Spread the love


Branch: NWRI Northern Operations

SALARY: R208 584 per annum (Level 06)

CENTRE : Tzaneen Area Office: Nzhelele Dam (X2 Posts)

Nandoni Dam (X1 Post)

Middle Letaba (X1 Post)

Glen Alpine Dam (X 1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS: A Senior/Grade 12 certificate. Mathematical literacy as an added advantage. Internal water control courses will be added as an advantage. One (1) to three (3) years in water control-related functions. Knowledge in controlling and managing the water distribution for all Government Water Schemes, State Dams, Irrigation Boards, Water Use Associations, Canals, and Rivers within the provincial management operations and clusters. Knowledge in water-related policy implementation. Knowledge in financial management activities and human resources. Knowledge and implementations in OHS act. Monitoring and evaluation principles. Knowledge in supporting water utilization and water resource strategy. Knowledge of drought and flood management. Understanding of government legislation. Knowledge in grievance and disciplinary procedures. Knowledge in monitoring and reporting water pollution and alien vegetation. Knowledge in basic civil, mechanical and electrical maintenance. Extensive traveling and performing duties away from the office for periods of time.

DUTIES: Assist with the controlling of the opening and closing of sluices according to schedule. Keep records of all information as well as meter readings for purpose of correct billing. Plan and prioritize duties for subordinates. Control water distribution according to regulations on a daily basis. Perform minor maintenance on structures, dams, fences, and sluices. Compile disposal report for the scheme. Produce flood warning list of all water users/clients and do flood control. A present progress report in respect of tasks. Collections and safekeeping of equipment and supplies daily. Control time register and leave forms. Routine dam inspections of hydrological data including water meter readings. Assist with Health and Safety regulations on the scheme.

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

APPLICATIONS: Tzaneen 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.

Follow the link for more jobs:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.