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POST 24/186 : CLEANER REF NO: 301020/22 (X3 POSTS)
Branch: Chief Operations Office
Dir: Corporate Services
SALARY : R102 534 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE : Polokwane


REQUIREMENTS : An ABET certificate. (Attach copy). Knowledge of cleaning principles in
chemical use (dilution / mix). Experience in the use of cleaning equipment
will be an added advantage. Knowledge of health and safety requirements
and basic understanding of applying safety rules. Knowledge of basic
record keeping. Basic understanding of applying or using chemicals
correctly.


DUTIES : Clean laboratories and laboratory equipment. Clean glass and plastic
ware at Analytical Services laboratories according to procedures. Remove
and sterilize laboratory hazardous waste. Complete relevant laboratory
forms. Removal of gas cylinders. Report broken machines. Request
cleaning materials. Cleaning the chemical store rooms and laboratory
coats. Cleaning of office corridors and boardrooms. Dusting, waxing,
sweeping, scrubbing and vacuuming of floors. Cleaning walls, windows
and doors. Emptying and cleaning dirty bins. Collecting and removing of
waste paper. Freshen office areas. Clean the general kitchen basins.
Wash and keep stock of kitchen utensils. Cleaning the restrooms by
refilling the hand wash liquid soap. Replace toilet papers and empty wash
waste bins. Report broken machines.
ENQUIRIES : MM Madiba Tel No: (015) 290 1200
APPLICATIONS : Polokwane: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: LPRecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Mr. HH. Khosa

TRADESMAN AID HYDROMETRY REF NO: 301020/20
Branch: Chief Operations Office: Limpopo
Dir: Planning and Information
SALARY : R122 595 annum (Level 03)
CENTRE : Tzaneen


REQUIREMENTS : ABET certificate (must be able to read and write). (Attach copy). One (1)
to two (2) years’ experience. Appropriate knowledge and experience of
carpentry, welding and building experience. Applicants that can swim and
are willing to work in water will be given preference. It will be expected
from the successful candidate to travel and work away from home. Manual
labour of a routine nature will be performed which requires a high level of
physical exertion and entails the following: digging of holes and trenches,
using hand held equipment, cutting of grass with brush cutters using of
pavement breakers during construction projects.
DUTIES : Execute maintenance and remedial work at Hydrological gauging stations;


this includes cleaning of upstream pools, access roads and inlet systems,
painting of crest irons and construction work of new and / or existing
gauging stations. Maintenance and cleaning of equipment.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. D Viljoen Tel No: (015) 307 8620.
APPLICATIONS : Tzaneen: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: LPRecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Mr. HH Khosa


POST 24/185 : DRIVER REF NO: 301020/21
Branch: Chief Operations Office: Limpopo
Dir: Planning and Information


SALARY : R122 595 annum (Level 03)
CENTRE : Tzaneen


REQUIREMENTS : A Grade 10 certificate (Attach a copy). One (1) to three (3) years’
experience in driver/ messenger services. Valid high up, TLB and Bobcat
operating certificates will serve as an added advantage. Appropriate
knowledge of and experience in driving up to 16 ton trucks, operating high
ups, dumping trucks, excavation equipment (TLB, Bobcat, Dumpers). It
will be expected from the successful candidate to travel and work away
from home.
DUTIES : Execute maintenance and remedial work at Hydrological gauging stations;
this includes cleaning of upstream pools, access roads and inlet systems
and equipment (trucks and construction equipment. Operating of
construction equipment during construction of new and/or existing
gauging stations. Load and off load of equipment on and from trucks.
Performing of daily pre-trip safety checks on all relevant equipment.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. D Viljoen Tel No: (015) 307 8620.
APPLICATIONS : Tzaneen: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: LPRecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Mr. HH Khosa

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICERX REF NO: 301020/19 (X2 POSTS)
Branch: NWRI
Re-advertisement; applicants who have previously applied are
encouraged to re-apply)
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Head Office (Pretoria)
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior/Grade 12 certificate with Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy.
One (1) year experience will be added advantage in a construction or
maintenance environment will serve as an added advantage. Computer
literacy. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Be able to read and
write. Self-motivated and willingness to work in a team.
DUTIES : Transport building materials to site; Mixing mortar, building models;
Provide a support service to the Artisans, Foreman, Technicians and
Engineers in building and testing dam models; General workmanship to
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build models which includes but is not limited to mixing concrete,
carpentry, pipework, brick-laying etc. Responsible for the general cleaning
and maintenance inside and outside the lab, Assist in demolishing
models. Complete time sheet and submit to Artisan Foremen. Basic
understanding of government legislation. Adhere to Occupational Health
and Safety regulations and ensure that protective equipment is used
appropriately.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. J Matlala Tel No: (012) 336 6731
APPLICATIONS : Head Office (Pretoria): Please email your applications quoting the relevant
reference number to Recruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. L Mabole
NOTE : Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females and
persons with disabilities.

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CLERK REF NO: 301020/17
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior/Grade 12 Certificate. Basic knowledge of Supply Chain
functions, practices as well as the ability to capture data, operate
computer and collecting statistics. Basic knowledge of work procedures in
terms of the working environment. Working Knowledge and understanding
of legislation governing the public service. Flexibility and ability to work in
a team. Problem solving and analytical skills. People and diversity
management. Client Orientation and Customer Focus. Good
communication skills both verbal and written. Accountability and ethical.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for rendering demand and
acquisition clerical support. Update and maintain contracts register.
Capture quotations on the system. Provide secretariat functions. Render
logistical support services. Place orders for goods. Receive requests for
goods from end users. Maintain quotations register. Receiving delivers
from suppliers and capture good receipts on the system.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. N Tyobashe Tel No: (041) 508 9747
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
NOTE : Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females and
persons with disabilities.
POST 24/182 : ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER REF NO: 301020/18
Branch: NWRI southern operations
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12 Certificate with Mathematics / Mathematics Literacy.
Survey related experience is essential and must include leveling and
tachometry or GPS- RTK. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Ability
to swim and no fear of water. Willingness to travel extensively. Physically
strong and healthy. Ability to speak and understand English or Afrikaans.
DUTIES : Assist the surveyor with various tasks during field Survey. Perform small
survey tasks such as leveling, precise leveling, tachometry (basic
operation) and GPS. Supervise Tradesman Aids. Clean boats, vehicles
and equipment. Clear bush for survey lines.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. HFM Lodewyk Tel No: (041) 508 9769
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
NOTE : Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females and
persons with disabilities.

ADMINISTRATION CLERK REF NO: 301020/15
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12 Certificate. Proven knowledge of MS Office. Proven
Advance knowledge of MS Excel would be an advantage. Knowledge of
clerical functions, practices as well as the ability to capture data. Operate
computer and collate administrative statistics. Basic knowledge of
problem solving and analysis. Accountability and ethical conduct. Good
verbal and written communication. Telephone etiquette. Must be able to
communicate well in English.
DUTIES : Keep and maintain a filing system for all projects. Complete purchase
requisitions and follow up on the progress of purchase orders. Register
invoices, complete checklists and submit to finance for processing. Attend
meetings and compile minutes. Provide personnel administration and
clerical support services within the component. Keep and maintain
incoming and outgoing documents register of the component. Maintain a
time-off and leave register for the component. Assist with general and
transport administration.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. SR Abrahams Tel No: (041) 508 9723
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
NOTE : NB: Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females
and persons with disabilities.
POST 24/180 : ADMINISTRATION CLERK (TRANSPORT) REF NO: 301020/16
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12 Certificate. Knowledge of clerical functions, practices
as well as the ability to capture data. Operate computer and collate
administrative statistics. Basic knowledge of problem solving and
analysis. Accountability and ethical conduct. Good verbal and written
communication. Telephone etiquette. Ability to communicate in English
and Afrikaans.
DUTIES : Register invoice and submit to finance. Provide personnel administration
and clerical support services within the component. Consolidate weekly
itinerary for approval of the component. Assist with the compilation of
demand plan and commodity analysis to ensure that required resources
fulfill identified needs. Process requests for travel arrangements. Keep
and maintain incoming and outgoing documents register of the
component. Maintain a leave register. Arrange travelling and
accommodation requests. Provide financial administration support
service. Consolidate travel submissions for the cluster. Manage telephone
accounts and petty cash. Process subsidized applications and ensure
compliance with the required documentation. Process monthly fuel claims.
Reconcile invoices against bookings of accommodation. Conduct
inspections on subsidized vehicles and government vehicles. Assist with
general transport administration.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. P Adonis Tel No: (041) 508 9778
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
NOTE : Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females and
persons with disabilities.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: EMPLOYEE RELATIONS REF NO: 301020/01
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R733 257 per annum (Level 11)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Labour Relations/Human Resource
Management / LLB. A post graduate diploma in Labour Law will be an
added advantage. Four (4) to six (6) years’ management experience in
Labour Relations. A valid driver’s license. (Attach a copy). Knowledge and
experience in policy development and implementation. Knowledge and
experience in Human Resource Information. Understanding of
government legislation, financial management and PFMA. Knowledge of
negotiation skills. Knowledge of techniques and procedures for the
planning and execution of operations. Knowledge and experience of
programme and project management. Knowledge of relationship
management. Problem solving and analysis. People and diversity
management. Client orientation and customer focus. Good
communication skills both verbal written. Accountability and ethical
conduct. Knowledge of analytical procedures.
DUTIES : Provide input into Employee Relations policies. Analyse current policies
and Labour Relations trends. Recommend policy amendments.
Implement employee relations policies. Hold road shows advising the
department on key Labour Relations policy issue and new development.
Advice management and Employees on all employee relations matters.
Manage dispute resolution, collective bargaining matters, facilitation of
grievance resolution and disciplinary processes. Management of human
resources. Investigate complex cases. Register and maintain a database
of all cases including grievance. Maintain compliance in all labour
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relations matters, dissemination of information and conducting of training.
Liaise with internal and external stakeholders. Represent the Department
at Conciliation and Arbitration proceedings. Ensure that approved
resolutions are implemented. Manage conflict resolution.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. EN Ngele Tel No: (041) 508 9754
APPLICATIONS : Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference number to:
SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
POST 24/166 : SENIOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR6) REF NO:
301020/02
Branch: Corporate Services
Dir: Legal and Legislative Support
SALARY : R473 820 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Pretoria (Head Office)
REQUIREMENTS : An LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification on NQF7. At least 8 years’
appropriate post qualification legal experience. Ability to draft legal
documents that provide clear motivation/justification for a particular
position pertaining to the case, also proposing the approach to be followed
to ensure success in this regard. Knowledge and understanding of the
Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations, the
Public Service Act and Regulations, Promotion of Administrative Justice
Act and Promotion of Access to Information Act. Knowledge of Public
Finance Management Act (PFMA), Constitutional Law, Promotion of
Access to Information Act and Administrative Law. An ability to interpret
legislation, good analytical and research skills, good verbal and written
communication skills in English, good drafting skills, computer literacy, an
ability to work in a team, a pro-active, problem-solving and positive
attitude and an ability to adhere to deadlines are essential.
DUTIES : Render legal advisory services on diverse legal issues to the Minister, the
Director-General and officials of the Department. Conduct research that
will provide information and case law relevant to the legal matter at hand
and present motivation/ proposals on how the specific case should be
approached to obtain a desirable/justifiable outcome/result. Manage
litigation instituted by and against the Department, including water tribunal
appeals. Conduct Legislative review, drafting of Bills, subordinate
legislation and regulations. Provide legal support, advice, drafting and
vetting of contracts.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M Khuduga, Tel No: (012) 336 7835
APPLICATIONS : Head Office (Pretoria): Please email your applications quoting the relevant
reference number to Recruitment@dws.gov.za
POST 24/167 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REF NO:
301020/03
Branch: Chief Operations Office: Limpopo
Dir: WSS
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Waterberg District Office
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Degree in Social Sciences majoring in Community
Development. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in Community
Development Practice. A valid driver’s license. (Attach copy). Knowledge
of strategic and operational plan management. Knowledge of policy
implementation. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation principles
knowledge of Inter-governmental relations and sector collaboration within
the water sector. Experience of professional development and project
management. Good communication skills both verbal and written. Conflict
management, creativity and awareness. Cultural awareness, flexibility,
initiative skills. Computer literacy skills.
DUTIES : Develop and shares a vision and mission for the section. Develop policies
to ensure that water programmes are implemented in the community.
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Promotes transformation within the section. Ensure a culture of innovation
and performance. Develop and implements a performance improvement
suggestions scheme. Advice top management and legislature, as well as
sector bodies, on policies and strategies relevant to the section.
Communicate effectively with the stakeholders in the sector about the
functions of the section. Participate as a key player in the sanitation sector
strategic plan. Ensure that the delivery of water and sanitation
programmes plans is implemented. Compile monthly reports. Promote
water advocacy programmes. Assist in Institutional planning support,
appraisal and monitoring. Assist in the regulation and support of WSA’s in
sanitation and implementation and reporting. Assist in the promotion of
health and hygienic awareness through the implementation of Wash
programme to minimize water borne diseases. Assist in the
implementation of Households policy Basic House Hold water policy.
Assist in the organization and facilitation of workshop. Assist in the
development of sanitation strategy through WSDP’s and ensure
compliance with the basic households sanitation policies and guidelines.
Manage mainstreaming of health and hygiene in the sanitation
programme. Manage the facilitation of best practice learning in the country
as well as in the SADC Regions.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. Masindi T Tel No: (015) 290 1359.
APPLICATIONS : Limpopo (Waterberg): Please e-mail your application quoting the post
reference number to: LPRecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Mr. HH Khosa


POST 24/168 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING REF NO:
301020/04
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : A relevant tertiary qualification in Financial Management at NQF level 7.
Three (3) years relevant supervisory experience. A valid Driver’s license.
(Attach a copy). Knowledge and understanding on Human Resource
Management Legislation, policies, practices and procedures. Knowledge
and application of International Financial Reporting Standards applicable
to management accounting, SA Generally Accepted Accounting Practice
(GAAP), Treasury Regulations and guidelines and the Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA). Public Finance Management Act (PFMA),
Treasury Regulations and guidelines, Standard Chart of Accounts
(SCOA), Generally Recognized Accounting Practice (GRAP) with full
knowledge and understanding of Risk and the risk register. Knowledge of
administrative and clerical procedures and systems. Knowledge of
departmental policies and procedures. Knowledge of any ERP system,
with preference for SAP. Framework for managing performance
information. Problem solving and analysis. Good verbal and written
communication skills. Client orientation and Customer focus. And
incumbent must be willing to travel extensively. Accountability and Ethical
Conduct.
DUTIES : Management of the Entire budget process for the Western Cape &
Eastern Cape province, Compiling and capturing of trading account
budget. Fund shifting of budget allocations when required. Management
of reporting including accruals and commitments. Render professional
advice and guidance to Cluster line functionaries on the interpretation and
implementation of financial procedures and policies. Perform internal
financial inspections and prepare for audits. Address audit queries and
implement corrective measures. Prepare monthly and quarterly reports.
Monthly Management Accounting Reporting on budget expenditure as
well as the approval of journals. Assist with the tariff determination
process in the Cluster and financial functions relating to Infrastructure
Assets. Facilitate the risk assessments for each Division and update risk
registers quarterly. Obtain evidence for control assessments and progress
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on action plans on a quarterly basis. Obtain and collate feedback from
senior managers on updates to the risk registers and progress of action
plans Update project risk register for all projects. Manage the allocated
resources of the section in line with legislative and departmental policy
directives and comply with corporate governance and planning
imperatives. Maintain high standards by ensuring that the team/section
produces excellent work in terms of quality/quantity and timeliness.
Resolve problems of motivation and control with minimum guidance from
manager. Supervision of employees and training of subordinates.
Delegate functions to staff based on individual potential, provide the
necessary guidance and support and afford staff adequate training and
career development opportunities. Ensure timeously development of job
description and implementation of Work Plans (Performance Agreements)
and Personal Development Plans (PDP’s) for all employees in the subDirectorate. Manage daily employee performance and ensure timely
Performance Assessments of all subordinates. Ensure management,
maintenance and safekeeping of assets.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. NA Khan Tel No: (041) 508 9725
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
NOTE : Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females and
persons with disabilities.


POST 24/169 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING REF NO:
301020/05
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : A relevant tertiary qualification in Financial Management at NQF level 7.
Three (3) years relevant supervisory experience. A valid driver’s license
(Attached a copy). Knowledge and understanding of Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations and guidelines.
Knowledge of Public Service Anti-Corruption Strategy and anticorruption
and fraud prevention measures and knowledge of Standard Chart of
Accounts (SCOA), Generally Recognized Accounting Practice (GRAP)
SAP system and Finance Knowledge. Knowledge of administrative and
clerical procedures and systems. Departmental policies and procedures.
Practical experience in Governmental financial systems; SAP and
PERSAL. Principles and practice of financial accounting as well as client
orientation and customer focus. Good verbal and written communication
skills and incumbent must be willing to travel extensively. Accountability
and Ethical Conduct.
DUTIES : Management of the Payroll, Accounts Payables, Petty Cash and cash
management for the Western Cape & Eastern Cape province, Conduct
creditor’s reconciliations and ensure correct and timeous payment of
suppliers. Manage sundry payments. Manage the processing of staff
related payments e.g. Subsistence and Travel claims, overtime and
standby allowances. Management of reporting including accruals and
commitments reports etc. Render professional advice and guidance to
Cluster line functionaries on the interpretation and implementation of
financial procedures and policies. Perform internal financial inspections
and prepare for audits. Address audit queries and implement corrective
measures. Prepare monthly and quarterly reports. Manage the allocated
resources of the section in line with legislative and departmental policy
directives and comply with corporate governance and planning
imperatives. Maintain high standards by ensuring that the team/section
produces excellent work in terms of quality/quantity and timeliness.
Resolve problems of motivation and control with minimum guidance from
manager. Delegate functions to staff based on individual potential, provide
the necessary guidance and support and afford staff adequate training
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and career development opportunities. Ensure timeously development of
job description and implementation of Work Plans (Performance
Agreements) and Personal Development Plans (PDP’s) for all employees
in the sub- Directorate. Manage daily employee performance and ensure
timely Performance Assessments of all subordinates. Ensure
management, maintenance and safekeeping of assets.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. NA Khan Tel No: (041) 508 9725
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za .
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
NOTE : NB: Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females
and persons with disabilities.
POST 24/170 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: REVENUE MANAGEMENT REF NO:
301020/06
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : A relevant tertiary qualification in Financial Management at NQF level 7.
Three (3) years relevant supervisory experience. A valid driver’s license
(Attached a copy). Knowledge and understanding on Human Resource
Management Legislation, policies, practices and procedures. Knowledge
and application of the Water Act. Knowledge and application of
International Financial Reporting Standards applicable to revenue, SA
Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP), Treasury Regulations
and guidelines and the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA),
Treasury Regulations and guidelines, Generally Recognized Accounting
Practice (GRAP) Division of Revenue Act (DORA). Public Service AntiCorruption Strategy and anti-corruption and fraud prevention measures.
Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures. Knowledge of any
ERP system with preference for SAP. Framework for managing
performance information and Problem solving and analysis. Good verbal
and written communication skills. Client orientation and Customer focus.
The incumbent must be willing to travel extensively. Accountability and
Ethical Conduct.
DUTIES : Implement and monitor billing and debt management policies, strategies
and procedures. Manage the billing process for the Western Cape and
Eastern Cape Province and ensure that all billable water users are billed
regularly and accurately. Understanding and knowledge of the revenue
value chain and billing processes. Manage the collection of revenue in the
Cluster. Manage the accounts of strategic users and ensure that
customers are billed accurately (in line with contractual agreements) and
on time. Attend monthly and ad hoc meetings with strategic customers as
part of managing Revenue Management contracts. Manage the customer
relations office and ensure that all customer issues raised are resolved
speedily and that invoices and statements are sent to customers on time.
Assist with the tariff determination process in the Cluster. Provide monthly
age analysis reports on debtor’s accounts. Be able to provide all Revenue
Management reports that are required on ad hoc basis and perform
account reconciliations and adjustments. Attend to audit queries from
internal and external auditors. Manage the allocated resources of the
section in line with legislative and departmental policy directives and
comply with corporate governance and planning imperatives. Maintain
high standards by ensuring that the team/section produces excellent work
in terms of quality/quantity and timeliness. Resolve problems of motivation
and control with minimum guidance from manager. Supervision of
employees and the delegation of functions to staff based on individual
potential, provide the necessary guidance and support and afford staff
adequate training and career development opportunities. Ensure
timeously development of job description and implementation of Work
Plans (Performance Agreements) and Personal Development Plans
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(PDP’s) for all employees in the sub – Directorate. Manage daily employee
performance and ensure timely Performance Assessments of all
subordinates. Ensure management, maintenance and safekeeping of
assets.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. N Khan: Tel No: (041) 508 9725
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
NOTE : NB: Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females
and persons with disabilities.
POST 24/171 : IT TECHNICIAN REF NO: 301020/07


Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : An Appropriate Degree/Diploma in Information Technology and Certified
Microsoft Engineer; MSCE or MCSA and Comptia Certified A+ or Comptia
Certified Network +. Three (3) years appropriate experience or, relevant
certified plus six (6) years appropriate experience. A valid driver’s license.
(Attach a copy). Knowledge of the Access to information Act. Knowledge
of information security protocols. Knowledge and experience of
information technology developments and enhancements. Knowledge of
administrative and clerical procedures and systems. Knowledge of the
PFMA Act and departmental policies and procedures.
DUTIES : Installation of new hardware and software acquired. Equipment and
software analysis. Physical inspection of equipment for any visible
defects. Testing and connection of peripheral on their stations including
driver installation. Provision on necessary training in operational use of
equipment. Rolling out of new software on computer equipment as
prescribed by Office of the CIO. Maintaining of existing hardware and
software. Executing Root Cause Analysis with regards to hardware and
software incidents and problems. Resolving warranty issues should
equipment fall within this category. Providing clients with advice regarding
future use or replacement of equipment/software. Support the
configuration of hardware and software. Investigate calls for reconfigured
hardware software. Investigate equipment/software capabilities.
Decommissioning of hardware and software. Receive equipment that is to
be removed from the system. In case of equipment with memory
capabilities – ensure all data is permanently removed from devices. All
hard – and software installations in the DWS domain. Executing client
installations of Transversal system (Persal, SAP, BAS, Logis) and ensure
software connectivity. Installation of LAN equipment and connectivity
(UTP Cabling, Wi-Fi devices etc.). Ensure Server and WAN availability in
conjunction with outsourced partner/s. Remote office and end user
support within the responsibility area of IBOM: Southern Operations.
Ensure that all IT policies, norms and standards are enforced. Compile
monthly IT expenditure and performance reports. Knowledge of DWS
Asset – and Supply Change Management procedures and functions will
be an added advantage. The appointee will be expected to perform
overtime and standby duties when necessary, and assist the Manager
Information Systems Support with all IT Related tasks.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. EN Ngele Tel No: (041) 508 9744
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth: Please e-mail your applications quoting the post reference
number to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
NOTE : NB: Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females
and persons with disabilities.
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POST 24/172 : SENIOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICER (MR5) REF NO:
301020/08
Branch: Corporate Services
Dir: Legal Support
SALARY : R373 389 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Pretoria (Head Office)
REQUIREMENTS : An LLB Degree or equivalent legal qualification on NQF7. At least 8 years’
appropriate post qualification legal experience. Ability to draft legal
documents that provide clear motivation/justification for a particular
position pertaining to the case, also proposing the approach to be followed
to ensure success in this regard. Knowledge and understanding of the
Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations, the
Public Service Act and Regulations, Promotion of Administrative Justice
Act and Promotion of Access to Information Act. Knowledge of Public
Finance Management Act (PFMA), Constitutional Law, Promotion of
Access to Information Act and Administrative Law. An ability to interpret
legislation, good analytical and research skills, good verbal and written
communication skills in English, good drafting skills, computer literacy, an
ability to work in a team, a pro-active, problem-solving and positive
attitude and an ability to adhere to deadlines are essential.
DUTIES : Render legal advisory services on diverse legal issues to the Minister, the
Director-General and officials of the Department. Conduct research that
will provide information and case law relevant to the legal matter at hand
and present motivation/proposals on how the specific case should be
approached to obtain a desirable/justifiable outcome/result. Manage
litigation instituted by and against the Department, including water tribunal
appeals. Conduct Legislative review, drafting of Bills, subordinate
legislation and regulations. Provide legal support, advice, drafting and
vetting of contracts.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M Khuduga Tel No: (012) 336 7835
APPLICATIONS : Head Office (Pretoria): Please email your application quoting the relevant
reference number to: Recruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. L Mabole


