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Branch: NWRI Southern Operations

SALARY: R145 281 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Palmiet Worcester

REQUIREMENTS: A Grade 12 Certificate or ABET (Adult Education Training). Basic knowledge in controlling and managing the water distribution for all Government Waterworks within the Area Office’s jurisdiction. Basic knowledge in policy implementation. Basic knowledge in monitoring and evaluation principles. Basic disciplinary understanding in Occupational Health and Safety and in Public Administration. Basic understanding in supporting water utilization and water resource strategy. Basic understanding of flood controlling and a basic understanding of Government Legislation.

DUTIES: Distribute water in respect to the instruction given by managers. Do routine maintenance in the Government Waterworks canals, pipelines and river outlets. Open sluices for distributing water on the Government Waterworks to water users. Clearwater plants, grass and algae in canals, dirty canals and wastage by irrigators. Attend to problems regarding obstacles in canals. Conduct general routine inspection. Remove stones and sand on water canals/pipelines/river outlets. Keep gauge plates clean. Keep inlet hole to measuring box open. Look for cracks in measuring structures and report defects. Paint a mark above gauge plate. Report irregularities with accordance to scheme regulations. Keep structures clean and their surroundings. Keep embankments in good conditions and holes are reported. Stagnant water on the embankments must be reported. Conduct minor maintenance of canals, measuring structures, sluices and servitudes. Ensure that sluices numbers are clearly painted. Keep grids clean and repair minor washouts. Ensure safekeeping of equipment and property. Keep equipment in the stores safe and always lock storerooms. Update administration records and keep the register up to date.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M Tom Tel No: (021) 941 6045

APPLICATIONS: Worcester Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number to SORecruitment@dws.gov.za



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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