ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER (3 POSTS)
REF NO: 290121/58
Branch: Chief Operations Office-Kwazulu-Natal
SALARY: R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE: Midmar, Howick
REQUIREMENTS: A Senior/ Grade 12 Certificate with Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy as a passed subject appropriate working experience. A valid drivers license (Attach a copy). Good verbal and written communication skills. Data capturing and interpretation experience. Computer skills (Database applications). General office administration knowledge. Proven ability to operate independently. This appointment will entail considerable travelling within the KwaZulu-Natal region. Knowledge of the rivers and dams in the KwaZulu-Natal region. Knowledge of Public Service Legislation.
DUTIES: Collection of hydrological data from the various monitoring sites within KwaZulu-Natal. Registering and capturing incoming hydrological data. Collection of water samples. Perform routine maintenance and inspections work at hydrological gauging sites. Assist in the installation of monitoring instruments. Provide assistance to Engineering Technicians in data collection, calibrations and reporting.
ENQUIRIES: Mr. B Pillay Tel No: (031) 336 2700
APPLICATIONS: Midmar: Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number to KZNRecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION: Ms. S Mbongwa
CLOSING DATE: 29 January 2021
NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the e-mail address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitation website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document (all documents must be submitted in one email in a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not exceeding 10Mb) Subject title on the email must clearly display the reference number of the post applied for. Applicants should forward applications to the correct email address of the post as wrong emailed applications will not be considered. No late, applications will be accepted. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. 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. 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 short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. 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.