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SENIOR METER READER

Closing date:
01 July 2022

KOUGA MUNICIPALITY (EC 108)

 

VACANCY

 

NOTICE NO: 102/2022

 

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

 

            SENIOR METER READER

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Appropriate level of secondary qualification-NQF level 4;
  • Code EB Driving Licence;
  • 12 Months Relevant work experience;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good supervisory skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • The incumbent be 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

Xhosa).

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:                              Nil.

 

SALARY:                                                  R171 709.61 – R222 871.47 Per Annum

 

TASK:                                                       7

 

DUTIES:

  • Performs specific tasks associated with driving to relevant destinations for recording consumption information for services rendered;
  • Receiving instructions/ schedule from the immediate supervisor, inspecting, completing and forwarding vehicle checklist prior to departure to various locations;
  • Identifying the relevant routes to be taken and the number of final readings to be taken, including any reconnections and disconnections;
  • Commencing with locating consumption meters, reading and recording and verifying accumulated totals on display with figures inserted on prescribed forms/ registers;
  • Checking the status of connections and identifying and recording any acts of tampering and damages incurred on connections and flow meters;
  • Communicating with relevant personnel from remote sites on any serious defects observed and/ or inability to access meters for recording purposes;
  • Forwarding completed schedules to the immediate supervisor for further processing;
  • Controls the key performance areas and critical outputs of personnel within the Branch;

 

 

 

 

 

  • Providing guidelines/ guidance to Meter Readers on the application of procedures and work schedules;
  • Monitoring staff attendance through attendance registers and authorizing necessary leave prior to further processing by the immediate supervisor;
  • Mental Pressures- Liaising with irate home owners especially when identifying with meter tampering and disconnections

 

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, 1 July 2022 at 12:00.

 

For any enquiries contact Ms. E Sana: 042 2002 200.

 

Disqualification:

 

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

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