COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER (X7 POSTS)

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SALARY : R204 951 – R237 597 per annum, Grade 1
CENTRE : Vulindlela Service Office (UMgungundlovu District): Ref No: DSD07/06/2018VULI
Pietermaritzburg Service Office (UMgungundlovu District): Ref No:
DSD08/06/2018PMB (X2 Posts)
Impendle Service Office (UMgungundlovu District): Ref No:
DSD09/06/2018IMPENDL
UMzimkhulu Service Office (Harry Gwala District): Ref No: DSD10/06/2018UMZI
Durban Service Office (EThekwini North District): Ref No: DSD11/06/2018DBN
Paulpietersburg Service Office (Zululand District): Ref No: DSD12/06/2018PAUL
REQUIREMENTS : Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or 3-year National Diploma in Community
Development/Development Studies. A valid driver’s license. Knowledge:
Knowledge and understanding of human behaviors and social system and
legislation to assist with intervention at the point where people interact with their
environment in order to promote self-empowerment, Community development
work, skills, attitude and values of communities; Ability and competence to coordinate
community development structures, and ability to manage projects; Ability
to influence individuals and groups to participate in their own self-empowerment.
Knowledge and understanding of human behavior and Social systems, legislation;
understanding of social dynamics of communities; Skills: Planning and organizing,
presentation and facilitation; computer literacy, communications (verbal and
written), Interpersonal; Monitoring and evaluation research, Project management,
Problem solving, report writing; financial management.
DUTIES : Identify and facilitate the implementation of integrated Community development
interventions in partnership with the community and other relevant stakeholders;
Liaise and co- ordinate with all role players (internal and external); to facilitate
collaboration and to establish partnerships to ensure the sustainability of
development actions within the community; Support communities and perform
administrative support on community development and related activities; Keep up
to date with new developments in the community development field to enhance
service delivery.
ENQUIRIES : Mrs CSN Nondabula (Vulindlela Service Office) Tel No: 033 505 0087
Ms P Manyathi (Pietermaritzburg Service Office) Tel No: 033 392 8600/53
Mrs ML Hlalukane (Impendle Service Office) Tel No: 033 996 0414
Mr MN Njomi (Umzimkhulu Service Office) (079 494 8856
Mrs P Moodley (Durban Service Office) Tel No: 031 360 5444
Mrs PL Manyanga (Paulpietersburg Service Office) Tel No: 034 996 7000

APPLICATIONS : The Head of Department, Department of Community Safety and Transport
Management, Private Bag X19, Mmabatho, 2735 Office No. 136, 1st Floor, Tirelo
Building, Cnr Albert Luthuli Drive and Dr James Moroka Drive.
FOR ATTENTION : Gadifele Noge.
CLOSING DATE : 05 October 2018 at 15H30
NOTE : Applications must be accompanied by signed and dated Z83, a recent updated
Comprehensive CV with at least names of three (3) referees with current contact
details, originally certified copies of all qualification(s), and ID-document/National
Identity card. Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered. All qualifications will be verified. Persons in
possession of a foreign qualification must furnish this Department with an
evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Positions requiring tertiary qualification/s must be accompanied by certified copies
of academic record/ transcript(s). Candidates must indicate the number of the
post/reference number in their applications. Candidates requiring additional
information regarding an advertised post must direct their queries to the person
reflected as enquiries below the post applied for. Applications should be forwarded
in time to the department since applications received after the closing date
indicated below will as a rule not be accepted. Faxed and emailed applications are
not accepted. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection
interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. The
Department reserves the right not to make appointments and correspondence will
be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Previous employment records will be
verified. All appointments are subjected to a positive qualifications verifications as
well as security clearance and vetting. SMS appointments are also subjected to
SMS competency assessment as a DPSA requirement. All shortlisted candidates
for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant
technical elements of the job.

Updated: September 24, 2018 — 21:18