judgement. Sound knowledge of Survey equipment operation. Knowledge of Survey design and analysis. Research and development skills in the Survey field. Certificate in computer-aided design (CAD) survey software and/or GIS applications with relevant knowledge and skills such as ArcGIS, Surpac, Model Maker, MicroStation, and GPS instruments plus post-processing. Sound knowledge of MS Office software. Creating a highperformance culture. Problem solving and analysis. Customer focus and responsiveness. Good planning and organising skills.

DUTIES : Plan and perform cadastral or other surveys, reviews, and quality control on survey requests according to set standards and designs. Analyse, research and respond to client requests for land management related information. Continuously monitor the exchange and protection of information between operations and individuals to ensure effective knowledge management according to departmental objectives. Training and mentorship of learner interns and graduate trainees.

ENQUIRIES : Ms C Rajah Tel No: (012) 336 8130

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