DEPT OF WATER AND SANITATION : KZN

GENERAL WORKER


REF NO: 221121/22


(X3 POSTS)


Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal


SALARY : R102 534 per annum (Level 02)


CENTRE : Midmar Dam, Howick


REQUIREMENTS :

An ABET certificate.

Able to read various water meters and gauge plates.
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 work in and around water such as rivers, lakes and dams.

Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety procedures.


DUTIES :

Assisting the Data Collector with collections of electronic data and mechanical
charts. Load and off load tools, materials and equipment on a daily basis.
Assist with the cleaning and general repairs. Assist with cutting and removing
grass, trees from gauging stations when required. Operate brush cutter and
slashes when required. Clean gauge plates and instrumentation huts when
required.


ENQUIRIES : Mr B Pillay Tel No: 031 336 2700


APPLICATIONS : Midmar Dam (Howick): Please forward your applications quoting the reference
number to the: Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and
Sanitation, Private Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.


FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)


GISC TECHNICIAN PRODUCTION GRADE A – C

REF NO: 221121/14


Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal


SALARY : R311 859 – R473 574 per annum, (Offer will be based on proven years of experience)


CENTRE : Durban


REQUIREMENTS :

A National Diploma in GISc, Cartography or relevant qualification. Three (3)
years’ post-qualification technical (GISc) experience. Compulsory registration
with the South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) as GIS (Attach proof). A
valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Computer literacy Geographic
Information Systems skills. An understanding of GIS standards and
projections. An understanding GIS technologies, such a GPS, photogrammetry
and remote sensing and principles of cartography. Communication and
interpersonal skills. Analytical skills.


DUTIES :

Capture, validate and maintain spatial data using a Geographic Information
System (GIS);Produce customized maps; Undertake spatial analysis; Develop
relational databases and maintain Geo-databases structure in accordance with
DWA standards; Enter and regularly revise all metadata in a data catalogue in
accordance with DWA standards and ensure that all electronic data is regularly
backed-up. Expand and improve the regional database by identifying gaps and
sources of additional water sector data in the region. Generate the production
of spatial information in map format by performing customized queries on the
GIS and related database. Add to electronic data through capturing of data by
means of digitizing from paper maps, GPS technology and aerial photo and
satellite images when required. Assess digital database to ensure a high level
of accuracy of data available at all time. Design and implement a data quality
improvement plan. Assess and process the application received from the public
requesting Government information thus ensuring the effective implementation
of promotion of access to Information Act. Provide GIS support; Co-ordinate
data projects and contracts; Conduct relevant research and development;
Implement GIS standards. Setting standards and specifications for cadastral
data. Support Regional office staff support. Administrative responsibilities such
as maintaining a record of monthly log sheet for GIS task, GIS equipment and
stock level of GIS consumables.


ENQUIRIES : Ms LM Matshaya Tel No: 031 336 2700


APPLICATIONS :
Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)


ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER GRADE A-C WATER USE


REF NO:221121/15


(X3 POSTS)


Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal


SALARY : R273 739 – R473 574 per annum, (Offer will be based on proven years of experience)


CENTRE : Durban


REQUIREMENTS :

A National Diploma in Environmental Management or Natural Sciences. One
(1) year working experience including internship or experiential learning will be
an added advantage. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Sound knowledge
of integrated water resource management and water resource protection.
Knowledge and understanding of the water sector: relevant legislations (NWA,
CARA and NEMA, MPRDA) together with the related policies, regulations,
principles, guidelines, tools and procedures; policy development,
implementation and monitoring. Skills and experience in management of
human resources. Excellent communication skills including verbal, report
writing, presentation skills. Sound interpersonal skills as well as the ability to
work in a multi-disciplinary team. Willingness to work abnormal hours and
under pressure as well as travel country-wide. Proven liaison and networking
skills especially as they relate to Corporative Governance and stakeholder
engagement.


