PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO DIRECTOR: HOD SUPPORT

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer
and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in
respect of representative. “The Department supports people with disabilities” The Department of Agriculture
and Rural Development reserves the right not to fill any advertised post
APPLICATIONS : All applications must be addressed to the Head of Department Private Bag X 9059
Pietermaritzburg 3200
CLOSING DATE : 13 October 2017

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 obtainable from any
Public Service Department and all applications must be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV with at least two referees. Certified copies (Not copies of
certified copies) of all educational qualifications including Matric Certificate and
supporting documents (Identity documents, Drivers Licence etc.) must also be
submitted with your application. Applications must be submitted on or before the
closing date. All applications must quote the correct reference and post numbers
and if more than one post is being applied for, separate applications are required.
It will be required of the successful candidate to undergo an appropriate security
clearance. Applicants must please note that they will be required to show proof of
original qualifications during selection process. It is the applicant’s responsibility to
have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority
(SAQA). Short listed candidates must be prepared to undergo competency
assessment. Applications will not be acknowledged due to the large volume of
applications received and should you not receive a response within 60 days, kindly
consider your application unsuccessful NB: Late, faxed or e-mailed applications will
not be accepted. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in
immediate disqualification.

MANAGEMENT ECHELON
POST 39/48 : DISTRICT DIRECTOR: AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION & ADVISORY SERVICES
2 POSTS REF NO: CED25/2017
Re Advertisement
SALARY : R948 174 per annum, An all-inclusive salary package (level 13) is payable to the
successful candidate subject to the signing of a mutually agreed performance
agreement. The successful candidate will be subjected to security clearance and is
required to disclose financial interest.
CENTRE : Umzinyathi (X1) Umkhanyakude (X1)
REQUIREMENTS : A BSc Degree in Agricultural Sciences/ Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/ B. Tech
Agriculture and a valid driver’s Licence. Experience: A minimum of 5 yrs Middle
Management Service (MMS) experience in Agriculture. Knowledge: Sound
knowledge of relevant legislative environment: RSA Constitution, PFMA, Treasury
Regulations, PSR, PSA, Financial management, White Paper on Agriculture for
KZN Strategy for Agrarian Transformation in KZN, NDP, LRA, PAIA, EPMDS,
Community Development, Public Participation, Community outreach, social
dynamics of KZN Communities, Agricultural Policy Action Plan, Provincial Growth
and Development Plan, service delivery framework and Project Management
Principles. Skills: Excellent communication, (written and verbal), innovative, good
interpersonal relations, honesty, professionalism, integrity, honesty, time frame
driven, decision making, Statistical, forecasting and strategic planning skills.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Manage the provisions of agricultural extension and
advisory services, facilitate the establishment of extension forums, evaluate and
report on extension programmes. Manage District agricultural projects, establish
and participate in institutional structures for planning, implementation and
coordination of agricultural projects. Manage the provisions of all agricultural
specific interventions and engineering support and support land reform programms.
Development and implementation of policies as and when required based on inputs
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from stakeholders. Manage the provisions of administration support to the District
(including veterinary services). Manage the resources of the Directorate.
ENQUIRIES : Mr MJ Mfusi 033 355 9411

POST 39/49 : DIRECTOR: INTEGRATED PLANNING MONITORING AND EVALUATION REF
NO: CED26/2017
SALARY : R948 174 P.A. An all-inclusive salary package (level 13) is payable to the successful
candidate subject to the signing of a mutually agreed performance agreement. The
successful candidate will be subjected to security clearance and is required to
disclose financial interest.
CENTRE : CEDARA
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science/ Undergraduate qualification (NQF 7) and a
valid Driver’s Licence. Experience: 5 yrs Middle Management Service (MMS)
experience within an Integrated Planning, Policy, Monitoring and Evaluation
environment. Knowledge: Sound knowledge of relevant legislative environment:
RSA Constitution, PFMA, Treasury Regulations, PSR, PSA, Financial
Management, KZN Citizens Charter, NDP, LRA, PAIA, EPMDS, , Project
Management principles, National and Provincial Practice Notes, Public Service
Delivery, Management Performance Assessment Tool (MPAT) Millennium
Development Goals, Government Wide Monitoring & Evaluation Policy Framework,
E-Government, Batho Pele, Policy Development processes and reporting, Public
Participation Score Cards. Skills: Excellent communication, (written and verbal),
innovative, good interpersonal relations, honesty, professionalism, integrity,
honesty, time frame driven, decision making, statistical, forecasting and strategic
planning skills, Report writing, Problem solving, Change management, selfdisciplined
and be able to work under pressure.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Facilitate strategic planning, performance, monitoring and
reporting; monitor the performance information of the department, research and
maintain baseline and body of evidence for monitoring and evaluation strategic and
operational plan. Facilitate policy analysis and programme evaluation; render
expect advice and guidance in terms of the application of policies and strategies,
ensure development and implementation of evaluation systems, coordinate and
manage MPAT reporting. Provide Batho Pele interventions, ensure the facilitation
of the Departmental Service Excellence Awards, Ensure the implementation of the
Service Development Improvement Plan and Service Commitment Charter, Ensure
the implementation of Batho Pele and report on the Departmental Batho Pele status
and activities. Manage the development, review and implementation of policies
according to norms and standards; manage the implementation of National,
Provincial and Departmental frameworks, monitor and evaluate compliance with
implemented policies. Manage resources of the Directorate.
ENQUIRIES : Mrs GN Mavundla 033 343 8116
OTHER POSTS

