Branch: Chief Operations Office Kwazulu-Natal

SALARY: R122 595 per annum (Level 03)

CENTRE: Midmar Dam, Howick

REQUIREMENTS: ABET Level 4. Zero (0) to six (6) months of experience in building and maintenance work. Ability to read and write. Be physically fit. Good communication skills and ability to work in a team. Ability to work under supervision and independently. Must have a basic knowledge of using equipment, tools, and light machinery. Willingness to travel extensively within KwaZulu-Natal province. Willingness to camp on-site for more than a month. Willingness to work in and around water such as rivers, lakes, and dams. A valid driver’s license (A certified copy must be attached). Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety procedures.

DUTIES: Building and maintenance work in rivers. Camp and site setup. Site clearance and shuttering. Steelwork and concrete laying. Finishing and cleaning. Repair damages and install measuring systems. Clean and maintain upstream pools and access roads. Cutting grass, painting work, and remove logs from monitoring sites. Inlet system installations. Repair damaged scour pipes and boxes.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. B Pillay Tel No: (031) 336 2700

APPLICATIONS: KwaZulu-Natal (Midmar Dam): Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number to KZNRecruitment@dws.gov.za


NOTE: Persons with disability, Males- African and Indian are encouraged to apply


CLOSING DATE: 13 November 2020

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the e-mail address specified for each post. Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document. 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 complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide the Police Clearance certificate from the 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.

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