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Branch: Chief Operations Office: Gauteng

SALARY: R311 859 per annum (OSD) (Offer will be based on proven years of experience)

CENTRE: Boskop Area Office

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma in Civil Engineering. Three (3) years post qualification technical Engineering experience. Compulsory registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Professional Engineering Technician (attach proof of registration). A valid driver’s license (Attached a copy). Good computer literacy and computer programming skills. Good communication skills (verbal and written) and negotiation skills. Experience in project management. Technical design of gauging weirs and analyzing knowledge of hydrological data. Knowledge and experience in Computer-aided engineering applications. Technical report writing and technical consulting skills. Problem-solving, analysis, decision making, and teamwork skills. Creativity, financial management, customer focus, and responsiveness skills. Good planning, organizing, and people management.

DUTIES: Stream Gauging using ADP and conventional stream gauging. Survey of gauging weirs using a level. Survey of flood (rated) sections. Calibration of flow gauging stations. Inspection and Supervise maintenance of flow gauging stations. Maintenance of electronic data logging instruments. Supervision of personnel. Hydrological Data editing and processing. Management of hydrological data bank. Procurement of maintenance material/equipment. Travel extensively as and when required. Manage the collection of all forms of hydrological data within the area of responsibility. Liaise with landowners for access. Must be prepared to work away from the office for extended periods of time

ENQUIRIES: Mr D de Villiers, Cell: (082) 724 9457

APPLICATIONS: Boskop Area Office: Please email your applications quoting the relevant

reference number to


CLOSING DATE: 23 April 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 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 their 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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