IT Technician Vacancy at the Department of Traditional Affairs

IT Technician Vacancy at the Department of Traditional Affairs

  • SALARY: R359 517 per annum, plus 37% in lieu of benefits

  • CENTRE: Pretoria

IT Technician Vacancy at the Department of Traditional Affairs


At least two years’ experience in ICT, as well as an NQF 6/7 qualification in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Information Systems, is required. The generic/process competencies include excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills, communication skills, organisation and time management, computer skills, and interpersonal skills. The technical competencies include hardware components and troubleshooting procedures.

Windows, Microsoft Exchange, and Active Directory are all Microsoft desktop operating systems and software. You will also gain a deep understanding of diverse computer systems and networks.


The successful candidate will perform the following duties: Install and maintain computer systems and networks to achieve the maximum functionality and optimise the role of technology: Set up workstations with computers and peripheral devices (routers, printers etc), check the hardware to ensure functionality,

Install and configure computer hardware, operating systems and applications, create and maintain local networks, ensure network security and privacy, identify aging hardware and software; Assist end users with IT-related issues and service requests;

Maintain a reliable and stable network environment: Install and configure LAN and WAN devices, install and configure Wi-Fi access points, install and configure the Wi-Fi client on users’ computers, monitor LAN and WAN performance, troubleshoot LAN and WAN issues;

Organize and schedule maintenance, upgrade systems to enable compatible software, perform tests on new hardware and software; Maintain service records.

ENQUIRIES: Mr L Motlhabedi Tel No: (012) 334 4982

Application forms can be sent to: Human Resource Management Directorate, Department of Traditional Affairs, Private Bag X22, Arcadia, 0083 or delivered to: 509 Pretorius Street, Arcadia, 2nd Floor Pencardia 1 Building, Pretoria FOR ATTENTION: Director of Human Resource Management

NOTE: Whites, Indians, Coloureds, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Notes

An educational qualification verification process and a security clearance process will be conducted before the successful candidate is appointed. All applications must quote the relevant reference number, be completed on the NEW Z83 form and signed when submitted.

An application received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83) will not be considered starting on 1 January 2021. All applications must be accompanied by a fully completed Z83 and a detailed CV only. Shortlisted candidates will be required only to submit certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents before the interview date. We encourage applicants with disabilities to apply.

Applicants who are shortlisted must have their foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and provide evidence of the evaluation (only if they are shortlisted). An application that is incomplete or received after the deadline will not be considered.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the application is submitted by the deadline. Please be aware that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates due to the high number of responses expected. We regret to inform you that your application has been unsuccessful if you have not heard back from us within three months of the advertisement closing date.

There is a possibility that the department will not fill the advertised position.

Closing Date:02 June 2023

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