POST 39/50 : CHIEF ENGINEER GRADE A REF. NO: SSC01 /2017 GRADE
SALARY : R935 172 (to be determined according to years of experience in line with OSD)
CENTRE : Hilton (Pietermaritzburg/Cedara) – Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : B Engineering/ BSc Engineering Degree and a valid driver’s licence. Compulsory
registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer and proof thereof. Experience:
Six (6) years relevant post qualification experience as a registered professional
engineer (Agricultural, Mechanical or Civil). Knowledge: Sound knowledge of site
investigation, survey and construction Skills: Problems solving, planning and
design, supervision and self-management. Good communication (written/verbal),
must be client focused and responsive. Computer literacy (MS Office, CAD, GPS
survey).
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: To provide leadership and support by applying engineering
principles and techniques to address engineering challenges through research and
development, following an approved CPD program for continued professional
registration purposes. To perform and manage all aspects of varied innovative and
complex engineering activities that results in progress in technology and agricultural
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engineering applications. Manage the Professional Engineering Services Unit to
provide high level technical expertise and support to line function staff.
ENQUIRIES : Mr MJ Mfusi Tel no: (033) 355 9108
POST 39/51 : PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER (5 POSTS) REF NO: SSC 02/2017: GRADE: A-C
SALARY : R637 412 PA (to be determined according to years of experience in line with OSD)
CENTRE : Hilton/Cedara – Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : B Engineering/ BSc Engineering Degree and a valid driver’s licence. Compulsory
Registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer and proof thereof. Experience:
3 years’ relevant post qualification experience (Agricultural, Mechanical or Civil).
Knowledge: sound knowledge of programme and project management; engineering
design and analysis; legal compliance; creating a high performance culture,
networking and professional judgement. Skills: Innovative, problems solving,
planning and analysing, decision making, team work, creativity, communication
(written/verbal), people management, customer focus and responsive and
computer literacy.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: To provide technical advice and support by applying
engineering principles and techniques to address engineering challenges through
investigation following an approved CPD program for continued professional
registration purposes. To perform all aspects of varied innovative and complex
agricultural engineering activities that results in progress in technology and
engineering applications in one or more of the following fields of agricultural
engineering: irrigation & water supply; mechanization; farm structures; animal
handling facilities; soil conservation; food processing > energy. Design new systems
to solve practical agricultural engineering challenges and improve efficiency and
enhance safety. Provide an extension service to farmers and other clients with
respect to engineering and soil conservation. Office administration and budget
planning. Execution of and reporting on technical research and development.
ENQUIRIES : Mr MJ Mfusi Tel no: (033) 355 9108

