Nkandla Local Municipality

Nkandla Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer subscribing to the principles of employment equity and hereby invites suitably qualified person to submit detailed application for the position:

METER READER/DEBTORS CLERK

Salary: R169 785.00 p.a.

Key requirements: • Grade 12 Senior Certificate • NQF level 6 in Finance field • Minimum of 1 year experience in Municipal environment • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office • Communication Skills • Knowledge of Sage Evolution will be an added advantage • Drivers licence.

Key performance areas: • Regular reading of conventional electrical meters • Locating electricity meters from the field, recording figure on display in prescribed forms/registers to ensure the correct billing purpose • Checking the status of connections and identifying and recording any acts of tampering, leaks and damages incurred on connection and flow meters report them for repair connection • Verifying that the reading taken corresponds with the ERF number by gathering information from the owner if not clear • Communicate with customers regarding queries on meter readings on the billing statement • Receive the deviation report for correction of meter readings • Verifying meter readings on display as compared to readings obtained during meter reading process • Submit the complete deviation report for corrections where applicable • Reporting faulty meters to effect immediate repairs • Preparation of electricity distribution losses reconciliation • Preparation and distribution of notices for disconnection of electricity supply in case of non-payment of services • Assist Revenue Officer with follow -up on all outstanding debts.

Key competencies: • Good communication and interpersonal skills • Financial management • Problem solving management • Partnership and stakeholder relations.

Interested candidates are invited to submit comprehensive Curriculum Vitae together with application letter, certified copies of qualifications, certified copy of Identity Document and driver’s licence to the following address: The Municipal Manager, Mr L.S. Jili, Nkandla Municipality, Private Bag X161, Nkandla, 3855.

CLOSING DATE: 28 JUNE 2021.

NO LATE OR FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

If you have not been contacted within 30 days from the closing date please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Nkandla Municipality subscribes to and applies the principles of Employment Equity Act; preference will be given to candidates from designated groups in accordance with objectives of Employment Equity Act.