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:
02 June 2023



NOTICE NO: 50/2023




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 6 qualification and 3 years relevant experience; or
  • Valid A+ and N+ and CCNA with 5 years relevant experience
  • 3 years relevant experience;
  • Code B driving license;
  • In depth knowledge of legislative applications, procedures and technical principles embodied in the Information Technology discipline.
  • Advance computer literacy – office applications;
  • Sound knowledge of ITC policies and procedures;
  • Good knowledge of IT Systems in use by the municipality;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Sound report writing and presentation skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Good communication skills.
  • 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:                                                         R 257 075.87 - R 333 654.61 per annum


TASK:                                                               10





  • Keeping abreast with technological developments in the information technology and communications environment with specific emphasis on improving networking, security, accessibility and performance of systems, applications and tools;
  • Developing, evaluating and reviewing Server, Storage & Network Support risk related policies associated with access levels, confidentiality and disaster recovery with a view to providing input into the establishment and amendment of procedural applications;
  • Aligning current Server, Storage & Network Support procedures to satisfy legislative requirements with respect to acquisition processes, software development and asset control;
  • Interpreting and analyzing audit findings and investigational reports with a view to determining levels of interventions required to improve procedural Server, Storage & Network Support applications;
  • Evaluating the adequacy of end user support structures and attending to the implementation of corrective measures to address deviations from norm in respect of response time;
  • Monitoring system performance and executing specific procedural applications to commence with upgrades and/ or routine maintenance of user system, networks and servers;
  • Assessing the Server, Storage & Network Support operating capacity of specific and/ or compatibility of specific user systems with respect to the installation of new applications based on functional needs and attending to the implementation sequence;
  • Establishing training needs with respect to specific applications and executing procedural requirements to facilitate the capability of users;
  • Coordinating the set-up and implementation of Networking Forums to serve as avenue to facilitate functional information and receive comment;
  • Participating in various meetings (internal and external forums) and provides comments/ opinions on matters affecting or concerning the Server, Storage & Network Support functionality;
  • Responding, through the collection of factual information and/ or conducting the necessary investigation/ research, to enquiries and concerns on service delivery from the customer base.

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, 2 June 2023 at 12:00.


For any enquiries contact Ms. E Sana: 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