• Full Time
  • Ixopo
  • Salary: R118 404.84 – R145 524.84 P.A. (T5)

Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality

Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality with it seat in Ixopo invites applications for suitably qualified candidates for appointment to the following position:



SALARY SCALE: R118 404.84 – R145 524.84 P.A. (T5)


Minimum requirements: • Grade 10 or Adult Basic Education (ABET) • Excavator Operator Compliance Certificate• Medical Certificate • Be able to work under pressure and for long hours as and when required • A Code 10 driver’s licence.

Key performance areas: • Checking all items as indicated on excavator checklist daily and reports any defects • Doing daily maintenance on excavator as required (oil levels, greased, serviced, at correct intervals) • Keeping the machine clean at all times, changing tyres, cleaning air filters • Ensuring that the excavator is licensed and roadworthy at all times• Completing plant logbooks and check sheets as per set norm and at intervals set by the superior • Adhering to traffic rules and regulations • Ensuring that the machine is operated under safe and stable conditions and ensuring deadlines are met• Ensuring that damages are prevented by attending to abnormal functioning or noises • Executing of work in construction (including levelling, digging, loading) and be able to work with other plant teams • Cutting and spreading material to final required levels and to ensure that a smooth surface is obtained and that all gradients are according to construction plans for safe draining of storm water • Ensuring safe driving during all activities including safety to people and other road users.

A signed letter of application indicating the position being applied for, together with a comprehensive CV and certified copies of original certificates and ID must be forwarded to: The Municipal Manager, P O Box 132, Ixopo 3276 by not later 16h00 on 08 November 2019. Faxed applications will not be accepted. If you do not hear from Council within 30 days after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

All enquiries should be directed to: The HR Officer, Ms B. Nondabula on tel. (039) 834 7700.

Council reserve the right not to make any appointment/appointments into the above mentioned positions.

Ubublebezwe Municipality is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.