Knysna Municipality strives to maintain its position as a premier tourist destination in South Africa – a place where peace, prosperity and harmony prevail, ensuring an exceptional lifestyle for residents and visitors alike.
Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals with enthusiasm for the following career opportunities in our dynamic organisation:
SMALL PLANT OPERATOR (5 posts)
PARKS AND RECREATION SECTION
DIRECTORATE: COMMUNITY SERVICES
Task Level 4
Basic Salary: R96 264 to R121 344 per annum
Total Cost-to-Council Package: R180 744 to R213 388 per annum
Applicable Municipal benefits will apply.
The successful candidate will be required to perform the following key performance areas and
be responsible for:
• Grass cutting and vegetation control in the Greater Knysna, Parks Department • Municipal assets and equipment • Minor maintenance of equipment • On-site occupational health and safety.
Minimum qualification and requirements:
• Grade 8 • 2 years’ experience with a brush cutter • Must be physically fit and able to read and write • Must be able to operate a brush cutter • Must be able to work in a team, work overtime and standby, as and when requested • Must be able to walk long distances on a daily basis with a brush cutter.
All applications will be considered, but in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, the municipality would prefer to appoint either an African/Coloured/Indian/White female or Indian Male, if a suitable candidate in that category can be identified.
DIRECTIONS TO CANDIDATES:
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 Reception at the Main Municipal Offices in Clyde Street, Knysna and the Municipal website: www.knysna.gov.za Completed applications should be forwarded to the Human Resource Department, P O Box 21, Knysna 6570 or fax number:
044 302 6333 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: 18 MARCH 2019
MS POB MAKOMA
ACTING MUNICIPAL MANAGER
The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.