Closing Date: 06 December 2012

Transnet Says:

A number of trainee positions are currently available, with the focus on supporting Port and Terminal operations. Applicants must be South African citizens and be prepared to undergo pre-entry examinations and medicals, where after, if successful, they will be placed on a training programme for a period as indicated below.

It is anticipated that the starting date will be 14 January 2013. Upon completion of training, trainees may have opportunities for placement into Operating Divisions in Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.

Marine Motorman Grade II (20*)

The successful candidate will undertake maintenance, repairs and servicing of engines and auxiliaries on board a craft in a port operations area, under the supervision of the Chief Engineer.

Minimum requirements:  Qualified EGPR/GPR (general purpose rating)  Grade 12 (Matric) with Mathematics and Physical Science will be an advantagePre-entry examination and medicals will be required Physically fit and healthy.

Competencies:  Prepared to work shifts Willing and able to work outdoors in ail weather conditions Decision-making skills Attention to detail.

Duration: 3 weeks theory 12 months sea time = 24 months quad shift

Skipper Port Operations (20*)

The successful candidate will be trained to be in charge of a vessel over 25 tons, but less than 200 tons, in a port operations area.

Minimum requirements: ♦ Grade 12 (Matric) with Mathematics and Physical Science will be an advantage Pre-entry examination and medicals will be required.

Competencies: Basic knowledge of the sea Prepared to work shifts Willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions Decision-making skills Attention to detail.

Duration: 5 weeks theory 12 months sea time = 24 months quad shift.

How to Apply

Please forward a complete CV with copy of 10, driver’s licence and matric certificate to:

Durban: Post: Human Resources, Recruitment and Selection, PO Box 1027, Durban 4000, Port of Durban or email: [email protected]. PE: Post: Human Resources, Room 505, Port Admin Building, Port Elizabeth 6000, Port of Port Elizabeth or fax: 086 557-2437. CT: Post: Human Resources Manager, Recruitment, Ground Floor, NPA House, Southarm Road, Port of Cape Town 8000 or fax: (021) 449-5020.

Transnet is committed to establishing a diverse workforce. Preference may be given to people of designated groups in line with Transnet’s employment equity policy and plans.

Transnet Maritime School may give preference to applicants considered as youth (under the age of 35) and/or currently unemployed persons.