City of Cape Town

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WATER AND WASTE ● WATER AND SANITATION ● BULK WATER

SENIOR SUPERINTENDENT

BASIC SALARY: R461 499 PER ANNUM ● REF NO: WS 54/21 ● NEWLANDS, MOLTENO AND PLATTEKLOOF RESERVOIRS

Requirements: 

  • A National Diploma in Water Care or Civil/Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in water conveyance, large pump station and reservoir operations supervision, large diameter pipelines and the construction of associated structures
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience as a Superintendent in water storage and conveyance
  • A valid Code EB driver’s licence a must and own reliable transport will be advantageous
  • Required to work in all weather conditions; work outside normal working hours; standby duties; during emergencies and structured and planned overtime.

Key performance areas: 

  • Managing the effective supply of potable water
  • Managing delegated statutory duties with regard to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Dam Safety Act
  • Managing the various pipelines within the area of authority
  • Managing the tasks and activities associated with the functioning of the depot infrastructure / facilities / plant and equipment
  • Planning, prioritising and scheduling routine work, operational projects and maintenance work
  • Managing and controlling personnel performance, productivity and discipline
  • Overseeing programmes/contracts and general repair work and wayleave procedures
  • Performing specific administrative tasks/ activities associated with the updating and maintaining records/information related to the operations at the Depot.

Please apply online at www.capetown.gov.za/careers (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants) unless otherwise stated.

Closing date: 14 May 2021

  • Please quote the reference number of the vacancy in all communications.
  • Certified copies of qualifications must be available on request.
  • Copies of supporting documents will not be returned.
  • Kindly note that applications will not be acknowledged in writing.
  • Visit our website at capetown.gov.za/careers
  • No late applications will be considered.
  • If no notification of appointment is received within three (3) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.