CLOSING DATE : 17 September 2021
Branch: Infrastructure Management, Northern Operation
SALARY: R145 281 per annum (Level 04)
CENTRE : Groblersdal Area Office: Loskop dam (X2 Posts)
Elands Rivier (Rust De Winter) (X3 Posts)

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate or (Adult Education Training) AET, Good verbal, writing, and reading skills, Basic knowledge in controlling and managing the water distribution for all Government waterworks. Basic understanding of occupational Health and safety. Basic knowledge of flood control. Basic understanding of record keeping.

DUTIES: Opening and closing of sluices according to scheme regulations. Handling the water distribution sheet according to scheme regulations. Perform minor maintenance on structures, fencing, and sluices. Assist with the opening of blocked pipes and canals. Remove algae and water grass in canals regularly. Conduct daily inspections on sections. Report holes on embankments and any irregularly on canals and earth dam walls to Water Control Officer. Look for cracks in measuring structures and report defects. Stagnant water on the embankments must be reported. Painting of sluices and long weir sluices. Ensure that sluice numbers are clearly marked. Keep canal grids clean. Keep gauge plates clean. Keep structures clean and their surroundings. Keep the inlet hole to the measuring box always open. Clean and lock always the post boxes. Repair minor washouts. Repair equipment when necessary. Keep equipment safe and lock the storeroom always. Clean the galleries inside a dam wall, clean outlet structures, and equipment at dams, Clean terrain at dams.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. IJ Pretorius, Tel No: (013)262 6839

APPLICATIONS: Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number to GDLrecruitment@dws.gov.za


NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitation 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 to 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. All documents must be submitted in one email in PDF format. The attachment/s, may not be exceeding 5Mb) Subject title on the email must clearly display the reference number of the post applied for. Applicants should forward applications to the correct email address of the post as wrong emailed applications will not be considered.