POST 28/01 : CHIEF SURVEYOR-GENERAL REF NO: 3/2/1/2021/014

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Branch: National Geomatics Management Services

SALARY : R1 521 591 per annum (Level 15), (All-inclusive package). The package
includes a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be
structured in accordance with the rules for Senior Management Services

CENTRE : Pretoria

Successful completion of Pre-entry Certificate for SMS as endorsed by the
National School of Government (NSG). An NQF Level 8 Degree recognised by
the South African Geomatics Council as satisfying Section 8(1)(d)(iii), (v), (v)
of the Geomatics Professions Act of 2013, specifically a four (4) year B Degree
in Geomatics / Land Surveying. Registered as a Professional Land Surveyor
with the South African Geomatics Council (SAGC). Registered as a Sectional
Titles Practitioner in terms of Section 5(2) of the Sectional Titles Act of 1986. 8
– 10 years’ of experience at senior managerial level within the Surveying Field.
Job Related Knowledge: Cadastral Survey. Technical System. Cadastral
Spatial Information.

Knowledge of Land Information Systems, Land
Administration Systems and Geographical Information Management.
Knowledge of advances in technology useful to the Cadastral, Geodetic,
Topographic and Cartographic Survey Systems. Performance management
and monitoring. Government systems and structures. Government decision
making processes. Program settings processes. Understanding of the
Management Information and Formal Reporting System. Dealing with
misconduct. Internal control and risk management. Project management
principles and tools. The political landscape of South Africa.

Job Related Skills:
Project management. Team management. Interpersonal relations. Budget
forecasting. Computer literacy. Resource planning. Problem solving and
decision making. Time management. Business skills. Communication skills.
The ability to work efficiently and effectively at all times.

Promote and control all matters connected with Cadastral, Geodetic and Topographic Surveys, Geospatial and Land Information Services. Oversee the evolution and development of legislation, regulations and policies that relate to Cadastral Surveys, Geospatial and Land Information Systems.

Provide guidance to the Chief Directorate: National Geospatial Information in the provision of Geodetic, Topographic and Cartographic services an imagery production. Oversee the compliance with the Land Survey Act, the Sectional Titles Act and the Spatial Data Infrastructure Act in so far as these acts are applicable to geo-spatial information.

Provide cadastral advisory and research services. Manage the registration of sectional titles practitioners. Administer international boundaries. Manage special cadastral services for state and land reform. Provide internal and external professional advice and support. Undertake cadastral research and development. Prepare technical procedures and standards. Provide geospatial information services and maintain a complete dataset of all cadastral information. Provide survey services. Collect and maintain cadastral and related geospatial data. Provide geospatial information services. Provide cadastral spatial information and professional support services. Manage the development and maintenance of cadastral information system software modules.

Provide technological support for cadastral information system infrastructure. Provide web application support. Manage the National Cadastral Spatial Information database as part of the National Land Information System. Provide geospatial training and development services. Formulate and maintain training policy and standards. Determine training requirements. Prepare and update training manuals and lectures. Provide training to internal and external clients including internship. Maintain training records.

Provide administrative support services. Coordinate human resource matters. Coordination of financial management services. Coordination of supply chain management services. Provide office support services. Maintain training records. Regulate the procedure in each SurveyorGeneral’s office and determine the manner in which the Land Survey Act shall be carried out through the development of policies, procedures and framework.

Provide guidance to the Surveyors-General in the performance of their functions of examination, information supply, maintenance of cadastral documents and records, creation of Cadastral Spatial Information, Cadastral survey research and support for state and land reform survey services. Ensure 5 the functioning of Survey Regulations Board. Establish and chair a Technical Committee for the establishment of standards applicable to Cadastral, Geodetic, Topographical and Cartographic Surveys. Determine policy and standards for the National Cadastral Survey System.

ENQUIRIES : Ms K Kgang Tel No: (012) 319 7333

APPLICATIONS : Please ensure that you email your application to: before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

NOTE : Applications and supporting documents sent to email addresses that are not specified in the advertisement for the post that you are applying for will not be accepted. Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified.

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