Cadastral Officer Vacancy At Department Of Rural Development And Land Reform

Applications are now welcomed for the Cadastral Officer vacancy at Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. The department is inviting submissions until October 19, 2018. Apply today if interested!


The future incumbent will be stationed at the Office of the Surveyor General of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform located in Bloemfontein, Free State. This job offers a level 6 salary amounting to R 196 407 annually. To be eligible for this vacancy, candidates must hold at least Grade 12 or Senior certificate accompanied by Cadastral or Survey Officer Certificate. It is also required that candidates be in possession of a two year training experience according to Cadastral/Survey Officer’s course requirements. This also includes rotation through divisions.

The Cadastral Officer vacancy at Department of Rural Development and Land Reform requires the following knowledge and competencies:

  • Understanding of spatial data
  • Understanding of functions of the surveyor General office
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding and ability to operate computer software
  • Good organising skills
  • Attention to detail

Job Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for capturing alpha numeric data of cadastral documents
  • Be responsible for capturing property description of GPs, diagrams and sectional titles with relevant SG number
  • Be responsible for electronic and manual archiving of cadastral documents
  • Update and scan historical or new approved diagrams, sectional titles, GPs, comps and saving into the archiving room or database
  • Conduct technical examination of cadastral documents
  • Examine GPs, diagrams and sectional titles in line with the Land Survey Act
  • Plot new cadastral surveys according to existing cadastral position
  • Attend to over the counter clients
  • Make sure data issued to clients are legible and correct
  • Capture boundary descriptions of GPs and diagrams to construct continuous map and save them to spatial database
  • Plot coordinates of historical or new approved GPs and diagrams in order to attain position
  • Provide cadastral information to clients
  • Handle SG data email requests
  • Attend to research jobs
  • Make sure the clients are always informed regarding the progress
  • Update, capture and maintain spatial data
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Application procedure

Please attach the following documents within your application:

  • Z83 application form which must mention the reference number of the advert (REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/325)
  • CV that must detail previous experience comprehensively
  • Certified copies (no older than 12 months) of qualification, certificates, ID document and work permit/permanent residency (if any)

Submit your application to: 136 Charlotte Maxeke Street, SA Building 2nd Floor, Bloemfontein, 9301

Or: Private Bag X20803, Bloemfontein, 9300

The closing date of this vacancy is on October 19, 2018 at 16:99. It is your responsibility as an applicant to make sure your application is submitted no later than the stipulated deadline. No incomplete application will be taken into account either. Failure to submit the requested mandatory materials will lead to your application being disregarded.

Candidates will be expected to be available to attend selection interviews as well as competency evaluation at a date, time and placed stipulated by the hiring department.

Coloured, Indian White males as well as African, Coloured and Indian females along with persons with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to apply for the Cadastral Officer vacancy at Department of Rural Development and Land Reform.