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Director: Development and Community Services

  • Fixed Term
  • Caledon
  • Salary: R1 102 590 per annum

Theewaterskloof Municipality

Theewaterskloof Municipality with its head office in Caledon and approximately 1ó hours’ drive from Cape Town, currently awaits applications from suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following positions:


Five- (5-) year performance-based fixed term contract

Remuneration: Between R857 571 – R980 082 – R1 102 590 per annum
plus a 4% remote allowance

(In line with the upper limit of total remuneration package payable to Municipal Managers and Managers directly accountable to the Municipal Manager, Government Gazette No. 42023 with effect from 01 July 2018)

In order to meet the needs of the Theewaterskloof Municipality, the successful applicant will conform to the following: • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences/Public Administration/Law or a relevant qualification registered on the National Qualifications Framework at an NQF level 7 with a minimum of 360 credits • Five (5) years’ experience at senior management level with 3 – 4 years in a professional/management environment • Compliance with Minimum Competency Regulations for Senior Managers of Municipalities as is provided for in Regulation 493 dated 15 June 2007 within 18 months of being appointed.

Please note: THE POSITION MENTIONED ABOVE are subject to a fixed term contract of employment as well as acceptable conduct and performance during the term • Candidates will be subjected to thorough evaluations and previous and current employers and references will be contacted • Verification will be done on his/her qualifications, criminal and credit records • The candidate will be required to disclose all financial interests.

For further enquiries, please contact the Municipal Manager, Mr GF Matthyse, on tel: 028 214 3300 or fax: 028 214 1289

For a full description of all these positions, including key responsibilities, key competencies and required knowledge, please refer to the Careers section on our website at Detailed CVs accompanied by a covering letter, originally certified copies of relevant qualification and contact details of at least three (3) references and a fully completed official application form as available from the municipal website or the Human Resources Department, must be forwarded to the Manager: Human Resources, Theewaterskloof Municipality, PO Box 24, Caledon 7230.


Please note: • Administrative enquiries may be directed to the Manager: Human Resources, Mr Joseph Amansure, at tel. 028 214 3300 • ONLY hard-copy applications will be considered • No electronic or faxed applications will be accepted • Appointment is subject to the signing of an employment contract and performance agreement in terms of Section 56 of the Municipal Systems Act • The appointment will be done in accordance with the Regulations on appointment and conditions of employment of Senior Managers.

Closing date: 28 June 2019 at 12:00

Commencement of duties: As soon as possible.

If you do not receive any feedback, within one (1) month after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Theewaterskloof Municipality is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action.