DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION

CLOSING DATE : 22 November 2021
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
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 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 a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not 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. 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.
MANAGEMENT ECHELON
POST 39/126 : DIRECTOR: INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE
REF NO: 221121/01
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Limpopo
SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum, (all-inclusive salary package)
CENTRE : Polokwane Provincial Office
REQUIREMENTS : A Degree in Civil Engineering / Project Management (NQF level 7). Six (6) to
ten (10) years’ experience in water sector environment of which five (5) years
should be at Middle/Senior Managerial level. At least 10 years Project
Management Experience. A valid drivers license (Attach a copy). Registration
as a Professional Engineer / Technologist with the Engineering Council of
South Africa (ECSA) will be an added advantage. Understanding of
stakeholder management. Knowledge and experience in drafting of
agreements. Knowledge and understanding of PFMA knowledge and
experience in governance practices. Decision making. Strategic Capability and
Leadership. Experience in financial management Change management.
Service Delivery Innovation (SDI) Problem solving and analysis. People
management and empowerment Client orientation and customer focus
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Accountability and ethical conduct Driver’s License and willingness to travel
and work for extended hours.
DUTIES : Develop policies on Regional Bulk Infrastructure Grant (RBIG) and Water
Services Infrastructure Grant (WSIG) for the component. Ensure that policies
on RBIG and WSIG are aligned to strategic plan. Implement water policies for
regulation of bulk water supply. Facilitate and support the implementation of
RBIG programme for the Regional Bulk water supply and sanitation projects
implemented in the regions. Ensure that various water sectors are consulted
on water issues. Compile monthly reports. Support the development of
provincial sector plans and their alignment to RBIG programme. Ensure that
the needs of the business sector are catered for on bulk water infrastructure
programmes. Promote partnerships between government, public entities,
private sector and civil society regarding RBIG programmes. Ensure effective
stakeholder management regarding water issues. Assure that RBIG and WSIG
projects are budgeted for on Medium Term Expenditure Framework. Compile
budget for implementation of RBIG and WSIG projects. Early warning system
management. Ensure that budgeted funds are used properly. Ensure that
monitoring and evaluation for bulk infrastructure programme is conducted in
the Regions Compile reports on monitoring and evaluation Ensure project is
carried out as planned.
ENQUIRIES : LT Kobe Tel No: 015 290 1208
APPLICATIONS : Polokwane: Please email your application quoting the relevant reference
number on the subject line to Recruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms L Mabole
OTHER POSTS
POST 39/127 : CONTROL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN GRADE A REF NO: 221121/02
Branch: Infrastructure Management: Head Office
Dir: Civil Engineer – Dam Design
SALARY : R446 202 per annum, (OSD)
CENTRE : Pretoria (Head Office)
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Civil Engineering or relevant qualification. Six (6) years
post qualification technical (Engineering) experience. Compulsory registration
with ECSA as a Professional Engineering Technician. A valid driver’s license.
(Attach copies). Experience in Project Management. Knowledge of technical
design and analysis. Understanding of Finance and Supply Chain
Management. Research and development. Knowledge of legal compliance.
Understanding of SAP. Computer–aided engineering applications. Technical
report writing. Problem solving and analysis. Team work. Creativity. Customer
focus. Excellent communication skills. Good computer skills. People
management, planning and organizing.
DUTIES : Provide support to Engineers and Engineering Technologists in technical office
for water infrastructure projects. Demonstrate knowledge of legal compliance
for civil engineering projects. Implement and maintain the appropriate
communication channels and liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
Solicitation, composition and consolidation of reports as required. Provide
project management and project administrative coordination support services.
Develop, implement and maintain databases. Supervise and control technical
and related personnel and assets. Research/literature studies on technical
engineering technology to improve expertise. Manage administrative functions,
financial management, revenue management and general administration as
well as personnel development and management. Improve the Department’s
capacity to deliver quality services.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. E. Koadibane Tel No: 012 336 7694
APPLICATIONS : Head Office (Pretoria): Please email your application quoting the relevant
reference number on the subject line to recruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. L Mabole
POST 39/128 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT REF NO:
221121/03
Branch: Infrastructure Management: Northern Operations
This is a re-advertisement, applicants who previously applied must re-apply
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Hartbeespoort
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REQUIREMENTS : A three year tertiary qualification in Supply Chain Management at NQF level 7.
Three (3) years relevant supervisory experience in Supply Chain Management
(demand, acquisition, logistics and contract management). The following skills,
knowledge and attributes are required: Knowledge and understanding of
Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, BBBEE, PFMA and Treasury
Regulations; Knowledge of Supply Chain Management Regulations, Practice
Notes, Circulars, Policy Framework and other Public sector supply chain
management models and processes; Computer Skills, People management
skills; Research and analytical skills; Project management skills; Financial
management skills; Client orientation and customer focus skill; Presentation
and facilitation skills; Communication (written and verbal) skills. Knowledge of
contract management and Knowledge of strategic sourcing. A valid driver’s
license required (attach proof). A successful candidate will be required to travel
extensively as the role involves supporting area offices. Knowledge of SAP will
be an added advantage.
DUTIES : Manage Demand and Acquisition Services for the whole Northern Cluster.
Manage Demand analysis processes in the Cluster office as well as the Area
Offices. Manage strategic sourcing. Manage Supplier Database while ensuring
that all procurement is done with suppliers listed in the National Treasury
Central Supplier Database (CSD). Render contract management services
including ensuring that all contracts are vetted by Legal Services. Provide
regular feedback on the performance of suppliers. Support the various Cluster
Bid Specification, Evaluation and Adjudication Committees. Provide advice
and guidance with regard to demand management by developing and
implementing procurement/demand plan. Assist and provide advise with the
drafting of specifications and interact with business units requiring specific
goods and services. Ensure the implementation of all procurement processes
and procedures. Manage the relationship between the Cluster and its different
categories of service providers. Manage the procurement processes in
accordance with the PPPFA, related regulations and instruction notes and
generally recognized financial practices to ensure the achievement of strategic
objectives. Manage and assist in the compilation of bid documents. Manage
Logistics Services. Manage Inventory. Manage the process of Requisitions.
Manage the issuing of Purchase Orders. Manage Stores & Warehouse.
Manage the Stock-taking processes. Prepare and compile the relevant
financial information for reporting purposes (reporting on procurement
progress against plan; irregular, fruitless and wasteful, unauthorized
expenditures incurred in the Cluster and area Offices and consequence
management implemented on same). Ensure the achievement of operational
targets. Manage SCM personnel to ensure that all contribute towards
achievement of Cluster and departmental goals. Ensure continuous monitoring
and evaluation of compliance to SCM frameworks and standards. Manage the
audit process in the Cluster (internal, external and other ad hoc audits).
ENQUIRIES : Mr. SA Ngobe Tel No: 012 200 9024
APPLICATIONS : Hartbeespoort Please email your application quoting the relevant reference
number on the subject line to HBPrecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Mr S Murunzi
POST 39/129 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT REF NO:
221121/04
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: North West
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Mmabatho
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Human Resources Development or equivalent
relevant qualification. Three (3) to five (5) years experience in Human
resources development environment at Supervisory level 8. A valid driver’s
licence (Attach copies). Knowledge of policy development and implementation,
Knowledge of Human Resources Development, Disciplinary knowledge in
HRD, Understanding of Government legislations and Financial management
and knowledge of PFMA. Knowledge of techniques and procedures for the
planning and execution of operations, Programme and Project Management,
Knowledge of relationship management, Problem solving and analysis, People
and Diversity Management, Client Orientation and Customer Focus,
Accountability and Ethical Conduct, Knowledge of analytical procedures,
Computer literacy, communication skills (both written and verbal) and report
writing skills.
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DUTIES : Implementation of Performance Development Management System, Assist
with the PMDS awareness and education workshops, Assist with development
of performance agreements, Liaise with line managers on PMDS compliance,
Draft PMDS status reports and Co-ordination of PMDS reviews for non-SMS
employees. Implementation of Human Resources Development (HRD)
strategy, Implementation of Skills Development Committees, Co-ordinate
inputs for review of HRD strategy, Implementation of HRD strategy and
Monitoring of HRD strategy outcomes. Implementation of Workplace Skills
Plans (WSP), Liaise with SDC for inputs, Development of WSP,
Implementation of WSP (WSP awareness workshops) and Preparation of
monthly/ quarterly / annual WSP / Training reports. Implementation of Training
programmes for the Department, Presentation of induction / orientation
sessions, Facilitation of Adult Basic Education and Training programmes,
Conduct training sessions and administration of departmental bursary scheme.
