SECRETARY / RECEPTIONIST

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT
Department of Transport is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with clear employment equity
targets. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will assist the department in achieving its
Employment Equity targets at these specific levels in terms of the Department’s Employment Equity Plan.
APPLICATIONS : Department of Transport, Private Bag X193, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at the
159 Forum Building, Cnr Struben and Bosman Street, Pretoria
FOR ATTENTION : Recruitment Unit. Room 4034.
CLOSING DATE : 29 January 2018
NOTE : Applications must be accompanied by form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department, (or obtainable at www.gov.za) and a recent updated comprehensive
CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed, i.e. positions held and
dates), as well as certified copies of all qualifications and ID document. Failure to
submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being
considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications
evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department
reserves the right not to fill the posts. The successful candidates must be willing to
sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. Applicants will be expected to be
available for selection interviews and assessments at a time, date and place as
determined by the Department. All appointments are subject to the verification of
educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and
security vetting. Please note: Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted
candidates. All shortlisted candidates for Senior Management level (SMS)
posts will be subjected to undertake a technical exercise that intends to test relevant
technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated to the
candidates prior to the interviews. Recommended candidates will also be required
to attend a generic managerial competency assessment after the interviews. The
competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the
mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

OTHER POST: MESSENGER

POST 02/33 : SECRETARY / RECEPTIONIST (REF NO: 2017/031)
(Administration: Office of the Director-General)
(Chief Directorate: Office of the Director-General)
(Directorate: Office of the Director-General)
SALARY : R 183 558 per annum. (Level 06)
CENTRE : Office of The Director-General: Cape Town
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate NQF Level 6/7 qualification (National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree)
in Office Management with 1 year experience or Grade 12 with 4 years of
experience.Required knowledge and skills: Comply with MISS requirements; Good
communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; Analytical, Problem
Solving, Computer Skill. Must be willing to work beyond normal working hours and
work under pressure.
DUTIES : Render a reception and general administrative support services to the Office of the
Director-General in Cape Town. Receive Director-General’s guest. Liaise with the
Pretoria Office. Make logistical arrangement for the Director-Generals meeting.
Make travel and accommodation arrangements for staff in the Office of the DirectorGeneral
in Cape Town. Attend to email correspondence and receive/send faxes,
typing of documents when required. Receive telephone calls, keep a message
system for staff members, Records, and acknowledge receipt of queries from the
public and personnel from the Department. Maintain strict confidentiality when
working with documentation related to staff members and other matters. Provide
general administrative assistance as required. Record data into computer system
and file documentation. Prepare meetings packs.
NOTE : This post is being re-advertised and candidates who applied previously may reapply
if they are still interested.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M Lotz; Tel: (012) 309 3663/3312

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