Swictboard operator


Switchboard Operator – (CMS03/2022)

Salary: R147 459 per annum (Total package of R267 130 per annum/conditions apply)
Centre: Pretoria

• Grade 12. No experience required. Knowledge of Administrative procedures.
• Good interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and coordination skills, planning and organizing skills, writing skills, listening skills, ability to gather and analyse information, ability to work under pressure and work independently with limited supervision and ability to work long hours.

• Render switchboard services.
• Attend to incoming and outgoing calls.
• Keep record of all outgoing calls.
• Maintain switchboard system.
• Report any faulty telephone problems.
• Update departmental internal telephone list.
• statistics for incoming and outgoing calls.

External people are encouraged to apply

Enquiries: Ms. Barbara Mampshika
Tel: 012 339 8516

Closing date: 25 March 2022

• All applications must be submitted on a signed new Z83 application form (click bold underlined text to download PDF form) with a copy of a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications (Matric Certificate must also be attached, ID document, driver’s license (all attached documentation must not be older than six (06 )months) together with the recent curriculum vitae in order to be considered.
• Please note that should you not use the newly amended Z83 and completed, initialed and signed in full, the department reserves the rights to disqualify your application.
• Applications may be forwarded to: The Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria marked for the attention: Human Resources Management.
• The National Department Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
• Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the department’s equity plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
• 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.
• 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 status; credit worthiness; previous employment (reference checks); social media checks, and qualification verification.
• Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the department’s convenience.
• Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the directive on compulsory capacity development, mandatory training days & minimum entry requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is a successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG).
• The course is available at the NSG under the name certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme certificate for entry into the SMS.
• Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job.
• Following the interview and the technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA directive on the implementation of competency based assessments.
• The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of performance agreement and employment contract.
• The department reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not been contacted within three (03) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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