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Electricity023 414 8100
Water and Sanitation023 414 8100
Fire023 414 8100
Refuse023 414 8100
Traffic023 414 8100
Police: Beaufort West023 414 2157
Police: Nelspoort023 416 1888
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Electricity 023 414 8100
Water and Sanitation 023 414 8100
Fire 023 414 8100
Refuse 023 414 8100
Traffic 023 414 8100
Police: Beaufort West 023 414 2157
Police: Nelspoort 023 416 1888
Police: Merweville 023 501 4005

Current Opportunities

Notice No. 58/2020: STAFF VACANCY: DIRECTOR INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

Closing Date: 27 March 2020

Salary: R811,416 midpoint R911,704 maximum R1,011,991 plus 7% Rural allowance.

Description

DIRECTOR: INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

Appointment will be on a 5 (five year), Fixed Term Performance Contract

Remuneration: Paid in terms of Government Gazette 42023 dated 8 November 2018.

Minimum package: R811,416 midpoint R911,704 maximum R1,011,991 plus 7% Rural allowance.

Qualifications and Requirements:

*           Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering /B Tech: Engineering or equivalent;

*           Municipal Minimum Competency requirements for Local Government completed as per Regulations in Government Notice (certified proof must be                   attached or to be completed in 18 months after appointment)

*           Minimum five (5) years’ experience at Senior Management Level; and

*           Registration with a relevant professional body added advantage

Knowledge in the following areas:

*           Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policies and legislation;

*           Good knowledge and understanding of Institutional Governance Systems and Performance Management;

*           Must have extensive knowledge of the Public Office Environment;

*           Must be able to formulate engineering master planning, Project Management and Implementation; and

*           Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management Regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act and;

*           Understanding of council operations and delegations of powers,

Key performance areas:

*           To manage infrastructure services provisioning to ensure the rendering of sustainable and affordable services to the community;

*           Manage the construction, repair and maintenance and operational processes with regard to Water and Waste Water networks;

*           Manage the construction repair and maintenance and operational processes with regard to Roads, Storm Water and Building Maintenance

*           Manage the rendering of Spatial and Land use Planning and Building Control

*           Manage the provisioning and maintenance of electrical and mechanical services to ensure the rendering of effective, efficient, economical, electrical               and fleet maintenance service;

*           Manage the division: Community Services which include the Sections: Protection Services, Parks & Recreation, Waste & Facilities Management,                    Human Settlements & Land Affairs as well as administrative support, and

*           Provide Project Program Management Planning, Technical Support and GIS Services

Notice No. 57/2020: STAFF VACANCY: DIRECTOR FINANCIAL SERVICES

Closing Date: 27 March 2020

Salary: R811,416 – Mid – R911,704 – Maximum – R1,011,991 per annum + 7% rural allowance

Description

DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL SERVICES

Appointment will be on a 5 (five-year), fixed-term performance contract

Remuneration: Paid in terms of Government Gazette 42023 dated 8 November 2018 –

Minimum Package:           R811,416 – Mid – R911,704 – Maximum – R1,011,991 per annum + 7% rural allowance

Requirements & Qualifications:

At least NQF Level 7 in the fields of Accounting, Finance or Economics or Certificate in Municipal Financial Management (SAQA qualification ID No. 48965) *  Municipal Minimum Competency Requirements for Local Government completed or to be completed within 18 months from date of appointment, as per Regulations in Government Notice (if completed certified proof MUST be attached to application) Registration/registrable with a relevant professional body * Knowledge of Local Government Finance * Minimum of  7 years’ experience at senior management level * Computer Literacy * Effective Communication Skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape (English, Afrikaans, Xhosa) * Strategic Thinking Skills *  Positive Attitude * Valid Code B driver’s license

Focus Areas:  Revenue & Expenditure / Financial Management Services

Key Performance Areas:  Managing the Financial Services Department  *  Developing, implementing and managing strategies which will impact positively on the financial performance of the Beaufort West Municipality * Ensuring the accurate execution of municipal functions in compliance with relevant legislation * Overhead accountability for all revenue and income, assets and settlement of liabilities * Meticulous execution of Council policies * Compiling financial statements and applying budgetary control measures * Implementing generally accepted municipal accounting practice within relevant legislation * Responsible for the performance management system of the Department * Supervising the implementation of elements of the IDP within the Department * Controlling efficient budget management and control of the Department * Establishing and maintaining a sound quality management system in accordance with relevant legislation, policies practices and standards * Performing statutory duties and exercising delegated authority * Supply chain management, ratings & tariffs, equitable share and financial viability monitoring.

