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Branch: NWRI Northern Operations

SALARY: R145 281 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Tzaneen Area Office: Nzhelele Canals (X5 Posts)

Vondo Dam (X1 Post)

Levhuvhu Canals (X1 Post)

Sterkrivier Canal (X1 Post)

Middle Letaba (X1 Post)

Nandoni Dam (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS: A Senior / Grade 12 certificate or Adult Education Training (AET). Good verbal, writing, and reading skills. Basic knowledge in controlling and managing the water distribution for all Government waterworks. Basic understanding of occupational health and safety. Basic knowledge of flood control. Basic understanding of record keeping.

DUTIES: Opening and closing of sluices according to scheme regulations. Handling the water distribution sheet according to scheme regulations. Perform minor maintenance on structures, fencing, and sluices. Assist with the opening of blocked pipes and canals. Remove algae and water grass in canals regularly. Conduct daily inspections on section. Report holes on embankments and any irregularly on canals to Water Control Officer. Look for cracks in measuring structures and report defects. Stagnant water on the embankments must be reported. Painting of sluices and long weir sluices. Ensure that sluice numbers are clearly marked. Keep canal grids clean. Keep gauge plates clean. Keep structures clean and their surroundings. Keep the inlet hole to the measuring box always open. Clean and lock always the post boxes. Repair minor washouts. Repair equipment when necessary. Keep equipment safe and lock the storeroom always.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. KS Thantsha Tel No: (015) 307 8600

APPLICATIONS: Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number and

preferred center to TZNrecruitment@dws.gov.za


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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