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Closing date:
07 December 2018

KOUGA MUNICIPALITY (EC 108) 

NOTICE NO: 214/ 2018 

VACANCY

 

Kouga Municipality, an equal opportunity employer which subscribes to the principle of affirmative action, awaits applications for the appointment in the following vacancy:

 

MANAGER: HUMAN SETTLEMENT

 

The successful candidate will co-ordinate the development, administration and efficient management of existing and future Human Settlements projects (formal as well as informal) within the jurisdiction of the Kouga Municipality.

 

REQUIREMENTS:                                   

  • NQF 7 Qualification in Development Studies/ Urban & Regional Planning/ Human Settlements/ Public Administration. A Post graduate qualification will be an added advantage;
  • Registration with relevant professional bodies is an added advantage;
  • Must have strong Management Skills;
  • Bilingual in at least 2 of the 3 official languages prevalent in the Kouga Area;
  • Computer Literate;
  • Valid Driver’s Licence with own transport;
  • 5 years relevant experience of which 3 years must be in Human Settlements at a managerial level;
  • Knowledge of Local Government Legislation;
  • Good communication skills and Conflict management skills;
  • Must be able to handle highly pressurized situations;
  • Must be willing to attend meetings after hours;

 

 

SALARY:                                   R678 048.54 – R861 986.19 (TCTC excluding Car Allowance).

 

DUTIES:

  

  • Directs and controls outcomes associated with utilization, productivity, performance & discipline of personnel;
  • Conduct regular surveys to determine the location, origin and extent of and the conditions prevailing in each informal settlement;
  • Monitor and control all informal settlements and take the necessary steps to prevent land invasion within the area of jurisdiction of the Municipality;
  • Undertake and promote liaison and communication with local communities with a view to obtain understanding and co-operation regarding the prevention of land invasion;
  • Liaising and consulting with National, Provincial, District and other Local Government bodies on Housing/ Human settlements matters;
  • Developing and managing the Human Settlements sector plan, strategies and policies for the Kouga Municipality;
  • Co-ordinating and monitoring the implementation of housing programmes in Kouga Municipality;
  • Ensure the relevant policies are communicated to all residents of every informal settlement;
  • Ensure that no new unauthorized shacks are erected in any informal settlement;
  • Supervise maintenance of waiting list and beneficiary management;
  • Prepare Progress reports on Human Settlements projects for submission to Committee meetings;
  •  Provide input in the budgeting processes of the Directorate and manage implementation of the budget.

 

 

SUPERINTENDENT: WASTE MANAGEMENT

 

  • National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Solid Waste Management/ Environmental Health or equivalent (NQF 5) level qualification with at least 6 years Waste and landfill site management experience in a municipal environment;
  • Computer Literacy with advanced MS office
  • Knowledge in applicable landfill and recycling legislation;
  • Valid code 10 driver’s license;
  • At least 4 years landfill site management, recycling and waste management experience in dealing with municipal waste;
  • Proficient in at least two of the official languages (Afrikaans, English, and Xhosa)

 

SALARY:                                               R291 600.00 – R378 516.00

 

DUTIES:

 

  • Co-ordinates and controls service delivery operations in the functional areas of Landfill site, recycling and waste management in the Community Services Department through the application of laid down procedures with respect to the execution of operational plans and priorities.
  • Organizing and controlling personnel and implementation of corrective measures/ interventions in order to ensure optimum functionality is maintained;
  • All administrative functions of Superintendent: Waste Management;
  • Supervision of staff;
  • Day to day running of the landfills and recycling stations;
  • Consult with contractors for services required by the municipality within the landfill and recycling section in order to ensure a well functioned section.
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BENEFITS:                                              As per standard conditions of service;

 

All applicants must submit a formal application form and include their CV, certified copy of qualifications, identity documents and driver’s license. All applications must be submitted electronically to recruitment@kouga.gov.za. Application forms can be obtained from the Municipal website, www.kouga.gov.za and must reach the Human Resource Manager on or before Friday, 7 December 2018 at 12:00. For any inquiries contact Mr. D De Jager: 042 2002 200.

 

Disqualification:

 

Please note that the following can lead to disqualification:

  • Non-submission of originally certified copies of academic records.
  • Canvassing of councillors.
  • Submission of fraudulent qualifications and/ or documents

 

 

NB: Please note that shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a vetting process. By applying for this position, the candidates agree to background checks being performed.

 

The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.

 

Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date, kindly regard your application as being unsuccessful.

 

Kouga Municipality is an equal opportunity employer which subscribes to the principle of affirmative action which is non-sexist, non-racist, non-discriminatory and based on merit.

 

 

MR. C DU PLESSIS                                                                              P. O. BOX 21                                        

MUNICIPAL MANAGER                                                                       JEFFREYS BAY

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