ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: PUBLIC TRANSPORT MONITORING & INSPECTIONS REF NO: DOT/HRM/37
(Branch: Public Transport)
(Chief Directorate: Public Transport Regulation)
(Directorate: National Public Transport Regulator Support)
(Sub-Directorate: Public Transport Monitoring and Inspections)
SALARY: R470 040 per annum (Level 10)
REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be in possession of a recognized NQF level 6/7 National Diploma/Degree in Public Administration, Financial Management, Project Management or Transport Management as recognized by SAQA with 3 years’ relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation and community interaction OR a Traffic Officers’ diploma with 4 years relevant experience in vehicle inspections or monitoring and evaluation and an unendorsed code B or EB driver’s licenses. Experience in the public transport and operating licensing environment will be an added advantage. The following key competencies are essential: Knowledge of public transport planning; knowledge of public sector administration and procedures; knowledge of HR Legislation and understanding of the National Land Transport Act (NLTA) of 2009 (Act No 5 of 2009) and regulation; good communication skills (verbal and written); project management skills; good interpersonal and negotiation skills; understanding of inspections and traffic law enforcement; and financial management skills. A recognized NQF level 7 Law degree will be an added advantage.
DUTIES : The incumbent will: monitor and oversee public transport in the country in relation to the mandate of the National Public Transport Regulator; conduct investigations against transport operators in response to complaints of wrongdoing or suspected irregularities; monitor accredited tourist transport operators generally as prescribed in National Land Transport Regulations; develop an inspection checklist for tourist operations in line with National Land Transport Regulations; provide a variety of public transport information to passengers, operators, general public and other regulatory entities; monitor the implementation of policies, procedures and code of conduct for the NPTR; provide inputs on policy documents and legislations that will impact on public transport and make recommendations to the Minister; monitor public transport performance; advice and provide inputs to standardized forms to be used for the National Land Transport Act, 2009 (Act, 05 of 2009) e.g. application forms and fees charged provide a variety of public transport information to passengers, operators, general public and other regulatory entities; provide inputs into the development of an information system and procedures for the activities of the National Public Transport Regulator (NPTR), Provincial Regulatory Entities (PRE’s) and municipalities; and represent the department in various committees.
ENQUIRIES: Ms. N Mtshwene Tel No: (012) 309 3318
APPLICATIONS: Department of Transport, Private Bag X193, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at the 159 Forum Building, Cnr Struben, and Bosman Street, Pretoria for attention Recruitment Unit. Room 4034 or email to: Recruitment@dot.gov.za. (Email application: Applicants are encouraged to send one set of documents when they apply i.e. Z83, CV, ID, and qualifications attached as one document)
CLOSING DATE: 21 May 2021
NOTE: Applications must be accompanied by a New Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, (or obtainable at www.gov.za) and a recent updated comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed, i.e. positions held and dates), as well as certified copies of all qualifications and ID document. Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the post. The successful candidate must disclose to the Director-General particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the Director-General within three months from the date of assumption of duty. The successful candidate must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and assessments at a time, date, and place as determined by the Department. An offer letter will only be issued to the successful candidate once the following has been verified educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks, and security vetting. Please Note: Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates.