CAPE WINELANDS DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY
Cape Winelands District Municipality strives towards rendering a dynamic and effective service to the community under its jurisdiction. As an Employment Equity Employer, we currently offer the following vacancy to an appropriately qualified and experienced individual.
• Prepare capital and operating estimates and control expenditure against the approved budget allocations • Direct and control the professional, technical and operational outcomes associated with the functions related to the rural provincial road network • Disseminate functional and operational information on the immediate, short and long term objectives and current developments, problems and constraints.
Requirements: • BEng/BTech degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent qualification • Registration as a Professional Engineer/Professional Engineering Technologist with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) • Four (4) to five (5) years' management experience at a senior level in the civil engineering field with the emphasis on the technical skills needed for the protection of the provincial rural road network infrastructure, inclusive of bridge structures, road pavements and traffic engineering • Valid Code EB driver's licence • Project management skills • Proven ability to engage effectively with stakeholders at all levels • The appointee will be required, as a condition of his/her appointment, to obtain the Minimum Municipal Competency Levels in the unit standards for each competency area within 18 months from the date of appointment, as regulated by the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (Act No 56 of 2003): Municipal Regulations on Minimum Competency Levels • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape Province • Good interpersonal relationships, as well as managerial and supervisory skills • Good administrative, negotiation and conflict resolution skills • Ability to function independently without constant supervision • Ability to function effectively in difficult and stressful working conditions and circumstances • Must have creativity and innovation and the ability to pay attention to detail • Thorough knowledge in respect of civil engineering practices, related legislation, regulations and policies within the local government environment • Sound computer literacy skills • Ability to function well under pressure due to strict deadlines • Willingness to travel extensively and work beyond normal working hours.
Salary band: R617 760 — R801 864 per annum
Cost-to-Company on 1st notch R1 005 979 (subject to certain conditions)
A fixed monthly transport allowance will be applicable to this post.
Post level: T17
Work centre and reference: Paarl (394)
Closing date for applications: 20 March 2020 at 15:00
Fringe benefits include: pension/retirement fund, medical scheme, group life insurance, 13th cheque and a non-pensionable accommodation allowance. Details regarding the comprehensive list of fringe benefits are available on request.
The closing date for applications is regarded the date on which minimum requirements as stipulated in this advertisement should be met by applicant. No supplementary documents will be accepted after the closing date.
Applicants must acquire the prescribed application form from Ms SM Martin on tel. 021 888 5159 and Mr KC Morris on tel. 021 888 5120.
Duly completed applications, accompanied by originally-certified true copies of qualification certificates (degrees, diplomas, certificates, school certificates, etc) as well as required driver's licences, Professional Driver's Permits and registration certificates from professional bodies, where applicable, are to be forwarded to the Municipal Manager, Cape Winelands District Municipality, P.O. Box 100, Stellenbosch 7599 in a sealed envelope and endorsed with the relevant post name on the envelope.
It should be noted that applications that do not adhere to the above-mentioned prescriptions will not be considered, neither will late, faxed and/or electronic applications be considered.
ON REQUEST THE ADVERTISEMENTS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE IN AFRIKAANS AND ISIXHOSA.
Please note that, should no feedback be received by 31 July 2020 candidates may assume that their applications have been unsuccessful.
Canvassing will disqualify a candidate.