CLOSING DATE : 12 November 2021

NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the
newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and
Sanitations 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, identity document and a
valid driver’s license (where applicable) which need not to be certified when
applying for a post. Original/certified copies must be produced by only
shortlisted candidates during the interview date. All required information on
Form Z83 must be provided. Failure to complete or disclose all required
information will automatically disqualify the applicant. All documents must be
submitted in one email in a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not exceeding
5mb) 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. A SAQA evaluation certificate must
accompany foreign qualification/s. Applications that do not comply with the
above mentioned requirements will not be considered. *All shortlisted
candidates pertaining to Senior Management Services (SMS) posts will be
subjected to a technical and competency assessment and a pre-entry
certificate obtained from the National School of government is required prior to
the appointment. (Individuals who have completed the course already, and who
are therefore in possession of a certificate are welcome to submit such,
however it is not required that an applicant submit such when applying for the
post prior to the closing date. The link for the completion of the course for the
certificate for the pre-entry into SMS can be found on
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.



REF NO: 121121/02
Branch: Infrastructure Management: Southern Operation WRIOM)
SALARY : R869 007 per annum (Level 12), (all-inclusive salary package)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth / Gqeberha

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Administration. Three (3) to (5) five years
management experience in Administration, Corporate Services at supervisory
(ASD) level. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Knowledge and experience
of administration processes. Knowledge of policy development and
implementation. Disciplinary knowledge of HR information. Understanding of
policy development and implementation. Disciplinary knowledge of techniques
and procedures for the planning and execution of operations. Understanding
of programme and project management. Knowledge of analytical procedures.
Problem solving and analysis. People and diversity management. Client
orientation and customer focus. Good communication skills both (verbal and
written). Accountability and ethical conduct.

DUTIES : Manage and provide support in human resource, information technology,
administration, communication, OHS including safety and security. Assist with
the development and implementation of the strategic plan. Analyze current
policies and departmental strategic objectives. Implement administration
policies and various disciplines. Analyze human resource information trends.
Recommend policy amendments. Develop implementation plan. Hold roads
shows advising department on key policy issues. Brief managers on policy
requirements. Monitor policy implementation. Assist with the development and
implementation of strategic plan. Develop corporate services implementation
plan. Ensure that the line managers execute their business plan within the
objectives of human resource plan. Ensure that strategic objectives are
implemented accordingly. Ensure that corporate services forms business
partners with the management. Ensure compilation of corporate services
budget. Ensure that budget is implemented according to plan. Do early warning
where necessary. Provide monthly report to managers. Management of human
resources process. Provide expert advice on human resource information
implementation to managers.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. C Goboza Tel No: 041 508 9702
APPLICATIONS : Southern Operation (Port Elizabeth / Gqeberha): Please forward your
applications quoting the relevant reference number to the Department of Water
and Sanitation, P.O. Box 5501, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, 6065 or Hand deliver
at 50 Heugh Road, Lion Roars Office Park c/o 3rd Avenue and Heugh Road,


REF NO: 121121/03
Branch: Infrastructure Management Head Office
SALARY : R751 542 per annum, (all-inclusive OSD salary package)
CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office

REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor of Technology Degree in Engineering (B Tech) or relevant
qualification. Six (6) years post qualification Engineering Technologist
experience required. Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional
Engineering Technologist. A valid driver’s license (Attach copies). Proven
knowledge of mechanical maintenance inspections and relevant standards of;
design, installation, refurbishment and repair. Provide and manage technical
advisory services and support by applying engineering principles and
techniques to address engineering challenges through research. Project
Management, technical design analysis knowledge, research and
development, Computer-aided engineering applications, technical report
writing, problem solving and analysis, decision making, creativity, customer
focus and responsiveness, communication skills, planning and organization
and people management. Excellent communication skills including verbal,
report writing and presentation skills. Ability to work independently as well as
sound interpersonal skills and the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
Willingness to work above normal working hours and under pressure as well
as travelling country wide. Proven liaison and networking skills especially as
they relate to corporative governance and stakeholder engagement.

DUTIES : Manage technological advisory services; provide technological support to
Engineers and associated professionals in the field; ensure adherence and
promotion of safety standards in line with statutory and regulatory
requirements; solve broadly defined technological challenges through
application of proven techniques and procedures; and develop, maintain and
manage current technologies. Monitoring and evaluation of technological
designs; evaluate and monitor existing technical manuals, standard drawings
and procedures to incorporate new technology; ensure quality assurance of
technical designs with specifications and make recommendations for approval
by the relevant authority; and identify and optimize technical solutions by
applying engineering principles. Manage administrative and related functions;
provide inputs into the budgeting process; compile and submit reports as
required; provide and consolidate inputs into technological/engineering
operational plan; ensure the development, implementation and maintenance
of databases and manage and supervise technological and related personnel
and assets. Research and development; continuous professional development
to keep up with new technologies and procedures; research / literature studies
on engineering technology to improve expertise and to liaise with relevant
bodies / councils on engineering-related matters.
ENQUIRIES : Mr JH van der Walt Tel No: 012 336 6781

APPLICATIONS : Head Office (Pretoria): Please email your application quoting the relevant
reference number on the subject line to


Branch: Provincial Coordination and International Cooperation: North West
SALARY : R402 045 per annum, (OSD)
CENTRE : Mmabatho

REQUIREMENTS : A relevant Honours Degree in Environmental Management or relevant
qualification. Experience in water resource management environmental field
will serve as an advantage. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Computer
literacy. Knowledge of report writing skills, programme and project
management Interpersonal relations, conflict management, negotiation and
facilitation skills will serve as an added advantage. Understanding of the
principles integrated water resource management. Knowledge of catchment
management and National Water Act. Knowledge of industrial, agricultural,
mining processes and waste water treatment processes. Willingness to travel
extensively in remote areas. Work irregular hours. Good communication skills
both (verbal and written).

DUTIES : Provide support in the evaluation of Water Use License applications. Provide
comments on environmental impact assessments, environmental program
reports (EMPRs) and rezoming applications. Support catchment management
forums. Liaise with stakeholders in the water sector and other government
departments regarding water resource related issues. Conduct regular
compliance, monitoring of mines, industries, industries, waste water treatment
works and abattoirs. Conduct water quality and river eco status. Monitor or
investigate water pollution incidents. Assist with the supervision of staff.
Compile monthly water quality reports. Give inputs in the projects relevant to
the management of water resources initiated by the department. Ensure the
registration of water quality related uses for the waste discharge charge system
(WDCS). Promote water conservation and efficient water utilization through the
authorization process.

ENQUIRIES : Ms L Siwelane Cell: 082 941 9641
APPLICATIONS : North West (Mmabatho): Please email your application quoting the relevant
reference number on the subject line to: or handdeliver at Mega City Shopping Centre, Corner. Dr. James Moroka Drive and
Sekame Road, Unit99 Ground Floor or post your applications to the Provincial
Head: North West, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X5
Mmabatho, 2735.


REF NO: 121121/05
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: North West
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Mmabatho

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Public Administration or equivalent. Three (3)
to five (5) years’ experience in administration. Knowledge of Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury regulations. Knowledge of
administrative and clerical procedures and systems. Departmental policies and
procedures. Governmental financial systems. Committed to high level of quality
control. Knowledge of implementing policies of PMDS. Organizational skills.
Problem solving and Analysis. People and Diversity Management. Client
Orientation and Customer focus. Communication skills and accountability and
Ethical Conduct. A valid driver’s license. (Attach a copy).

DUTIES : Render support pertaining to logistical arrangements in the component.
Prepare for Management meetings. Coordinate and serve as secretariat at
Management meetings. Develop and manage the Provincial tracking system.
Scrutinize all external correspondence and coordinate responses with the
relevant components. Monitor expenditure in the Chief Directorate. Manage
incoming and outgoing correspondence i.e. maintain document flow in the
Chief Director’s office. Manage workflow within the unit. Establish and maintain
a records management system. Monitor the budget in the unit. Compile reports,
presentations and other related documents.
ENQUIRIES : Mr S Matsheka Tel No: 082 806 8856
APPLICATIONS : North West (Mmabatho): Please email your application quoting the relevant
reference number on the subject line to: or handdeliver at Mega City Shopping Centre, Corner. Dr. James Moroka Drive and
Sekame Road, Unit99 Ground Floor or post your application to the Provincial
Head: North West, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X5
Mmabatho, 2735.

(3 Year Fixed Term Contract)

Branch: Provincial Coordination and International Cooperation: Mpumalanga
SALARY : R257 508 per annum (Level 07), (plus 37% in lieu of benefits)
CENTRE : Bronkhorstspruit

REQUIREMENTS : A Senior/Grade 12 certificate. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience. Computer
literacy. Knowledge of registry duties practices as well as the ability to capture
data. Knowledge of storage and retrieval procedures. Basic knowledge of
Human Resources prescripts and understanding of the legislative framework
governing the public service.

DUTIES : To open and close files in accordance with the record classification system
(Sort, label, index, reference, and store). Arrange files into filing cabinets as
per record classification system. Filling/storage, Tracing
(electronically/manually) and retrieval of documents and files. Ensure and
complete index cards for all files. Undertake spot checks on system to check
validity, correctness, and tidiness. Sort and package files for archives and
distribution. Compile list of documents to be archived and submit to supervisor.
Attend to all clients. Handle telephonic and other enquiries received. Receive
and handle hand delivered mail/files.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. T Phahlamohlaka Tel No: 013 591 8913 / Ms FM Mkhwanazi, Tel No: 013
759 7515 / Ms PC Ngwamba, Tel No: 013 759 7446 / Mr. SG Nkosi, Tel No:
013 759 7335
APPLICATIONS : Mpumalanga (Mbombela) Please email your applications quoting the relevant
reference number to the subject line


REF NO: 121121/07
Branch: Finance Main Account
Div: Immoveable Asset Management
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office

REQUIREMENTS : A Senior/Grade 12 certificate. One (1) year experience in Asset Management
will serve as an added advantage. Computer literacy. Knowledge of Financial
Management, Logistics, PFMA, Treasury Regulations and Professional
Procurement Policy Framework. Knowledge and understanding of government
Supply Chain Management framework. Knowledge of Enterprise Resource
Planning System, LOGIS and BAS. Understanding of MS Office suite
preferably Excel. Knowledge and understanding of dispute resolution process.
Understanding of labour relations policies. Knowledge of Generally
Recognized Accounting Practice (GRAP). Knowledge management. Problem
solving and analysis. People and diversity management. Good communication
skills both (verbal and written).

DUTIES : Updating of the asset register (historic register and new additions). Updating
movement of assets, updating disposal database and loss register on monthly
basis. Receiving and Bar-coding of assets. Perform quarterly asset count.
Updating inventory lists and pasting. Conduct Bi-annual physical verification of
movable assets and finance lease assets. Quality assurance of asset
management processes.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. G Makapane Tel No: 012 336 8844
APPLICATIONS : Pretoria (Head Office): Please email your application quoting the relevant
reference number to the subject line


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