Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 16 ka May 2022.

Survey Technicians Ref No: 3/2/1/2022/142 (X2 Posts)

Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development - Cape Town, Western Cape

Full-Time | Government

Closing date yi 16 ka May 2022

Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Survey Technicians Ref No: 3/2/1/2022/142 (X2 Posts) Cape Town


  • Directorate: Examination Services


  • Applicants must be in a possession of Grade 12 Certificate and a National Diploma in Survey or Cartography (NQF Level 6).
  • Compulsory registration with South African Geomatics Council as a Survey Technician / Surveyor.
  • 3 years’ post qualification technical (Survey) experience.
  • A valid driver’s licence.

Skills & Competencies

  • Programme and Project Management, Survey Design and analysis knowledge, Research and Development, Computer-aided survey applications, knowledge of legal compliance, technical report writing and creating high performance culture.
  • Decision making skills, Team leadership skills, Analytical skills, Creativity skills, Self-management, financial management skills, Customer focus and responsiveness, Communication skills, Computer literacy, planning and organising skills, Conflict management skills, Problem solving and analysis skills, People management skills and Innovation skills.


  • Provide technical survey services and support.
  • Provide technical services in terms of examination, maintenance, archiving and information supply of survey documents and submit for evaluation / approval by the relevant authority.
  • Perform surveys and survey computations.
  • Promote safety in line with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Evaluate plans, existing technical manuals, standard drawings and procedures to incorporate new technology.
  • Provide Geographic Information System (GIS), mapping and information supply services.
  • Perform administrative and related functions.
  • Provide inputs into the budgeting process and compile and submit reports as required.
  • Provide and consolidate inputs to the technical survey operational plan.
  • Develop, implement and maintain database.
  • Supervise and control Candidate Survey Technician / Officers and related personnel and assets.
  • Conduct research and development.
  • Render continuous professional development to keep up with new technologies and procedures.
  • Research / literature studies on technical survey technology or new survey techniques to improve expertise.
  • Liaise with relevant bodies / councils on survey-related matters.

Additional Information

  • DALRRD requests applicants to apply manually by submitting applications on the new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service department or on the DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/.
  • As from 1 January 2021, applications received on the incorrect Z83 will not be considered.
  • All required information on the Z83 must be provided.
  • Failure to complete or disclose all information will automatically disqualify the applicant.
  • The Z83 should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience) copies of qualifications, service certificates, driver’s licence, proof of registration with professional bodies were applicable, identification document and permanent residency/work permit.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resources.
  • Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation.
  • Applications: 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 attach course certificates only applicable to the post requirements.
  • If you apply for more than 1 post, submit separate applications for each post that you apply for.
  • Due to the large number of applications we 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.
  • Important: DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
  • It is our intention to promote representivity 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 may conduct reference checks which will 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.
  • African, Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured, Indian and White females are encouraged to apply

Ref No

  • 3/2/1/2022/142


  • R316 536 per annum, (The salary will be determined in accordance with the OSD)


  • Ms B Mathulwe Tel No: (012) 326 8050

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