DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE
SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR/RECEPTIONIST – FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
R136 800 – R161 148 per annum (Level 04)
Head Office, Pietermaritzburg
Standard 10/Grade 12 certificate or equivalent certificate, coupled with a minimum of one  year relevant experience. Good interpersonal relations. Ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of switchboard operation and telephone etiquette. Knowledge of basic administration procedures and principles. Good communication [written & verbal] skills. Good office administration, planning and organizational skills. Computer applications.
Attend to the telephone calls and operate the switchboard. Attend to members of the public at reception. Distribute Telephone bills to Components. Log faults to telephone service provider. Provide telephone utilization monthly report. Update and distribute internal directory on monthly basis. Monitor the usage and facilitate the change of pin codes for staff.
Mr LS Langa: Tel No: (033) 341 3600
Application quoting the relevant reference should be forwarded as follows: The Director: Human Resources Management and Development: Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X 9140, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or Physical address: 171 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200.
Mrs NIS Mbhele
Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department office), which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed comprehensive CV and certified copies of original educational qualification certificates (not copies of certified copies), driver’s license (where it is required) and certified copy of ID document. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in application being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate Z83 form (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted. Applicants, who do not receive confirmation or feedback within two (2) months from the closing date, must accept that their applications were unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of applications to be processed, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. Applicants must also quote the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which they saw the advertisement. Applicants, who do not comply with the instructions indicated above, will be disqualified. Applications received after the closing date will be disqualified. Candidates should not send their applications through registered mail as the Department will not take the responsibility for non-collection of these applications. It is our intention to promote representativity in the Department through the filling of these posts. The candidature of applicants from designated groups, especially in respect of people with disabilities, will receive preference. It must further be noted that all recommended candidates will be subjected to suitability checks prior to being appointed. The candidate/s shortlisted for SMS position/s will be subjected to mandatory technical exercise before the interview process and thereafter, if successful, will undergo competency assessment as per DPSA directives.
CLOSING DATE: 13 JULY 2018