POST 39/52 : ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST (4 POSTS) GRADE: A – C REF NO:
NOSSC03/2017
SALARY : R323 259 (to be determined according to years of experience in line with OSD)
CENTRE : Hilton /Cedara
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor of Technology Degree (B Tech) in Engineering and a valid driver’s licence.
Compulsory Registration with ECSA as an Engineering Technologist and proof
thereof. Experience: 3 years post qualification engineering experience
(Agricultural, Civil or Mechanical). Technical Knowledge: Project Management;
Technical Design & Analysis, Research and Development; Legal Compliance
Technical Report writing; Computer aided engineering applications; Networking and
professional judgement. Skills: Strategic capability, Problems solving and analysis,
decision making, team work, creativity, communication (written/verbal), people
management, planning and organising skills, customer focus and responsive and
be computer literate.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: To provide technical advice and support by applying
engineering principles and techniques to address engineering challenges through
investigation, following an approved CPD program for continued professional
registration purposes. Planning, design and implementation of engineering projects
and new systems to solve problems and improve efficiency in one or more of the
following fields of agricultural engineering: Irrigation & water supply; mechanization;
farm structures; animal handling facilities; soil conservation and food processing.
Implementation of cost effective solutions according to departmental standards.
Evaluation of existing manuals, standard drawings and procedures to incorporate
new technology. Promotion of safety in line with statutory and regulatory
requirements. Reporting on service delivery and adherence to administrative
procedures and regulations. Investigate new developments in agricultural
engineering technology to improve expertise. Self-development in terms of keeping
abreast with new technologies and procedures.
ENQUIRIES : Mr E.U. Koch Tel no: (033) 355 9108
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POST 39/53 : CONTROL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST (4 POSTS) GRADE A REF NO
SSC04/2017
SALARY : R673 956 (to be determined according to years of experience in line with OSD)
CENTRE : Hilton/Cedara
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) in Engineering and a valid driver’s licence.
Compulsory Registration with ECSA as an Engineering Technologist and proof
thereof. Experience: 6 years post qualification engineering technologist experience
(Agricultural, Civil or Mechanical) Knowledge: Project management, technical
design and analysis, research and development. Skills: Problems solving, planning
and analysis, decision making, team work, creativity, communication
(written/verbal), people management, customer focus and responsive and be
computer literacy, planning and organising skills.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Manage technological advisory services. Plan
technological support to engineers and associate professionals; Monitoring and
evaluation of technological designs as well as manage administrative and related
functions; Address engineering challenges through research and provide strategic
direction in the process. Follow an approved CPD programme for continued
professional registration purposes. Planning, design and implementation of
engineering projects and new systems to solve problems and improve efficiency in
one or more of the following fields of agricultural engineering: irrigation & water
supply; mechanization; farm structures; animal handling facilities; soil conservation
and food processing. Development of cost effective solutions according to
departmental standards. Development of design manuals, standard drawings and
procedures to incorporate new technology. Promotion of safety in line with statutory
and regulatory requirements. Reporting on service delivery; Research engineering
technology to improve expertise. Self-development in terms of keeping abreast with
new technologies and procedures.
ENQUIRIES : Mr MJ Mfusi 033 – 3559 108

POST 39/54 : CONTROL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (6 POSTS) GRADE A
SALARY : R396 375 (to be determined according to experience in line with OSD)
CENTRES : (1): 1X ILEMBE DISTRICT, 1X UGU DISTRICT, 1X UTHUKELA: REF NO
SSC05/2017
(2): North (1X AMAJUBA, 1X UMKHANYAKUDE, 1X UMZINYATHI). REF. NO:
NSC01/2017
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Engineering and a valid driver’s license. Be registered with
ECSA as an Engineering Technician and provide Requirements: A National
Diploma in Engineering and a valid driver’s licence. Compulsory Registration with
ECSA as an Engineering Technician and proof thereof. Experience: Six (6) years
post qualification technical engineering experience (Agricultural, Civil or
Mechanical). Knowledge: sound knowledge of project management, technical
design and analysis, research and development. Skills: Problems solving, planning
and analysis, decision making, team work, creativity, communication
(written/verbal), people management, customer focus and responsive and be
computer literacy, planning and organising skills.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: To perform and manage technical services and support in
engineering research design, construction operations and maintenance. Planning,
design and implementation of engineering projects and new systems to solve
problems and improve efficiency in one or more of the following fields of agricultural
engineering: irrigation & water supply; mechanization; farm structures; animal
handling facilities; soil conservation; food processing. Development of cost effective
solutions according to departmental standards. Evaluation of existing manuals,
standard drawings and procedures to incorporate new technology. Promotion of
safety in line with statutory and regulatory requirements. Reporting on service
delivery and adherence to administrative procedures and regulations. Selfdevelopment
in terms of keeping up to date with new technologies and procedures.
Following an approved CPD Programme for continued registration purposes.
ENQUIRIES : Mr MJ Mfusi 033 – 3559 108
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POST 39/55 : ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (21 POSTS) GRADE A-C
SALARY : R274 440 (to be determined in terms of OSD)
CENTRES : REF NO: NSC 02 CENTRE (1) NORTH (9 POSTS) – 3X AMAJUBA, 3X
UMKHANYAKUDE, 3X UMZINYATHI.
REF. NO: SSC06/2017 CENTRE (2) SOUTH (12 POSTS) 3X ILEMBE, 3 X UGU,
3X UMGUNGUNDLOVU, 3X UTHUKELA.
REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Engineering and a valid driver’s licence. Compulsory
registration with ECSA as an Engineering Technician and proof thereof.
Experience: three (3) years post qualification technical engineering experience
(Agricultural, Civil or Mechanical) Knowledge: sound knowledge of project
management, technical design and analysis, research and development. Skills:
Problems solving, planning and analysis, decision making, team work, creativity,
communication (written/verbal), people management, customer focus and
responsive and be computer literacy, planning and organising skills.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: To render technical services and support in engineering
research. Planning, design and implementation of engineering projects and new
systems to solve problems and improve efficiency in one or more of the following
fields of agricultural engineering: irrigation & water supply; mechanization; farm
structures; animal handling facilities; soil conservation; food processing and energy.
Implementation of cost effective solutions according to departmental standards.
Application of existing design manuals, standard drawings and procedures.
Promotion of safety in line with statutory and regulatory requirements. Reporting on
service delivery and adherence to administrative procedures and regulations. Selfdevelopment
in terms of keeping up to date with new technologies and procedures.
ENQUIRIES : Mr MJ Mfusi 033 – 3559 108

