• Full Time
  • Eastern Cape
  • Salary: R125 832.00 p.a.

The Mhlontlo Local Municipality

Mhlontlo Local Municipality

The Mhlontlo Local Municipality is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in respect of race, gender and disability.

Suitably qualified persons are hereby invited to apply for the following vacancies which will be filled in terms of the Employment Equity Plan of the municipality. People with physical disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Salary: R125 832.00 p.a.

Minimum requirements: • Grade 12: A tertiary qualification • 1 to 2 years’ relevant experience in office administration • Computer Literacy • Excellent Communication (both verbal and written) and report writing skills • Willingness and ability to work over and above call of work and under pressure • Ability to withstand high levels of stress.

Key responsibilities: • Manage the Office of the Municipal Manager by arranging meetings, handling books, answering the telephone, receiving and directing visitors • Perform secretarial and administrative duties by typing memoranda, reports and letters, drafting correspondence, circulars and short letters • Liaise with the managers/subordinates reporting to the Municipal Manager and the staff in the Office of the Municipal Manager • Deal with queries and complaints directed to the Municipal Manager • Record minutes of non-statutory meetings • Monitor execution of assignments or tasks delegated by the Municipal Manager • Assist the Municipal Manager in managing and monitoring Departmental performance • Manage the Municipal Manager’s diary • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by competent authority.


Enquiries: The Manager: Human Resources: Mr X. Mpathane, on tel: 047 533 7000, during office hours.

Please apply by writing the Application letter and also send your Curriculum Vitae together with certified copies of your qualifications, Identity Document (ID) and valid driver’s licence (where applicable) to: The Municipal Manager, Mhlontlo Local Municipality, P O Box 31, Qumbu, 5180 for attention: The Senior Manager, Corporate Services Department OR Submit your completed Employment Application Form and your CV and certified copies of your qualifications and ID document and valid driver’s licence where applicable by hand to: The Senior Manager, Corporate Services Department, 96 L.G. Mabidla Street, Qumbu 5180.

NB: Mhlontlo Local Municipality is an Affirmative Action employer. Should candidates not hear from the municipality after three (3) months from the closing date, they may regard themselves as having been unsuccessful.

Without prejudice and with due respect, correspondence will only be limited to short-listed applicants due to circumstances beyond our control. Correspondence will be limited to only short-list applicants. The Municipality reserves the right not to make any appointment to the advertised posts.

Please note: That no faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered and that applications received after closing date will not be considered. The appointment is made according to the council conditions of service.

Canvassing for these positions will lead to disqualification of applications. We urge all employees, clients, members of the public and our suppliers to report any kind of fraud or corruption at Mhlontlo Local Municipality’s human resources.