LEARNERSHIP: LOCAL GOVERNMENT SETA

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary:

Description

The Local Government SETA has made funding available to provide training to interested persons.

Applications are awaited for the training opportunity below -

  • National Certificate (NS) Construction Plant Operators NQF 2 for 10 learners.

The course will run for a period of 3 to 4 months. Only unemployed people between the ages of 18 to 35 years will qualify. Please note that there is no stipend attached to this course.

HEAD: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary: R375 391.00 – R487 299.00 PER ANNUM

Description

SECTION: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
STARTING SALARY T14: R375 391.00 – R487 299.00 PER ANNUM


JOB PURPOSE
To implement and maintain SCM systems and Procedures on various elements of SCM as delegated, in order to ensure sound management practices and compliance to uphold the Constitutional principles of S217 and the applicable legal framework.

SENIOR MANAGER: ELECTRO-TECHNICAL SERVICES

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary: R589 091.00 – R764 697.00 PER ANNUM

Description

SECTION: ELECTRO-TECHNICAL SERVICES
STARTING SALARY T17: R589 091.00 – R764 697.00 PER ANNUM

JOB PURPOSE

To manage the implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting sequences of outcomes associated with programmes designed to accomplish key service delivery objectives with respect to electrical services & mechanical workshop services through the co-ordination of operations against departmental, statutory and audit guidelines in order to ensure that the services are managed and maintained in accordance with laid down quality standards and customer focussed supporting a better quality of life to the public.

STRATEGIC MANAGER (DEVELOPMENT SERVICES)

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary: R375 391.00 – R487 299.00 PER ANNUM

Description

SALARY: T14: R375 391.00 – R487 299.00 PER ANNUM

JOB PURPOSE
To manage key applications and procedures associated with the identification, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the effectiveness of Development Services i.e. IDP function, institutional performance management, SDBIP, local economic development, tourism initiatives, programmes and projects in creating a conductive environment for entrepreneurs and, committing and capacitating citizens, community based organizations, business and other interest groups towards achieving sustainable ways to meet social, economic and material needs and improve quality of life

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OFFICER

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary: R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM

Description

SECTION: MUNICIPAL OFFICES
STARTING SALARY: T12 (1) : R24 678.42 PER MONTH
R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM

JOB PURPOSE
To coordinate and apply specific procedures associated with maintaining a sound labour relations function and occupational health, safety services to ensure compliance with relevant labour legislation, collective agreements and council policy, reporting to specific Committees on the status of development, capacitating Management Representatives on the application and interpretation of policies and agreements and attending to administrative requirements with respect to the preparation, circulation and maintenance of reports, correspondences and notifications.

SENIOR CLERK: COMMITTEES

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary: R123 146.00 – R159 859.00 PER ANNUM

Description

STARTING SALARY: T6 (1): R10 262.17 PER MONTH
R123 146.00 – R159 859.00 PER ANNUM

JOB PURPOSE
Performs tasks/activities associated with the provision of secretarial support to meetings of council, portfolio committees and general committees and through the application of laid down meeting procedures and recording proceedings at meetings.

CHIEF CLERK: ASSETS & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary:

Description

STARTING SALARY: T7 – R148 880.00 R193 251.00 PER ANNUM

JOB PURPOSE:
To be able to perform the key performance and result indicators associated with the Asset and Financial Management Services of the Directorate Financial Services functionality through the implementation of laid down policies and procedures regulating financial reporting and recording, providing input into longer term objective setting and financial planning sequences and directing and executing accounting and administrative procedures and processes associated with assets, insurance and cash management processes and procedures and compilation of annual financial statements.

