• Full Time
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Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality

Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality invites applications for suitable qualified candidates for appointment to the following positions:

INFRASTRUCTURE, PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

TOWN PLANNER

SALARY SCALE: R307 561.36 – R399 797.89 PER ANNUM (SALARY TO BE NEGOTIABLE BETWEEN THESE NOTCHES)

Applicable benefits: Medical aid, Pension, 13th cheque, Home owner’s allowance

Minimum requirements: • Grade 12 Certificate • Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma in Town Planning/Town and Regional Planning • Registration with the South African Council for Planners as a Professional or Technical Planner • 2 – 3 years’ relevant experience • Ability to communicate in both English and IsiZulu • A valid driver’s licence.

Key performance areas: • Coordinate, report and advise on development planning issues • Assist the Infrastructure Planning and Development Department with town planning related projects • Assess statutory and development land use application in line with SPLUMA requirements • Provide professional and technical advice on development planning matters • Provide assistance with all Spatial Planning tasks required for the production of Department outputs • Undertake the coordination of all spatial planning within the municipal area • Facilitate the formulation and review of Municipal Land Use Management tools • Facilitate the formulation, review, implementation and monitoring of the municipal IDP and SDF • Assess compliance with specific town planning regulations • Undertake site inspections to ensure compliance all pieces of legislation applicable in town and regional • Serve as Authorised Official and Deputy Chairperson in the Ubuhlebezwe Municipal Planning Tribunal (MPT) • Maintain awareness and knowledge of planning and development trends, policies and legislation at the local, provincial and national level.


Ubuhlebezwe Municipality is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

A signed letter of application indicating the position being applied for, together with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of certificates and Identity Document, must be forwarded to: The Municipal Manager, P.O. Box 132, Ixopo, 3276 by not later than 16h30 on 02 April 2021. Alternatively, applications can be hand delivered at: Ubuhlebezwe Municipality, 29 Margaret Street, Ixopo, 3276.

Faxed applications WILL NOT be accepted.

If you do not hear from Council within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.\

All enquiries should be directed to: The HR Officer, Ms B. Nondabula, on tel: 039 834 7700.

Council reserves the right not to make any appointment into the above mentioned positions.

G.M. SINEKE: MUNICIPAL MANAGER