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1 February, 2021

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SALARY: R208 584 per annum (R328 960 Total Package)

CENTRE: Houtbay; Hermanus; Stilbaai; Laaiplek (please indicate preferred center)

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be in possession of a Senior Certificate. Must have basic knowledge of working with heavy-duty tools as well as slipway operations or similar activities. Must have a sense of responsibility and be able to work with minimal supervision and support the dockmaster. Willingness to work long hours when needed and the ability to work under pressure. Assist in other fishing harbours and also work weekends and public holidays as required

DUTIES: Align vessel on slip cradle. Retract bilge blocks to stabilize vessel on the cradle. Ensure continuous alignment and adjustment of bilge blocks while cradling in motion. Operate motor/ electrical winch to pull the vessel out of the water. Operate slip gantry engine to control cradle arms. Operate all power tools in a workshop in preparation for slipping. Report all dysfunctional equipment. Chipping metal to remove rust. Paint the slipway infrastructure and replace worn wood on the slip beams. Check hydraulic pipes for leaks on power packs and hydraulic pullers. Sweep ground area with heavy-duty brooms. Collect and dispose of slip garbage at the municipal dumpsite. Clean slip equipment with a high-pressure gun. Adhere and assist to all emergency calls e.g. oil spills, sinking vessels including compliance issues.

ENQUIRIES: Mr L. Williams Tel No: (082) 806 3806 e-mail:


APPLICATIONS: Applications for Pretoria must be submitted to the Director-General, Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, For Attention: The Director: Human Resources Management, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria. For positions based in Cape Town, Bloemfontein, North West, applications must be forwarded to: Private Bag X4390, Cape Town, 8000 or hand-deliver to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town.

CLOSING DATE: 15 February 2021

NOTE: Application must be submitted on a signed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be completed in full accompanied by certified copies of qualifications (Matric Certificate must also be attached) ID document, a valid Driver’s License (all attached documentation must not be older than 6 months) together with the recent Curriculum Vitae in order to be considered. Applications may be forwarded for the Director-General, Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria or alternatively Private Bag X4390, Cape Town 8000 Or hand-deliver to:14The National Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizenship status; Creditworthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); social media checks, and Qualification verification. Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the Department’s convenience. Entry-level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments. The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of performance agreement and employment contract. The department reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. th

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