ENQUIRIES : MJ Ntwe Tel No: 0826574685
APPLICATIONS : North West: (Mmabatho) Please email your application quoting the relevant
reference number on the subject line to NWRecruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Mr. MJ Ntwe
POST 39/130 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT REF NO:
221121/05
Branch: Corporate Support Services
Dir: Human Resource Development
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Pretoria (Head Office)
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Human Resource Development /
Management. Three (3) to five (5) years supervisory experience in Human
Resources Development environment. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy).
Knowledge and understanding of PERSAL will be an added advantage (Attach
a copy). Knowledge of policy development and implementation. Knowledge of
Human Resources Development. Knowledge and understanding of HR
prescripts, legislatives and directives. Knowledge in implementing needs
analysis (WSP-Organisational). Knowledge in identifying, designing and
developing training interventions. Knowledge in analysing and prioritising
needs identified on training development. Knowledge in identifying scarce skills
in the Department. Knowledge in convening bursary allocation. Programme
and Project Management. People and Diversity Management. Computer
literacy (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Good verbal and written
communication skills.
DUTIES : Provide input in the development of HRD policy and strategy. Analyse human
resource development trends. Implementation of HRD strategic objectives.
Knowledge of development and implementation of the workplace Skills Plan.
Conduct Departmental training needs analysis. Facilitate Work Skills Plan
workshops nationally and in regions. Implementation of HRD programmes
(Transversal Training, Leadership and Capacity Development, Development of
Professionals, Bursary Scheme, Recognition of Improved Qualifications, AET
and Recognition of Prior Learning). Liaise with SETAs. Liaise with professional
bodies. Coordinate and conduct Induction programme. Conduct training impact
analysis. Manage HRD information data accurately. Make monthly reports
available for managers. Development of all the training schedule. Conduct
awareness sessions on all training and development programmes. Coordinate
training interventions for SMS members. Implement Leadership development
programmes for no-SMS. Provide expert advice to managers on the
implementation of HRD interventions. Monitor policy implementation. Conduct
research on the latest development on HRD issues. Monitor and evaluate the
implementation of PMDS. Coordinate implementation of poor performance
management plan.
ENQUIRIES : Mr MJ Rooi Tel No: 012 336 7752
APPLICATIONS : Head Office (Pretoria): Please email your application quoting the reference
number on the subject line to recruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. L Mabole
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POST 39/131 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: INTERNAL CONTROL REF NO: 221121/06
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A tertiary qualification in Auditing or Accounting at NQF level 7. Three (3) to
five (5) years internal Control or Auditing experience at supervisory level.
Extensive knowledge of BAS, SAP, LOGIS, PERSAL. Computer Literacy (MS
Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint and MS Access) A valid Driver’s License (Attach
certified copy). Knowledge of the Treasury Regulations, Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA), DORA GRAP/GAAP. Problem solving, Analysis,
Report writing and strategic thinking skills. Persuasiveness, flexibility, personal
and motivation.
DUTIES : Assess the control environment, risk management and governance processes
of the department. Co-ordinate of external and internal Audits in compliance
with the Standard for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Mitigating,
monitor and report on Irregular expenditure, unauthorized expenditure and
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. Document all findings on standard audit
working papers. Compile audit reports. Perform follow-up reviews to ensure
that agreed action plans have been implemented. Ensure compliance with
internal controls, prescripts and legislation relevant to finance and
procurement. Verify correctness of document prior to effecting payments.
Identify risk and suggest corrective measures. Monitor expenditure against
budget allocation. Maintain updated signature specimens of authorised
signatories. Build relationships with internal and external auditors and other
assurance providers. Conduct special investigations, inspections and audit coordination. Assessing the Performance of Officials in the unit (PMDS)
ENQUIRIES : Ms. PV Mkhize Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/132 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT REF NO:
221121/07
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A tertiary qualification in Supply Chain Management / Finance at NQF level 7.
Three (3) to five (5) years working experience in supply chain acquisition,
logistic and demand management at supervisory level. A valid driver’s license
(Attach a copy). Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Good
planning and organising skills. Be computer literate and have sound knowledge
of Microsoft Office, i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint and
Internet Explorer. Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA),
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of 2003 and preferential procurement policy framework Act. Knowledge of
contract management. Knowledge of strategic sourcing. Public sector supply
chain management models and processes. Programme and project
management. Problem solving and analysis. People and diversity
management. Client orientation and customer focus. Accountability and ethical
conduct. Knowledge of Supply Chain Management Regulations, practice
notes, circulars and policy frameworks. Must be able to work on BAS and
LOGIS systems. Excellent Interpersonal relation skills.
