Water control officer job post (Grade 12 required ):Department of water and sanitation

Water control officer job post (Grade 12 required ):Department of water and sanitation

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  • Company : Department of water and sanitation
  • Job title : water control officer
  • Location : Wolwedans Dam (Mosselbay)
  • Salary : R255 450 per annum (Level 06)
  • Posted date : 06 June 2024
  • Closing date : 14 June 2024

Do you have grade 12 / matric ?apply now to work as a water control officer .The department of water and sanitation is having unemployed youth who have completed their matric /grade 12 to jump on this opportunity .

Duties :

  • Control and monitor the release and distribution of water.
  • Compile the feeder charts from applications received from water users.
  • Keep records of water balances and meter readings for billing purposes.
  • Collect and keep records of hydrological data.
  • Apply health and safety regulations to the component.
  • Inspect, report and conduct maintenance of the infrastructure. (dams, weirs,
    canals, pipelines, etc.)

Requirements :

  • A Senior / Grade 12 Certificate with Mathematical literacy as an added advantage.
  • Internal water control courses as well as dam safety flood management course will be an added advantage.
  • One (1) to three(3) years experience in water control related functions.
  • The disclosure of a valid unexpired driver’s license Computer literacy in MS Excel/Ms Word.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to solve practical problems.
  • The following will serve as recommendations: Knowledge in controlling and managing the water distribution for all Government Waterworks within the Area Office’s jurisdiction.
  • Policy implementation. Monitoring and evaluation principles Knowledge of flood controlling.
  • Knowledge in supporting water utilisation and water resource strategy.
  • Knowledge in managing human resources.
  • Disciplinary knowledge in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Disciplinary knowledge in public administration.
  • Knowledge of flood controlling and understanding of Government legislation.
  • Willingness: To work overtime and abnormal hours, travel alone in remote areas and frequently stay away from home, work in adverse conditions and confined spaces.
  • The incumbent should also be physically fit to work on heights (ladders, high dam walls, galleries etc.)

Application process :

Southern Operations: Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, P.O. Box 5501, Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6065 or Hand deliver at 50 Heugh Road, Lion Roars Office Park c/o 3rd Avenue and Heugh Road, Walmer