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Senior Supervisor: Roads and Stormwater

  • Full Time
  • Knysna

Knysna Municipality

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals with enthusiasm for the following career opportunity in our dynamic organisation:



Task Level 7

R159 984 to R207 672 per annum (Basic Salary)

R273 147 to R334 925 per annum (Total Cost-to-Council Package)

Applicable Municipal benefits will apply.

Minimum qualifications and requirements: • National certificate (N3) or NQF level 4 qualification in Civil engineering • More than three (3) years’ supervisory experience in a construction and/or maintenance environment • Computer Literacy (MS Word and Excel) • Valid Code B driver’s licence • Good communication, interpersonal and conflict management skills • Efficient in at least two of the Western Cape’s official languages • Problem-solving skills • Ability to plan and organise • Ability to work outside normal working hours and during emergencies and planned overtime • Ability to do material estimates • Knowledge of applicable SANS (SABS) standards, methods and procedures.

Key performance areas: • Supervise construction and maintenance of roads, storm water and related structures • Responsible for safety of site and workforce (Occupational Health and Safety Regulations) • Plan and manage materials, machinery and equipment and vehicles • Control material as needed for projects • Administrative tasks related to the position • Personnel management including supervision, discipline, grievance, work schedules, time sheets, quality control, etc.

All applications will be considered, but in terms of its Employment Equity Target the Municipality would prefer to appoint an African, Coloured, Indian Female or an Indian Male if a suitable candidate in that category can be identified.


All applicants MUST complete a Knysna Municipality application form. Applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV with certified copies of qualifications (not older than 3 months), copies of training, experience, competency and previous employment record. Canvassing for appointment is strictly prohibited and any confirming thereof will disqualify the candidate.

Application forms are obtainable from the Human Resources Office in Queen Street, Knysna and the Municipal website: Completed applications should be forwarded to the Human Resource Department, PO Box 21, Knysna 6570 or fax 044 302 6333 or via email to

PLEASE NOTE: Correspondence will ONLY be entered into with shortlisted candidates. Should candidates not be contacted within three months after the closing date, they may accept their application as unsuccessful.

Closing date: 07 January 2020

The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.