NULL 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:
10 June 2022


NOTICE NO: 72/ 2022 



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




  • NQF level 7 Civil Engineering qualification at ie, BSC Civil Engineering/ B. Tech. Civil Engineering;
  • 5 Years Relevant Work Experience of which 3 years must be in a management position;
  • Code B driving license;
  • Thorough knowledge of Engineering Projects planning processes and Local Government Sector processes;
  • Sound knowledge of research and analytical theories and practices;
  • Good project financial costing skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Drive and tenacity to lead a multi-disciplinary project team;
  • Monitoring of contractor performance;
  • Physically fit and able-bodied;
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in at least two of the official languages in Kouga Municipality (Afrikaans, English, and




SALARY:                                            R679 316.56 – R881 799.82 Per Annum (Excluding Vehicle Allowance)                                                               

TASK:                                                       17



  • Identifies and defines the immediate and short term objectives/ plans associated with roads and storm-water maintenance, water and sanitation;
  • Keeping abreast with technological developments in the rehabilitation and maintenance of roads, buildings, water and sanitation, storm-water drainage, traffic signage/ markings and regulations;
  • Analyzing and aligning requirements for civil services project rehabilitation/maintenance with operating capacity and capability;
  • Planning & Execution of civil services performance indicators and measures in the departments Business and Strategic Plans;
  • Preparation and presenting of reports on current & future civil services interventions and short & medium term plans;
  • Manages and controls the Key Performance Indicator’s and outcomes of personnel;
  • Defining/ adjusting the role boundaries, workflow processes and job design against laid down service delivery requirements and statutory financial regulations referring to good and accountable financial management and governance practices;
  • Determining staffing levels and preparing motivations for the filling of vacancies;
  • Monitoring the adequacy of current training interventions;
  • Prepares capital and operating estimates and controls expenditure against the approved budget allocations;
  • Analyzing trends, operating requirements, forward plans, monitors & implements corrective measures to rectify deviations;
  • Amend on Audit findings, risk and items;
  • Analyses and evaluates the scoping, award and deliverable phases of projects associated with the provision of Civil Services to communities;
  • Manages and coordinates specific administrative and reporting requirements associated with the key performance and result indicators of the functionality.


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 Application forms can be obtained from the Municipal website, and must reach the Human Resource Manager on or before Friday, 10 June 2022 at 12:00.


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




Please note that the following can lead to disqualification:

  1. Non-submission of originally certified copies of academic records.
  2. Canvassing of councillors.
  3. 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