• Full Time
  • Eden Karoo Region
  • Salary: R145 281,00 per annum (Salary level 04)

Department of Social Development



Salary: R145 281,00 per annum (Salary level 04)

Enquiries: Ms FM Reachable, tel. 044 814 1681

Reference number: DSD 61/2021

Job purpose: The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a dynamic individual to perform driver, messenger, and routine office support function within the component. This post is based in Eden Karoo Region: Logistical service in George.

Requirements: Grade 10 (Junior certificate or equivalent qualification) • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience • A valid driving license (Code B or higher).

Recommendations: Working procedure of the following: Operate the motor vehicle • Obtain trip authorities, complete the logbooks of the motor vehicle, to obtain consumable (e.g., petrol) and obtain basic service (e.g., fixing a flat tire) • Procedure to ensure that the motor vehicle is maintained properly • Perform messenger function and routine office support functions like registry function and photocopying.

Key performance areas: Maintenance of the official vehicle being utilised, ensure that it is clean and serviced • Transport official and passengers to and from designated destination • Collect and deliver internal and external mail, deliver and collect various documents and parcels (per foot or vehicle) • Keep and maintain a register of documentation received and delivered • Process and record all incoming correspondence • Assist with the opening and closing of files in line with prescripts • Deliver counter service and assist client • Keep records and stats of file requested on monthly basis • Maintain safety and confidentiality of all documents • Assist with administrative function of registry • Assist with general duties as required.

Competencies: Good knowledge and understanding of the following: Prescripts of the correct utilisation of the motor vehicle e.g. how and for what purposes can a motor vehicle be utilised, what is the requirements for storage of the vehicle • Good skills of numeracy, literacy, driving and computer literacy • Communication skills.

NB: Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preferences. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

To apply, please complete an application form (Z 83) and current CV (5 pages maximum) together with copies of ID, academic qualifications and proof of other requirements as indicated in the advertisement. The post being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form.

To submit your application, there are 3 methods in which you can apply, please only use 1 of the following: (1) Hand deliver your application for Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, 44 Gannet Street Pelican Heights, Cape Town (From Monday to Friday between 07:00am to 17:00pm); Or (2) Post your application for Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, PO Box 113 Muizenberg 7950; Or (3) Email your application to, westerncape@respond.co.za Clearly indicate the reference number of post in email subject line and ensure attachments are in the appropriate format (MS Word or PDF).

Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed copies will not be considered. If you did not receive any correspondence within 3 months of closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

Closing date: 14 June 2021

The WCG is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.