DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT
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Accounting skills were the highlight of the overall experience in the workplace. Putting in to practice the knowlwedge i acquired at university was fulfilling.
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Finance experience
Cons
Experience was cut short
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It is a good company to work for , which is why I spent almost 20 years working there, there are plenty of opportunities as well. Work Performancenis always rewarded
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No level of growth, get stuck in one level for years to come. Busy hectic environment to work in. A lot to learn though get rotated fro m component to component.
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I would like to work for Transport department but I am. Looking for something that is challenging my skills, eplore my mind into new things and work environment
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As a government entity, they were more on the management side of things. The work was manageable and there was plenty of time to social. My skill and knowledge grew in aspects such as contract management, design/ realignment of existing rural roads and computer skills.
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I love the job I do and I would do a similar job if I could since I am an intern I have learned so many things about how to handle work over load and community with customers.
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. Inviting potential suppliers for quoation
.Working with people of races,background and culture

.Weeekly reports on invoices receiced

.Learning to compile payments received for work done by suppliers received tenders

.Conducting monlthly stock take
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I have enjoyed working for the Department over the years but it's time I broaden my knowledge, grow mentally and financial.Currently studying for a better future
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We worked as a team and giving each other support...DOT allows you to learn new things as long as you are willing and able.
There is room for growth if u are dedicated.. Flaxible hours,support system like counselling if u need it etc.
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It was a great place to work the people were old employees bit had alot to teach us as to how work should be done. Given the chance to continue i would have gained a lot and be in a position to develop my career, there was a great potential of growth.
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department of transport is a great place to work at very helpful and a productive work place.
working in a directorate where you given a chance to prove you self and get to be exposed to many officials of the department and even get to know the functions and objectives of the organisation.
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the department of transport i feel free at work and i have learnt about batho Pele principles even Ubuntu .The management of the department treat everyone fairly and equally.This department respect cultures and accept any culture whether your a christian or not they accept anyone.The most part that i enjoy is about the farewell and Christmas party.
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Extremely busy, challenging on the public counter and demanding. I enjoyed the people and dealing with the members of public. I was in the Dept of Transport for many years and worked in different sections gaining vast knowledge in different fields
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Working at this department comes with a lot of experience and discipline os thought as it is vital for the job as you have to wake up early when doing point duty
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
Long break
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Working at Department of Transport for me has been productive towards my experience and learn more about how the government ensure that the road users are safe.
Pros
Free tea and coffee
Cons
Lunch is 30 minutes
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I enjoyed working in the department. I learnt a lot and I achieved my diplomas while working there. Management encourages personal growth in that sense they give you freedom to improve yourself physically.
Pros
Learning experience
Cons
No promotions
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Very productive and fruitful.i ace gained so much skills suck as
• Good interpersonal Relations

• Ability to handle confidential Matters

• Computer Literacy

• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

• Good communication Skill, (Written and verbal)

• Organisation, administration & interpersonal skills

• Time & desk management

• Personal Mastery

• Emotional Wisdom

• Ethics and Governance

• Customer orientation and customer focus.
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incentives
Cons
long hours
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I have checked heavy motor vehicles using weigh bridge and pit, the hardest part is test drive the un-roadworthy vehicle, being respect by every road user.
Pros
taking lunch any time
Cons
weather is a great challenge
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dealing with different people was first dificult,but that was a learnt lesson and enjoyed working with the staff and helping those in need and developed problem solving skills
Pros
free transport to meetings and trainings
Cons
as a staff member there were no exceptions as to discounts in getting driving licence
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I was in on Public Transport Network Development on management of grants management it very interesting job. we was working as a team dealing with monitoring the expenditures for the cities and auditing in otherhand
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Working for the Department was good ,the environment and the culture was good,the management was able to assist in every task,and what I've learned is that in every department or a company you must work as a team in order to achieve good result and meet deadlines. I never got any difficulties with my job because I was always able to deal with everything given to me
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