NOTE: Interested candidates should apply for a job at the email address listed for each position. Applications should be submitted using the recently implemented Z83 form, available on the Ministry of Water and Sanitation website, in Career Opportunities or on the DPSA website, in vacancies within the function. public (point 4) and must also be accompanied by a complete CV. such as copies of titles and IDs (all documents should be sent in one email in PDF format. Attachments should not exceed 10MB) The subject title in the email should clearly indicate the reference of the requested position. Applicants should submit their requests to the correct posting email address, as incorrect email requests will not be considered. Applications will be accepted without delay. Only shortlisted candidates must produce original / certified copies by the date of the interview. A SAQA assessment report must accompany foreign diplomas. Applications which do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.


other opportunity: Pick n Pay Learnership


All shortlisted candidates for SMS positions will undergo a technical and competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. Applicants will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or holders of dual nationality must present a police certificate from the country of origin. The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. To fill vacancies, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the South African Constitution of 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996), the employment equity requirements defined by the Employment Equity 1998 (Law No. 55 of 1998) and relevant human resources policies of the Department will be taken into account. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months of this announcement, please accept that your request was unsuccessful. The ministry reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to EE goals.



Other opportunity: Safety Officer Job 

Address: Main Operations Office: Northwest
SALARY: R869 007 per year (level 12), (all-inclusive salary package)
CENTER: Mmabatho


REQUIREMENTS: A national diploma or diploma in management or a relevant qualification. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in general service administration at the Deputy Director level. Valid driver’s license. (A certified true copy must be attached). Skills: Knowledge of policy development and implementation. Knowledge of administrative processes. Knowledge of HR information. Disciplinary knowledge of HR information. Understanding of government legislation. Financial management and knowledge of PFMA. Knowledge of techniques and procedures to plan and execute operations. Management of programs and projects. Problem solving and analysis. People and diversity management. Customer orientation and customer orientation. Good communication skills. Responsibility and ethical conduct. Knowledge of analytical procedures.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage and provide support in HR, information technology, administration, communication, OHS, including security. Assist in the development and implementation of the strategic plan. Analyze current policies and departmental strategic objectives. Implement administrative policies and various disciplines. Analyze trends in human resources information. Recommend policy changes. Develop an implementation plan. Organize traveling exhibitions to advise the department on key policy issues. Inform managers of the requirements of the policy. Monitor the implementation of policies. Assist in the development and implementation of the strategic plan. Develop a general service implementation plan. Make sure line managers execute their business plan within HR plan goals. Make sure the strategic goals are implemented accordingly. Make sure that general services form business partners with the hierarchy. 


Other Opportunity : Afrikan Tikkun General workers 


ENQUIRIES: Mme B Kama Tel: (043) 701 0272
APPLICATIONS: Eastern Cape (Cradock) – Send inquiries with reference number to
ATTENTION: Ms. LT Malangabi


Branch: Main office of operations: Mpumalanga
SALARY: R495,219 per year (OSD)
CENTER: Mbombela


REQUIREMENTS: A four-year degree or equivalent qualification in natural and / or environmental sciences. Six years of experience after graduation. A valid driver’s license (a certified true copy must be attached). Good knowledge of all aspects and processes related to resource-based measures and integrated water resources management. Knowledge of and experience with river health monitoring and indices. Knowledge and understanding of the tools developed for the determination of reserves. Proven ability and experience to write and interpret technical and scientific reports and documents and assist in project management. Proven management and negotiation skills. Ability to work productively in an environment comprised of internal and external DWS employees and multidisciplinary stakeholders. Computer skills. Good communication skills (verbal and written), presentation and report writing. Able to provide technical and scientific support to other AEP functions, as well as the ability to build capacity and act as a mentor and supervisor for junior staff. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to interact with communities and interest groups.


TASKS: Implementation of the National Water Law of 1998, with emphasis on Resource Based Measures (RDM) Implementation of the reserve in 4 MMA Implementation and coordination of the initiative Adopt-a-River (ARI) Sanitary monitoring of reserves, including execution of hydrological and other models as required. River health and other programs Liaise with internal and external stakeholders regarding RDM initiatives, in particular ARI Integrate reserve determination with other DWS 35 functions within the Regional Office, such as license applications and provide general technical and scientific support. Develop the terms of reference and manage the PSP. Participate in capacity building programs and mentoring programs for junior staff. Manage and ensure effective financial planning for the management of water resources.

