Secretary, Department Of Defence, Pretoria



This post is advertised in the DOD and broader Public Service.

SALARY : R123 738 per annum, Level 5

CENTRE : CD HRM, Bank of Lisbon Building, Pretoria.

REQUIREMENTS : A three year tertiary qualification or a Senior Certificate with extensive Secretarial
experience. Special requirements (skills needed): Computer literate. Report
writing skills, communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills
and minute taking skills. The ability to operate office machines (Fax, Scanner,
Photocopier, etc.). The ability to operate an electronic document tracking system.
The ability to work independently and under pressure. Must be willing to work
reasonable overtime when required. The successful candidate will be required to
obtain a Confidential Security Clearance within a year.

DUTIES : General Secretarial, administrative and support services to the Chief Director
such as; Receive and make phone calls. Manage the Chief Director’s diary.
Make travel and accommodation arrangements. Arrange meetings. Type/Draft
letters, reports, memorandums, submissions, etc. Send and receive emails and
faxes. Distribute, retrieve and track documents for the office. Render assistance
to and handle visitors.

ENQUIRIES : Maj S.I. Mocumi, Tel: (012) 339 5841.

APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence, Directorate Career Management (Attention Ms L.
Hammond) Private Bag x137, Pretoria, 0001 or may be hand delivered at
Poyntons Building, 195 Bosman Street, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE : 13 March 2015

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any
Public Service department), which must be originally signed and dated by the
applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars
of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience)
and clear certified copies of original educational qualification certificates, ID
document and Driver’s license (where applicable). Must be a South African
citizen. 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 application 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.
Potential candidates, declared in excess must indicate their excess status on
Z83, 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. The Department reserves the right not to make
appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Local geo locations will receive
preference. The certification date of your bar coded ID must not be older than 6
months and the copy must be of very good quality.