POST 39/56 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT (OFFICE OF THE HOD)
REF NO SSC07/2017 SL9
SALARY : R334 545 per annum
CENTRE : Cedara
REQUIREMENTS : A relevant National Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree and a valid code EB driver’s licence.
Experience: 3-5 years’ supervisory experience in administration. Knowledge: PSR,
PFMA, Treasury Regulations, knowledge of the administrative functioning and
understanding of the Public Service Structure. Skills: Organizing, Planning, Problem
solving, Analytical, Computer literacy, Time management, Minute taking, Conflict
Management, Decision making, Interpersonal relations, communication (Verbal/
written), Self-discipline, be able to cope under pressure, Supervisory, Policy
analysis and development.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: To ensure financial support to the HOD; request and
analyse monthly reports, update and maintain detailed commitment register;
provide, compile and submit budget for the OHOD and render advice and guidance
within the component on financial matters. Ensure provision of administrative
support services to the Office of the HOD; coordinate meetings, conferences and
seminars and ensure logistical arrangements. Compile memorandums,
submissions, letters and minutes. Ensure recording of incoming and outgoing
correspondence, delivery and safe keeping of documents and receive, screen and
prioritize documents for attention. Initiate the request for the procurement of goods
and services for the component. Monitor component assets by means of asset
register. Provide executive secretariat duties to meetings (DMCO, MANCO and
EXCO). Ensure the effective and efficient management of staff; liaise with internal
and external stakeholders and assist in conducting research pertaining to
parliamentary and ministerial enquiries.
ENQUIRIES : Ms BB Xulu (033) 343 8254

POST 39/57 : PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO DIRECTOR: HOD SUPPORT REF NO: SSC08/2017
SL 7
SALARY : R226 611 per annum
CENTRE : Cedara
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REQUIREMENTS : Secretariat Diploma or equivalent qualification. Experience: 3-5 years’ experience
in rendering administrative support to Senior Management and a valid driver’s
licence Skills: • Communications (verbal and written) with people at different levels
and from different backgrounds• good telephone etiquette, computer skills and
understanding of all Microsoft office programmes (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
and Internet, sound organizational and interpersonal relations, reliability, ability to
act with tact and discretion, ability to do research and analyse documents and
situations, good grooming and presentation, self-management and motivation,
knowledge: • knowledge of the relevant legislation/ policies/prescripts and basic
knowledge on financial administration.
DUTIES : Key Performance• Provide secretariat/receptionist support to the Director; receives
telephone calls, manage the diary of the and compile realistic schedules of
appointments• Renders administrative support; ensure the effective flow of
information and documents from the office, scrutinize routine submissions/ reports
and make notes, respond to enquiries, coordinate travelling arrangements, manage
the leave register and do filling of documents• Provides support regarding meetings;
scrutinize documents to determine actions, record minute decision, communicate
to relevant role players and coordinate logistical arrangements for meetings.
Support the Director with the administration of the budget when required. Assist in
the determining of funding requirements for the purpose of MTEF submissions,
check and collates BAS reports to ensure that expenditure is allocated properly and
identify the need to move funds between items. Study the relevant Public Service
and Departmental prescripts/ policies and other documents and ensure that the
application thereof is understood properly; keep up to date information of prescripts/
policies and remain abreast with the procedures applicable to work terrain.
ENQUIRIES : Ms B Xulu 033 355 9108

