POST 12/60 : WATER CONTROL AID REF NO: 230421/25 (X10 POSTS)
Branch: NWRI Northern Operations

SALARY : R145 281 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Tzaneen Area Office: Nzhelele Canals (X5 Posts)
Vondo Dam (X1 Post)
Levhuvhu Canals (X1 Post)
Sterkrivier Canal (X1 Post)
Middle Letaba (X1 Post)
Nandoni Dam (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS : A Senior / Grade 12 certificate or Adult Education Training (AET). Good verbal, writing and reading skills. Basic knowledge in controlling and managing the water distribution for all Government water works.

Basic understanding in occupational Health and safety. Basic knowledge of flood control. Basic understanding of record keeping.

DUTIES : Opening and closing of sluices according to scheme regulations. Handling the water distribution sheet according to scheme regulations. Perform minor maintenance on structures, fencing and sluices.

Assist with opening of blocked pipes and canals. Remove of algae and water grass in canals regularly. Conduct daily inspections on section. Report holes on embankments and an irregularly on canals to Water Control Officer.

Look for cracks in measuring structures and report defects. Stagnant water on the embankments must be reported. Painting of sluices and long weir sluices. Ensure that sluice numbers are clearly marked. Keep canal grids clean. Keep gauge plates clean.

Keep structures clean and their surroundings. Keep inlet hole to measuring box always open. Clean and lock always the post boxes. Repair minor wash outs. Repair equipment when necessary. Keep equipment’s safe and lock the store room always.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. KS Thantsha Tel No: (015) 307 8600

APPLICATIONS : Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number and preferred centre to


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