DUTIES : Manage and supervise acquisition, logistic and demand management. Ensure
full compliance to all acquisition, logistic and demand management prescripts,
policies, practice notes and delegations of authority. Develop and maintain
internal control measures for procurement. Coordinate inputs in the Demand
Management Plan. Ensure that procurement is in line with the approved
demand plan. Ensure effective utilisation of the CSD. Compilation /verification
of all monthly SCM reports. Manage the process of sourcing of quotations
between R0 –R1 000 000. Ensure that documents submitted to logistics for
order creation are fully compliant with acquisition management prescripts.
Provide regular feedback to clients with regards to quotations finalisation.
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Management of the bid processes in the region and ensure effective
functioning of all Bid Committees. Management and effective utilisation of
Transversal Contracts. Ensure implementation and compliance of the
Instruction Notes as issued by National Treasury as well as Departmental SCM
Policy. Identify and mitigate risks within the unit. Ensure that all administrative
matters, correspondence and complex enquiries are attended to promptly.
Assist in the compiling of monthly SCM performance reports. Perform human
resources and administrative activities relating to the SCM. Assessing the
Performance of Officials in the unit (PMDS)
ENQUIRIES : Ms PV Mkhize Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/133 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ASSET MANAGEMENT REF NO: 221121/08
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A tertiary qualification in Supply Chain Management, Public Management or
Finance at NQF level 7. Three (3) to five (5) years working experience in the
area of Asset Management at supervisory level. A valid driver’s license
(certified copy attached). Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act
(PFMA), Asset Management Framework and Treasury Regulations.
Procurement Framework and other relevant legislation. Must be able to work
on BAS and LOGIS systems. Computer literacy with sound knowledge of the
MS Office suite preferably Excel. Demonstrate leadership/ interpersonal
relationship and asset management skills. Good client service orientation skills.
Ability to monitor and check information as well as set up and maintain
information system. Excellent Interpersonal relations.
DUTIES : Implementation of Asset Management Policies and Procedures in the
Department. Ensure that assets are properly accounted for in the Asset
Register and complies with National Treasury Guidelines. Update new
additions, movements, transfers and disposals. Reconcile BAS with the Asset
Register on monthly basis. Monitor all entries made on the Asset Register as
per minimum requirements. Retiring of all losses and disposed assets in the
register. Update inventory lists. Ensure that asset policies and procedures
guidelines are implemented and ensure compliance thereof. Ensure that the
Department’s asset requirements are included in the budget. Perform quarterly
asset count. Conduct physical verification of movable assets and reconcile
against the Asset Register. Implement and manage registers for Finance
Leases. Review the existence of Finance Leases and report monthly
reconciliation between Bas and amortization tables versus the Finance Leases
register. Ensure reconciling items are cleared. Ensure proper interim and
annual reporting and reconciliations. Quality assurance of asset management
processes. Assessing the Performance of Officials in the unit (PMDS
ENQUIRIES : Ms. PV Mkhize Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/134 : CONTROL ASSISTANT TECHNICAL OFFICER (SCIENTIFIC SUPPORT)
REF NO: 221121/09
Branch: Water Service Management
SD: Hydrological Information
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Pretoria (Head Office)
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12 certificate with Mathematics / Mathematics Literacy /
Science. Ten (10) years’ experience in surface or groundwater technical
environment i.e. collecting and processing of water related data. A valid driver’s
license (attach a copy). High level in computer literacy in Microsoft Excel and
Word. Ability to use data management system. Knowledge of surface water
monitoring instruments and data or groundwater data processing and
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administration. Knowledge and understanding of hydrological or geohydrological processes and the relevant database and or systems. Knowledge
of relevant equipment’s and OHS. Understanding of tendering processes,
purchasing and materials. Problem solving and analysis. Good interpersonal
relations, organizational skills, technical report writing skills and understanding
of relevant software. Good communication skills both (verbal and written).
Willingness to travel.