POST 39/58 : PROFESSIONAL SCIENTIST: ENTOMOLOGIST – 2 POSTS GRADE: A-C
SALARY : R 549 636 (to be determined according to years of experience in line with OSD)
CENTRES : REF NO: NSC03/2017 CENTRE (2): UMZINYATHI (X1)
REF NO: SSC9 CENTRE (1) CEDARA (X1)
REQUIREMENTS : A 4-year BSc. or BSc Honours Degree with Entomology as a major and a valid
driver’s licence. Recommendations: A post graduate Degree in Entomology;
research experience and scientific publications. Compulsory registration with
SACNASP as a Natural Professional Scientist and provide proof thereof.
Experience: three (3) years post qualification natural scientific experience.
Knowledge: legal compliance; creating high performance culture; professional
judgement; Data analysis; Policy development and analysis; presentation skills;
Programme and Project management, scientific methodologies and models,
Research and development, Computer aided scientific applications. Skills: Analytic,
creativity, decision making, team work, creativity, communication (written/verbal),
technical report writing, people management, Computer literacy, networking,
change management, planning and organising skills.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Develop and implement methodologies, policies, systems
and procedures with particular reference to agricultural research; identify gaps and
develop appropriate interventions for entomology research needs; continuous
professional development to keep abreast with new technologies and procedures;
conduct applied research to generate information and knowledge aimed at
developing appropriate technology to address agricultural production constraints
due to pests; gather and interpret data statistically and compile scientific papers
and technical documents; dissemination of information through presentation of
papers at scientific symposia and congresses and lecturing at farmers’ days and at
short courses and provide specialist advice on Entomology related matters.
ENQUIRIES : Ms F Qwabe 033 355 9160
POST 39/59 : CHIEF ARTISAN REF NO: SSC10/2017 GRADE: A – B
SALARY : R343 480 PER ANNUM
CENTRE : Cedara – Head Office
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REQUIREMENTS : A relevant Trade Test Certificate issued under the provisions of the Manpower
Training Act of 1981 as amended and a valid (EB) driver’s licence. Experience: 10
years post qualification experience as an Artisan/Artisan Foreman. Knowledge:
compilation of specifications and production processes, project management,
financial management, technical design and consulting. Skills: Computer literacy
(MS Word and Excel), report writing, analytic thinking skills, team work, problem
solving, ability to make independent decisions, communication (verbal and written),
presentation, planning and organizing.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Manage technical services and support in conjunction with
Technical/ Artisan and associates in the field, workshop and technical office
activities. Manage administrative and related functions, compile and submit reports
and provide inputs into the budgeting process. Manage financial resources, control
and monitor expenditure according to the budget, and manage the commercial
value add of the discipline- related resources. Ensure the management of resources
allocated and ensure the transfer of skills.
ENQUIRIES : Mr A Kent (033) 355 9192

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
NOTE : An Application for Employment Form (Z83) must be completed and forwarded. This
is obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website
www.kznhealth.gov.za. Certified copies of ID documents, Std 10, educational
qualifications, certificates of service and professional registration certificates (not
copies of certified copies) and proof of current registration must be submitted
together with your CV. Original signed letter from your current employer, confirming
current and appropriate work experience related to the requirements and
recommendations of the advert. People with disabilities should feel free to apply for
the posts. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the
form Z83, e.g. ref APRO/1/2006. Please note that failure to comply with the above
instructions will disqualify applicants. Please note that the selected candidate will
be subjected to a pre-employment screening and verification process including a
CIPC (Companies Intellectual Property Commission) screening. Due to the large
number of applications we receive, receipt of applications will not be
acknowledged. Should you not be advised within 60 days of the closing date, kindly
consider your application as unsuccessful. Please note that due to financial
constraints, there will be no payment of S&T claims.
MANAGEMENT ECHELON

POST 39/60 : MEDICAL SPECIALIST GRADE 1 REF NO: HRM 36/2017 – 02 POSTS
Directorate: Dept. Of General Surgery
People with Disabilities and African females are encouraged to apply
SALARY : GR 1: R991 857–R1 052 712 per annum, (All inclusive salary package) plus
compulsory commuted overtime
None to less than 5 years after registration with the HPCSA as an Independent
Medical Specialist
CENTRE : King Edward VIII Hospital (KEH)
REQUIREMENTS : MBCHB degree or equivalent PLUS, tertiary qualification (FCS)(SA) PLUS
registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist PLUS current registration
certificate as a Medical Specialist with HPCSA (2017/2018) Knowledge, Skills,
Training And Competencies Required: Knowledge and skills in adult and Paediatric
Emergency Resuscitative intervention, clinical knowledge in Acute and Chronic
Surgical Management of patients, good interpersonal and supervisory skills,
supervision of students, interns, doctors, auxillary staff and registrars, accomplished
in management of Surgical trauma, knowledge and capability of performing and
teaching laparoscopic surgery
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Provision of quality centered medical care to all patients
in the surgical unit, maintain accurate medical record in accordance with legal and
ethical guidelines, supervision of students, interns, doctors, auxillary staff and
Registrars, participation in after-hours duties is compulsory, provision to assist in
the outreach programs
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ENQUIRIES : Dr. R.R. Chetty – 082 771 1663
APPLICATIONS : All applications must be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, and should
be placed in the red application box situated next to the ATM in the Admin. building
or posted to Private Bag X02, Congella, 4013.
CLOSING DATE : 13 October 2017
NOTE : An Application for Employment Form (Z83) must be completed and forwarded. This
is obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website
www.kznhealth.gov.za.. Certified copies of ID documents, Std 10, educational
qualifications, certificates of service and professional registration certificates (not
copies of certified copies) and proof of current registration must be submitted
together with your CV. Original signed letter from your current employer, confirming
current and appropriate work experience related to the requirements and
recommendations of the advert. People with disabilities should feel free to apply for
the posts. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the
form Z83, e.g. ref APRO/1/2006. Please note that failure to comply with the above
instructions will disqualify applicants. Please note that the selected candidate will
be subjected to a pre-employment screening and verification process including a
CIPC (Companies Intellectual Property Commission) screening. Due to the large
number of applications we receive, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged.
Should you not be advised within 60 days of the closing date, kindly consider your
application as unsuccessful. Please Note That Due To Financial Constraints, There
Will Be No Payment Of S&T Claims.

