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Branch: NWRI Southern Operations

SALARY: R145 281 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE: Worcester

REQUIREMENTS: A Grade 8 Certificate. One (1) to two (2) years’ experience in general work of electrical maintenance. A valid code C1 driver’s licence(Attach a copy). Good communication, reading and writing skills. Willingness to work shifts, overtime and perform standby duties, including on weekends and public holidays. Must have the ability to perform under pressure. Work outside in adverse weather conditions, on structures with steep steps and vertical ladders. Work in confined spaces assessable through manholes where poor lighting and little ventilation prevail. Basic knowledge in controlling and managing bulk water supply maintenance on electrical equipment. Basic knowledge in policy implementation. Basic knowledge in the routine inspection of equipment. Basic disciplinary knowledge in Occupational Health and Safety. Basic disciplinary knowledge in Public administration. Basic knowledge in supporting water utilization and water resource strategy. Basic understanding of Government legislation.

DUTIES: Maintenance of electrical bulk water infrastructure and construction equipment. Do routine maintenance on the electrical equipment. Repair damaged equipment. Refer equipment to other service providers for repairs. Conduct general routine inspection. Supervise subordinates on a regular basis. Keep records of repaired equipment. Keep job cards up to date and repair minor electrical equipment.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. MJ Fourie Tel No: (023) 348 5600

APPLICATIONS: Uitkeer Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number to



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.

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