• Full Time
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Salary: R257 508.00 – R316 791.00 per annum

KZN Office of the Premier

CHIEF DIRECTORATE: PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATION

DIRECTORATE: CORPORATE COMMUNICATION

PHOTOGRAPHER

CENTRE: PIETERMARITZBURG • REF NO.: 022540/10/20

Requirements: • An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Photography or any other relevant equivalent qualification coupled with a minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant experience • Computer literacy • A valid driver’s licence.

NB: Candidates will undergo a practical test in Studio Photography and Adobe Photoshop.

Knowledge and skills: • Knowledge of the Public Service Act and Public Service Regulations • Research and analytical skills • Knowledge of key government initiatives and programmes • Ability to work independently and in a team environment • Project Management Skills • Ability to conceptualise projects • Good planning and organising skills • Decision-making and problem-solving skills • People management skills • Excellent administration skills • High level of professionalism and good office etiquette • Good communication skills (both written and verbal) • Good interpersonal relations and conflict management skills • Organisational skills • Ability to observe and maintain confidentiality of official documents • Good business writing skills • Good record keeping skills • Good telephone etiquette.

Key performance areas: The successful candidate will be required to: • Initiate, plan and execute Office of the Premier and Provincial Government photographic assignments • Render photographic assistance to the Premier as and when required • Assist with studio photography in the office and on location • Update photo library with new images • Send photographs to the media and government online platforms • Scanning and digital manipulation of images • Assist with sourcing photographs for OTP publications • The incumbent will be expected to work after hours and travel extensively.

Enquiries: Mr T.C. Ngidi, on tel: (033) 341 3329.

NB: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE RE-ADVERTISEMENT, APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED ARE ENCOURAGED TO RE-APPLY.

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Z83 application form, obtainable from any Public Service Department. Applications must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV, originally certified copies of all qualifications including Senior Certificate, academic record, proof of registration (if applicable), RSA ID document and a valid driver’s licence. Failure to attach the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Applications must be submitted on or before the closing date; late applications will not be considered.

Applicants are discouraged from sending their applications through registered mail, as the Office of the Premier will not take responsibility for non-collection of these applications. Applications submitted electronically will be taken as a final application and may not be amended or supplemented in any way after the closing date indicated in the advertisement. Applications must be posted to: The Director-General, KwaZulu-Natal Office of the Premier, Private Bag X9037, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or hand delivered to: The Acting Director: Human Resource Support, Office of the Premier, 1st Floor, Invesco Centre, 16 Chatterton Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3201 and marked for the attention of Mr Q.M. Jamile or e-mailed to: recruitment@kznpremier.gov.za

CLOSING DATE: 23 OCTOBER 2020.

NB: The candidate appointed to this post will be subjected to a full security clearance check. Receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and if you have not heard from this Department within 3 months of this advertisement, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

The KwaZulu-Natal Office of the Premier is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act, 1998. The Department reserves the right not to make these appointments.