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: 114/ 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:



  • Relevant NQF Level 5 qualification as a Trade Tested Electrician;
  • 3 years relevant experience;
  • Code C1 drivers license;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good supervisory skills;
  • Ability to record information accurately;
  • Good Report writing skills;
  • Must be assertive and have attention to detail;
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in at least two of the official languages in Kouga Municipality (Afrikaans, English, and Xhosa).


SPECIAL CONDITIONS:                         Required to work in all weather conditions.

Required to work outside normal working hours during emergencies and planned overtime.

                                                         Required to do stand-by duties.


SALARY:                                           R257 075.87 – R333 654.61 Per Annum                           

TASK:                                              10                                                


  • Provide electrician services;
  • Setting out of cable route, supervision of worker and physical doing L.V. single phase and three phase domestic connection, which includes the installing of electrical meter etc;
  • Supervise and assist with the laying of electrical cables during upgrading works;
  • Carrying out of routine electrical maintenance on distribution kiosk, substation, overhead lines, water and sewerage pump station as well as the upkeep of sub-station yard and Council buildings i.e. repair broken lights etc;
  • Oversee subordinate staff;
  • Preparing work schedules for minor maintenance work that can be executed by sub-ordinate staff;
  • Providing guidance to staff on work performed by subordinate staff;
  • Perform HT maintenance and repairs under supervision;
  • Perform HV/MV switching if found to be competent during faulting finding or under normal maintenance conditions.


BENEFITS:                                         As per standard conditions of service.

Applicants must submit a formal application form and a comprehensive CV, certified copy 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.

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

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