Branch: Water Resources Management
Dir: National Hydrological Services

R728 829 – R1 106 814 per annum, (OSD), (Offer will be based on proven years of
CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : An Engineering degree (B Eng / BSc Eng) or relevant qualification. Three (3) years post
qualification experience as a Civil Engineer. Compulsory registration with the
Engineering Council of South Africa (ESCA) as a Professional Civil Engineer (Details of
registration must be noted on the prescribed Z83 application form and CV). A valid
unexpired drivers license. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and
Administrative skills. Pertinent knowledge and experience within the field of hydrology
and hydraulics. Construction experience. Knowledge of the National Water Act (no 36
of 1998), as well as other relevant acts and legislation – like the National Environmental
Act (no. 107 of 1998) and dam safety legislation. Computer literacy.
DUTIES : Oversee the establishment of flow gauging sites and direct/indirect hydraulic calibration
of flow gauging sites– in addition, will be required to assist in all flood frequency activities
and flow information improvement. Render civil designs for stream flow gauging weirs
network in the country. Support Provincial Offices (Hydrometry) by ensuring that
Environmental Impact Assessment for new gauging weir sites are carried out on time.
Supervise the construction / rehabilitation of gauging weirs in various sites. Audit all
relevant engineering reports and drawings in section. Provide professional and technical
advice and engineering support services to other directorates and other organizations.
Liaise with the hydrological components in the DWS regions on all relevant communal
issues. Mentor and train Engineers, Scientists (Hydrologists) and Technicians.
ENQUIRIES : Mr Z. Maswuma, Tel No: (012) 336 8784
APPLICATIONS : Head Office (Pretoria): 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,
FOR ATTENTION : Planning, Recruitment and Selection unit

Z83 form

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