• Full Time
  • Ixopo

Harry Gwala District Municipality





• Salary Grade: R368 725.04 – R478 613.40 p.a. (T12) (plus applicable benefits) • REF NO: WT S 5/5/4/2/1

Requirements: • A Grade 12/Matric with Physical Science and Mathematics as subjects • NQF Level 5 qualification in Water/Waste treatment or relevant qualification • At least 5 years’ experience in water/wastewater treatment • DWS Class V Certificate or eligible to register as a Class V Process Controller • A B.Tech or National Diploma in Water Care/Chemistry/Chemical Engineering or equivalent will serve as an advantage • Experience as a Lab Technician or experience in anaerobic treatment technologies would be an added advantage • Computer literate • A valid driver’s licence (Code EB).

Key performance areas: • Assist with coordinator of activities of third-party contractors to minimize disruption of plant processes • Inspect the cleaning of process instrumentations • Inspect chemical stacking and storage • Prepare requisitions for procurement, plant consumables, etc. • Monitor, maintain, record and keep all plant and equipment registers • Maintain and keep logbooks • Make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing plant standards and procedures • Identify ways to ensure cost effective plant operations and improve plant efficiency • Respond appropriately and decisively during plant emergencies • Coordinate tasks and activities associated with general operations, maintenance and repair of plants or bulk network • Participate in the development of water and wastewater regulatory plans and procedures • Provide input on compliance and risk management sessions • Monitor work activities to ensure compliance with established monitoring programs, procedures and protocols • Assess the acceptability of procedures, systems and controls associated with plant, equipment, material availability and utilization • Inspect water and or wastewater plants maintenance requirements and reports defects or structural failures to Area Manager • Coordinate and participate in operational meetings and discussions • Ensure plant compliance with safety procedures and guidelines (Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993) • Manage and supervise employees • Ensure total confidentiality of all information, internal and external, pertaining to the business of the Municipality.

Enquiries should be directed to: The Human Resources Unit on (039) 834 8756/5504/8752. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

Applications must be submitted with a signed Application Form which can be found on our website www.harrygwaladm.gov.za accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of educational qualifications, Identity document and driver’s licence must be addressed to The Municipal Manager for attention: Mrs T.T. Thiyane-Magaqa, Executive Director: Corporate Services, Harry Gwala District Municipality, Private Bag X 501, IXOPO, 3276, or can be hand delivered at 40 Main Street, IXOPO, 3276, to reach us no later than 16H30, 15 FEBRUARY 2024.

Further correspondence will be confined to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within four months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

NB: Canvassing with Councillors or Management will lead to immediate disqualification. Harry Gwala District Municipality subscribes to the National Equity Strategy.

The Council reserves the right not to continue with the interview and appointment if it feels that no suitable candidates identified.

N.B: Applications that are submitted without Harry Gwala District Municipality application form will not be considered.