Vacancies

APPLICATIONS ARE HEREBY INVITED FOR THE FOLLOWING VACANCIES

DEPARTMENT

OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

LABORATORY SUPERINTENDENT - (REF HRM/09/22)

LOCATION: EBENEZER SCHEME – SCIENTIFIC SERVICES UNIT

MINIMUM SALARY: R733 974.68 per annum on a D-Lower Paterson Broadband (All-inclusive)

 Minimum Job Requirements: Bachelor of Technology in Microbiology or Chemistry with 5 years relevant experience in a SANAS Accredited Water/ Chemical Laboratory, of which 3 years must be at supervisory level. ISO 17025 Internal Audit course or Technical Assessor Certificate and A valid driver’s license are pre-requisite.  Registration with professional body will be an added advantage.

Computer Literacy * Problem solving and critical analytical skills * Working with Tools and Technology * Knowledge of quality management system * Interpersonal and consultative Skills * Knowledge of analysing water quality * Good planning, organizing, presentation and report writing skills * Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.

Reporting to the Scientific Services Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for: * Manages and supervises the activities of the Central laboratory to ensure delivery of accurate and timely Microbiology, Organic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry test results * Develops and manages a budget for the laboratory and maintains control of laboratory costs * Plans workload distribution and work schedule for subordinates * Ensures compliance of the laboratory quality control systems with ISO 17025 Accreditation * Water and waste water analysis in line with ISO 17025 and SANS 241 requirements * Tests new and improved laboratory methods and procedures * Evaluates quality control and quality assurance statistics * Compiles and maintains analytical methods and modifies laboratory manuals * Participates and consults with external quality control institutions that subscribe to ISO 17025 * Ensures compliance with all LNW’s policies and procedures, code of ethics and confidentiality

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN- CHEMISTRY (REF. NO. HRM/01/22)

LOCATION: EBENEZER SCHEME – SCIENTIFIC SERVICES UNIT

 MINIMUM SALARY: R304 880,16 per annum on a C-Lower Paterson Broadband plus medical aid, housing subsidy/allowance and pension/provident funds benefits

 Minimum Job Requirements: A 3-year National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry or Degree in Chemistry with at least 2 years working experience of analysis in a SANAS accredited water or chemical laboratory conducting WET Chemistry analysis. A valid driver’s license is a prerequisite.  Registration with relevant professional body will be advantageous.

The incumbent must be computer literate * Ability to maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment * Proven experience in analytical chemistry * Knowledge of analyzing waste * Report writing skills; * Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.

Reporting to the Senior Laboratory Technician, the incumbent will be responsible for: ¨ Implementation of laboratory quality system as per ISO 17025 requirements * Calibration of laboratory and trouble-shooting of measuring instruments to ensure accuracy * Preparation of laboratory reagents/ solutions to ensure accuracy of results * Providing an accurate and in time analytical services and quality control requirements * Compilation of analysis reports as per the submission dates * Ensuring accurate water quality data capturing and compiling analytical reports * Ensuring good filling system practice * Analysis of routine and non-routine samples * Analysis of samples from customers on water quality queries and complaints *  Conducting root-cause-analysis on non-conforming work * Participation in Proficiency Testing Scheme * Reporting deficiencies to the Laboratory Superintendent * Adherence to all delegated laboratory services aspects as specified in the Occupational Health and Safety Act. * Ensures compliance with all LNW’s policies and procedures, code of ethics and confidentiality.

DRIVER - (REF. HRM/05/22)

LOCATION: PHALABORWA SCHEME

MINIMUM SALARY: R159 837.34 per annum on a B-Lower Paterson Broadband plus medical aid, housing subsidy/ allowance & pension/provident fund benefits.

Minimum Job Requirements: Grade 12 plus Code 14 valid driver’s license with PDP plus five years experience as a driver.

Time Management * Report writing skills * Business Acumen * Communicate effectively at all levels * Ability to work under pressure and beyond normal working hours.

Reporting to the Maintenance Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for: * Collecting and deliver of internal and external mail, etc. * Transport Shift workers * Deposits and cashes financial transactions * Safe transporting of personnel * Inspect vehicles and submit reports on faults and damages * Ensures compliance with all the health, safety and environmental requirements.

