• Fixed Term
  • KZN

Zululand District Municipality

The Zululand District Municipality situated in Ulundi is an equal opportunity employer and subscribes to an affirmative action programme which is non-racist, non-sexist, non-discriminatory and based on merit organisation. We offer the following challenging positions to dynamic individuals of stature and maturity who can further the image of the District Municipality in all its facets.



Remuneration: Annual Total Remuneration package will be in terms of the Government Gazette No. 43122 Dated 20 March 2020 (Minimum R894 447.00 – Midpoint R1 022 226.00 – Maximum R1 133 463.00), Category 3 Municipality  Applications are awaited from experienced candidates for the position of the General Manager: Technical Services to assist the Zululand District Municipality reporting directly to the Municipal Manager.

Requirements: • A valid Matric Certificate • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering/ BTech: Civil Engineering or equivalent • Minimum Competency levels as set out in Government Gazette Number 29967 dated 15 June 2007 • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in middle management level and or have proven successful programme/project manager and 3-4 years’ must be a professional/engineering management experience • Computer literacy • A valid driver’s licence • No criminal record.

Knowledge: • Sound knowledge and understanding of local government-related legislation • Good understanding of the performance Management System • Good understanding on Council Operations and Delegations of power • Understanding of Good governance • Knowledge in Audit and Risk management. Budget and financial management.

Key performance areas: • The incumbent will lead and direct the Infrastructure and Technical Services Department in order to achieve service delivery to all areas and communities within the Zululand District Municipality • The position requires the incumbent to develop and implement appropriate strategies, plans and policies in respect of water and sanitation, roads and storm water, and electricity implementation MIG funds through the project management unit • Execute any functions delegated by the Municipal Manager in terms of delegation of powers and related functions of this post.

Registration with a recognised relevant engineering professional body • Certificate of competency as required in terms of the General Machinery Regulation, 1988 will be an added advantage.

Applications are to be submitted on a prescribed application form obtainable on www.zululand.org.za consisting of a comprehensive CV, certified copies of; educational qualifications, driver’s licence and Identity Document to be submitted to: The Acting Municipal Manager: Mr S.P. Mosia, Zululand District Municipality, Private Bag X76, Ulundi, 3838 or hand delivered to the Registry Office at Zululand District Municipality Head Office, Ulundi. (Faxed, Z83 and e-mailed applications will NOT be considered.)


Further information can be obtained from: The Human Resources Section, at tel. 035 874 5500.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his/her foreign qualifications have been verified by the South African Qualifications Authority and supply the Municipality with the evaluation results. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful and correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only. Canvassing of councillors and management will result in the
disqualification of the applicant. The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.