• Full Time
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, 30 Simmonds Street, Marshalltown , 2000 View on Map
  • @Office of the Premier Gauteng posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Sep 17, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R656,706.00 - R656,706.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R656 706 per annum, (all-inclusive remuneration package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Development
  • Reference REF NO: 011892
  • Centre Johannesburg
  • Enquiries
    Mr Tshepo Rasego Tel No: (011) 355 6450
  • Where to submit application
    Applications may be directed to: The Director: Internal Human Resources Management, Ms Merles Motlhabane, Office of the Premier, 65 Ntemi Piliso Street, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg 2001 or online at, (GPG Professional Job Centre) (Please do not send applications to 30 Simmonds street)
  • Notes
    Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 Form available on, accompanied by copies of qualification(s), identity document, proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, indicating three reference persons: Name and Contact Numbers, A relationship with reference, Reference checks will be done on nominated candidate(s). Note: Failure to submit these documents will result in the application not being considered. Please do not send any original certificates, diplomas or testimonials. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal checking (It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority- SAQA). Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted by the Gauteng Office of the Premier within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. NOTE: Requirement for all SMS posts, Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA which is an online course, endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link: pre-entry-programme.All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by department. 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 assessments tools. Gauteng Office of the Premier reserve the right to utilise practical exercise / test for non-SMS positions and during the recruitment process (candidates who are shortlisted will be informed accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). Gauteng Office of the Premier reserves the right to cancel the filling / not fill a vacancy that was advertise during any stage of the recruitment process. We thank all applicants for their interest.
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REQUIRMENTS : A 3 to 4 years Geographic Information Science degree or related bachelor’s degree related bachelor’s degree. Minimum 3-year post qualification Technologist experience. Strong experience with two or more GIS platforms (ArcGIS platform, QGIS, ERDAS etc.) and at least one statistical analysis software. Must have strong analytical, statistical skills and experience. Must have knowledge of technical and strategic report writing and understanding of legal compliance. Experience in Geo-Database design and management. Experience in Spatial and statistical analysis and development of information products like analytics dashboards, story maps etc. Strong experience in the development of Web Map Services (WMS) and working with Geoportals and ArcGIS online. Experience in administration, licensing and application development on ArcGIS online. A good understanding of government priorities and knowledge of the South African political landscape and socio-economic environment within which public service delivery takes place. Compulsory registration with South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) and valid driver’s license. A qualification in IT and server administration will be an added advantage. Ability to work under pressure. Strong Research skills. Ability to work independently often for long hours. Good Programme and project management skills. Good in Research and development, problem solving and conflict management skills. Attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure. DUTIES : Design, plan and perform advanced spatial and statistical analysis to address the Departmental and Gauteng Government strategic objectives. Perform data analytics and develop spatial information products and Web Map Services for the Gauteng Geoportal. Facilitate the collection and capturing of spatial data from various formats and sources. Coordinate the design, development and creation of geospatial databases. Provide access to Spatial Information and Geographic Information Services to all clients in the Department. Continuously monitor the exchange and protection of information between operations and individuals to ensure effective knowledge management according to departmental objectives. Develop and maintain GCR Metadata catalogue. Perform Quality Assurance of all the data and information products for the Gauteng Geoportal. Assist GIS Server administration and publishing webservices in the GIS portal.

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