INQUIRIES: M. Kheva S Tel No: (013) 759 7313
APPLICATIONS: Mpumalanga (Mbombela): Email your request quoting the relevant reference to
ATTENTION: Ms. Mkhwanazi F.M


This is a new announcement, applicants who have already applied are encouraged to resubmit as previous applications will not be considered.
Direction: central operations INRE
SALARY: R386,487 per year (OSD)
CENTER: Tugela Vaal (O&M Jagersrust)

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate commercial test certificate in the electrical field. Ten (10) years of subsequent experience as a Craftsman / Craftsman Foreman (Electrical) is required. Valid driver’s license (attach a copy). Management, planning and organization skills. Project management. Skills in writing technical reports. Conflict management. Knowledge of the SST, PMDS and PFMA law. Computer skills. Good communication skills. Ability to work independently, in a team and under pressure. Customer orientation and responsiveness. Financial direction.


TASKS: Maintenance of machines and infrastructures thanks to the optimization of resources and budgets. Manage delays, scheduled tasks and outages. Monitoring of equipment condition and interpretation of data and reports. Ensure compliance with the law on health and safety at work. Inventory management and ensuring the quality control and timely availability of tools and spare parts used in the organization. Leader in a maintenance team that seeks to achieve organizational goals.


ENQUIRIES: Mr. N Buthelezi Tel No: (036) 438 8312/067 428 9225
REQUESTS: Tugela Vaal: Send your request by e-mail mentioning the corresponding reference number to
ATTENTION: Mr. KL Manganyi


Address: INRE Nordic Operations
SALARY: R386,487 per year (OSD)
CENTER: Hartbeespoort Regional Office


REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate commercial test certificate in the electrical field. Ten (10) years of post-qualification experience as a Craftsman / Craftsman Foreman is required. Valid driver’s license (attach a copy). Technical report writing skills, communication skills, and computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook). Be able to read and interpret manufacturing drawings. Knowledge and experience in complying with the Occupational Health and Safety Act in the workplace is essential. Proven experience in personnel supervision.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage the electrical workshop and ensure compliance with the prescribed standards to ensure a safe and useful infrastructure (pumps, valves, gates, auxiliary drives, cranes, water tanks, etc.) in public water networks through the schedule of scheduled maintenance and unscheduled repairs. and renovation projects. . Manufacture items from own planning and from the source of design drawings, communicate and offer quotes with suppliers and ensure product compliance with specifications and standards. Accept the appointment as responsible for section 2 (1) of mechanical equipment. Evaluate and identify the training needs of the staff and contribute to the training facilitation processes. Manage and evaluate staff performance on an ongoing basis.



ENQUIRIES: MJJ Pretorius, Tel No: (087) 943 3719
APPLICATIONS: Hartbeespoort Regional Office – Email your request with the appropriate reference number to
ATTENTION: Mr. S Murunzi


Direction: INRE North Operations
SALARY: R386,487 per year (OSD)
CENTER: Hartbeespoort Regional Office


New opportunity: Shoprite & Medi-Rite Pharmacy opportunity


REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate commercial test certificate in the field of mechanics. Ten (10) years of post-qualification experience as a Craftsman / Craftsman Foreman is required. Valid driver’s license (attach a copy). Supervision, planning and analysis skills. Skills in project management and writing technical reports. Knowledge of occupational health and safety laws and maintenance management systems. Knowledge of PMDS and PFMA. Ability to work both independently and in a team. Computer knowledge. Good communication skills and the ability to work long hours and perform well under pressure. Capacity for technical analysis and problem solving. Availability to travel. Applicants may be required to take a theory and practical test.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintenance of bulk raw water infrastructure (dams, reservoirs, pumping stations and pipes) and machinery. Monitoring of equipment status and interpretation of data and reports. Manage maintenance delays, scheduled maintenance, and outages. Ensure compliance with the occupational health and safety law and the PFMA. Provide information on existing technical manuals, standard drawings, and procedures for incorporating new technologies. Ensure quality assurance in accordance with specifications. Provide information for the budgeting process, compiling and reporting as needed. Manage and supervise artisans and related personnel. Control and monitor expenses against budget to ensure effective cash flow management. Manage subordinates’ key performance areas by setting and monitoring performance standards and taking action to correct deviations to meet departmental goals.


ENQUIRIES: Mr. JJ Pretorius Tel No: (087) 943 3719
APPLICATIONS: Hartbeespoort Regional Office – Email your request with the appropriate reference number to 
ATTENTION: Mr. S Murunzi


Other opportunity: Truworths Learnership available 

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