DUTIES : Assist in the auditing of hydrological data (stream flow data / surface water
levels data, evaporation and rainfall data etc). Must be able to use data and
information systems to perform duties (data auditing, data quality control and
data dissemination). Provide technical assistance in the archiving of
hydrological data. Assist with dissemination of hydrological data and
information to various stakeholders. Assist in dam balance calculation and
verification of dam recipes. Assist in the compilation of state of national dams,
bulletin (report) on a weekly basis and ensure timely circulation and publication
to internal and external stakeholders.
ENQUIRIES : Ms P Nemaxwi Tel No: 012 336 8332
APPLICATIONS : Pretoria (Head Office): Please email your application quoting the relevant
reference number on the subject line to Recruitment@dws.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. L Mabole
POST 39/135 : SENIOR STATE ACCOUNTANT: INTERNAL CONTROL REF NO:
221121/10
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Accounting / Auditing. Two (2) Three (3) years
relevant experience in internal control / internal Auditing / risk management
environment. Supervisory experience. Knowledge and understanding of
financial Legislation, policies, practices and procedures. Knowledge and
understanding of financial prescripts such as DORA, Treasury Regulations and
PFMA. Extensive knowledge of BAS, SAP, LOGIS, and PERSAL systems.
Problem solving and analysis. People and diversity management. Client
orientation and customer focus. Good communication skills (verbal and
written). Accountability and ethical conduct. Computer Literacy (MS Excel, MS
Word, MS power point & MS Access), Good presentation skills, Ability to work
independently and under pressure. A valid driver’s licence and the willingness
to travel.
DUTIES : Implement Internal Controls and compliance procedures and guidelines.
Ensure compliance with legislative requirements. Compile gift register, perform
risk analysis and risk identification. Compile Irregular expenditure and Fruitless
& Wasteful expenditures reports. Perform pre-audit checks on all documents.
Administration and co-ordinate audit related activities. Conduct regular spot
checks. Assist management with investigations into fraud, corruption and theft
in the Provincial office. Promote the culture of professionalism.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. N. Nyangintsimbi Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/136 : SENIOR STATE ACCOUNTANT: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING REF NO:
221121/11
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Financial Management. Two (2) Three (3)
years relevant experience. Supervisory experience. Knowledge and
understanding of financial Legislation, policies, practices and procedures.
Knowledge and understanding of financial prescripts such as DORA, Treasury
Regulations, PFMA and GRAP/GAAP. Good knowledge of BAS, LOGIS and
Persal systems. Departmental policies and procedures. Framework for
managing performance information. Problem solving and analysis. People and
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diversity management. Client orientation and customer focus. Computer
Literacy (MS Excel, MS Word, Ms power point & MS Access), Good
communication skills (Verbal & Written). Accountability and ethical conduct.
Good presentation skills. Ability to work independently and under pressure. A
valid driver’s licence (certified copy attached)
DUTIES : Provide assistance to clients regarding general budgeting and financial
reporting requirement. Assist in compilation of Medium term expenditure
framework (MTEF) and Estimate of National Expenditure (ENE). Responsible
for budget capturing in Basic Accounting Systems (BAS), Preform Budget
controlling such as Cash Flow, In Year Monitoring (IYM) and ensuring monthly
Regional budget meetings take place. Provide inputs in Regional Business
plan. Manage Adjustment budget Process. Prevent Misallocation and
misclassification of expenditure. Supervision of staff.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. M Vuthela Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/137 : SENIOR STATE ACCOUNTANT: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING REF NO:
221121/12
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Financial Management. Two (2) Three (3)
years relevant experience. Supervisory experience Knowledge and
understanding of financial legislation, policies, practices and procedures.
Knowledge and understanding of financial prescripts such as DORA, Treasury
Regulations, PFMA and GRAP/GAAP. Good knowledge of LOGIS, BAS and
PERSAL systems. Framework for managing performance information.
Problem solving and analysis. People and diversity management. Client
orientation and customer focus. Good communication skills (verbal & written).
Accountability and ethical conduct. Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel,
MS power point and MS Access). Good presentation skills. A valid driver’s
licence (certified copy attached)
DUTIES : Financial responsible of all Earmarked funding including compiling Cash flow,
Accruals and commitment. Authorize of S&T claims, Overtime Claims and
other allowances on PERSAL. Authorize of payments on LOGIS and BAS.
Authorize changes of banking details. Monitoring the routing process of
invoices. Reconciliation of major accounts. Compile the 30 days NonCompliance monthly report. Maintaining controls to ensure the integrity of all
data entered to PERSAL. Checking and validating payroll administration.
