PHUMELELA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY
Phumelela Local Municipality subscribes to the principles of the Employment Equity Act, and need to appoint suitably qualified and experienced people in the under mentioned positions. People with the skills and expertise to discharge the duties of the under mentioned positions are invited to apply.
DIRECTOR TECHNICAL SERVICES
(4-year fixed-term performance-based contract)
(Appointment in Terms of Section 56 & 57 of the Municipal Systems Act, 32 of 2000 and the Local Government Laws Amendment Act, 19 of 2008)
SALARY: An all inclusive remuneration package will be applicable and negotiable. The successful candidate will manage the Technical Services Department of the Phumelela Local Municipality. Furthermore, the incumbent will assist the Accounting Officer to carry out his Technical management responsibilities in areas ranging from water demand and conservation, roads and storm water management, waste management, sanitation management and electricity management.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Report directly to the Accounting Officer on strategic Technical (Infrastructure) management issues •
DIRECTOR: TECHNICAL SERVICES
Requirements: An appropriate B Degree or National Diploma in Civil Engineering or any equivalent qualification – At least five years’ experience in Civil Engineering, construction, management and or design, A background in Local Government is recommended, A good understanding of public administration, Must be a strategic thinker, have a passion for development and be a good communicator.
• MFMP certificate for minimum competency level will be an added advantage.
• A valid code EB driver’s license
• Have a working and applied knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and MS
• Have a working knowledge and understanding of Municipal Structure Act, the
Municipal Systems Act, the Water Services Act and DORA
Duties: Monitoring Provincial Infrastructure Grant Projects (MIG and PIG) Road Construction Maintenance and Rehabilitation Projects:
• Housing Projects
• Operation and Maintenance (O&M)
• Technical support and evaluation of proposed projects in alignment with the respective
Municipal IDP and the regional and provincial growth and development plans
• Appraisal of civil engineering proposals, design reports and tender reports
• Civil Engineering design, estimation and tendering
• Annual budgeting and cash flow management
• Ensure compliance of all legal aspects and conditions, required from the different
spheres of government
• Manage cash flows and committed project expenditure
• Manage capacity building in the Technical Service section
• Conduct site visits/meetings to ensure compliance to business plan conditions
• Verify payment certificates and preparation of monthly payment schedule
• Maintain project performance data according to business plan.
KEY COMPETENCIES: • Leadership • Analytical ability • Managerial experience • Strategic leadership and management skills • Strategic financial management • Operational financial management • Governance, ethics and values.
Position : Process Controllers (3)
Department : Technical Services
Salary Scale : R 189 720,00 p.a
Qualifications and other requirements
Grade 12 certificate plus National Diploma in Water Care or BSc Water and Sanitation or any equivalent qualification
Registered as Class IV process controller in terms of DWA regulation 17
Minimum of three (3) years experience
Valid Code 8 or 10 driver`s license
Be prepared to work shifts
Key performance areas
Understand blue/ green drop criteria
Provide water/ wastewater treatment works inspection report ( Stock control, water balance, routine check mechanical equipments performance)
Daily operation of the municipality`s Water/ wastewater treatment works
Record and manage incidents and report them to the relevant person
Proper sampling of all process units
Ensure proper operations of the water quality monitoring equipments
Analyse the samples and record the results
Interpret the sample results and optimise the treatment works
Be able to perform jar test, do proper back washing and disludging
Collect compliance monitoring samples, convey the collected samples to the laboratory and capture the results of the samples on the BDS/ GDS
Phumelela Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer and appointment will be made in accordance with the Phumelela Local Municipality’s Recruitment and Selection Policy.
The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Applications will not be acknowledged and only short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews • Canvassing, fraudulent qualifications, information and documentation will immediately disqualify any applicant • If you do not receive a response within 3 months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Applications, specifying the post applied for accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications, ID and driver’s license, must be delivered to the Director: Corporate Services at the Phumelela Local Municipality Crn: Kuhn & Prinsloo Street Vrede, or posted to Private Bag x 5, Vrede, 9835.
Please note that no faxes or e-mails will be accepted.
Enquiries: Ms. Nomvula F Malatjie: Director Corporate Services Tel. (058) 913 8300
closing date: 1ST August 2014 at 16:30
MR BRUCE W KANNEMEYER