Aug 20, 2018

Senior Valuer

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

Job Description

POST 33/34 :Senior Valuer Ref No: OVG03/2018 (X3 Posts) Office of the Valuer- General
SALARY : R826 053 per annum (Level 12) (All inclusive package to be structured in accordance with the rules for MMS)

Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in property studies/ Real Estate/ Land
Economics/ Valuation / Land Management / Land Administration or equivalent
qualification (NQF 7). Registration as a Professional Valuer with the South African
Council for the Property Valuers Profession. Over 6 years’ experience at a middle
management position in property valuation. Very strong knowledge of Property
Valuation principles, Property law, Property Economics, Property Finance,
Property Development and agricultural valuations. Very good comprehension of
the Time Value of Money Principles and techniques. Good understanding of Town
Planning & Building Control prescripts, Building Construction and Economics.
Knowledge, understanding and interpretation of the Property Valuation Act, No. 17
of 2014 and associated regulations and policies. Thorough Knowledge of
economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets and the
analysis and reporting of financial data. Knowledge of RSA Constitution, Public
Finance Management Act (PFMA) and other laws and government regulations
relating to land and property. The applicant will have to demonstrate proficiency in
the following skills; Planning and organising skills. Policy analysis and
interpretation skills. Report writing skills. Computer literacy. Interpersonal skills.
Negotiation skills. Presentation and communication skills. Project management
skills. Team management and interpersonal skills. Problem solving and decision
making skills. Resource planning and allocation skills. Development Orientation
skills. Budgeting and Business skills. A valid driver’s licence is also mandatory.

Conduct property valuations; Assess and interrogate reports from external/private
valuers. Interrogate, analyse and prepare reviewed reports from private Valuers
regarding estimated values. Undertake valuations according to valuation
standards and principles. Conduct inspections, measurements and survey of the
properties. Interrogate information received from property owners/ agent with
respect to representation by owners/agents. Collect and analyse market
information, interpret market variables and making informed decisions based on
these. Support and monitor compliance with the provisions of the Property
Valuation Act No 17 of 2014. Advise on sales statistics, market trends and
valuation techniques; support, co-ordinate and provide professional valuation
training and mentorship. Support and monitor valuations for national and provincial
department (especially relating to acquisitions and disposals). Investigation,
interrogation and quantification of the extent of direct state investment and subsidy
in the acquisition, and beneficial capital improvements of the properties. Compile
operational plans and monthly performance reports.

Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number to:
Office of the Chief Registrar of Deeds, Private bag x918, Pretoria, 0001.

For attention:
Human Resource Management, Rentmeester Building, room 412, 4th floor, Corner
Pretorius and Bosman Street or via email address below.

NOTE : All races and genders as well as people 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.

Online applications can be submitted on

Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, should you experience any difficulties with your online application.

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.


R826 053 per annum

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