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Department of Health: Transport Officer Vacancy (X1 Post)


Department of Health invites candidates to apply for Transport Officer Vacancy (X1 Post).

Closing date: 06 February 2024

Location: Leratong Hospital

POST: Department of Health: Transport Officer Vacancy (X1 Post)

  • Reference Number : Refs/019748
  • Directorate : LOGISTICS- TRANSPORT
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R 294,321.00 per annum (Plus Benefits)
  • Enquiries : Ms S Bambula Tel (011) 411 3542

Requirements :

Grade 12/ Level 4 Certificate/ National Vocational Certificate or equivalent. 3- 5 years’ experience in Public Sector transport services environmental. Minimum Valid Code 10 (C1) driver’s license with valid PrDP (willing to renew PrDP at own expense).

Three years National Diploma/ Degree in Logistic management / Public Administration or Public Management / Fleet management will be an added advantage. Computer Literacy with practical knowledge of MS package (Word, Excel, Power point and internet).

Must possess the ability to plan, organize, Inspect and evaluate work of drivers. Must be able to work shift (day, night, weekends and holidays). Ability to work under pressure. Have good interpersonal relations skills. Ready to relieve colleagues as the need arises and work closely with other disciplines.

Duties :

Provide effective and efficient transport service in the hospital. Ensure that the section has Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs). Supervise the daily activities of the unit, including daily allocation of vehicles to drivers for various destinations. Supervise and ensure that vehicle logbook and trip authorization for vehicles are completed.

Trip routing and grouping to minimize expenditure, ware, and tear. Daily, weekly, and monthly monitoring inspection of the state vehicle and compiling of reports. Monthly completion of Form 6 and driver’s roster. Monthly reporting on usage of GG cars registers. Monthly reporting on kilometres travelled, petrol consumption, and oil.

Reporting of accidents to management. Ensure that the department complies with standards of Ideal Hospital Realization Framework and expectation of OHSC in relation to transport. Take reports of accidents, theft, losses to Government garage.

Ensuring continues training and development of staff. Responsible for personnel evaluation (PMDS) within regulated timelines and monitoring of attendance perform any other lawful duties as delegated by next level supervisor.

Notes :

Applications should be done through E-Recruitment portal – http// No emailed, posted or hand delivered applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted on a fully completed and signed new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at

The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV. Only Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and ID before interview. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Medical Surveillance will be conducted on the recommended applicants. People with disability are welcome to apply. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

Candidates will be subjected to security screening and vetting process. Applications received after closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department. Please Note: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.

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