Pretoria Environmental Affairs: Control GIS Technicians (2 Positions)

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21 Aug, 2013

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REF NO: AP39/2013
SALARY : Appropriate salary will be determined according to the Regulatory framework based
on OSD.
CENTRE : North West (Brits), Gauteng (Pretoria)

REQUIREMENTS : A 3-year Bachelor’s degree/National Diploma in Geography/Environmental
Sciences/Cartography or an appropriate equivalent qualification with GIS as a major
subject plus proven relevant extensive experience in natural resource management
planning and implementation. Knowledge and experience (minimum 5 years) in
relevant GIS work, innovative, problem solving, inter-personal and conflict
management skills. Negotiation skills and the ability to work under pressure, long
hours and travel extensively. Registration with PLATO and Computer literacy in
Microsoft excel, access, PowerPoint, Word and GIS packages.

DUTIES : The incumbent is expected Manage, maintain and monitor spatial and non-spatial
database information system. Manage Information Systems and Data Management.
Produce Annual Plans of Operations (APO). Ensure quality assurance of reports,
monthly key performance indicators, and quarterly Expanded Public Works
Programme (EPWP) reports. Oversee quality assurance of clearing contract
generation and contract clearing summaries. Manage regional GIS functions and
oversee the implementation of database and workflow system. Monitor and evaluate
GIS operations and mapping in line with norms and standards. Compile monthly
progress reports on contracts and related data. Provide Arial mapping support.

ENQUIRIES : P Roodt (North West) 082 804 2884, N Matloko (Gauteng) 012 392 1507

APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag x 4390, Cape
Town, 8000 or hand-delivered to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town.


CLOSING DATE : 30 August 2013

Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form with a copy of a comprehensive CV,
certified copies of qualifications and ID document in order to be considered. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three 3months after the
closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security
vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to:
Criminal records; Citizenship; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference
checks); and Qualification verification. The persons appointed to these positions will
be subjected to a security clearance. SMS candidates will be subjected to a
competency assessment test and will be required to sign a performance agreement
and an employment contract (once appointed). The department reserves the right not
to make an appointment.

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