DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE
APPLICATIONS : Application quoting the relevant reference should be forwarded as follows: The
Director: Human Resources Management and Development: Department of Arts
and Culture, Private Bag X 9140, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or Physical address: 171
Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200.
FOR ATTENTION : Mrs NIS Mbhele
CLOSING DATE : 23 March 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any
Public Service Department office), which must be originally signed and dated by
the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed comprehensive CV
and certified copies of original educational qualification certificates (not copies of
certified copies), driver’s license (where it is required) and certified copy of ID
document. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications
being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a
separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of
each post being applied for. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed
copies of application documents be accepted. Applicants, who do not receive
confirmation or feedback within two (2) months from the closing date, must accept
that their applications were unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of applications
to be processed, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. Applicants must
also quote the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which
they saw the advertisement. Applicants, who do not comply with the instructions
indicated above, will be disqualified. Applications received after the closing date
will be disqualified. Candidates should not send their applications through
registered mail as the Department will not take the responsibility for non-collection
of these applications. It is our intention to promote representativity in the
Department through the filling of these posts. The candidature of applicants from
designated groups, especially in respect of people with disabilities, will receive
preference. It must further be noted that all recommended candidates will be
subjected to suitability checks prior to being appointed. The candidate/s
shortlisted for SMS position/s will be subjected to mandatory technical exercise
before the interview process and thereafter, if successful, will undergo
competency assessment as per DPSA directives.
POST 10/106 : GRAPHIC AND VISUAL ARTIST – ARTS STUDIO AND PHOTOGRAPHY REF
SALARY : R281 418. – R331 497. per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Head Office, Pietermaritzburg
REQUIREMENT : An appropriate three (3) year tertiary qualification in Fine Arts/ Graphic Design or
relevant qualification, coupled with a minimum of two  year relevant experience.
Knowledge of exhibition techniques and tools. Stylistic and decorative knowledge.
Sound interpersonal relations skills. Knowledge of presentation, problem solving,
project management and policy formulation/analysis. Knowledge of conservation
methods and Arts History. Good office administration, planning and organizational
skills. Excellent communication [written & verbal] skills. Computer literacy (Graphic
design software, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc). Valid code 8/EB driver’s
DUTIES : Plan and design Museum exhibitions. Conceptualize and produce graphic designs.
Create and design displays enhancement props. Provide advice and technical
support to affiliated Museum.
ENQUIRIES : Mrs N Zondi: Tel.  341 9921/04