Moqhaka Local Municipality Vacancies
Requirements: • A Bachelors degree or BTech in LED/Development Planning/Town and Regional Planning • A certificate in Municipal Financial Management Programme as prescribed by National Treasury, Government Gazette No 29967 dated 15 June 2007 • 5 years' relevant experience within local government/ economic environment, of which at least 2 years should have been at Senior Management level • Knowledge of legislation applicable to Local Government and application of various pieces of legislation/area within functions of Local Economic Development • Sound knowledge and understanding of local, provincial and national departments in relation to IDP • Demonstrated high level of problem-solving and people management capabilities • Working knowledge of project management • Demonstrated high level of managing complex team capabilities • Excellent communication and report-writing skills • A sound understanding of computers (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • A valid driver's licence • In-depth knowledge of current trends in innovations and practices to be able to analyse and evaluate the feasibility of options and alternatives in the delivery of quality services that comply with statutory provisions.
Skills and competencies: • Strategic leadership and management • Strategic financial management • Governance, ethics and values in the public sector • The ability to manage departmental finances and submit necessary reports on a monthly basis • The ability to interact with other people • Report-writing and presentation skills • People management and interpersonal skills • Stakeholder relations • In-depth knowledge of current trends in innovations and practices to be able to analyse and evaluate the feasibility of options and alternatives in the delivery of quality services that comply with statutory provisions • Strategic capacity and leadership • Analytical thinking • Policy conceptualisation and implementation • Conflict management • Risk and change management • Mediation skills • Diversity management • Project management.
Key performance areas: • Ensure alignment of SDBIP with IDP and PMS • Align Council activities and Municipal Strategy to Provincial Growth and Development Strategy (PGDS) and National Development Perspective (NSDP) • Facilitate and coordinate Local Economic Development and Tourism objectives in to the IDP process within the Municipality • Manage the development and implementation of strategy for LED and Tourism • Facilitate and coordinate investment promotion within the Municipality • Manage, facilitate and coordinate SMMEs, BEE, cooperatives and entrepreneurship development • Assist in promoting skills' development and understanding in the area of economic development • Assist with the monitoring of municipal performance in relation to LED and tourism • Facilitate the development of a holistic economic research programme aimed at boosting LED and Tourism initiative and understanding with the Municipality • Prepare business plan to source funding for the implementation of LED projects • Design and implement SMME support programmes • Manage LED, tourism functions and attend meetings as and when required • Manage and coordinate marketing plans and attend various national and provincial tourism indaba exhibitions • Liaise with Government departments, companies, NG05, CBOs and the Fezile Dabi District LED Forum.
This advertisement is subject to Local Government Regulation on the appointment and conditions of employment of Senior Managers 17 January 2014. Interested persons meeting the above-mentioned requirements are requested to complete Annexure C form as stipulated in the Local Government Regulations: Municipal Systems Act (Act No 32 of 2000) as amended that is accessible on the following website: www.gpwonline.co.zaand at the municipal offices.
Please note:Qualifications and SA citizenship checks will be conducted on all short-listed candidates. It is the applicant's responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to attach the proof thereof. The successful candidate will be required to sign an employment contract before commencement of duty, a performance agreement contract and disclosure of financial interest within 60 days of appointment.
Department: Community Social Services
Salary: R458 969.86 per annum (Post Level 2 of Grade 9 Municipality)
Requirements: • Grade 12 • A B degree in Hospitality or equivalent qualification • 3 years' experience in a hospitality environment of which 2 years should have been in a managerial position • Strong marketing skills • Previous working experience in marketing is essential • Good written and verbal communication skills • Computer literacy • A valid driver's licence • Willing to work long hours, weekends and holidays.
Key performance areas: • Manage the resort and oversee all staff members • Compile yearly budget and control the resort • Supervise, control and keep track of all aspects of running a resort • Ensure positive customer experiences by maintaining high-quality facilities and remedying problems • Oversee product stocking, accounting, and marketing efforts at the resort • Maintain records of employees, set goals for employees and help them achieve these goals • Schedule and lead staff meetings to regularly communicate with staff and to ensure that all resorts standards are achieved • Handle all marketing.
Department: Technical Services
Section: Water Services
(Steynsrus (8) & Viljoenskroon (8))
Salary: R253 165.45 per annum (Post Level 7/3 of Grade 9 Municipality)
Requirements: • Grade 12 as well as NTC 4-5 Water and Wastewater Treatment or equivalent qualification, NQF level 3-4 • 3-5 years' experience and registered with DWS class Ill to IV operator certificate • Knowledge of the following: National Water Act, 1998 (Act 36 of 1998), Water Services Act, 1997 (Act 108 of 1997) • Good communication (written and verbal) skills • Computer literacy • Class operator certified (DWS) Department Water and Sanitation • A valid driver's licence.
Key performance areas: • Control water qualify and be able to interpret the results and do adjustments • Ensure proper functionality of both water and waste treatment processes • Take samples and conduct analyses on routine basis • Ensure adherence to SHE rules and regulation • Monitor and control dams and reservoir levels • Ensure the optimal functioning of the plans • Conduct inspections of the network (water and sewer) pump stations • Process operations • Perform jar test and adjust chemical setting and set optimum dosage • Housekeeping • Report any mechanical and electrical defects on the plants and pump stations.
Section: Project and Infrastructure Management
Salary: R231 034.00 per annum (all-inclusive)
(3-year fixed-term contract)
Requirements: • An appropriate National Diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification prescribed by the Engineering Profession Act • At least 2 years' experience in Civil Engineering Services and Project Management field • Project planning and management skills • Computer literacy (MS Projects and Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) • The ability to work independently and within a team • Good verbal and written communication skills • A valid Code 08 driver's licence.
Key performance areas: • Provide technical support and evaluation of projects in alignment with the Municipal IDP • Coordinate project-based capacity building informs of job creation, introduce and manage labour-intensive projects • Arrange project progress meetings with service providers • Ensure compliance with all legal aspects and conditions required from different spheres of government • Conduct site visits/meetings to ensure business plan compliance • Facilitate community liaison linkage to ensure participants • Manage cash flow and project expenditure • Verify payment certificates and prepare monthly payment schedules • Monitor and evaluate projects • Assist with other related Municipal infrastructure programmes.
Enquiries: Ms M Nale, tel. (056) 216-9412
Please note: Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application unsuccessful. The Municipality subscribes to and promotes the principles of employment equity and affirmative action. Council reserves the right not to make an appointment if, in its view, no suitable candidate could be found. Only candidates who meet the abovementioned competencies will be shortlisted. Canvassing of Councillors and Officials with the purpose of being appointed will not be allowed and will lead to disqualification. Candidates should note that some of the above-mentioned competencies may, at discretion of Council, be formally assessed as part of the selection process. Successful candidates will be subjected to competency assessments, qualification verification, security vetting and criminal records checking.
Applications forms are not available. Written applications that specify the position being applied for together with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies (not older than 3 months) of your Identity Document, qualifications and driver's licence (if applicable) must be forwarded to the Municipal Manager, MS Mqwathi, Moqhaka Local Municipality, PO Box 302, Kroonstad 9500, or be hand delivered at Municipal Building, Hill Street, Kroonstad 9500. Faxed, e-mailed and late applications will not be considered.
Closing date: 13 July 2018