Dep of Environmental Affairs Vacancies


Administrative Officer (EP12/2019)

Salary: R 257 508 per annum (Total salary package of R388 321 p.a

/conditions apply)

Centres: Pretoria

Requirements: 

A Grade 12 plus extensive relevant experience in administration/Office

Management. 

A recognized three years Bachelor Degree/National Diploma will serve as an

added advantage. 

Experience in finance and procurement procedures. 

Skills: Good communication skills (writing and verbal), organizational skills,

interpersonal skills, good computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ability to

work individually and in a team, ability to work under pressure, extensive hours,

multi-tasking and self-supervision. 

The candidates should have a sense of responsibility, loyalty and honesty.

Duties: 

Provide general administrative support within the Directorate. 

Handle procurement of goods and services for the Directorate. 

Provide financial administrative support to the Directorates. 

Plan and monitor the budget of the Directorate. 

Coordinate travel arrangements of the members of the Directorate. 

Facilitate logistical arrangements for Directorate meetings and workshops.

Process travel claims of the members of the Directorate. 

Arrange, attend meetings and take minutes when required. 

Assist with arrangements of personal development training of staff members of

the Directorate. 

Assist the Director with general ad-hoc administrative matters. 

Ensure effective and efficient functioning of the Directorate. 

Maintain document management system for the Directorate. 

Communicate with clients and stakeholders.

Assist with the consolidation of the reports. 

Receive/Send and acknowledge all correspondences to and from provincial offices

and Stakeholders. 

Consolidate and update Directorate’s Annual Performance Plan. 

Assist with training plans, business plans and completion reports evaluations’ and

facilitate approval thereof.

Enquiries: Ms N Sibeko, Tel: 012 399 9688

For attention: Human Resource Management

All applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 application form (click bold underlined text to
download PDF form) with a copy of a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications, ID document as

well as a Driver’s License (if required) in order to be considered. 

Applications must be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Environment Forestry and

Fisheries, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia

Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria. 
The National Department of Environmental Forestry and fisheries is an equal opportunity, affirmative action

employer. 

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); and Qualification verification. 

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. 

Furthermore, the person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of a

performance agreement and an employment contract. 

All shortlisted candidates will be expected to avail themselves for an interview at the Department’s

convenience. 

The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment. 

No e-mailed, faxed or late applications will be considered. 

If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please
accept that your application was unsuccessful.


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