May 24, 2018


  • Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Full time Admin-Clerical

Job Description

POST 20/53 : MESSENGER (REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/173)
Office of the Surveyor General
SALARY : R107 866 per annum (Level 03)
CENTRE : KwaZulu-Natal (Pietermaritzburg)

Grade 12/Senior Certificate. Job related knowledge: Office procedures. Job related skills: Communication (Written and verbal); Interpersonal relations and liaison. A valid driver’s license (code 08).

Perform internal collection and delivery of documents and related, as per requests on the plan safe logging system. Collect and dispatch survey records, plans and diagrams within the office of the Surveyor General. Request, collect and return deeds documents from Deeds Office. File various documents in the plan safes. Conduct 2 clearances per day. Assist in the preparation of newly approved documents for archiving. Assist in the extraction of new documents from their jackets
and move them to the relevant areas for filing. Assist in repairing damaged documents. Collect mailbag from post office. Transport parcels and mails to and from post office and sister offices. Assist with banking.

Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X9132, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or hand it delivered to: 270 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

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.


R107 866 per annum

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