Assistant Archivist Vacancy at Department of Arts and Culture

Applications are now open for the Assistant Archivist at Department of Arts and Culture. The vacant position is available for the Photocopy Section Assistant. The future qualified incumbent will work for the National Archives and Records Service of South Africa, also known as NARSSA. Please quote the reference number of this post within your application form, 9/DAC/2019.

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Job Details

The future qualified applicant will be entitled to a level four salary which is worth R 136 800 annually. He/she will be stationed in Pretoria. In order to be eligible for the position, all interested candidates are required to hold at least a Grade 12 certificate. No previous experience is mandatory but it would serve as a recommendation should you be in a possession of relevant working experience in a heritage institution.

The Assistant Archivist at Department of Arts and Culture also required all applicants to have knowledge or experience working with photocopier and/or scanner, basic computer skills along with interpersonal skills.

Job Desks:

The successful incumbent will be responsible for rendering the following key performance areas:

  • Photocopy archival collections
  • Shelve and retrieve archival collections
  • Assist researchers in the Reading room
  • Deal with requests from researchers wanting information regarding the divorce decrees
  • Help with data clean-up on the electronic archival management system

How to Apply

The employing department is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. It is the intention of the Department of Arts and Culture to promote representivity. Therefore, persons whose appointment will suit that goal will receive priority.

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Applications for the Assistant Archivist at Department of Arts and Culture must be directed no later than April 23, 2019 via post to: The Director: Human Resource Management, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001.

Alternatively, you can also hand deliver your application to: Department of Arts and Culture, Sechaba House (previously known as VWL Building), 202 Madiba Street, cnr Madiba and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria.

Include the following documents within your application:

  • Z83 application form
  • A CV
  • Original certified copy of ID, qualifications and other relevant documents
  • A SAQA evaluation result of foreign qualifications if any

Should you wish to withdraw your application submission, please make sure that you have it done in writing. Failure to forward all the aforementioned documents will inevitably lead to your application being disregarded. No emailed or faxed submissions will be taken into consideration.

The hiring department holds the full right not to fill in the vacant position if deemed necessary. The future qualified incumbent will be required to enter into an employment contract along with signing a yearly performance agreement.

All applicants who have been indicated as shortlisted will be required to undergo personnel suitability checks. Then, when a suitable applicant is selected, he/she will need to undergo a thorough security vetting.

Kindly note that all candidates must disclose memberships of boards as well as directorships which they may be associated with.

In case you need further information regarding this post, don’t hesitate to refer to: Ms N Ngcama, Ms B Manqaba, Ms P Mulaudzi Tel No: 012 441 3430/3650/3716