DFFE: Data Capturer X14

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The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for Data Capturer X14 vacant posts.

Position: Data Capturer X14

Stipend: R6 600

NOTE: Applicants must clearly indicate the province, reference number and the local municipality they are applying for on the signed application letter.

Applicants who are applying for multiple municipalities must submit separate applications.


East London
Post reference nr
Region2/EC (01)

Cape Town
Post reference nr
Region2/WC (02)

: Cape Town
Post reference nr
Region2/WoF (03)


  • A recognised three-year bachelor’s degree/National Diploma, or matric with data capturing and computer experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with Zero to two (0-2) years of experience in relevant field.
  • Knowledge and understanding of data Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and reporting requirements.
  • Basic organisational, planning and coordination skills.
  • Basic communication skills (good verbal and written communication skills) and
    Interpersonal relation skills.
  • Computer literacy and operation of all Microsoft packages.
  • Ability to work independently and long hours and under pressure.
  • Good records management and numerical skills.


  • Develop and maintain database of reports.
  • Verification and capturing of monthly data reports on reporting systems.
  • Verification of evidence supporting monthly reporting.
  • Administrative support duties.

All applications must be submitted on a signed application letter accompanied by a recent detailed
curriculum vitae and ID Copy to be considered.

  • Applications may be forwarded to: The Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Private Bag X4390, Cape Town, 8000 or hand-deliver to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town.

Marked for the attention: EP CD Region 2 (Data Capturing and Reporting) to be placed in a box marked EP CD Region 2 (Data Capturing and Reporting) or by email [email protected] – Applicants should also indicate the reference number on the subject line when applying via email

  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.
  • The National Department Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the department’s equity plan. Persons with
    disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.
  • Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to: criminal records; citizenship status; credit worthiness; previous employment (reference checks); social media checks, and qualification verification.
  • Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the department’s convenience.
  • The person appointed to this position will be subjected to the signing of a work plan and an employment contract.
  • The department reserves the right not to make an appointment

Please note that this a fixed contract and the employer is under no obligation to extend
it beyond this period.

If you have not been contacted within three (03) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.