Job Description

The incumbent will work with senior technical members of staff to prepare and set-up of

undergraduate laboratories for practical classes. S/he will also be required to perform a

range of other technical functions across the school as described in the job profile.

Technical support and cleaning services extends to postgraduate sections, stores,

computer LANs and other student-based areas.

S/he must have a basic understanding of safety requirements in relation to working within a

chemistry and physics laboratory.

The incumbent will report to a Principal/Senior Technician.

Responsibilities + Skills


18 months relevant work experienceShortlisted candidates may be required to undergo a skills test.Enquiries and details regarding this post may be directed to the Manager, Technical


Operations, Durban Centre, Mrs. U Bellbhudder on email: to this post will be on the January 2018 Conditions of Service.The total remuneration package offered includes benefits.The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 February 2019.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 15th January 2020
  • Designation: Technical Assistant (Peromnes Grade 13)
  • industry: Manufacturing
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 15th January 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
  • Address:
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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