RESEARCH ASSISTANT REF NO: DSRAC 24/05/2021
SALARY: R173 703 per annum (Level 05), (An all-inclusive remuneration)
CENTRE: Bayworld Museum (PE)
REQUIREMENTS: National Senior Certificate. A B Sc (Hons) degree in Zoology or related field; computer literacy; good communication skills; relevant experience; physical fitness and ability to be trained to do Class IV scuba diving; a valid driver s license and must be registered on South African Council of Natural Scientific Professionals. A valid code 08 driving licenses.
DUTIES: Support the research staff in data collection and documentation. Collect and prepare specimens. Handle public inquiries. Field trip preparation and participation. Sampling and managing research collections. Scuba diving. Willing to work weekends, public holidays, and after normal working hours when needed and in awkward conditions.
ENQUIRIES: I. Daniels Tel No: 041 584 0650
APPLICATIONS: Head Office: Enquiries – Mrs. R. E. Swartbooi Tel: 043 492 0949. Post to: The Senior Manager: HRM, Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Private Bag X0020, Bisho, 5605, Hand deliver to No. 5 Eales Street, Wilton Zimasile Mkwayi Building, King William’s Town, 5605
Chris Hani District: Attention Mr. X. Kwanini 045 492 0030. Post to: The Senior Manager: Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Private Bag, X7190, Queenstown, 5320, Hand deliver to National Road, Komani Hospital, Office Park, Queenstown, 5319
OR Tambo District: Attention Mr. Mdlangazi Tel: 047 495 0671. Post to: The Senior Manager, Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Private Bag X5003, Mthatha, 5100, Hand deliver to human Resource Management, 6th Floor, Botha Sgcau Building, corner Leeds and Owen Street, Umtata.
Alfred Nzo District: Attention Mr. Gugwana: 039 254 0960. Post to: The Senior Manager: Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Private Bag X531, Mt Ayliff, 5100 OR Hand deliver to: No 67 Church Street Mt Ayliff
Amathole District: Enquiries Mr. Trevor Jantjies Tel: 043 492 1386. Post to: The Senior Manager, Department of Sport, Recreation Arts and Culture, Private Bag X9030, East London 5200 OR Hand deliver to No 16 Commissioner Street, Old Elco Building, East London, 5201
Joe Gqabi District: Attention Ms. N. Fiki: 051 492 4805. Post to: The Senior Manager: Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Private Bag X1010, Aliwal North, 9750 OR Hand deliver to: No. 02 Cole Street, Aliwal North
Sarah Baartman District: Attention Mr V Ketelo: 046 492 0223. Post to: The Senior Manager: Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Private Bag X1003, Grahamstown, 6140 OR Hand deliver to: Registry, 1st floor, Corner African and Milner Street, Grahamstown.
Nelson Mandela District: Attention Mr. A Kitching: 041 492 1231 / 1230. Post to: The Senior Manager: Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Private Bag X6003, Port Elizabeth, 6003 OR Hand deliver to 2nd Floor – 66 Corporate Place, Ring Road, Greenacres, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth
CLOSING DATE: 04 June 2021 @ 15H30
NOTE: Forward applications to the relevant center and all applications should be accompanied by the New Z83 form which can be downloaded from the DPSA website. Should an individual wish to apply for a post on or after 01 January 2021, she| he will be required to submit the new application for employment form which can be downloaded on www.dpsa.gov.za – vacancies. From 1 January 2021, should an application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83) it will be not considered. Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form, obtainable at any public service department or on the internet at http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ .pdf which must be signed (an unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification (s) (Matric certificate must also be attached) an ID document and driver’s license (where applicable). Non-RSA citizens/ Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Resident Permit to his/ her application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizen verification, financial/ asset record check, qualification/ study verification, and previous employment verification). SMS applicants will be subjected to a technical exercise and undergo a competence assessment. Successful candidates will also be subjected to the security clearance process. Where applicable candidates will be subjected to a skills/ knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 24 months. The department reserves the right not to make an appointment (s) to the advertised post (s). Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. All applications must be submitted to the relevant center as specified in the advert.