POST 24/173 : ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST (PRODUCTION) GRADE A-C REF
NO: 301020/09
Branch: Chief Operations Office Mpumalanga
SALARY : R363 894 – R557 856 per annum, (OSD) offer will be based on proven
years’ experience
CENTRE : Bronkhorstspruit
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Engineering or relevant qualification. Three (3)
years post qualification technical (Engineering) experience. Compulsory
registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineering Technologist (proof
of registration must be provided). A valid drivers licence (Attach certified
copy). Sound knowledge of integrated water resource management and
water resource protection. Knowledge and understanding of the water
sector: relevant legislations (NWA, CARA and NEMA, MPRDA) together
with the related policies, regulations, principles, guidelines, tools and
procedures; policy development, implementation and monitoring. Skills
and experience in management of human resources. Excellent
communication skills including verbal, report writing, presentation skills.
Sound interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team. Willingness to work abnormal hours and under pressure
as well as travel country-wide. Proven liaison and networking skills
especially as they relate to Corporative Governance and stakeholder
engagement.
DUTIES : Reviewing integrated water use license applications in terms of law, water
resource engineering, water resource management and socio-economic,
environmental and ecological concerns. Studying, participating in
discussions and providing comments on all reports and submissions in
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connection with water use license applications. Integrate legalengineering aspects of water use regulation with water resource
engineering projects, programmes, strategies, regulations, functions,
policies and law amendments of the Department and with other
government programmes. Ensure legal engineering effectiveness and
consistency of measures of the Department and other water management
institutions to authorise the taking and storing of water and to manage
compliance to the authorisations.
ENQUIRIES : Mr S Nkuna Tel No: (013) 759 7317
APPLICATIONS : Mpumalanga: Please post your application or email quoting the relevant
reference to MPRecruitment@dws.gov.za the Provincial Head
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. Mkhwanazi F.M
POST 24/174 : ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (PRODUCTION) GRADE A – C
HYDROLOGICAL FLOW DATA REF NO: 301020/10 (X4 POSTS)
Branch: Chief Operations Office – Mpumalanga
SALARY : R311 859 – R473 574 per annum (OSD) offer will be based on proven
years’ experience
CENTRE : Groblersdal
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Engineering or relevant qualification. Three (3)
years post qualification technical engineering experience. Compulsory
Registration with ECSA as an Engineering Technician (attach proof of
registration). A valid drivers license (Attach a copy). Water resources
related experience is a recommendation. Good interpersonal relations.
Willingness to travel long distances is essential. Project Management,
technical design and analysis will be an added advantage. Research
development and computer-aided engineering applications. Knowledge of
legal compliance. Technical report writing and technical consulting.
DUTIES : Implement the National Water Act with focus on water resource
information acquisition. Collect, analyse and manage hydrological flow
data. Calibrate and maintain flow gauging equipment. Conduct current
gaugings, surveying of measuring weirs and calibration of weirs. Run
hydrological models and other relevant models. Liaise with relevant
components to enforce compliance to water management legislation.
Organise field trips and assist with preparation of required supportive
documents and technical information as well as the writing of technical
reports. Participate in capacity building and mentorship programmes for
junior staff. Implement operational plans, guidelines, policies and projects.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. TA Veleko Tel No: (013) 262 6800
APPLICATIONS : Mpumalanga: Please post your application or email quoting the relevant
reference to MPRecruitment@dws.gov.za the Provincial Head.
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. Mkhwanazi F.M
POST 24/175 : ARTISAN FOREMAN (GRADE A) CIVIL REF NO: 301020/11
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R304 263 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE Uitkeer
REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate in Plumbing, Carpentry and
Bricklaying. Five (5) years post qualification experience as an Artisan. A
valid drivers license (Attach a copy). Relevant experience will serve as an
added advantage. Must be physically fit and willing to work overtime, stay
away from home and travel throughout the Eastern Cape Province. Must
have experience in all building trades. Be conversant with the
requirements of the Machinery and Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Competent with hands-on practical work. Good written and verbal
communication.
DUTIES : Manage the civil maintenance teams and carpenter shop and ensure
compliance to prescribed standards to ensure safe and serviceable
infrastructure on Eastern Cape Government Water Schemes through
planned maintenance, scheduled- and unscheduled repairs and
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refurbishment projects. Manufacture items from own planning and
drawings. Source, liaise and obtain quotations from suppliers and ensure
product compliance to specifications and standards. Manage and
evaluate staff performance on an ongoing basis. Work requires traveling
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. JM Viljoen Tel No: (041) 508 9703
APPLICATIONS : Uitkeer: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference number
to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma
NOTE : Applicants may be subjected to skills testing as part of the recruitment
process, to prove technical competence for the post.
POST 24/176 : SENIOR STATE ACCOUNTANT REF NO: 301020/12
Branch: Chief Operations Office: Limpopo
Dir: Financial Management
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Polokwane
REQUIREMENTS : National Diploma or Degree in Financial Management. Two (2) to three
(3) years’ experience in financial matters (Accounts Payables, Salary
Administration, and general Ledger). Knowledge and understanding of
financial legislation, policies, practices and procedures. Knowledge and
understanding of financial prescripts such as DORA and PFMA.
Knowledge of Treasury Regulations, Persal, Basic Accounting System