DUTIES : Assess completeness of WULAs & conduct site inspections. Liaise with clients
and other stakeholders to obtain outstanding information during WULA
assessments. Requesting of scientific input within the Department using the
specified templates. Access and evaluate Hydrological and Environmental
information with regard to licence applications. Assist in development of
policies and guidelines for the implementation of National Water Act (NWA),
36 of 1998, with regard to water use sector. Final assessment of information
submitted by Water Use Licence Applicants and input from internal specialists.
Drafting record of recommendations (RoRs) and resultant decision documents.
Draft licence conditions to control/mitigate the negative impacts of water uses.
Assist on responding to queries from clients within and outside the department.
ENQUIRIES : Ms C Moonsamy Tel No: 031 336 2700


APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)


CHIEF ADMINISTRATION CLERK (TRANSPORT)

REF NO: 221121/16


Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal


SALARY : R257 508 per annum (Level 07)


CENTRE : Durban

REQUIREMENTS :

A Senior/Grade 12 certificate. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in
administration. Three (3) year’s experience in fleet and travel management.
Computer literacy in MS word, Outlook, Excel and Power point. Thorough
knowledge of prescriptions and policies applicable to transport in the Public
Service. Basic knowledge of PFMA, Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of
Road Traffic Act 1996 (Act 93 0f 1996) Good verbal and written communication
and interpersonal skills. A valid driver’s license (copy attached). People and
Diversity Management. Time Management, Client Orientation and Customer
Focus. Accountability and Ethical Conduct. Problem Solving Skills and decision
making. Ability to interpret policies.


DUTIES :

Assist in management of departmental fleet and subsidized vehicles. Compile
and maintain the subsidized and Government fleet asset register. Ensure
compliance to policies and prescripts regulating the use of Government
transport. Conduct inspections of Government vehicles on a regular basis.
Reconcile monthly billings. Arrange accommodation and flight bookings
through service providers. Sensitize employees with regard to transport
policies. Conduct test driving on new drivers Supervision of staff. Provide
effective office services to the section. Render general clerical support services
for Auxiliary Services Unit. Perform a variety of general administration duties
i.e. Typing letters, notices, minutes, etc. Work abnormal hours.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. N Govender, Tel No: 031 336 2700

APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)


ACCOUNTING CLERK

REF NO: 221121/17

(X2 POSTS)

Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal

SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Durban

REQUIREMENTS :

A Senior/Grade 12 certificate with Accounting/Mathematics. Good financial
management skills. Knowledge of Financial System (BAS), LOGIS and
PERSAL. Knowledge of Public Service financial legislations and procedures
(Treasury regulations, PFMA and DORA). Good Communication skills (verbal
and written). Excellent problem solving skills, and good interpersonal skills.
Computer literacy with good MS Excel and MS Word. Able to work
independently, ability to work in a team and under pressure.

DUTIES : Compile and Capture Sundry payments, receipts, Journal on BAS. Compile
and Capture subsistence and travel claims and other allowances on PERSAL
system. Safekeeping of cash and issuing Petty Cash. Replenish Petty Cash
when required. Assist with all audit queries by retrieving requested documents.
Follow up on unpaid EBT control account. Distribution of salary and
supplementary payslips to officials. Ensure that all filing is complete. Ensure
adherence to all applicable prescripts and regulations. Filing of paid stamps
and stubs.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. N Nyangintsimbi Tel No: 031 336 2700

APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)


ADMINISTRATION CLERK (AUXILIARY SERVICES)


REF NO: 221121/18

Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal

SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Durban

REQUIREMENTS :

A Senior/Grade 12 certificate. Experience in clerical and administrative duties
will serve as an advantage. Knowledge and understanding of the legislative
framework governing the Public Service. Knowledge of administrative
procedures and policies. Computer literacy in MS word, Outlook, Excel and
Power point. Knowledge of filing systems and archives. Knowledge of
cellphone administration. Ability to work under pressure; strong interpersonal
relations; planning and organising skills; communication (verbal and written)
skills.

