Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality
Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality with its seat in Ixopo invites applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the following position.
INFRASTRUCTURE, PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
JUNIOR TOWN PLANNER
SALARY SCALE: R244 976.28 – R317 992.44 P.A. (T11)
APPLICABLE BENEFITS: MEDICAL AID, PENSION, 13TH CHEQUE, HOME OWNER’S ALLOWANCE
Minimum requirements: • Grade 12 Senior Certificate • Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma in Town and Regional Planning • Registration with South African Council for Planners as a Technical Planner OR in the process to register, (candidates will be evaluated based on the relevant certified proof submitted) • 1 – 2 years’ relevant experience • Good communication skills (preferably in English and IsiZulu) • A valid driver’s licence.
Key performance areas: • Coordinate, report and advise on development planning issues and be able to deal with public queries • Assess statutory and development application in relation to Land Use Management principles • Provide professional and technical advice on development planning matters • Assist with the coordination of all spatial planning matters within Municipal area with the assistance of the Manager: Housing and Planning and Town Planner • Provide assistance towards the formulation and review of Sector plans, i.e. Land Use Management Schemes, Spatial Development Frameworks any other related Municipal Plans • Assess compliance with specific town planning regulations and undertake site inspections to ensure compliance with developments in both Urban and Rural contexts • Knowledge of Town Planning Legislation, Local Government legislation and GIS legislation.
Ubuhlebezwe Municipality is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
A signed letter of application indicating the position being applied for, together with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of Certificates and Identity Document, must be forwarded to: The Municipal Manager, P O Box 132, Ixopo, 3276 by not later than 16h00 on 14 February 2020.
All enquiries should be directed to: The HR Officer, Ms B. Nondabula, at tel. (039) 834 7700.
Faxed applications will not be accepted.
If you do not hear from Council within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. Council reserves the right not to make any appointment/appointments into the above mentioned position.