SECRETARY

DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM
DRDLR is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in
DRDLR through the filling of posts. We reserve the right not to fill a position.
APPLICATIONS : Online applications can be submitted on
https://drdlr.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx. Kindly note that technical
support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00 @ 021 424 8677
should you experience any difficulties with your online application.
CLOSING DATE : 24 August 2018 at 16:00
NOTE : DRDLR has a dual applications system where applicants can apply online via the eRecruitment
System or manually submit a Z83 obtainable from any Public Service
department that should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (previous experience
must be comprehensively detailed) and certified (certification must not be older than 12
months) copies of qualifications, service certificates (in case of an OSD post),
identification document and permanent residency/work permit. Please ensure that you
submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be
considered. It would be appreciated if you can only upload/attach those course
certificates applicable to the post that you apply for. Failure to submit the requested
documents may result in your application not being considered. If you manually apply
for more than one post in the DRDLR, please submit a separate manual application form
for each post. All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA
Citizens with a valid work permit. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection
interviews and competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by
DRDLR. The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security
screening and appointment is subject to positive security clearance outcome. Applicants
must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations
against them. Should this be uncovered post the interview the application will not be
considered for the post and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed
such appointment will be terminated.

OTHER POSTS: SECURITY RISK OFFICERS (X2 POSTS)

POST 32/44 : SECRETARY (REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/249)
Directorate: Property Management
SALARY : R196 407 per annum (Level 06)
CENTRE : Western Cape (Cape Town)
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 Certificate or an equivalent or any other training course/qualification that will
enable the person to perform the work satisfactory. Relevant experience in a secretarial
environment. Advanced Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Outlook
etc.). Job related skills: Good telephone etiquette; Sound organizational and good
people skills; Ability to work under pressure as well as the willingness to work irregular
hours; Language skills and ability to communicate well with people at different levels
and from different backgrounds; High level of reliability; Basic written communication
skills; Ability to act with tact and discretion.
DUTIES : Provide a secretariat/receptionist support service to the Director. Receive and refer the
calls to the respective role players. Diary management. Typing of documents for the
Director and managers within the Unit. Operate office equipment e.g. Fax machines and
photocopiers. Provide clerical support to the Director. Liaise with travel agencies and
manage travel arrangement for the Director. Arrange meetings and events for the
Director and staff in the Unit. Process the travel and subsistence claims for the
Directorate. Processing of all invoices for the Directorate. Minute taking. Draft routine
correspondence and reports. Filing and administration of leave registers and telephone
accounts. Distribute all incoming and outgoing documents. Procurement of standard
items like stationery, refreshments etc. Remain up to date with regard to
prescripts/policies and procedures applicable to her/his work environment to ensure
efficient and effective support to the Director. Keep abreast with the procedures and
processes that apply in the office of the Director.
APPLICATIONS : Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X10, Mowbray, or Hand
delivered at 1st floor No. 14 Long Street, Cape Town.
NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and Coloured, Indian and White females and
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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