May 30, 2018


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

Job Description

POST 21/31 : SECRETARY (REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/184)
Directorate: Support Services
SALARY : R183 558 per annum (Level 06)
CENTRE : Limpopo (Polokwane)

Grade 12/Senior Certificate. Relevant working experience in a secretarial environment. Advanced computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Outlook etc.). Job related skills: Good telephone etiquette, sound organizational ability, good interpersonal relations, basic written
communication, language and ability to communicate well with people at different levels and from different backgrounds. Ability to work under pressure as well as the willingness to work irregular hours. High level of reliability. Ability to act with tact and discretion.

Provide a secretariat/receptionist support service to the Director. Receive and refer calls to the respective role players. Diary management. Typing of documents for the Director and managers within the unit. Operate office equipment e.g. fax machines and photocopiers. Provide clerical support to the Director. Liaise with travel agencies and manage travel arrangement for the
Director. Arrange meetings and events for the Director and staff in the unit. Process the travel and subsistence claims for the Directorate. Processing of all invoices for the Directorate. Minutes taking. Draft routine correspondence and reports. Filing and administration of leave registers and telephone accounts. Distribute all incoming and outgoing documents. Procurement of
standard items like stationery, refreshments etc. Remain up to date with regard to prescripts / policies and procedures applicable to her/his work environment to ensure efficient and effective support to the Director. Keep abreast with the procedures and processes that apply in the office of the Director.

Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X9552, Polokwane,
0700 or hand it delivered to: 61 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700

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.

Applications can be submitted on the link to apply for the post above

NOTE : DRDLR has launched an e-Recruitment System where applicants apply for a
post on line.

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.


R183 558 per annum

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