OTHER POSTS

POST 39/61 : MEDICAL OFFICER 4 POST REF NO: NE 07/2017
Section: Obstetrics & Gynaecology
SALARY : Medical Officer Grade 1: SALARY: R736 425.00 per annum (All-inclusive package)
Appropriate qualification plus registration with HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner.
Medical Officer Grade 2: SALARY: R842 028.00 per annum (All-inclusive package)
Appropriate qualification plus five (5) years’ experience after registration with
HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner
Medical Officer Grade 3: SALARY: R977 199.00 per annum (All-inclusive package)
Appropriate qualification plus ten (10) years’ experience after registration with
HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner
Other benefits: 18% In-hospital allowance (from basic salary) Commuted Overtime.
Nature of package: The all-inclusive package consists of a 70% basic salary and
30% flexible portion that maybe structured in-terms of the applicable rules
CENTRE : Newcastle Regional Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Matric or equivalent PLUS. MBCHB degree PLUS. Registration certificate as a
Medical Practitioner with HPCSA. Current registration with the HPCSA as a Medical
Officer (2017/2018). Completion of Community Service. Knowledge, Skills, Training
and Competencies Required: Sound knowledge of women’s health issues to allow
for accurate diagnosis and appropriate management of clinical problems. Ability to
deal with all maternity emergencies. Ability to perform all gynaecological procedures
e.g. Ectopic, Evac’s, TLS. Good decision making, Problem solving, Leadership and
mentoring skills. Good communication skills. Knowledge of ethical medical practice.
Ability to assess, diagnose and manage Obstetrics and Gynaecological conditions.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Participation in the provision of services in Obstetrics &
Gynaecology department in the Amajuba District. Perform after hours duties. Assist
with supervision and support of interns in the department and in the departmental
academic programme. Provide and ensure community orientated clinical services
and to support Primary Health Care services
ENQUIRIES : Dr. N.I. Dlamini – HOCU (O&G) Contact no: 034 328 0000
APPLICATIONS : CEO Newcastle Hospital Private Bag X 6653 Newcastle 2940
FOR ATTENTION : Human Resource Manager
CLOSING DATE : 11 October 2017
NOTE : Application for employment – Z83. Certified copy of Identity document. Certified
copy of Senior/Matric Certificate and Tertiary Qualification. Professional
Registration certificate with the HPCSA. Updated Curriculum Vitae with traceable
reference. Copy of certificate of current registration with HPCSA (2017/2018). Proof
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of Current and Previous experience of employment endorsed and stamped by
Human Resource Department. NB: Failure to comply with the above instructions
will disqualify applicants. The appointments are subject to positive outcomes
obtained from the State Security. agency (SSA) to the following checks (criminal
clearance, credit records, citizenship). Verification of Educational Qualifications by
SAQA, verification of previous experience from employers and verification from the
Company Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Please note that applications
will not be acknowledged. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates
only. If you have not been contacted within two months after the closing date of
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Newcastle
Regional Hospital is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer whose aim is
to promote respresentativity in all occupational categories in the institution. Persons
with disability are encouraged to apply. Please note that due to financial constraints
no S&T payment will be considered for payments to candidates that are invited for
interview.
POST 39/62 : CLINICAL TECHNOLOGIST (CRITICAL CARE) GRADE 1/2 (3 POSTS) REF NO:
HRM 34/2017
Directorate: Dept. Of Anaesthetics and Critical Care
People with Disabilities and African Males are encouraged to apply
SALARY : GR 1: R281 148–R321 462 per annum. plus benefits Medical Aid, Housing
Allowance, service bonus
No experience after registration with HPCSA as a clinical technologist
GR 2: R331 179–R378 687 per annum plus benefits Medical Aid, Housing
allowance, service bonus
10 years experience after registration with the HPCSA as a clinical technologist
CENTRE : King Edward VIII Hospital (KEH)
REQUIREMENTS : Diploma in Clinical Technology (Critical Care), current registration with the HPCSA
as a Clinical Technologist (Critical Care) for (2017/2018) Knowledge, Skills, Training
And Competencies Required: Thorough knowledge of Biomedical Apparatus/Life
support Medical equipment, candidate must have worked in Operating Theatres,
Trauma complex, and ICU during training, must have good communication skills
(verbal and written), she/He must have the ability to work independently and in a
team context and also be able to trouble-shoot/problem solve medical equipment
under pressure
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Effective provision of Clinical Technology Services in the
clinical areas below or as required by Line Manager, required to work on a rotational
basis in all service areas, these include Neonatal Intensive care unit, Paediatric
Intensive care unit, Main Operating theatres, Trauma unit Trauma theatres, Medical
emergency, Trauma Resuscitation area and Trauma ICU. Ensure that all Life
Support Medical equipment is readily available, assist with performing diagnostic
and therapeutic procedures (TEGs, Bronchoscopies, ECGs, BGAs, EEGs, Platelet
Function Tests etc), assist with safely transporting critically ill/ventilated patients to
CT Scan/MRI, assist with difficult Intubations, cardiac output set up and monitoring,
Operating the Cell-Saver medical device as well as all other equipment within the
field of practice, Participation in clinical research, ordering of stock and training of
DUT students, required to work on standby, after-hours, weekends and public
holidays
ENQUIRIES : Dr. L. Cronje Tel no: (031) 360 3610
APPLICATIONS : All applications must be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, and should
be placed in the red application box situated next to the ATM in the Admin. building
or posted to Private Bag X02, Congella, 4013.
CLOSING DATE : 06 October 2017
NOTE : Application for employment – Z83. Certified copy of Identity document. Certified
copy of Senior/Matric Certificate and Tertiary Qualification. Professional
Registration certificate with the HPCSA. Updated Curriculum Vitae with traceable
reference. Copy of certificate of current registration with HPCSA (2017/2018). Proof
of Current and Previous experience of employment endorsed and stamped by
Human Resource Department. NB: Failure to comply with the above instructions
will disqualify applicants. The appointments are subject to positive outcomes
obtained from the State Security. agency (SSA) to the following checks (criminal
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clearance, credit records, citizenship). Verification of Educational Qualifications by
SAQA, verification of previous experience from employers and verification from the
Company Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Please note that applications
will not be acknowledged. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates
only. If you have not been contacted within two months after the closing date of
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Newcastle
Regional Hospital is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer whose aim is
to promote respresentativity in all occupational categories in the institution. Persons
with disability are encouraged to apply. Please note that due to financial constraints
no S&T payment will be considered for payments to candidates that are invited for
interview.

