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Artisan x6 posts for semi-skilled labour at Department of Defence

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

CLOSING DATE : 27 December 2023 (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will not be considered).


POST 44/36 : ARTISAN (PRODUCTION) GRADE A: SIGNWRITER & ENGRAVING: ENGRAVER

REF NO: NAVAL/52/44/23/36

SALARY : Grade A: R220 533 – R244 737 per annum

CENTRE : Fleet Maintenance Unit, Simon’s Town

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate (Engraver / Signage). Valid Driver’s License.

Special Requirements: (Skills needed): Good communication skills both verbal and written. Must be conversant with computer programmes, Corel draw, Art cam pro, Flexi expert and Gravo style. Design bitmap/vector images and shapes. Petty cash procedure and store demands. Problem solving, planning and organising skills. Knowledge of Project management and time keeping. Must be able to work under pressure. Technical report writing skills. Basic knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Regulations. DUTIES : Perform signwriting work: Digital 2d and 3d signage. Interpret technical drawings and work dossiers. Order and control miscellaneous stores. Provide factual and technical data and advice. Supervise and train subordinates and trainees. Maintain a safe working environment.

ENQUIRIES : SWO. D.W. Josephs Tel No: (021) 787 4244

APPLICATIONS : Ms A.M. Kau-Tsoanyane, SA Navy, Private Bag X1, Simon’s Town, 7995. Hand Deliver: SA Navy, Cole Point Reception, St George’s Street, Simon’s Town.

NOTE : Statutory Requirements Apply (Appropriate Trade Test).



POST 44/37 : ARTISAN (PRODUCTION) GRADE A: ISLAND MAINTENANCE SERVICES: ELECTRICIAN

REF NO: NAVAL/52/44/23/37 SALARY : Grade A: R220 533 – R244 737 per annum 20

CENTRE : Naval Base Durban

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate. Valid Driver’s License.

Special requirements: (Skills needed): Experience in the Electrical Workshop environment would be an advantage. Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) in English, at all levels and compile documentation (word processing skills). Ability to work under pressure and meet target dates. Knowledge of Public Service. Analytical thinking, interpretation and decision-making skills. Reasoning and ability to read and understand technical drawings. Interpreting job requirements from instructions, drawings, samples and templates. Ability to operate equipment and applicable machinery. Knowledge of safety. Adhering to all safety and quality regulations. Supervising skills. Knowledge of Legal compliance.

DUTIES : Perform Standard Electrical Maintenance and Repair Tasks: Compressed Air, Saltwater Fire Maintenance, Synchro Lift, Crane Services, Fuel Farm technical support and any other related tasks. ENQUIRIES : Lt N.R. Sithole Tel No: (031) 460 6143

APPLICATIONS : Cdr S.K. Sibiya, SA Navy, Naval Base Durban, Private Bag X1, Durban, 4036. Hand Deliver: Naval Base Durban, Salisbury Island, Off Bay Head Road, Fynlands, Durban.

NOTE : Statutory Requirements Apply (Appropriate Trade Test).



POST 44/38 : ARTISAN (PRODUCTION) GRADE A: VOICE TECH SERVICES: VOICE TECH ARTISAN REF NO: NAVAL/52/44/23/38 SALARY : Grade A: R220 533 – R244 737 per annum CENTRE : Naval Base Simon’s Town

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test. Valid Driver’s License.

Special Requirements: (Skills needed): Previous experience in the installation and maintenance of digital and analogue telephone networks would be an advantage. Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) in English, at all levels. Ability to compile technical reports. Computer literacy in MS Office Suite. Ability to read and understand technical drawings and schematics. Basic knowledge of Health and Safety. Knowledge of basic hand tools and equipment. Problem solving, knowledge of VoIP technology will be an advantage. Knowledge of Legal compliance. Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations.

DUTIES : Execute Voice Technical Service provision operations. Conduct Voice Tech Support Services. Maintain equipment’s and facilities according to schedule. Keep and maintain job records on the register. Maintain and adhere to agreed developmental plan or requirement.

ENQUIRIES : Lt L.C. Letshabo Tel No: (021) 787 5869 / WO1 N.P. Keeme Tel No: (021) 787 5790

APPLICATIONS : Ms A.M. Kau-Tsoanyane, SA Navy, Private Bag X1, Simon’s Town, 7995. Hand Deliver: SA Navy, Cole Point Reception, St George’s Street, Simon’s Town.

NOTE : Statutory Requirements Apply (Appropriate Trade Test).



POST 44/39 : ARTISAN PRODUCTION GRADE A: BOAT MAINTENANCE: SHIPWRIGHT

REF NO: NAVAL/52/44/23/39

SALARY : Grade A: R220 533 – R244 737 per annum

CENTRE : Naval College Gordon’s Bay

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate. Valid Driver’s License.