DEPARTMENT

FINANCE

SENIOR ASSETS ACCOUNTANT - (REF NO. HRM/11/22)

LOCATION: HEAD OFFICE

 MINIMUM SALARY: R733 974.68 per annum on a D – Lower Paterson Broadband (All inclusive)

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: 3 years tertiary qualification or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Commerce coupled with 5 years related experience in finance accounting environment, of which 3 years’ experience should be at a Supervisory Level.  A valid driver license is a pre-requisite and registration with the relevant professional body is advantageous.

Extensive knowledge, experience, interpretation and application of accrual accounting and GRAP standards, Public Financial Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulation on public entity and other regulations. ERP knowledge on ORACLE or SAP. Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Generally Recognized Accounting Practices (GRAP), National Treasury Regulations, Water Service Act and King III Report read with King IV on Corporate Governance.

Effective Communication, * Service delivery innovations * Effective change management * Problem solving * Analytical * Strategic capability and leadership * Report writing * Ability to work under pressure and beyond normal working hours.

Reporting to the Finance Manager the incumbent will be responsible for: * Management and verification of the movable and infrastructure assets * Develop, update, compile and manage the assets register of the organisation * Coordinating planning and designing of assets category management systems * Ensure effective coordination between the SCM, Technical Services and other departments in the planning and acquisition of assets * Identification of assets to be disposed * Submit reports on assets verification *  Ensure all projects assets are capitalised  * Ensure that all projects invoices are processed on time * Assessment of the useful life and residual value of all the assets * Ensure management of inventory and fleet management systems * Directly supervise subordinates * Ensures compliance with all the financial management legislations, regulations, policies and procedures * Ensures compliance with all LNW’s policies and procedures requirements, code of ethics and confidentiality.

DEPARTMENT

COPORATE SERVICES

REGISTRY CLERK (REF NO. HRM/02/22)

LOCATION: HEAD OFFICE

MINIMUM SALARY: R159 837,34 per annum on a B-Lower Paterson Broadband plus medical aid, housing subsidy/allowance and pension/provident funds benefits

 

Minimum Job Requirements:  A 3-year National Diploma in Record Management or equivalent with two years experience in Record Management environment.  A valid driver’s license will be advantageous.

The incumbent must be computer literate (MS Word, MS Excel) * Knowledge of registry duties, practices, and data capture * Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills * Must have the ability to work under pressure and beyond normal working hours.

Reporting to the Record Management Officer, the Registry Clerk will be responsible for: * Examines all incoming or outgoing documents to establish and verify document  eligibility * Classifies and codes information and documents for captures on the records management system * Registers all incoming and outgoing documents in the Registry Book * Obtains authorisation/signatures for documents received or sent out * Identifies and retrieves archival documents for users * Records file and document movement.* Labels storage facilities, assembles and label new files * Reviews documents for shelf life span and removes inactive or dead files * Provide centralised printing services as requested Distributes or mails incoming or outgoing documents * Sorts archival information and documents for filing in accordance with paper/document management protocols * Adheres to the applicable policies, procedures, code of conduct and legislation * Oversees the cleanliness of the corporate building * Prepares boardrooms and committee rooms for meetings * Ensures the availability of water, refreshments, utensils and other resources at boardrooms and committee rooms *  Ensures the upkeep of vending machines, refrigerators, aqua coolers, etc. * Orders supplies for boardrooms, committee rooms and kitchens * Ensures compliance with all LNW’s policies and procedures requirements, code of ethics and confidentiality.

CLOSING DATE: 12 AUGUST 2022

An application letter together with a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications and a drivers’ license must be addressed to: Human Resource Manager, Lepelle Northern Water, Private Bag X9522, Polokwane, 0700. Alternatively, applications can be hand delivered at No.1 Landros Mare Street, Polokwane.  Faxed or emailed applications will not be considered.

 

IMPORTANT: Appointment will be made in accordance with Lepelle Northern Water’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan.  Recommended candidate will be subjected to the following checks: qualifications, criminal, credit records and employment history. Lepelle Northern Water reserves the right not to make appointment to the post advertised.