CHIEF PROFESSIONAL SURVEYOR (GRADE A – B)

SALARY : R912 048 – R1 704 492 per annum, (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD
requirements)
CENTRE : Western Cape Ref No: 3/2/1/2022/295 (X3 Posts)
Gauteng Ref No: 3/2/1/2022/305


REQUIREMENTS :

Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and four-year BSc
Degree in Survey / Geomatics. 6 years post qualification survey experience
required. Compulsory registration with South African Geomatics Council
(SAGC) a Professional Surveyor on appointment. Compulsory registration with
South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) as Professional Surveyor to perform
cadastral surveys. Job related knowledge: Programme and project
management. Survey, legal and operational compliance, Survey operational
communication, Process knowledge and skills, Maintenance skills and
knowledge, Mobile equipment operating skills, Survey design and analysis
knowledge, Research and development, Computer-aided survey applications,
Creating high performance culture, Technical consulting and Survey and
professional judgement. Job related skills: Strategic capability and leadership
skills, Problem solving analysis skills, Decision making skills, Team leadership
skills, Creativity skills, Customer focus and responsiveness skills,
Communication skills, Computer skills, People management skills, Planning

and organising skills, Conflict management skills, Negotiation skills and
Change management. A valid driver’s licence.


DUTIES : Design, plan and perform surveys to solve practical survey problems
(challenges), improve efficiency and enhance safety. Manage projects on the
application of new and existing survey technologies. Manage and plan surveys
of a varied and complex nature. Develop cost effective solutions and approve
surveys according to prescribed requirements / standards. Promote safety in
line with statutory and regulatory requirements. Evaluate existing technical
manuals, standard drawings and procedure to incorporate new technology.
Provide expert advisory and support services. Coordinate and develop tender
specifications. Maintain survey operational effectiveness. Manage the
execution of maintenance strategy through the provision of appropriate
structures, systems and resources. Set survey maintenance standards,
specifications and service levels according to organisational objectives.
Monitor maintenance efficiencies according to organisational goals to direct or
redirect survey services. Governance. Allocate, control, monitor and report on
all resources. Compile risk logs and manages significant risk according to
sound risk management practice and organisational requirements. Provide
technical consulting services for the operation on survey related matters to
minimise possible survey risks. Manage and implement knowledge sharing
initiatives e.g short-term assignments and secondments within and across
operations, in support of individual development plans, operational
requirements and return on investment. Monitor the exchange and protection
of information between operations and individuals to ensure effective
knowledge management according to departmental objectives. Financial
management. Ensure the availability of and management of funds to meet the
Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) objectives within the survey
environment / services. Manage the operational capital project portfolio for the
operation to ensure effective resourcing according to organisational needs and
objectives. Manage the commercial value add of the discipline related
programmes and projects. Facilitate the compilation of innovation proposals to
ensure validity and adherence to organisational principles. Allocate, control
and monitor expenditure according to budget to ensure efficient cash flow
management. People management. Manage the development, motivation and
utilisation of human resources for the discipline to ensure competent
knowledge base for the continued success of the survey services according to
the organisational needs and requirements. Manage subordinates’ key
performance areas by setting and monitoring performance standards and
taking actions to correct deviations to achieve departmental objectives.


ENQUIRIES : Ms B Mathulwe Tel No: (012) 326 8050
APPLICATIONS : Applications for Western Cape can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X10,
Mowbray 7710 or hand delivered to: 14 Long Street, 1st Floor, Cape Town, 8001

Applications for Gauteng can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X09
Hatfield, 0028 or hand delivered to: Suncardia building, 6th floor, 524 Corner
Stanza Bopape and Steve Biko Street, Arcadia, 0083.
FOR ATTENTION : Human Resource Management
NOTE : For the positions of Western Cape: African Males and African and Indian
Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For the
positions of Gauteng: African and Coloured Males and Coloured, Indian and
White Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD Z83 FORM

CLOSING DATE : 27 June 2022 at 16:00
NOTE : DALRRD requests applicants to apply by submitting applications on the most
recent Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the
DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a
comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience). Failure to do so will
result in your application being disqualify. Only shortlisted candidates will be
required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related
documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from
Human Resources. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an
evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all
foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such
evaluation. Applications: Please ensure that you submit your application before
the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more
than 1 post, submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due
to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not
be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing
date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.
Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium is placed
on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but
not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts, the Department reserves
the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time
in the future. DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
It is our intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of
posts. The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted
candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at
a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates
will be subjected to personnel suitability checks. The successful candidate will
be subjected to undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference
checks which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates.
Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other
allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during /
after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the
unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be
terminated. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive
results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be
required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance
agreement with the Department.

Updated: June 11, 2022 — 10:42 am

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