Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport Vacancies 2022: Check Posts, Qualifications and How to Apply

Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport



APPLICATIONS : must be forwarded to Life Centre Building, 45 Commissioner Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2107 or posted to P.O Box X83, Marshalltown, 2107 or submitted electronically through

CLOSING DATE : 09 December 2022

NOTES : All shortlisted candidates will be subject to pre-employment screening (vetting). Preference will be given to women and Persons with disabilities. Applicants must utilize the new/ most recent Z83 application for employment form (compulsory) obtainable from (effective from 01 January 2022), all fields in Part A to D of the Z83 form must be completed; and Part E to G noting that there is limited space provided applicants often indicate “refer to Curriculum Vitae (CV) or see attached”, this is acceptable as long as the CV has been attached and provides the required information. If the information is not provided in the CV, the applicant may be disqualified. The questions related to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F must be answered. Declaration must be completed and signed. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The Z83 is also compulsory for online applications. Applications received after the closing date will be disqualified. Errors and omissions will be rectified. The Department reserves the right not to fill the position.


Branch: Transport Services
SALARY R1 308 051 per annum (Level 14), (all-inclusive salary package). The package includes a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable guidelines.
CENTRE : Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS : LLB degree or equivalent qualification in Transport Management/Economics (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA, plus training and courses in management practices relevant to the key roles. LLM degree will be an added advantage. A minimum of 5 years’ senior management experience within the Public Transport environment is essential. Extensive experience in dealing with NLTA matters. Knowledge of and experience in: Government regulatory frameworks and policies governing public transport; Financial Management; Analytical thinking; Change Management; Project Management; Policy Development; Planning and Organising. Nyukela SMS Pre-entry certificate.

DUTIES : Manage the administration of the issuing of operating licenses and the conversion of radius-based permits. Manage the administration of public passenger road transport operators and monitor compliance. Oversee Public Transport law enforcement function. Provide strategic leadership to the component. Ensure financial resources are managed optimally. Plan, organise and control activities pertaining to the functions of the component. Adhere to and promote legislative, departmental prescripts and the Code of Conduct for the Public Service.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. M. Motubatse Tel No: (011) 355-7599

Branch: Corporate Services
SALARY R1 308 051 per annum (Level 14), (all-inclusive salary package). The package includes a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable guidelines.
CENTRE : Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a bachelor’s degree/an undergraduate qualification at NQF Level 7 recognised by SAQA in Human Resources Management/Public Administration or related Human Resources field. A postgraduate qualification in these fields (NQF level 8) will be an added advantage. Extensive and vast experience in Human Resource Management/ Labour Relations/ Employee Health & Wellness and Organizational Development of which 5 years must have been at senior management level. Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Strategic Capability and leadership; People Management and Empowerment; Programme and Project Management; Financial Management; Change Management; Knowledge Management; Service delivery innovation (SDI), Problem Solving and Analysis; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication. Sound knowledge of HR strategy setting and business processes/system. The incumbent must have sound administrative, contract management and computer skills. Nyukela SMS Pre-entry certificate. A valid driver’s license.

DUTIES : Overall management of the Chief Directorate: Human Resource Management. Strategically lead the setting of sound and transparent Labour Relations in the department. Strategically guide and implement performance management system in the department. Lead and implement all recruitment and appointment processes. Direct the development and updating of risk management registers for the Chief Directorate. Contribute to the management of risk and Ethics in the Department. Direct the career management development for the enhancement of professionalism. Provide advice and support on Organisational Development Programmes; The coordination and facilitation of Human Resource Policy and Planning Processes. Ensuring alignment of Departmental Organisational Structures with strategic plans and National Framework. Management and coordination of the development and implementation of Business Process Re-engineering. Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of Service Delivery and Change Management programmes. Provide guidance and support on the application of Human Resource Practices and Administration; management of conditions of service and remuneration. Manage and coordinate Employee Health and Wellness, Occupational Health and Safety programmes. Facilitate the implementation of health and productivity management programmes.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Pule Sekawana Tel No: 0113557385


Branch: Roads Infrastructure
SALARY : R766 584 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS : A 3-year National Diploma Human Resource Management or Financial Management (NQF Level 6) with 5 years minimum Land Acquisition and Supervisory management experience. Knowledge and understanding of Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), Labour Relations Act (LRA), Employment Equity Act (EEA), Public Service Act and its regulations, HR Policies and procedures, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA), Gauteng Transport Infrastructure Act (GTIA) and Batho Pele Principles. Good communication (verbal and written) skills, analytical thinking, report writing and problem-solving skills.

