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Job title :Manager: Civil Engineering Services Reference :136479
Company :Metsimaholo Local Municipality
Professional Sector : Industry Sector : Engineering Services
Location : South Africa
Salary : 0.00 - 0.00
Applications open :2017-08-06Applications close :2017-08-14
Job Description

Metsimaholo Local Municipality is an employment equity employer, 
and seeks suitably qualified persons to fill the under-mentioned posts:
Directorate: Technical and Infrastructural Services


Manager: Civil Engineering Services
Salary: R514 914.48 per annum (Post Level 01, subject to job evaluation) 
plus transport allowance based on 850km per month
Requirements: •  A  B  degree/National  Diploma  in  Civil  Engineering  Services  •  Extensive  knowledge  of  engineering  or 
building  and  contracts  •  5  years’  experience  at  middle  or  supervisory  management  level,  preferably  in  local  government 
planning • Sound communication, report-writing and presentation skills • Sound knowledge of spheres of Local Government and 
its legislation • Computer literacy • An appropriate valid driver’s licence.
Main duties: Be  responsible  for  management  and  control  and  all  administrative  functions  by:  •  Managing  the  Civil 
Engineering Services Department of the Metsimaholo Local Municipality and services to a private town’s rural communities 
• Compiling an organogram of Civil Engineering • Ensuring effectiveness and efficiency within the section • Setting norms on 
performance  and  policy  for  all  sections  •  Evolving  and  implementing  systems  (standard  forms  for  auditing)  within  the 
Department  to  ensure  that  work  is  executed  and  statistical  evidence  is  kept  •  Checking  financial  systems  and  expenditure 
profiles and consulting with divisional heads as to better the expenditure curve in conjunction with cash flow predictions of the 
Council • Planning complete workforce and equipment needed for the execution of maintenance and capital work within the 
Department • Dictating future expansion of all civil engineering services to supply basic services to all people by taking into 
account population growth rate in the area and statistical evidence from own department and complaints lodged • Reviewing 
reports  of  divisions  in  order  to  place  projects  on  the  capital  budget  and  IDP  for  future  execution  •  Representing  the  Civil 
Engineering  Department  at  various  relevant  meetings  and  committees  •  Controlling  and  supervising  the  maintenance  and 
construction of Council’s assets • Attending all meetings of Council’s Local Labour Forum • Chairing departmental disciplinary 
hearings (involving the legal advisor, human resource representative and union representatives).
Municipal Manager’s OfficeApplications, together with a covering letter that specifies the position being applied for, certified copies (not older than 
3 months) of your Identity Document, qualifications and driver’s licence (if applicable) must be submitted to the Municipal 
Manager, Metsimaholo Local Municipality Human Resources Department, PO Box 60, Sasolburg 1947 or hand-delivered at 
10 Fichardt Street, Sasolburg 1947. For any enquiries, please contact Mr Phala Machaea at (016) 973-8446.
Failure to comply with the instructions will disqualify applications from being processed. No faxed or e-mailed applications will 
be accepted.
All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to background screening checks (verification 
of  qualifications,  criminal  record  checks  and  security  vetting).  Candidates  with  foreign 
qualifications must submit a letter from SAQA stating the equivalence of the qualifications.
Due to a large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be 
acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that 
your application was unsuccessful.
Closing date:14 August 2017
NB: Council reserves the right not to make any appointments to the above positions.
Notice No: 06/2017
Local Municipality