THE J.E.W.E.L OF THE SOUTH COAST
MUNICIPAL NOTICE – 55/2019
GENERAL MANAGER: COMMUNITY SERVICES
5 YEAR CONTRACT
Total Remuneration Package : Minimum : R811,416 - Midpoint R911,704 – R1,011, 991 per annum (negotiable) cost to council.
Applications are herewith invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment in terms of the Municipal Systems Act, Act no 32 of 2000 and Local Government Regulations on the Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior Managers of 17 January 2014, Government Gazette Number 37245 on a five year fixed term contract. The incumbent will be based in the Umdoni Municipality Offices located at the Umzinto.
Directing and managing activities of Community Services Department which include providing an advisory service to council regarding all aspects falling within his/her scope of work and carrying out council decisions ● Knowledge of applicable legislation related to the community services ● Performing human resources and administrative activities ● Development, implementation and management of strategic goals, policies, procedures and plans for his/her Department and advice thereon● Responsible for Parks and Recreation, Beach management, Fire and Rescue, Library, Cemeteries , Verge maintenance, Disaster and Fire, Facilities management, Traffic & Law Enforcement sections ● Develop and implement capital and operational budget ● Prepare and provide reports on the activities of the departments as and when required ● Provide relevant advice to the Municipal Manager and Council ● Perform human resources and administrative activities ● Develop and implement appropriate policies ● Manage the staff complement to ensure optimum utilization of Council resources.
The successful candidate will be required to sign a five (5) year employment contract and annual performance agreement in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act, 32 of 2000 and also the candidate will be subjected to screening and security clearance to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Credit worthiness; previous employment (reference checks); and Qualification Verification. The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a competency assessment test.
The municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment. No faxed or e-mailed and late applications will be considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Interested persons must apply for the post by completing the Application Form which is obtainable from the municipal website and the HR office together with comprehensive CV, a covering letter and three (3) names of contactable references as well as CERTIFIED copies of qualifications, Identity document and Driver’s license in an envelope marked “PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL” to: Dr. VP Tsako, Municipal Manager, P O Box 19, Scottburgh, 4180 by no later than 29 March 2019 at 16:00. Alternatively, applications may be hand delivered to the Scottburgh Municipal Offices.
Failure to submit the application on the prescribed application form together with the required documents as detailed above will result in applications being disqualified.
UMDONI MUNICIPALITY IS COMMITTED TO EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.
Council reserves the right not to make an appointment.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Communication will be with short listed candidates only.
Cnr Bram Fischer & Williamson Street
PO Box 19, Scottburgh, 4180
Ph: (039) 976 1202
DR. VP TSAKO