Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
DRIVER / MESSENGER REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/658
Office of the Surveyor-General
SALARY : R147 459 per annum (Level 04)
CENTRE : Eastern Cape (East London)
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 10 Certificate / Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) qualification and a valid driver’s licence. Minimum of 7 months relevant experience. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of the city(ies) in which the function will be performed. Job related skills: Organising skills, Good communication skills (written and verbal), Interpersonal skills and Basic literacy. A reliable and creative individual who is prepared to work under pressure and as part of a team.
DUTIES : Drive light and medium vehicles to transport passengers and deliver other items (mail, documents, office equipment). Collect, distribute and control movement of documents. Do routine maintenance on the allocated vehicle and report defects timely. Perform daily pre and post trip vehicle inspection to ensure that the vehicle is always in the best condition. Complete all the required and prescribed records and logbooks with regard to the vehicle and the goods handled. Maintain accurate and up to date schedule trip sheets i.e. log official trips, daily mileage. Collect and deliver documentation and related items in the Departmental / Branch or any other component within the Departmental related external parties. Ensure proper and secure control over movement of documents. Assist in registry functions. File incoming correspondence and help trace the file. Copy and fax documents.
ENQUIRIES : Ms NO Ngcaba Tel No: (043) 783 1400
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X 9086, East London, 5201 or hand delivered during office hours to: 1A Waverley Office Park, 31 – 33 Phillip Frame Road, Chiselhurst, East London 5206.
NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White Males and Coloured, Indian and White Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
CLOSING DATE : 25 November 2022 at 16:00
NOTE : The application must include only completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted). The requirements for appointment at SMS level include the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the NSG. Prior to appointment, a candidate would be required to complete the Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA which is an online course, endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Directive on the Implementation of Competency Based Assessments. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Applications: Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time in the future. Important: DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates. Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with.