Manager: Community Services

Maphumulo Municipality

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Maphumulo Municipality, a category B1 hereby invites applications
from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for appointment
to the following permanent position.
SALARY: : R396 856.89 – R515 160.50 P.A. (TASK 15)

Minimum requirements: Three (3) year National Diploma or a Degree in Social Science/Development/Development Studies/or equivalent relevant qualification
• Three (3) years’ experience in Municipal Community Services Department at office level • Computer literacy • Ability to communicate in both English and IsiZulu • Valid unendorsed Code B driver’s licence.

Knowledge, skills and competencies required:

• Clear understanding of Municipal processes and procedures • Good project management skills
• Ability to work under pressure • Strong analytical and sound report writing skills • Stakeholder relations management • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Problem solving ability • Understanding of protocol.

Key performance areas: • Ensure the promotion, participation and awareness of social uplitment initiatives and developmental programmes in various communities • Execute action and attends to requirements associated with programme delivery as per the departmental plan • Control the key performance areas and critical outputs for subordinates personnel within the section
• Manage all disaster activities within the Municipal area in collaboration with the district • Deal with environmental management issues across the Municipality • Control and supervision of Municipal library services.

Fringe benefits: In addition to the above salary, the Municipality will offer a locomotion allowance, 13th cheque and further contribute towards the employee’s Pension/Provident Fund and Medical Aid in accordance with its policy.

If you meet the requirements for this post, please forward your application letter accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of your tertiary qualification certificates and driver’s licence to the Municipal Manager, Maphumulo Municipality, Private Bag X 9205, Maphumulo 4470.All applications and enquiries must be directed to: Mr N.D. Hlongwa, on tel. (032) 4814500. (Applications on Z83, incomplete, late, faxed or e-mailed applications will NOT be accepted).

Communication will only be with short-listed candidates. If you do not hear from us within a week after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. The Council reserves the right to make or not to make any appointment.
The Council is an equal opportunity employer and subscribes to an employment policy which is non-racial, non-discriminatory, non-sexist and based on merit.