(BAS), Logis and Data Analysis. Knowledge and experience in
administrative, clerical procedures and systems. Understanding of
Departmental policies and procedures. Framework for managing
performance information. Computer literacy in (MS Word, Excel,
PowerPoint). Framework for managing performance information.
DUTIES : Ensure reconciliation of major supplier accounts of the Provincial Office.
Ensure effective payroll management within the Provincial Office. Check,
verify and certify as correct and compliant to all finance related
transactions. Approve and authorize transactions for payments,
allowances, deductions etc. on the financial systems BAS/Logis and
Persal. Ensure clearing of ledger and suspense accounts. Ensure that all
audit requests are dealt with and responded to timeously. Ensure the
safekeeping of all financial records and face-value documents by
maintaining an effective and efficient filling system. Supervising and
managing the performance of employees in accordance with the
departmental polices.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. M Monyepao Tel No: (015) 290 1202
APPLICATIONS : Polokwane: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: LPRecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Mr. HH Khosa
POST 24/177 : HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER REF NO: 301020/13
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Bachelor Degree or in Human Resource
Development. One (1) to three (3) years’ experience in training. A valid
driver’s license. (Attach a copy). Knowledge and understanding on HRM
Legislations, policies, practices and procedures. Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA). Knowledge of education and training quality
assurance processes and procedures. Knowledge of equal opportunities
and Affirmative action guidelines and laws. Practical knowledge of
administrative, clerical procedures and systems including Persal.
Departmental policies and procedures. Governmental financial systems.
Knowledge of learning and teaching procedures and technique.
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Framework for managing performance information. Knowledge of
implementing policies of PMDS. Problem solving, analysis. People and
diversity management skills. Client orientation and customer focus.
Accountability and Ethical Conduct. Good computer literate and
communications skills.
DUTIES : The development of training programmes, procedure manuals and guides
on course materials. Prepare training manuals, develop training
interventions. Skills development. Conduct Departmental training needs
assessment. Advice the department and management on WSP. Monitor
and evaluate the implementation of WSP. Development of annual,
quarterly and monthly training reports. Have consultative meetings with
individuals regarding the compilation of WSP and ATR. Prepare training
materials such as outlines, text and handouts. Prepare visuals equipment.
Modify existing programmes where applicable. Analyse skills
development gaps, facilitate Bursaries, AET, Mentoring, Induction,
Leadership and short courses. Conduct training sessions. Implementation
of PMDS. Issuing of circulars and communications on HRD. Information
sessions on best practices for HRD. Attend moderation meetings.
Compile minutes and submissions and calculate 1.5% budget limit.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. EN Ngele Tel No: (041) 508 9744
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth: Please e-mail your application quoting the post reference
number to: SORecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. B Gqokoma.
NOTE : NB: Preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females
and persons with disabilities.
POST 24/178 : ADMINISTRATION OFFICER WATER USE AUTHORIZATION REF NO:
301020/14
Branch: Chief Operation Officer: Eastern Cape
Re-advertisement; applicants’ who have previously applied are
encouraged to re-apply
SALARY : R257 508 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : East London (X1 Post)
Port Elizabeth (X2 Posts)
Mthatha (X1 Post)
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Public Management / Administration or
relevant qualification. One (1) to three (3) years’ experience in
administration. Experience in working with Water Use Authorisation
applications will be an added advantage. A valid driver’s license (Attached
certified copy). Computer literate and proficiency in programs such as MS
2007 Word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and Excel. Knowledge of the
National Water Act (Act 36 of 1998). Knowledge of Administration
Procedures. Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles. Report writing skills.
General knowledge of information systems. Data capturing skills. Office
and project management skills.
DUTIES : Coordinate the administrative functions and provide support related to the
Water Use Authorisation applications. Manage the handling of queries
and ensuring amicable resolution. Respond to internal and external
queries or enquiries relating to Water Use Authorisations. Manage the
updating of the Electronic Water Use license Application and
Authorization System (e-WULAAS) and ensure accurate reporting.
Ensure that statistics of all e-WULAAS Use authorisation applications are
accurate and updated. Support e-WULAAS user training process. Filling
correspondences with clients. Support and provide reports to
management.
ENQUIRIES : Ms L Fourie Tel No: (043) 701 0248
APPLICATIONS : East London; Port Elizabeth; Mthatha: Please email your applications
quoting the reference number to: ECRecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms LT Malangabi Tel No: (043) 604 5476

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
CLOSING DATE : 30 October 2020
NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the
e-mail address specified to each post. Applications must be submitted on
a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service
Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well
as copies of qualifications and Identity document. No late, applications will
be accepted. Original/certified copies must be produced by only
shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report
must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply
with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. All
shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and
competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the
National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants.
Candidates will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required
to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders
must provide the 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

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