Oversee the petty Cash processing and monthly Reconciliation. Ensuring the
distribution of IRP5’s to all staff members within the Provincial Office. Perform
supplementary reconciliations. A Handle the suspense account/s and do
follow-ups on outstanding debts. Certify of BAS Maintenance Entity form.
Supervision of staff.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. N Nyangintsimbi Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/138 : SENIOR PROVISIONING ADMINISTRATION OFFICER: ASSET
MANAGEMENT REF NO: 221121/13
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or Degree in Finance. Three (3) to five (5) years working
experience in the area of Asset Management. A valid driver’s license (Attach a
copy). Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury
Regulations, Procurement Policies and Procedures, Asset Management
Framework. Knowledge on BAS and LOGIS systems. Financial Management
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skills, Good communication skills (verbal and written) Good Presentation skills
and Excellent Interpersonal relations skills. Knowledge of Computer Literacy
(MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint and MS Access)
DUTIES : Verify the existence of assets. Ensure Barcoding of new assets. Ensure that
all movements of assets are updated. Ensure that the asset register is updated
regularly. Update and maintain the asset and leased registers on a weekly
basis. Ensure that correct economic classifications are used on BAS. Update
inventory list. Assist in the implementation and management of registers for
leased assets. Assist in implementing and monitoring acquisitions, disposal
and losses of assets. Report lost assets and conduct internal investigation on
losses and ensure that proper compliance. Verify the existence of Finance
Leases and prepare monthly reconciliation between Bas and amortization
tables versus the Finance Leases register. Determine a disposal strategy for
redundant, obsolete and unserviceable assets. Ensure effective control over
the safekeeping, utilization and maintenance of departmental assets. Keep
appropriate records and maintain systems to produce accurate and reliable
inputs for the Interim and Annual Financial Statements. Supervision of staff
ENQUIRIES : Ms. PV Mkhize Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/139 : GISC TECHNICIAN PRODUCTION GRADE A – C REF NO: 221121/14
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R311 859 – R473 574 per annum, (Offer will be based on proven years of
experience)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in GISc, Cartography or relevant qualification. Three (3)
years’ post-qualification technical (GISc) experience. Compulsory registration
with the South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) as GIS (Attach proof). A
valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Computer literacy Geographic
Information Systems skills. An understanding of GIS standards and
projections. An understanding GIS technologies, such a GPS, photogrammetry
and remote sensing and principles of cartography. Communication and
interpersonal skills. Analytical skills.
DUTIES : Capture, validate and maintain spatial data using a Geographic Information
System (GIS);Produce customized maps; Undertake spatial analysis; Develop
relational databases and maintain Geo-databases structure in accordance with
DWA standards; Enter and regularly revise all metadata in a data catalogue in
accordance with DWA standards and ensure that all electronic data is regularly
backed-up. Expand and improve the regional database by identifying gaps and
sources of additional water sector data in the region. Generate the production
of spatial information in map format by performing customized queries on the
GIS and related database. Add to electronic data through capturing of data by
means of digitizing from paper maps, GPS technology and aerial photo and
satellite images when required. Assess digital database to ensure a high level
of accuracy of data available at all time. Design and implement a data quality
improvement plan. Assess and process the application received from the public
requesting Government information thus ensuring the effective implementation
of promotion of access to Information Act. Provide GIS support; Co-ordinate
data projects and contracts; Conduct relevant research and development;
Implement GIS standards. Setting standards and specifications for cadastral
data. Support Regional office staff support. Administrative responsibilities such
as maintaining a record of monthly log sheet for GIS task, GIS equipment and
stock level of GIS consumables.
ENQUIRIES : Ms LM Matshaya Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
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POST 39/140 : ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER GRADE A-C WATER USE REF NO:
221121/15 (X3 POSTS)
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R273 739 – R473 574 per annum, (Offer will be based on proven years of
experience)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Environmental Management or Natural Sciences. One
(1) year working experience including internship or experiential learning will be
an added advantage. A valid driver’s license (Attach a 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 multi-disciplinary 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 : Assess completeness of WULAs & conduct site inspections. Liaise with clients
and other stakeholders to obtain outstanding information during WULA
assessments. Requesting of scientific input within the Department using the
specified templates. Access and evaluate Hydrological and Environmental
information with regard to licence applications. Assist in development of
policies and guidelines for the implementation of National Water Act (NWA),
36 of 1998, with regard to water use sector. Final assessment of information
submitted by Water Use Licence Applicants and input from internal specialists.
