Telecom Operator Required – Apply Now: Salary R145 281 a year

Telecom Operator Required – Apply Now: Salary R145 281 a year. Institution: Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory

Service benefits:

13th cheque, employer’s contribution to pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.


Minimum educational qualification:

General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std. 7).


Appropriate experience in operating an electronic switchboard, a messaging and paging system.

Inherent requirements of the job:

Willingness to work shifts, night shifts, weekends and public holidays.

Work overtime when required by operational needs.

Physically able to hear and speak clearly.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Ability to operate an electronic switchboard.

Excellent listening skills and telephone etiquette.

Computer literacy in Microsoft Packages (Word, Excel and Outlook).

Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

Manage switchboard, answer telephonic queries and deliver messages.

Ensure that switchboard and telephone equipment is in working order.

Monitor, place and record all cellular, national and international calls made.

Effectively perform duties in the paging office including sending of bulk sms’.

Report all faults to Telkom and other technical service providers.

Assist with administration duties at the Telephone Exchange.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post.

Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. (PSVC 35/2021)

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