SUPERINTENDENT: ROADS & STORM WATER

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary: R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM

Description

SECTION: ROAD & STORM WATER
SALARY: T12 (1) : R24 678.42 PER MONTH
R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM


JOB PURPOSE
To coordinate and control the set-up, work in progress and completion of specialized tasks activities associated with the construction, repairs and maintenance of roads, storm water systems / structures and municipal buildings in accordance with laid down maintenance programs and standards; including monitoring and correcting support personnel performance and deviations from standards, procedures and guidelines and, undertaking routine/ general tasks contributing to the accomplishment of departmental objectives in order to ensure optimum functionality levels are maintained and, downtime and disruptions to services minimized through the introduction and execution of appropriate corrective measures.

ACCOUNTANT: BUDGET & FINANCIAL REPORTING

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary: R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM

Description

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STARTING SALARY: T12 – R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM

JOB PURPOSE:

To coordinate and control the key performance and result indicators associated with the budget and financial reporting through the implement accounting policies, systems and procedures to ensure sound financial practices and budget monitoring, systems and procedures and financial statement processes regulating financial reporting and recording, providing input into longer term objective setting and financial planning sequences and directing and executing accounting and administrative procedures and processes to ensure legislative compliance and sound financial management practices
 

ACCOUNTANT - EXPENDITURE

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Salary: R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM

Description

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STARTING SALARY: T12 – R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM

 

JOB PURPOSE:
To manage the key performance and result indicators associated with the Expenditure section of the Directorate Financial Services through the implementation of laid down policies and procedures dictating financial reporting and recording requirements, providing input into longer term objective setting and financial planning sequences and directing and executing accounting procedures and processes associated with controlling creditor accounts.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OFFICER

Closing Date: 06 January 2020

Salary: R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM

Description

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OFFICER  - MUN 11

SECTION: MUNICIPAL OFFICES

SALARY: T12 (1) : R24 678.42 PER MONTH R296 141.00 – R384 409.00 PER ANNUM JOB PURPOSE

To coordinate and apply specific procedures associated with maintaining a sound labour relations function and occupational health, safety services to ensure compliance with relevant labour legislation, collective agreements and council policy, reporting to specific Committees on the status of development, capacitating Management Representatives on the application and interpretation of policies and agreements and attending to administrative requirements with respect to the preparation, circulation and maintenance of reports, correspondences and notifications.

Notice Nr. 124/2019: Staff Vacancy: SENIOR CLERK: COMMITTEES

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Salary: R10262.17 pm

Description

SENIOR CLERK: COMMITTEES – KORP 17

Salary: Post Level T6(1) – R10262.17 pm  

Job Purpose

Performs tasks/activities associated with the provision of secretarial support to meetings of council, portfolio committees and general committees and  through the

application of laid down meeting procedures and recording proceedings at meetings  

Requirements

Grade 12.  A formal qualification with languages as majors will serve as a recommendation.

Outstanding writing skills in English and Afrikaans to record council decisions correctly * Must have outstanding typing skills – Computer Literacy in MS Office applications & Adobe Acrobat Professional  * 3 years’ experience specifically relating to agendas & minutes in a formal corporate/local government working environment  * Must be fit and healthy  * Willing to attend all meetings after hours 

Duties of the Post

  1. Committee Functions – Secretarial Support to council meetings, portfolio     committees, general committee meetings and Ad Hoc meetings
  2. General Clerical Functions – Minutes and Recordkeeping (preparation of     documents and correspondence for circulation)
  3. Ensuring that all minutes and agendas are indexed, document and bound in book     format 
  4. The post is required to undertake all administrative requirements and responsibilities       within laid down policies and procedures

Notice 117/2019: Law Enforcement Officers and Traffic Officers

Closing Date: 20 September 2019

Salary: 8136.58 pm

Description

6 x Traffic Officers

Salary: T3 @ R8136.58 pm 

[1 year contract appointment with the possibility of renewal  based on performance of incumbent]

Job Purpose

Performs Activities/ tasks associated with the provision of a traffic and community policing service.

 

Qualification - Requirements – Experience

Registered Traffic Officer 

A valid code B driver’s license 

Minimum of one year experience as a Traffic Officer and 6 months as Law Enforcement

Officer experience, Ability to communicate in at least two of the official local languages. Successful applicants shall render services in the jurisdiction area of Beaufort West Municipality. 

