ARCHIVIST: READING ROOM

DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE
The Department of Arts and Culture is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and it is its intention
to promote representatively in the Public Sector through the filling to this post. Persons whose transfer /
promotion / appointment will promote representatively will therefore receive preference. An indication in this
regard will expedite the processing of applications
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the
number and the name of this publication to: The Director: Human Resource
Management, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001.
Applications can also be hand delivered to the Department of Arts and Culture,
Sechaba House (previously known as VWL Building), 202 Madiba Street, cnr
Madiba and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria
CLOSING DATE : 23 April 2019 at 16:00
NOTE : Applications are hereby invited from suitably and qualified person to apply for the
following post(s). Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from
any Government department or online at www.gov.za. All sections of the Z83 must
be completed and signed and the application form should be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV (including three recent and contactable referees) and Original
Certified Copies of the applicant’s ID and educational qualifications. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South
African Qualification Authority (SAQA) prior to the selection process. 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. If an
applicant wishes to withdraw an application it must be done in writing. Failure to
submit the required documentation will automatically disqualify applications. No
faxes or e-mails will be accepted. The Department reserves the right not to fill the
above-mentioned post(s). The successful candidate will be required to enter into
an employment contract and sign an annual performance agreement. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and the
successful candidate will have to undergo full security vetting. All applicants are
required to disclose memberships of boards and directorships that they may be
associated with. The successful candidate will have to annually disclose his/her
financial interests. Identified candidate(s) will be subjected to a Government
specific competency assessment.

OTHER POSTS: ASSISTANT ARCHIVIST: PHOTOCOPY SECTION ASSISTANT

POST 13/03 : ARCHIVIST: READING ROOM REF NO: 6/DAC/2019
National Archives and Records Service of South Africa (NARSSA)
SALARY : R242 475 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A Three-year degree or a National Diploma with an appropriate major subject such
as History or Information Management. A relevant post graduate qualification, such
as Archival Studies, would be an added advantage. Knowledge of relevant
legislation which impacts on the National Archives, including the National Archives
and Records Service of South Africa Act No 43 of 1996 (as amended). Knowledge
or experience of customer care and client services. Good interpersonal skills.
Computer skills. Writing skills.
DUTIES : The incumbent will be responsible for the following: Management and general
upkeep of the Reading Room. Assisting researchers in the Reading Room. Dealing
with verbal and written enquiries. People management and empowerment. Adding
relevant information on the archival collections to an electronic archival
management system. Publish this information to a database for access on the
NARSSA website. Verifying and editing the information already on the electronic
archival management system. Updating registers including those on the electronic
archival management system. Assisting with data clean-up on the electronic
archival management system. Compiling various reports for the NARSSA.
ENQUIRIES : Ms N Ngcama, Ms B Manqaba, Ms P Mulaudzi Tel No: 012 441 3430/3650/3716

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