Kouga local municipality
Tel:+27 (0)42 200 2200
All-hours Emergency:+27 (0)42 291 0250
Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330


Closing date:
09 June 2023



NOTICE NO: 110/2023




Kouga Municipality, an equal opportunity employer which subscribes to the principle of affirmative action, encourages applicants from the designated groups to apply for the following vacancy:





  • Degree in Structural Engineering/ Architecture or Building Surveying or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification;
  • 4 Years’ relevant Experience;
  • Code B Driving License;
  • High level Computer Literacy – Office applications;
  • Good planning and organizing skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to work with members of the public;
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Sound knowledge of Building Regulations, Policies and Procedures;
  • Sound report writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a highly pressurized environment;
  • Good supervisory skills;
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in at least two of the official languages in Kouga Municipality (Afrikaans, English, and



SALARY:                                                  R589 470.77 – R765 178.27 Per Annum (Excluding Vehicle Allowance)


TASK:                                                       16



  • Manages and provides advice/information and guidance on the principles, procedures and applications associated with building and zoning projects;
  • Manages the key performance areas and result indicators associated with the Building Control;
  • Implements communication strategies with intra and inter departmental staff and external stakeholders;
  • Verify that procedures and systems are in place to ensure optimum service delivery development, applications and review norms and standards and evaluation of technical and technological changes and developments relating to and impacting on building control and outdoor advertisements;
  • Communicating and establishing critical requirements associated with specific building structural designs and relevant zoning approvals; 
  • Controlling and/ or approving outcomes associated with the assembly/ preparation of base information and plans for building design forms and, guiding the formulation and concept plans for average complexity forms of building structures, including by-laws pertaing to outdoor advertisements;
  • Communicating with builders/ consultants;
  • Preparing proposals;
  • Visiting specific work-sites and conducting special/ specific inspections;
  • Discussing and/ or investigating workplace accidents/ incidents;
  • Issuing compliance notices;
  • Managing the operational activities of the professional, technical and administrative personnel;
  • Evaluating property and matters relating to building controls and building development and implementing Council’s Development Policy.


BENEFITS:                                             As per standard conditions of service;


Applicants must submit a formal application form and a comprehensive CV, copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s license. Applications must be submitted electronically as one PDF document 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, 9 June 2023 at 12:00.


For any enquiries contact Mr. B Faulkner: 042 2002 200.




Please note that the following can lead to disqualification:


  1. Canvassing of councillors.
  2. 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.


Preference will be given to applicants residing within the Kouga area of jurisdiction.


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






MR. C DU PLESSIS                                                                                P. O. BOX 21                                        

MUNICIPAL MANAGER                                                                        JEFFREYS BAY