DUTIES : Provide operational leadership to the sub – directorate. Manage Human Resources Administration, Planning and Control systems. Manage financial administration, planning and Controls systems. Effectively Manage Land Acquisition Services. Provide effective management of HR leaves, Performance Management and Development System (PMDS), and general Human Resources administration. Provide effective management of the budgeting process and budget control for goods and services and capital projects. Provide effective administration and management of assets and travel claims of the directorate. Provide effective management of the land acquisition process and efficient resolution of land acquisition enquiries (Request for Leasing of land, Confirmation of Compensation, Confirmation of whether property is affected by future road developments, Enquiry about compensation process and Enquiry on whether the road is proclaimed or not).

ENQUIRIES : Mr. E.B. Mashaba Tel No: 060 546 7449

Branch: Finance
SALARY : R766 584 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS : National Diploma in Commerce/Accounting, Financial Management or equivalent NQF level 6 qualification. 5 years’ relevant experience in financial accounting field of which at least 3 years must have been at the level of Assistant Director or equivalent. Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and standards in the public sector is essential and extensive knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations, SAP and BAS. Finance related experience, computer literate, report writing, understanding of expectations of various stakeholders. Proven leadership skills, sound interpersonal skills, ability to work under pressure, willingness to work long hours as and when required, good communication skills both verbal and written, analytical skills. The incumbent must have Code B driver’s license.

DUTIES : Ensure the section runs effectively at all times, sound management and control of the Financial Support sub-directorate, ensure suspense accounts are monitored and cleared on monthly basis, deal with month and year-end financial processes, perform monthly revenue reconciliations per line item, perform analytical reviews on both expenditure and revenue accounts, ensure adherence to petty cash policy and proper administration of petty cash across the Department, ensure interdepartmental receivables and payables are confirmed timeously. Compilation of accurate and complete monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements (IFSs and AFSs), and ensure the financial reports are submitted on or before the stipulated deadlines in accordance with National Treasury guidelines and PFMA. Assist in the administration of the debt account of the Department and responding to internal and external audit queries.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. T. Mokete Tel No: (011) 355-7473

Branch: Roads Infrastructure
SALARY : R750 693 – R801 105 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Tshwane and Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS : Engineering degree (B Eng. /BSC Engineering). Registration with ECSA as an Engineer in training is compulsory upon appointment. Programme and project management. Knowledge of engineering, legal and operation compliance. Process knowledge and skills. Engineering operational communication. Engineering design and analyses knowledge. Engineering and professional judgement. Good communication (written and verbal) skills; computer literacy and be a team player. A valid driver’s license.

DUTIES : Planning, designing, operating and maintenance of engineering projects. Development of cost-effective solutions according to standards. Evaluation of existing technical manuals, standard drawings and procedures to incorporate new technology. Promote safety in line with statutory and regulatory requirements. Prepare inputs for the facilitation of resource utilisation. Adhere to regulations and procedures for SCM and HR administration and report on service delivery. Liaise with relevant bodies on engineering related matters. Follow approved programme of development for registration purposes. Overall management of roads maintenance projects. Preparation of tender documentation for roads maintenance projects. Contract management; quality assurance; Materials Quality Assurance and Costing; Risk management; monitoring and reporting. Completion of road infrastructure projects within time, control budgets and timeframe. Set engineering maintenance standards, specifications, and service level according to organisational objectives to ensure optimum operational availability. Manage approvals for all scope and / or cost variations. Manage approvals of invoices and payment. Prepare performance reports and provide credible information to update systems. Achieving value for money on all roads infrastructure projects.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. V. Phala Tel No: (012) 2380/2202/2444

Branch: Roads Infrastructure
SALARY : R466 482 – R533 376 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Tshwane: Koedoespoort

REQUIREMENTS : National Diploma (NQF 6) in Surveying or Cartography. A compulsory registration with SAGC as a Geomatics Technician (Engineering Survey). Minimum 6 years post qualification survey experience. 2 years’ appropriate/recognisable experience in roads/rail topographic and engineering related surveys after registration with SAGC. A Valid Driver’s License. Must demonstrate supervisory and team leading skills, Survey CAD skills, verbal and written communication skills.

DUTIES : Control and manage field survey party or number of parties of the Sub-Directorate Survey services. Give expert advice and guidance on technical survey matters. Maintain own registration to ensure ultimate professional service to the Department. Ensure quality control of surveys as per relevant specification. Manage performance and development of attached survey personnel regarding field work and all training. Responsible for the application of all legislation pertaining to surveys as well as a multitude of transversal and relevant legislation relating to operations within the public service.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. J P Makhasela: Tel No: (012) 310 – 2216 or 083 413 3551