ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: STRONG ROOM MAINTENANCE – DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE

REF NO:
34/DAC/2019
Chief directorate: national archives of South Africa
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : National Archive and Records Service of South Africa (NARSSA)

REQUIREMENTS :
A three year Degree in Archival Studies or equivalent, 2 – 3 years’
experience in a library or archival environment, knowledge of relevant acts
governing the National Archives, knowledge of disaster management and
Archival practices, knowledge and understating of international and national
standards on storage facilities for archival records, planning and organising
skills, quality and action orientation, problem solving and analysis,
communication and interpersonal skills, creative and innovative, research
skills.

DUTIES :
The incumbent will be responsible for the following: ensure proper
management and maintenance of storage of all archival material in the
National Archives repository, participate in the development and
implementation of the preservation policy, manage the routine cleaning of
strong rooms, develop guidelines for storage and maintenance of archival
materials in the strong room, develop guidelines for transportation and
consultation of records, research and development of strong rooms
maintenance guidelines, assist with the development and implementation of
the emergency preparedness and disaster reaction plan, staff management
and empowerment.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms P Mulaudzi, Ms B Manqaba and Ms Siena Botha Tel No: (012) 441-3646/
3716/3650

APPLICATIONS :
Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and
the number and the name of this publication to: The Director: Human
Resource Management, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897,
Pretoria, 0001. Applications can also be hand delivered to the Department
of Arts and Culture, Sechaba House (previously known as VWL Building),
202 Madiba Street, cnr Madiba and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria

CLOSING DATE :
22 November 2019

NOTE :
Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified persons to apply for
the following post(s). Applications must be submitted on Form Z83,
obtainable from any Government department or online at www.gov.za. All
sections of the Z83 must be completed and signed and the application form
should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (including two recent and
contactable referees) and Original Certified Copies of the applicant’s ID and
educational qualifications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
prior to the selection process. 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. Failure to submit the
required documentation will automatically disqualify applications. No faxes
or e-mails will be accepted. The Department reserves the right not to fill the
above-mentioned post(s). The successful candidate will be required to enter
into an employment contract and sign an annual performance agreement.
All short-listed candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks
and the successful candidate will have to undergo full security vetting. All
applicants are required to disclose memberships of boards and directorships
that they may be associated with. The successful candidate will have to
annually disclose his/her financial interests. Identified candidate(s) will be
subjected to a Government specific competency assessment. It is the
Department’s intention to promote equity in terms of race, gender and
disability through the filling of these posts with a candidate whose
transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity.