CHIEF ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER (SCIENTIFIC SUPPORT)

Water and Sanitation
  • Post Date: Mar 7, 2022
  • Apply Before : Mar 18, 2022
  • Salary: $261,372.00 - $261,372.00 / Annual
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary R261 372 per annum (Level 07)
  • Qualifications Senior Certificate (Matric)
  • Industry Library and information services
  • Reference 180322/10
  • Centre Roodeplaat Dam, Resource Quality Information System (RQIS)
  • Enquiries
    Ms T Masilela Tel No: 012 808 9619
  • Where to submit application
    Head Office (Pretoria): Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Delta Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria. FOR ATTENTION : Ms L Mabole
  • Notes
    Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitations 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, identity document and a valid driver’s license (where applicable) which need not be certified when applying for a post. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. All required information on Form Z83 must be provided. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. No late, applications will be accepted. A SAQA evaluation certificate must accompany foreign qualification/s. Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates pertaining to Senior Management Services (SMS) posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment and a pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of government is required prior to the appointment. (Individuals who have completed the course already, and who are therefore in possession of a certificate are welcome to submit such, however, it is not required that an applicant submit such when applying for the post prior to the closing date. The link for the completion of the course for the certificate for the pre-entry into SMS can be found on http://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry- programme/. 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 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.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12 certificate with Mathematics / Mathematics Literacy / Science. Six (6) to ten (10) years’ experience in surface or groundwater technical environment in collecting and processing water-related data. A valid driver’s license (attach a copy). A valid skipper’s license, competency in aquatic health monitoring techniques and ability to swim will be an advantage. A proven record of experience in fieldwork or water sampling and monitoring will be an advantage. An understanding and knowledge of surface water quality and health monitoring i.e. collecting samples, using a data management system and field instruments to record water quality information. Computer literacy in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Knowledge of surface water monitoring instruments and data processing and administration. Knowledge and understanding of water quality processes and the relevant database and or systems. Competency in the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) or other mapping applications. Knowledge of relevant water quality monitoring equipment and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). Good interpersonal relations and organizational skills. Good communication skills both (verbal and written). Willingness to travel. DUTIES : Routinely collect water samples from rivers, dams, lakes and wetlands. Recording of water quality information/data in the field. Auditing of water quality data, maintaining compliance documentation, compliance data logs, and/or internal tracking forms. Provide technical assistance in the archiving, processing and capturing of water quality and health data. Assist with training of regional office personnel and external samplers. Assist with the preparation of sampling materials, collection of samples from post offices, safekeeping and calibration of field equipment. Assist with aquatic health monitoring sheets and monitoring activities.

Water and Sanitation
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, 285 Francis Baard Street, Bothongo Plaza East, 0001 View on Map
  • Apply Before : Mar 18, 2022
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