DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING:IT TECHNICIAN (X2 POSTS)

CENTRE : Citrusdal Campus Ref No WCC 40/19

Malmesbury Campus Ref No: WCC 41/19

CLOSING DATE: 10 May 2019 at 14h00

Nature of contract: Permanent

SALARY : R257 508 per annum (Level 07) plus benefits as applicable in the Public Service

REQUIREMENTS : Standard 10/ Grade 12, A +. An appropriate three year diploma OR an equivalent three year qualifications, or recognized equivalent (National or International), N+ or recognized equivalent National or International), S+ or recognized equivalent ( National or International), MCDST or recognized equivalent (National or International), MCSA or recognized equivalent (National or International), or recognized equivalent (National or International), MCSE A minimum of three years in information security, information technology or relevant field. Working knowledge of and experience in the policy and regulatory environment of information security, especially in the TVET or Higher Education Sector.

DUTIES : Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications. Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and network. Taking staff or clients through a series actions, either face to face or over the telephone to help set up systems or resolve issues. Troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults. Replacing parts as required. Providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports. Following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up to a system. Supporting the roll-out of new applications. Setting up new user’s accounts and profiles and agreed time limits to call-outs. Working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate). Prioritizing and managing many open cases at one time. Rapidly establishing a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, e.g. software developers. Testing and evaluating new technology. Conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.

 

APPLICATIONS : Direct your applications quoting the relevant reference number to: The HR Officer, West Coast College TVET College, P.O. Box 935, Malmesbury, 7300 or hand delivers at 2 Loedolf Street, Malmesbury, Central Office, 7300

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents and must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive cv (with three contactable references and certified copies of all qualifications, identity document (ID) not older than three months, including drivers license (where it is required). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and the Evaluation Certificate from SAQA must be attached. Failure to sign Z83 and submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Candidates whose appointments will promote representatively in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference. As of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the government employee medical scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a government medical subsidy. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed applicants. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Note: all shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. The successful candidate will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to security clearance. Applications received after the closing date or faxed and emailed applications will not be considered.

ENQUIRIES : Ms A Arosi / Ms A Fortuin Tel No: (022) 482 1143