Department of Defence Recruits Parashute Packers x 4 Positions

Posted on :

14 Oct, 2014

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This post is advertised in the DOD, broader Public Service and Media (Flyers)
SALARY : R123 738 per annum
CENTRE : 44 Parachute Regiment, Tempe, Bloemfontein.


REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirement of Grade 12. Previous cleaning experience would be
advantage. Special requirements (Skills needed). Ability to communicate
effectively (verbal) in English. Basic knowledge of health and safety prescripts.
Knowledge of basic maintenance for complex machinery. Knowledge of basic
hand tools and cleaning equipment. Ability to operate cleaning machines. Ability
to perform routine tasks. Ability to work in a team and individually. Basic
numeracy and literacy skills. Must be physically fit to perform duties. Ability to
comply with time tables.


DUTIES : Perform administrative and related functions wrt parachutes. Inspect and confirm
safety status. Ensure completeness of logbook and maintain job
records/registers. Perform service schedule of equipment. Identify rejects and
request for rework. Pack parachutes according to the OEM schedule.
Successfully dispatch parachutes for storage. Optimal use of maintenance
resources. Maintain and adhere to agreed development plan. Accurately capture
task data and timely finalise task related administration.

ENQUIRIES : Ms A. Molokoane (012) 339 6252
WO2 B.T. Ntlhokoa, (051) 402 1522

APPLICATIONS : Pretoria Applicants: SA Army Infantry Formation, Private Bag X 172, Pretoria,
0001 OR Hand delivery: Peterson Bothongo House, Third Floor, Corner Thabo
Sehume and Visagie Streets, Pretoria
Bloemfontein Applicants: 44 Parachute Regiment, Private Bag 40008, Tempe,

CLOSING DATE : 07 November 2014


NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any
Public Service department), which must be originally signed and dated by the
applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars
of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience)
and clear certified copies of original educational qualification certificates, ID
document and Driver’s license (where applicable). 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. If an
applicant wishes to withdraw an application it must be done in writing. Should an
application be received where an applicant applies for more than one post on the
same applications form, the application will only be considered for the first post
indicated on the application and not for any of the other posts. Under no
circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be
accepted. The successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability
Checks (criminal record-, citizenship- & financial/asset record checks and
qualification and employment verification). Successful candidates will also be
subjected to security clearance processes. Potential candidates, declared in
excess must indicate their excess status on Z83, Applicants who do not receive
confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing date, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of responses
anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and correspondence
will be limited to short-listed candidates only. For more information on the job
description(s) please contact the person indicated in the post details. Successful
candidates will be appointed on probation for the period of twelve (12) months ito
the prescribed rules. The Department reserves the right not to make
appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Persons not employed by the
DOD/Public Service may thus not apply for the vacancies advertised in this

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