ARTISAN PRODUCTION GRADE A-C MEHANICAL

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION

CLOSING DATE : 26 June 2023

REF NO: 260623/08

Branch: Infrastructure Management
CD: Water Resources Infrastructure Operations and Maintenance Operations Southern
(Re-advertisement applicants who previously applied are encouraged to reapply)

CENTRE : Worcester (Berg/Olifants)
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Trade Test Certificate. Experience in general workshop
practices and mechanical maintenance (pumps, valves, sluices, auxiliary
drives, cranes and water vessels) would serve as an added advantage. The
disclosure of a valid driver’s license. Good verbal, writing and reading skills
with no irrational fear related to water, heights, or confined spaces. The
applicant must be able to read and interpret manufacturing drawings.
Knowledge and experience regarding compliance to the Occupational Health
and Safety Act.

DUTIES : Lead a team and work independently to ensure safe and serviceable
infrastructure on Western Cape Government Schemes. Manufacture items
from own planning and from design drawings. Source, liaise and obtain
quotations from suppliers and ensure product compliance to specifications and
standards. Accept appointment as a Section 2(7) OHS Act responsible person
for mechanical equipment. Evaluate and identify staff training needs and assist
with training facilitation process. Manage and evaluate staff performance on an
ongoing basis. Work requires travelling to remote areas and to overnight away from home on a regular basis. Standby and occasional overtime work, including weekends and public holidays, will be expected from time to time.

ENQUIRIES : Mr M Tom Tel No: (021) 941 6045
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application to the Department of Water and Sanitation,
P.O Box 5501, Walmer, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), 6065 or Hand deliver at 50
Heugh Road, Lion Roars Office Park c/o 3rd Avenue and Heugh Road, Walmer.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr MN Jonkerman

NOTE : 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 (with full particulars of the applicants’ training,
qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience). All required
information on the Z83 application form must be provided. Other related
documentation such as copies of qualifications, identity document, drivers
license etc need not to accompany the application when applying for a post as
such documentation must only be produced by shortlisted candidates during
the interview date in line with DPSA circular 19 of 2022. With reference to
applicants bearing professional or occupational registration, fields provided in
Part B of the Z83 must be completed as these fields are regarded as
compulsory and such details must also be included in the applicants CV. For
posts requiring a drivers license, annotate such details on CV. 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 (only when shortlisted). Applications
that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be
considered. 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 (only when
shortlisted). 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 three (3) months of this
advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.
Faxed or emailed applications will not be considered. 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.
ERRATUM: Head Office (Pretoria): Kindly note that the post of Director:
Internal Communication with reference number: 190623/02 advertised in
Public Service Vacancy Circular 19 dated 02 June 2023 has been withdrawn.

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