POST 19/21: ARTISAN (SPECIALISED PRODUCTION) (GRAPHIC DESIGNER) REF NO: GPW21/15
SALARY: R286 668 per annum (OSD)
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 10 or equivalent qualification, plus a completed apprenticeship and passed trade test in Electronic Origination/Pre-press in the printing industry and 5 years’ post-apprenticeship experience, Computer skills: Proficiency on Apple Mac with Adobe Creative Suite, Ability to take work from concept through to repro, Knowledge of commercialized printing and printing processes, Advanced typing skills, Good communication skills, Creativity (planning, organizing, problem-solving skills), Knowledge of CTP is a must.
DUTIES: Be responsible for typesetting, design, and layout of jobs from concept to plates, as well as color retouching, Carry out quality checking, Perform scanning of jobs (ability to operate scanner), Imposition of jobs, and printing of plates.
ENQUIRIES: Ms. H Masilo Tel No: (012) 748-6345
CLOSING DATE: 14 June 2021 12:00 noon
NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the prescribed New Z83 form (NB. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at www.dpsa.gov.zavacancies, the old prescribed application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020) and must be completed in full with page 2 duly signed, and a clear indication of the reference number on the Z83. A recent comprehensive CV specifying all qualifications and experience with respective dates. Certified copies of qualifications, ID, and a valid driver’s license (where required), must be attached. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The certification must be not older than six (6) months from the date of the advert. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), The Government Printing Works reserves the right to fill or not fill its advertised posts, General information: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by the Government Printing Works. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the jobs; the logistics of which will be communicated by the Government Printing Works, Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the Implementation of Competency-based assessments), The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies, using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools, Personnel suitability checks will also be administered as a part of the selection process. One of the minimum entry requirements for SMS is the pre-entry certificate. For more details on the pre-entry course visit: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme. Successful candidates will be required to enter into an employment contract and performance agreement (as relevant) and must obtain a positive security clearance. Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration, If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.