May 24, 2018

Control Surveyor Technician

  • Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • North West, South Africa
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Office of the Surveyour General
SALARY : R396 375 per annum (Salary in accordance with OSD)
CENTRE : North West

National Diploma in Survey (NQF level 6). 6 years post qualification technical (survey) experience. Compulsory registration with SA Geomatics Council. Knowledge of 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, Survey and professional judgement, Land Use, Land Administration and Land Registration systems and processes. Job related skills: Strategic capability and leadership; Problem solving and analysis; Decision making; Team leadership; Creativity; Customer focus and responsiveness; Communication; Computer literacy; People management; Planning and Organising; Conflict management; Negotiation; Archival investigation and historical research. A valid driver's license (code 08).

Survey design and analysis effectiveness. Perform final review and approvals or audits on new survey applications according to set standards and design principles or theory. Co-ordinate design efforts and integration across disciplines to ensure seamless integration with current technology. 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 organizational objectives. Monitor maintenance efficiencies according to organizational goals to direct or redirect survey services. Render effective and efficient financial management. To ensure the availability and management of funds to meet the MTEF objectives within the survey environment/services. Manage the operational survey project portfolio for the operation to ensure effective resourcing according to organizational needs and objectives. Manage the commercial added value of the discipline-related
programmes and projects. Facilitate the compilation of innovation proposals to ensure validity and adherence to organizational principles. Allocate, monitor, control expenditure according to budget to ensure efficient cash flow management. Render effective and efficient governance. Allocate, monitor and control resources. Compiles risk logs (databases) and manages significant risk according to sound risk management practice and organizational requirements. Provide technical
consulting services for the operation of survey related matters to minimize possible survey risks. Manages and implement knowledge sharing initiatives e.g short-term assignments and secondments within and accross operations, in support of individual development plans, operational requirements and return on investment. Coninuously monitor the exchange and protection of information between operations and individuals to ensure effective knowledge management according to departmental objectives. Render effective and efficient people management. Direct the development motivation and utilization of human resources for the discipline to ensure competent knowledge base for the continued success of survey services
according to organizational needs and requirements. Manage subordinates key performance areas by setting and monitoring performance standards and taking actions to correct deviations to achieve departmental objectives.

APPLICATIONS : Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand
it delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of
Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria

NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured, Indian and White
females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

DRDLR is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DRDLR through the filling of posts. We reserve the right not to fill a position.

DRDLR has launched an e-Recruitment System where applicants apply for a post on line. Applications must be submitted by clicking on the link to apply for the post above

Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00, should you experience any difficulties with your online application.

Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

It would be appreciated if you can only upload those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for.

All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit.

Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by DRDLR.

The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening and appointment is subject to positive security clearance outcome.

Applicants must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them.

Should this be uncovered post the interview the application will not be considered for the post and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.


R396 375 per annum

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