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Dept of Health: Jobs / Vacancies (Mar 2019) – EMS Operational Manager

Department of Health hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of EMS Operational Manager. The application will close on 11th March 2019 @ 12:00.

Location: Pretoria

Department of Health advertised post is as follows:



  • An appropriate recognized Bachelors Degree in Emergency Medical Care
  • National Diploma or Bachelors Degree in Disaster Management would be an added advantage
  • Registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa as an Emergency Care Practitioner
  • At least eighteen (18) years experience in Emergency Medical Services
  • Sound and in-depth knowledge of the Health Act and the Regulations pertaining to the Act
  • Knowledge and understanding of government policies related to facilities development and planning and related Acts and Regulations
  • Broad knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework governing the Public Service
  • Sound and in-depth knowledge of relevant prescripts and applications of Emergency Medical Services as well as knowledge of the Disaster Management Act 57/2002
  • Good communication (written and verbal), negotiation, problem solving, policy analysis and development, leadership, planning, organisation and computer skills
  • A valid driver’s licence

How to apply

Applications: The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria. 0001. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Reception (Brown application Box), Civitas Building, corner of Thabo Sehume (formerly known as Andries) and Struben streets; Pretoria. For Attention: Ms M Shitiba Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form.

Enquiries: Mr Raveen Naidoo at Tel No: (012) 395 8211