DUTIES :

Provide administrative support to Auxiliary Services. Compile VA2 of the
section. Record all incoming mail and invoices from Stakeholders. Prepare and
compile submissions as per the request. Issuing of access cards to staff and
visitors. Order access cards and keep registers. Ensure proper filing system.
Perform switchboard duties. Ensure that customers are referred to promptly
and correctly. Take messages and administer the correct distribution thereof.
Supply basic information to customers regarding the Departmental services.
ENQUIRIES : Mr B Sishi Tel No: 031 336 2700

APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)



ADMINISTRATION CLERK (REGISTRY)


REF NO: 221121/19

Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal

SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Durban

REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12. Experience in clerical and administrative duties will serve
as an added advantage. Knowledge of administrative procedures and policies.
Computer literacy in MS word, Outlook, Excel and Power point. Basic
Knowledge of Record Management and Registry Procedures. Knowledge and
understanding of the legislative framework governing the Public Service.
Knowledge of PFMA and National Achieves Act. Ability to work under pressure,
strong interpersonal relations good planning and organising skills, good verbal
and written communication skills and liaising with clients. Good client relations
and communication skills.

DUTIES : To render administrative support through the provision of Registry services in
the Provincial Office. Proper maintenance and implementation of approved
filing system. Handling of incoming and outgoing mail. The controlling of
insured and registered mail. Relieve on the switchboard duties. Ordering and
distributing of stationery
ENQUIRIES : Ms T. Zungu Tel No: 031 336 2700

APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)



HUMAN RESOURCE CLERK


REF NO: 221121/20

Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal

SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Durban

REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12 certificate. Experience in Human Resources will serve as
an added advantage. Knowledge of PERSAL system. Knowledge and
understanding of Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Employment
Equity Act and PFMA. Knowledge and experience of service conditions,
service benefits, recruitment and selection and appointment procedures.
Knowledge of administrative, clerical procedures and systems. Knowledge of
database and spread sheet applications. Client orientation and customer focus
skills. Good verbal and written communication skills.

DUTIES : Receiving and sorting of applications according to the advertised posts.
Processing of detailed schedules of applications. Establishing and updating a
detailed database of applications received. Facilitate the selection processes.
Arrange, schedule and facilitate the interview processes. Draft appointment
submissions and route it for approval. Verification of qualifications (SAQA,
security clearance etc.). Preparing schedules for interviews. Rendering human
resource management support and advice during selection processes.
Administer service conditions and service benefits, i.e. Leave, probations,
housing, medical aid, PILIR, IODs and Pensions.
ENQUIRIES : Ms S Mbongwa Tel No: 031 336 2700

APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)



ADMINISTRATION CLERK (COMMUNICATION)


REF NO: 221121/21

Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal

SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Durban

REQUIREMENTS :

A Senior / Grade 12 certificate. Experience in a communications environment
will serve as an added advantage. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Be
prepared to travel and work extended hours. A good understanding of the
following: PFMA, Knowledge of Public service act and Regulations, Clerical
duties and practices. Planning and organising skills. Computer literacy skills in
MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) Communication (written and verbal)
skills. Report writing skills. Monitoring and possess good interpersonal
relations.


DUTIES : Render general clerical support services for Communications Unit. Provide
personnel administration clerical support services for Communications Unit.
Rendering generic support to Communication functions. Liaise with personnel
to ensure efficient operations within the Communications Unit. Minutes taking
and records management or filing. Attend to duties as assigned.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M Mahaye Tel No: 031 336 2700

APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)



GENERAL WORKER


REF NO: 221121/23


Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal

SALARY : R102 534 per annum (Level 02)

CENTRE : Durban

REQUIREMENTS :

An ABET certificate. A valid Code EC1 driver’s license (Attach a copy).
Communication (verbal and written) skills, basic knowledge of OHSA and
Building Regulations. Must be physically fit. Willing to work abnormal hours.
DUTIES : To provide General Office assistance in respect of building maintenance.
Loading and off-loading deliveries to and from the office Collecting goods from
the service providers. Do physical movements of items. Perform Messenger
and Cleaning duties. Conduct physical checks on the building and report
defects to the supervisor
ENQUIRIES : Mr B Sishi Tel No: 031 336 2700

APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
CLOSING DATE : 22 November 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
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
http://www.thensg.gov.za/trainin…/sms-pre-entry-programme/.
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 Target

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