Special Requirements: (Skills needed): Experience in Shipwright / Joinery environment would be an advantage. Ability to work with wood and ability to design furniture. Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) in English. Ability to work independently and also as part of a team. Ability to multi-task and perform general handyman tasks. Knowledge and skills in carpentry and metalwork. Knowledge of hand tools, machinery, painting and spray painting is required. Problem solving skills. Good organising and interpersonal skills. The identification of relevant machinery, tools and equipment is required. Basic knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act. Knowledge of legal compliance.

DUTIES : Maintain and repair all Shipwright / Joinery related jobs on boats in the unit. Maintain and repair all Shipwright related equipment in the unit. Manufacture of all Carpentry items required for the unit. Must be available to conduct emergency 21 repairs in the unit. Conduct administrative duties such as assisting with stocktaking, the procurement of spares and materials within required timeframes. Complete documentation for Petty cash purchases. Responsible for neatness of workshop. Responsible to control equipment and stores and report negligence or unsafe situations. Responsible for tools used inside and outside the workshop and the adherence to work hours. Comply with order and instructions from superiors. Conforming to OHASA safety standards.

ENQUIRIES : Chief Petty Officer T.A. Ramugumo Tel No: (021) 787 4949

APPLICATIONS : Ms A.M. Kau-Tsoanyane, SA Navy, Private Bag X1, Simon’s Town, 7995. Hand Deliver: SA Navy, Cole Point Reception, St George’s Street, Simon’s Town.

NOTE : Statutory requirements apply (Appropriate Trade Test).



POST 44/40 : ARTISAN (PRODUCTION) GRADE A: TYPE AND MAKE UP: TYPESETTER / COLOUR OPERATOR

REF NO: NAVAL/52/44/23/40

SALARY : Grade A: R220 533 – R244 737 per annum

CENTRE : SA Naval Publications Unit, Simon’s Town

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Certificate. Valid Driver’s License.

Special Requirements: (Skills needed): Previous printing experience as an Electronic Originator (Typesetter) would be an advantage. Knowledge of Phototypesetting. Knowledge of design and layout. Knowledge of all types of programmes used for designing and typesetting. Knowledge of safety standards. Knowledge of Making-Up. Knowledge of Scanning. Ability and willingness to conduct technical training to learners. Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) in English at all levels. Ability to compile documentation. Computer literacy in MS Office Suite. Ability to read technical drawings. Must be medically fit and be able to work long hours standing in printing factory.

DUTIES : Typeset original manuscript for proof-reading. Typeset author’s changes or corrections. Design and layout of manuscript to Conventions of Service Writing (CSW) standards. Make-Up and screen typeset matter to printing, CSW or customer requirements. Scan necessary documents. Adhere to all safety and quality regulations.

ENQUIRIES : WO1 Y.R. Nongauza Tel No: (021) 787 4134

APPLICATIONS : Ms A.M. Kau-Tsoanyane, SA Navy, Private Bag X1, Simon’s Town, 7995. Hand Deliver: SA Navy, Cole Point Reception, St George’s Street, Simon’s Town.

NOTE : Statutory Requirements Apply (Appropriate Trade Test).



POST 44/41 : ARTISAN (PRODUCTION) GRADE A: BINDERY: CUTTER & BINDER

REF NO: NAVAL/52/44/23/41

SALARY : Grade A: R220 533 – R244 737 per annum

CENTRE : SA Navy Publications Unit, Simon’s Town.

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Trade Test Certificate. Valid Driver’s License.

Special Requirements: (Skills needed): Previous experience in the cutting and binding environment would be advantageous. Basic knowledge of health and safety regulations. Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) in English, at all levels. Ability to compile documents. Computer literacy in MS Office Suite. Basic knowledge of hand tools and equipment. Problem solving and decision making skills. Knowledge of Legal compliance. Knowledge of safety standards.

DUTIES : Assist with ordering of paper. Assist with cutting paper for printing purposes. Clean and maintaining machine, equipment and factory floor and surroundings.

ENQUIRIES : WO2 A.K. Mmile Tel No: (021) 787 4134 / 3303

APPLICATIONS : Ms A.M. Kau-Tsoanyane, SA Navy, Private Bag X1, Simon’s Town, 7995. Hand Deliver: SA Navy, Cole Point Reception, St George’s Street, Simon’s Town.

NOTE : Statutory Requirements Apply (Appropriate Trade Test).



NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department office i.e effective 01 January 2021 or on the DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/. Should an application be received using incorrect application employment form Z83, it will be disqualified, which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed CV only (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience). Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview which should not be older than six months. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form, the application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted. The successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizenship & financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged, and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated in the post details. Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for the period of twelve (12) months in terms of the prescribed rules.




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