Branch: Provincial Coordination and International Cooperation: Eastern Cape

R1 058 469 – R1 210 251 per annum, (all- inclusive OSD salary package)
CENTRE : East London (Mzimvubu-Tsitsikamma Proto-Catchment Management Agency)
REQUIREMENTS : An Engineering (B Eng. / BSc Eng.) Degree or relevant qualification in Civil Engineering.
Six (6) years post qualification in Engineering experience. Compulsory registration with
ECSA as a Professional Engineer (Details of registration must be noted on the
prescribed Z83 application form and CV). A valid unexpired drivers license. Extensive
working experience in water resources planning and management. Working experience
in planning, hydrological modelling, economic analysis, ecological matters, policy
development and institutional aspects. Computer literacy and good computer
programming skills. Proven leaderships and negotiation skills. Ability to manage a
professional multi-disciplinary team. Knowledge of and experience in financial
management and relevant Acts. Good communication skills both (verbal and written).
Must be available to travel covering the rest of the EC Province.
DUTIES : Identify, set up and manage multi-disciplinary catchment-wide planning and studies.
Development of a Catchment Management Strategy for the Mzimvubu-Tsitsikamma
Water Management Area. Identify vulnerable and sensitive areas with respect to water
resources or possible effect on water resources of the catchment. Co-ordinate and
process inputs from a wide range of disciplines for analysis and optimisation. Report on
investigations of possible water resource developments and/ or the development of
strategies to reconcile water supply and demand. Provide professional guidance to
technical teams or professional service providers. Provide engineering advice and
comments to the Water Use License Application process. Compile terms of references
for planning studies. General management of staff and administration of professional
service providers. Close interaction with other DWS components, the water sector at
large, provincial, and national Government, other development agencies, local
authorities, public and private institutions. Responsible for budgeting for as well as
control of all expenditure of the planning section. Deliver technical and other
presentations, as required to a variety of stakeholders.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Tabisa Fiko Tel No: 043 701 0341
APPLICATIONS : For purposes of response handling, please forward your application quoting the relevant
reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350,
Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Delta Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and
Bosman Street, Pretoria.
FOR ATTENTION : Planning, Recruitment and Selection unit
NOTE : This appointment will be made on the minimum notch of the salary range, however, a
higher notch within the salary range of Grade A will be considered based on the
provisions of the Public Service Regulation 2016, i.e. provision of the candidate’s current
salary advice.

NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address
specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented
Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitations website, under career
opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and
should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV. All required information on the Z83
application form must be provided. Other related documentation such as copies of
qualifications, identity document, drivers license etc need not to accompany the
application when applying for a post as such documentation must only be produced by
shortlisted candidates during the interview date. With reference to applicants bearing
professional or occupational registration, fields provided in Part B of the Z83 must be
completed as these fields are regarded as compulsory and such details must also be
included in the applicants CV. Failure to complete or disclose all required information
will automatically disqualify the applicant. No late, applications will be accepted. A SAQA
evaluation certificate must accompany foreign qualification/s. 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 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 three (3)
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

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