DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IS HIRING MESSENGER (Grade 10 or higher)

Apply for the Driver/Messenger Post at the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development (DALRRD).

DEADLINE: 03 February 2023

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  • POST: DRIVER / MESSENGER REF NO: 3/2/1/2023/016 
  • Directorate: Narysec College 
  • SALARY: R151 884 per annum (Level 04) 
  • CENTRE: Free State (Thaba ‘NCHU) 

REQUIREMENTS: 

Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 10 Certificate / Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) qualification and a valid driver’s licence. Minimum of 7 months relevant experience. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of the city(ies) in which the function will be performed. Job related skills: Organising skills, Good communication skills (written and verbal), Interpersonal skills and Basic literacy. A reliable and creative individual who is prepared to work under pressure and as part of a team. 

DUTIES: 

Drive light and medium vehicles to transport passengers and deliver other items (mail, documents, office equipment). Collect, distribute and control movement of documents. Do routine maintenance on the allocated vehicle and report defects timely. Perform daily pre and post trip vehicle inspection to ensure that the vehicle is always in the best condition. Complete all the required and prescribed records and logbooks with regard to the vehicle and the goods handled. Maintain accurate and up to date schedule trip sheets i.e. log official trips, daily mileage. Collect and deliver documentation and related items in the Departmental / Branch / College or any other component within the Departmental related external parties. Ensure proper and secure control over movement of documents. Assist in registry functions. File incoming correspondence and help trace the file. Copy and fax documents. ENQUIRIES : Ms R Hlongwane Tel No: (012) 319 6335 

WHERE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION/APPLICATIONS: 

Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X20803, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand delivered to: 136 Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9300. NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White Males and African, Coloured, Indian and White Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Note

The application must include only completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted).

Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of applications the Department envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganization of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time in the future.

Important: DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representativity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates.

Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.

The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with.

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