Drafting record of recommendations (RoRs) and resultant decision documents.
Draft licence conditions to control/mitigate the negative impacts of water uses.
Assist on responding to queries from clients within and outside the department.
ENQUIRIES : Ms C Moonsamy Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/141 : CHIEF ADMINISTRATION CLERK (TRANSPORT) REF NO: 221121/16
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R257 508 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior/Grade 12 certificate. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in
administration. Three (3) year’s experience in fleet and travel management.
Computer literacy in MS word, Outlook, Excel and Power point. Thorough
knowledge of prescriptions and policies applicable to transport in the Public
Service. Basic knowledge of PFMA, Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of
Road Traffic Act 1996 (Act 93 0f 1996) Good verbal and written communication
and interpersonal skills. A valid driver’s license (copy attached). People and
Diversity Management. Time Management, Client Orientation and Customer
Focus. Accountability and Ethical Conduct. Problem Solving Skills and decision
making. Ability to interpret policies.
DUTIES : Assist in management of departmental fleet and subsidized vehicles. Compile
and maintain the subsidized and Government fleet asset register. Ensure
compliance to policies and prescripts regulating the use of Government
transport. Conduct inspections of Government vehicles on a regular basis.
Reconcile monthly billings. Arrange accommodation and flight bookings
through service providers. Sensitize employees with regard to transport
policies. Conduct test driving on new drivers Supervision of staff. Provide
effective office services to the section. Render general clerical support services
for Auxiliary Services Unit. Perform a variety of general administration duties
i.e. Typing letters, notices, minutes, etc. Work abnormal hours.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. N Govender, Tel No: 031 336 2700
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APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/142 : ACCOUNTING CLERK REF NO: 221121/17 (X2 POSTS)
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior/Grade 12 certificate with Accounting/Mathematics. Good financial
management skills. Knowledge of Financial System (BAS), LOGIS and
PERSAL. Knowledge of Public Service financial legislations and procedures
(Treasury regulations, PFMA and DORA). Good Communication skills (verbal
and written). Excellent problem solving skills, and good interpersonal skills.
Computer literacy with good MS Excel and MS Word. Able to work
independently, ability to work in a team and under pressure.
DUTIES : Compile and Capture Sundry payments, receipts, Journal on BAS. Compile
and Capture subsistence and travel claims and other allowances on PERSAL
system. Safekeeping of cash and issuing Petty Cash. Replenish Petty Cash
when required. Assist with all audit queries by retrieving requested documents.
Follow up on unpaid EBT control account. Distribution of salary and
supplementary payslips to officials. Ensure that all filing is complete. Ensure
adherence to all applicable prescripts and regulations. Filing of paid stamps
and stubs.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. N Nyangintsimbi Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/143 : ADMINISTRATION CLERK (AUXILIARY SERVICES) REF NO: 221121/18
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior/Grade 12 certificate. Experience in clerical and administrative duties
will serve as an advantage. Knowledge and understanding of the legislative
framework governing the Public Service. Knowledge of administrative
procedures and policies. Computer literacy in MS word, Outlook, Excel and
Power point. Knowledge of filing systems and archives. Knowledge of
cellphone administration. Ability to work under pressure; strong interpersonal
relations; planning and organising skills; communication (verbal and written)
skills.
DUTIES : Provide administrative support to Auxiliary Services. Compile VA2 of the
section. Record all incoming mail and invoices from Stakeholders. Prepare and
compile submissions as per the request. Issuing of access cards to staff and
visitors. Order access cards and keep registers. Ensure proper filing system.
Perform switchboard duties. Ensure that customers are referred to promptly
and correctly. Take messages and administer the correct distribution thereof.
Supply basic information to customers regarding the Departmental services.
ENQUIRIES : Mr B Sishi Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/144 : ADMINISTRATION CLERK (REGISTRY) REF NO: 221121/19
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12. Experience in clerical and administrative duties will serve
as an added advantage. Knowledge of administrative procedures and policies.
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Computer literacy in MS word, Outlook, Excel and Power point. Basic
Knowledge of Record Management and Registry Procedures. Knowledge and
understanding of the legislative framework governing the Public Service.