POST 39/63 : CLINICAL TECHNOLOGIST (CARDIOLOGY/ECHO) GRADE 1/2 REF NO: HRM
35/2017
Directorate: Dept. Of Anaesthetics and Critical Care
People with Disabilities and African Males are encouraged to apply
SALARY : GR 1: R281 148 – R 321 462 per annum plus benefits Medical Aid, Housing
Allowance, service bonus
No experience after registration with HPCSA as a clinical technologist
GR 2: R331 179.00 – R 378 687.00 per annum plus benefits Medical Aid, Housing
allowance, service bonus
10 years experience after registration with the HPCSA as a clinical technologist
CENTRE : King Edward VIII Hospital (KEH)
REQUIREMENTS : Diploma in Clinical Technology (Cardiology), current registration with the HPCSA
as a Clinical Technologist (Cardiology) for (2017/2018) Knowledge, Skills, Training
And Competencies Required: Thorough knowledge of biomedical apparatus
required for duties, candidate must have worked in adult and paediatric units during
training, must have good communication skills (verbal and written), she/He must
have the ability to work independently and in a team context and also be able to
trouble-shoot problem solve medical equipment under pressure
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Provide efficient service in Main and Obstetric Theatre
complex, ICU and perioperative services including High care areas and other critical
domains as required by line-managers, attend ward rounds and meetings in
allocated departments, perform procedures such as echocardiography, FATE and
FAST scans, 12 lead ECG, provide 24 hour standby service (required to work after
hours, weekends and public holidays), participate in the departmental outreach
program, academic activities and journal club, support department research, audit
and quality improvement projects, support ECHO/FATE workshops and medical
staff training, maintenance of equipment
ENQUIRIES : Dr. L. Cronje – 031 360 3610
APPLICATIONS : All applications must be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, and should
be placed in the red application box situated next to the ATM in the Admin. building
or posted to Private Bag X02, Congella, 4013.
CLOSING DATE : 06 October 2017
NOTE : Application for employment – Z83. Certified copy of Identity document. Certified
copy of Senior/Matric Certificate and Tertiary Qualification. Professional
Registration certificate with the HPCSA. Updated Curriculum Vitae with traceable
reference. Copy of certificate of current registration with HPCSA (2017/2018). Proof
of Current and Previous experience of employment endorsed and stamped by
Human Resource Department. NB: Failure to comply with the above instructions
will disqualify applicants. The appointments are subject to positive outcomes
obtained from the State Security. agency (SSA) to the following checks (criminal
clearance, credit records, citizenship). Verification of Educational Qualifications by
SAQA, verification of previous experience from employers and verification from the
Company Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Please note that applications
will not be acknowledged. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates
only. If you have not been contacted within two months after the closing date of
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Newcastle
Regional Hospital is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer whose aim is
to promote respresentativity in all occupational categories in the institution. Persons
with disability are encouraged to apply. Please note that due to financial constraints
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no S&T payment will be considered for payments to candidates that are invited for
interview.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT
APPLICATIONS : Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number to: Head:
Transport, Human Resource Management Directorate, Private Bag X9043,
Pietermaritzburg, 3200. Applications may alternatively be hand-delivered to the
Office of the Department of Transport, 172 Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg.
CLOSING DATE : 13 October 2017
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed application form Z83 (which must
be originally signed and dated) and must be accompanied by a detailed CV and
originally certified copies (not copies of certified copies) of required educational
qualifications (including academic record / statement of results) set out in the
advertisement (certificates are required, however, if a certificate is only to be issued
at a graduation in the future, the statement of results, together with a letter from the
educational institution, indicating the date of the graduation, will be accepted),
identity document as well as valid driver’s licence (where a driver’s licence is a
requirement). Applications lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be
considered. Failure to comply with these instructions will lead to applications being
disqualified. Should an applicant wish to apply for more than one post, separate
applications i.e. all the documentation must be submitted for each post applied for.
Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit holders must attach a copy of their
Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to attach proof of such evaluation to their
application. Under no circumstances will faxed applications be accepted. Receipt
of applications will not be acknowledged and applicants who have not received an
invitation to attend an interview within three (3) months of the closing date should
assume that their application was unsuccessful. Please note that where experience
is a requirement for the post, the successful candidate will be required to submit
documentary proof of such work experience prior to assuming duty. A personnel
suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification
verification and employment verification) will be conducted prior to employment. All
shortlisted candidates for SMS posts 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 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. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit an
original SAP91 form with their fingerprints on the day of their interview. It will be
expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and
place as determined by the Department. The Department of Transport reserves the
right not to fill the post(s).
OTHER POST
POST 39/64 : LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: LITIGATION (REF. NO. P 36/2017)
SALARY : R226 227 – R446 736 (MR 3-MR5) (depending on experience)
CENTRE : Head office, Pietermaritzburg
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor of Laws (LLB); plus Minimum of 2 years postgraduate legal experience;
plus A valid driver’s licence (Minimum code B). Knowledge, Skills, Training and
Competencies Required: Knowledge of Public Service Act. Knowledge of Public
Service Regulations. Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act. Knowledge
of Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of interpretation of laws. Knowledge of legal
research methods and mechanisms. Knowledge of drafting of legal document.
Knowledge of legislation management. Knowledge of legislation administered by
the Department. Knowledge of other legislation impacting on legislation
administered by the Department. Knowledge of legislative framework of the Public
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Sector. Knowledge of Administrative law. Knowledge of Constitutional Law.
Knowledge of Civil and criminal procedure law. Knowledge of law of contracts.
Knowledge of family law. Good communication skills. Legal writing skills. Dispute
resolution skills. Leadership skills. Computer literacy. Interpersonal relations and
networking skills. Problem solving skills. Financial management skills. Project
management skills. Time management skills. Negotiation skills. The ideal candidate
must be outcome oriented, have a willingness to learn, be reliable and have
objectivity in dealing with matters. He/she must be decisive and have determination.
DUTIES : Provide litigation management: Assist in the management of litigation, including the
auditing, monitoring and review of the departmental litigation management systems,
policy, procedure or practice manual. Attend all court proceedings and, where
appropriate, defend the Department. Instruct and liaise with the State Attorney and
where appropriate, Private Attorneys. Institute legal proceedings on behalf of the
Department, including debt recovery proceedings. Arrange and participate in
consultation with relevant parties in all court proceedings, including officials of the
Department. Assist in the development of any course of action, systems, policy or
instruments designed to achieve litigation management goals. Provide legal
interpretation: Interpret legislation, litigations, agreements, policies and other legal
documents. Advice the management and other officials in the Department on the
interpretation, application and legal implications of provisions of relevant legal
instrument. Provide advice and guidance and input to policy: Consult with
stakeholders and identify shortcomings in policies and legislation. Assist with the
preparation of comments and recommendations. Dissemination of amendments,
circulars, policies and legislation to relevant forums. Provide legal support services:
Assist in the training of officials of the Department on legal matters. Organise,
facilitate, initiate and participate in consultations, meetings, negotiations,
discussions, workshops and seminars on any significant legal issue. Where
appropriate, provide legal assistance to the management and other officials in the
Department for the preparation, drafting or making of management decisions or
taking of administrative actions with possible legal implication.
ENQUIRIES : Ms S Ngubo Tel. No.: 033 – 355 8997
FOR ATTENTION : Ms HS Masango
NOTE : It is the intention of this Department to consider equity targets when filling this
position. Shortlisted candidates may be required to undergo a competency based
test

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