 

Key Duties :

Road Safety * Community Policing *Enforcing Compliance * Disaster Control Activities * General Functions

Benefits

Leave * Sick leave

NB:       Closing Date: Friday 20 September 2019 at 13:

Notice No. 108 / 2019: Staff Vacancy: DIRECTOR COMMUNITY SERVICES

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Salary: R769 844 midpoint R864 944 maximum R960 143 plus 7% rural allowance

Description

DIRECTOR: COMMUNITY SERVICES

Appointment will be on a 5 (five year), Fixed Term Performance Contract

Remuneration: Paid in terms of Government Gazette 42023 dated 8 November 2018.

Minimum package: R769 844 midpoint R864 944 maximum R960 143 plus 7% rural allowance.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences/Public Administration/Law or equivalent;
  • Municipal Minimum Competency requirements for Local Government completed as per Regulations in Government Notice (certified proof must be attached or to be completed in 18 months after appointment)
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience at Middle Management Level; and
  • Have proven successful Institutional Transformation within Public and Private Sector * Registration with a relevant professional body added advantage Knowledge in the following areas:
  • Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policies and legislation;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Institutional Governance Systems and Performance Management;
  • Must be able to formulate Engineering Master Planning, Project Management and Implementation; and * Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management Regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act.
  • Understanding of council operations and delegations of powers, as well as; –               Environmental Health Service Management
    • Cemetery Management
    • Public Safety and Disaster Management
    • Human Settlement Key performance areas:  
  • All community related services of council
  • All council – based related environmental health functions.
  • Overhead control of Human Settlement, Traffic Services, Fire Services, Waste Management Services and Parks & Recreation in accordance with relevant Policies and Legislation.
  • Integrated services delivery with council’s IDP
  • Implementing and Managing an outcome – based performance system in the aforementioned components
  • Identifying relevant Development needs in the community
  • Personnel Development in aforementioned components
  • Advising the Municipal Manager and timelines of the Council with regard to the above components
  • Implementation and Maintenance of Employment Equity objectives
  • Responsible for the overhead of budget of the abovementioned components 

Notice No.66 / 2019: Staff Vacancy: CLOSE PROTECTION OFFICER/DRIVER X2 (EXECUTIVE MAYOR) CLOSE PROTECTION OFFICER/DRIVER X2 (SPEAKER)

Closing Date: 21 June 2019

Salary: R 11 649.42 per month

Description

This appointment is for a fixed period which terminates when the term of the current Executive Mayor or Speaker ceased, or by decision of the Executive Mayor or Speaker, may be terminated before its end date, due to operational requirements.

Salary: T7:  (1) starting notch: R11 649.42 per month

Requirements:

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Gr.-12
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Close Protection Officer 
  • Close protection training certificate
  • Education in criminal justice would be a plus
  • Experience in security 
  • Tactical skills to protect councilors
  • Military or police training would be a plus (defense & weaponry/combat)
  • Complete First Aid Certificate and CPR certification 
  • Clean criminal records
  • Driving license 
  • Excellent physical health
  • Good communication skills
  • Polite
  • Friendly
  • Flexible
  • Calm
  • Committed and loyal 
  • Responsible
  • Preferably non-smoker and without bad habits

Duties and responsibilities

  • Keeping Executive Mayor and Speaker safe 
  • Escorting/Driving the councilors  to dinners, meetings, shopping and other events
  • Accompanying/Driving the councilors to activities 
  • Remaining in close contact with other security members, sharing information in any situation  Providing an effective security to councilors
  • Extensive planning and knowledge of the councilors movements
  • Travelling with the councilors when necessary
  • Escorting/Driving the councilors 
  • Assisting with carrying packages and luggage

Benefits

  • Attractive benefits are offered such as Pension-Provident/Retirement and Medical Aid Fund * Ample leave & Sick leave.

Closing Date: 21 JUNE 2019

Unemployed Graduates

Closing Date: 24 May 2019

Salary: R3000.00 stipend p/m

Description

In association with the Department of Economic Development and Tourism, applications are hereby invited from Unemployed Graduates with an interest in the following career opportunities stipulated in the sunjoined notice.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   

  • B.DEGREE, NATIONAL DIPLOMA or NATIONAL CERTIFICATE
  • The candidate must be between the ages of 18 and 35
  • Must reside within the municipal area – Beaufort West/ Merweville/ Nelspoort/ Murraysburg.