Knowledge of PFMA and National Achieves Act. Ability to work under pressure,
strong interpersonal relations good planning and organising skills, good verbal
and written communication skills and liaising with clients. Good client relations
and communication skills.
DUTIES : To render administrative support through the provision of Registry services in
the Provincial Office. Proper maintenance and implementation of approved
filing system. Handling of incoming and outgoing mail. The controlling of
insured and registered mail. Relieve on the switchboard duties. Ordering and
distributing of stationery
ENQUIRIES : Ms T. Zungu Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/145 : HUMAN RESOURCE CLERK REF NO: 221121/20
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12 certificate. Experience in Human Resources will serve as
an added advantage. Knowledge of PERSAL system. Knowledge and
understanding of Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Employment
Equity Act and PFMA. Knowledge and experience of service conditions,
service benefits, recruitment and selection and appointment procedures.
Knowledge of administrative, clerical procedures and systems. Knowledge of
database and spread sheet applications. Client orientation and customer focus
skills. Good verbal and written communication skills.
DUTIES : Receiving and sorting of applications according to the advertised posts.
Processing of detailed schedules of applications. Establishing and updating a
detailed database of applications received. Facilitate the selection processes.
Arrange, schedule and facilitate the interview processes. Draft appointment
submissions and route it for approval. Verification of qualifications (SAQA,
security clearance etc.). Preparing schedules for interviews. Rendering human
resource management support and advice during selection processes.
Administer service conditions and service benefits, i.e. Leave, probations,
housing, medical aid, PILIR, IODs and Pensions.
ENQUIRIES : Ms S Mbongwa Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/146 : ADMINISTRATION CLERK (COMMUNICATION) REF NO: 221121/21
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12 certificate. Experience in a communications environment
will serve as an added advantage. A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Be
prepared to travel and work extended hours. A good understanding of the
following: PFMA, Knowledge of Public service act and Regulations, Clerical
duties and practices. Planning and organising skills. Computer literacy skills in
MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) Communication (written and verbal)
skills. Report writing skills. Monitoring and possess good interpersonal
relations.
DUTIES : Render general clerical support services for Communications Unit. Provide
personnel administration clerical support services for Communications Unit.
Rendering generic support to Communication functions. Liaise with personnel
to ensure efficient operations within the Communications Unit. Minutes taking
and records management or filing. Attend to duties as assigned.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M Mahaye Tel No: 031 336 2700
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APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/147 : GENERAL WORKER REF NO: 221121/22 (X3 POSTS)
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R102 534 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE : Midmar Dam, Howick
REQUIREMENTS : An ABET certificate. Able to read various water meters and gauge plates.
Ability to read and write. Be physically fit. Good communication skills and ability
to work in a team. Ability to work under supervision and independently. Must
have a basic knowledge of using equipment, tools and light machinery.
Willingness to travel extensively within KwaZulu-Natal province. Willingness to
work in and around water such as rivers, lakes and dams. Knowledge of
Occupational Health and Safety procedures.
DUTIES : Assisting the Data Collector with collections of electronic data and mechanical
charts. Load and off load tools, materials and equipment on a daily basis.
Assist with the cleaning and general repairs. Assist with cutting and removing
grass, trees from gauging stations when required. Operate brush cutter and
slashes when required. Clean gauge plates and instrumentation huts when
required.
ENQUIRIES : Mr B Pillay Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Midmar Dam (Howick): Please forward your applications quoting the reference
number to the: Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and
Sanitation, Private Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)
POST 39/148 : GENERAL WORKER REF NO: 221121/23
Branch: Provincial Coordination And International Cooperation: Kwa-Zulu
Natal
SALARY : R102 534 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE : Durban
REQUIREMENTS : An ABET certificate. A valid Code EC1 driver’s license (Attach a copy).
Communication (verbal and written) skills, basic knowledge of OHSA and
Building Regulations. Must be physically fit. Willing to work abnormal hours.
DUTIES : To provide General Office assistance in respect of building maintenance.
Loading and off-loading deliveries to and from the office Collecting goods from
the service providers. Do physical movements of items. Perform Messenger
and Cleaning duties. Conduct physical checks on the building and report
defects to the supervisor
ENQUIRIES : Mr B Sishi Tel No: 031 336 2700
APPLICATIONS : Durban: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to the:
Provincial Head: KwaZulu-Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private
Bag X54304, Durban, 4000.
FOR ATTENTION : The Manager (Human Resources)

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