BRANCH: NWRI Northern Operations

CENTRE : Tzaneen Area Office: Nzhelele Dam (X2 Posts)
Nandoni Dam (X1 Post)
Middle Letaba (X1 Post)
Glen Alpine Dam (X 1 Post)

SALARY: R208 584 per annum (Level 06)

REQUIREMENTS: A Senior/Grade 12 certificate. Mathematical literacy as an added advantage. Internal water control courses will be added as an advantage. One (1) to three (3) years in water control-related functions. Knowledge in controlling and managing the water distribution for all Government Water Schemes, State Dams, Irrigation Boards, Water Use Associations, Canals, and Rivers within the provincial management operations and clusters. Knowledge in water-related policy implementation. Knowledge in financial management act and human resources. Knowledge and implementations in OHS act. Monitoring and evaluation principles. Knowledge in supporting water utilization and water resource strategy. Knowledge of drought and flood management. Understanding of government legislation. Knowledge in grievance and disciplinary procedures. Knowledge in monitoring and reporting water pollution and alien vegetation. Knowledge in basic civil, mechanical and electrical maintenance. Extensive traveling and performing duties away from the office for periods of time.

DUTIES: Assist with the controlling of the opening and closing of sluices according to schedule. Keep records of all information as well as meter readings for purpose of correct billing. Plan and prioritize duties for subordinates. Control water distribution according to regulations on a daily basis. Perform minor maintenance on structures, dams, fences and sluices. Compile disposal report for the scheme. Produce flood warning list of all water users/clients and do flood control. A present progress report in respect of tasks. Collections and safekeeping of equipment and supplies daily. Control time register and leave forms. Routine dam inspections of hydrological data including water meter readings. Assist with Health and Safety regulations on the scheme.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. KS Thantsha Tel No: (015) 307 8600
APPLICATIONS: Tzaneen Area Office: Please email your applications quoting the relevant reference number to


NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form (Editable Z83 form)  should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document (all documents must be submitted in one email in a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not exceeding 10MB) Subject title on the email must clearly display the reference number of the post applied for. Applicants should forward applications to the correct email address of the post as wrong emailed applications will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE: 23 April 2021

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