 

Candidates must complete a memorandum of learner agreement and declaration of conflict of interest

Notice Nr. 51/2019 GENERAL RELIEF CASHIER X 4

Closing Date: 20 May 2019

Salary: R55.60 per hour

Description

Qualifications, Competency and Experience / Kwalifikasies, Vaardighede en Ervaring /

Grade 12 with accounting / Graad 12 met Rekeningkunde 

Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft , Excel and Word / Rekenaarvaardig met kennis van Microsoft , Excel en Word

Numeracy skills and accurate worker / Syfervaardig en akkurate werker

Must be able to work under pressure / Onder druk kan werk

Must have good interpersonal skills / Beskik oor goeie menseverhoudinge

At least 1 year’s relevant experience / Ten minste 1 jaar toepaslike ondervinding

 

DIRECTOR: INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

Closing Date: 01 March 2019

Salary: R769 844 midpoint R864 944 maximum R960 143 plus 7% Rural allowance.

Description

DIRECTOR: INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

Appointment will be on a 5 (five year), Fixed Term Performance Contract

Remuneration: Paid in terms of Government Gazette 41173 dated 8 November 2018.

Minimum package: R811 416 midpoint R911 704 maximum R1 011 911 plus 7% Rural allowance.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering /B Tech: Engineering or equivalent;
  • Municipal Minimum Competency requirements for Local Government completed as per Regulations in

Government Notice (certified proof must be attached or to be completed in 18 months after appointment)

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience at Senior Management Level; and
  • Registration with a relevant professional body added advantage

Knowledge in the following areas:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policies and legislation;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Institutional Governance Systems and Performance Management;
  • Must have extensive knowledge of the Public Office Environment;
  • Must be able to formulate engineering master planning, Project Management and Implementation; and 
  • Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management Regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act and;
  • Understanding of council operations and delegations of powers,

Key performance areas:  

  • To manage infrastructure services provisioning to ensure the rendering of sustainable and affordable services to the community;
  • Manage the construction, repair and maintenance and operational processes with regard to Water and Waste Water networks;
  • Manage the construction repair and maintenance and operational processes with regard to Roads, Storm Water and Building Maintenance
  • Manage the rendering of Spatial and Land use Planning and Building Control 
  • Manage the provisioning and maintenance of electrical and mechanical services to ensure the rendering of effective, efficient, economical, electrical and fleet maintenance service; and
  • Provide Project Program Management Planning, Technical Support and GIS Services

The position is located at the Beaufort West Municipality offices.

DIRECTOR: COMMUNITY SERVICES

Closing Date: 08 February 2019

Salary: R769 844 midpoint R864 944 maximum R960 143 plus 7% Rural allowance.

Description

Appointment will be on a 5 (five year), Fixed Term Performance Contract

Remuneration: Paid in terms of Government Gazette 41173 dated 10 October 2017.

Minimum package: R769 844 midpoint R864 944 maximum R960 143 plus 7% Rural allowance.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences/Public Administration/Law or equivalent;
  • Municipal Minimum Competency requirements for Local Government completed as per Regulations in Government Notice (certified proof must be attached or to be completed in 18 months after appointment)
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience at Middle Management Level; and
  • Have proven successful Institutional Transformation within Public and Private Sector * Registration with a relevant professional body added advantage Knowledge in the following areas:
  • Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policies and legislation;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Institutional Governance Systems and Performance Management;
  • Must be able to formulate Engineering Master Planning, Project Management and Implementation; and * Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management Regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act.
  • Understanding of council operations and delegations of powers, as well as; –               Environmental Health Service Management
    • Cemetery Management
    • Public Safety and Disaster Management
    • Human Settlement Key performance areas:  
  • All community related services of council
  • All council – based related environmental health functions.
  • Overhead control of Human Settlement, Traffic Services, Fire Services, Waste Management Services and Parks & Recreation in accordance with relevant Policies and Legislation.
  • Integrated services delivery with council’s IDP
  • Implementing and Managing an outcome – based performance system in the aforementioned components
  • Identifying relevant Development needs in the community
  • Personnel Development in aforementioned components
  • Advising the Municipal Manager and timelines of the Council with regard to the above components
  • Implementation and Maintenance of Employment Equity objectives
  • Responsible for the overhead of budget of the abovementioned components