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: 73/ 2022



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




  • Bachelors Degree in Town Planning or equivalent NQF 7 qualification;
  • 5 Years Relevant Work Experience of which 3 years must be in a management position;
  • Code B Driving License;
  • Thorough knowledge of Town and Regional planning, GIS and IDP planning processes and Local Government Sector processes;
  • Sound knowledge of research and analytical theories and practices;
  • Project management certificate;
  • Registration with SACPLAN as a Professional Planner;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent, report writing and presentation skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Drive and tenacity to lead a senior multi-disciplinary team;
  • Monitoring of performance;
  • 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:                            Nil.


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 urban design and architectural projects, land use management scheme, spatial development, GIS and building inspectorate;
  • Manages and controls outcomes associated with utilization, productivity and performance of personnel;
  • Keeping abreast with trends, theories and practices underlying urban and landscape architectural designs with sustainability and environmental protection as core focus areas;
  • Determining legal action and strategies associated with non-compliance/transgressions associated to relevant legislation, e.g., National Building Regulations, Town Planning Schemes, etc;
  • Prepares capital and operating estimates for the section and, approves and controls project related expenditure against the budget allocations;
  • Manages the formulation of specific contracts and tender documents and controls contractual obligations;
  • Manages and controls the professional, technical and operational outcomes related to urban design and architectural projects, land use management scheme, spatial development, GIS and building inspectorate;
  • Manages and provides advice/ information and guidance on the principles, procedures and applications associated with building and zoning projects;
  • Controls the planning and operational efficiency of specific approaches associated with GIS;
  • Manages the key performance areas and result indicators associated with the Infrastructure needs through the monitoring and implementation of laid down policies, by-laws and procedures guiding town and regional planning;
  • Disseminates strategic, functional and operational information on the immediate, short and long-term objectives and, current developments, problems and constraints.


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