Jul 10, 2018

Principal Cadastral Officer

  • Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • Free State, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

POST 27/29 :Principal Cadastral Officer (REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/234)
Office of the Surveyor General
SALARY : R299 709 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Free State (Bloemfontein)

Survey Officer Certificate/National Certificate in Geomatics. 2 years relevant cadastral survey and GIS experience. Job related knowledge: Geographical information systems software and fundamentals; Surveyor General’s office procedures and processes; Cadastral surveys. Job related skills: Analysing; Report writing; Interpersonal relations; Communication. A valid driver’s license (code 08) will be an advantage.

Maintain status of judicial boundaries. Incorporate cadastral documents. Cancel or withdraw cadastral documents or endorse beacon replacement or beacon/boundary agreements. Update cadastral documents with changes or correction (example street name changes). Compile status reports for park and street closure. Endorse/amend cadastral documents. Compile status report for park and street closure. Note and endorse public place and street closure. Endorsement of proclamation of approved township. Conversion/metrification of areas. Frame cadastral documents (section 16 diagram or compilation plan). Information verification/examination of cadastral documents. Verify new cadastral surveys in relation to existing cadastral position. Develop and update spatial database. Update documents tracking and registers. Conduct research and supply cadastral information to client. Conduct research from cis launcher and filled cadastral documents. Print information from launcher and cadastral documents and make copies from original documents.

APPLICATIONS : Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X20803, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand it delivered to: 136 Charlotte Maxeke Street, SA Building, 2nd Floor, Bloemfontein, 9301.

NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured and Indian
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 a dual applications system where applicants can apply online via the e-Recruitment System or manually submit a Z83 obtainable from any Public Service department that should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified (certification must not be older than 12 months) copies of qualifications, service certificates (in case of an OSD post), identification document and permanent residency/work permit.

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/attach those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for.

Failure to submit the requested documents may result in your application not being considered.

If you manually apply for more than one post in the DRDLR, please submit a separate manual application form for each post.

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.


R299 709 per annum

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