Divisional Officer: Mutale Fire Station

Position : Divisional Officer: Mutale Fire Station
Post Level : 06
Salary Scale : R325 879.18PA plus basic salary with additional benefits.
 Diploma in Fire Technology or equivalent
 A valid Driver’s License with PDP
 Computer Literacy
 At least 2- 3 years relevant experience
Skills required
 Ability to interact at both strategic and operational level
 Thorough knowledge of Fire Brigade Services Act of 1987 as well as other
applicable local government legislations
 Good interpersonal, mediation and negotiation skills
 Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
 Leadership skills and decision making abilities
 Computer literacy
Key Performance Areas:
 Overall Management of the fire station
 Enforcement of Municipal Emergency Services by-laws
 Compile requisitions for purchasing commodities and items for station
 Implement operational and administrative policies including relevant
 Compile fire reports and conduct fire investigations
 Make inputs towards the needs of the fire fighting, rescue and special
services vehicles
 Organize resources to ensure readiness of the fire station for response
 Take responsibility of all HR matters in the station by supervision of all
employees to ensure good performance and ensure smooth and effective
and efficacious response
 Training of personnel and conduction of public awareness campaigns
 Perform operational duties when situations dictate
 Resume incident management responsibilities in all major incidents
 Compile monthly, quarterly and yearly statistical reports resources
 Conducts fire safety as well as operational group inspections and compile
reports thereof.
 Conduct regular audit of development in the area to assess capacity to
respond to emergencies
 Compile yearly leave rooster and training schedule for all personnel
 Undergo prescribed training from time to time
 Handle queries from the public in connection with calls reported and
 Handle petty cash
 Provide reports for injuries on duty and property loss or damage within 24
 Perform any other duty as delegated by Chief Fire Officer
 Assist the chief with the compilation of the sectional budget operational

Forward your applications to:
The Municipal Manager; Vhembe District Municipality; Private Bag X 5006;
Thohoyandou; 0950 or Hand Delivered to the Registry Office, Vhembe District
Municipality, Old Parliament Building, Government Complex next to Khoroni Hotel
Please Note:
1. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to security vetting/screening,
verification of qualifications and employment history/ reference check.
2. No late or faxed and e-mail applications will be considered.
3. Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will immediately disqualify an
4. Direct or indirect canvassing for preferential treatment will lead to immediate
disqualification of the relevant applicant.
Application must be submitted on the signed VDM HR application form, obtainable
on the website (www.vhembe.gov.za) accompanied by a comprehensive CV and
certified copies of: identity document, driving license (where applicable) and
qualifications. *Applications without the above will not be considered. Vhembe
District Municipality reserves the right to / not to make appointments. If no response
is received from Vhembe District Municipality 90 days after the closing date, it must
be regarded that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence regarding the
advertised positions will be limited to successful candidates only.
Enquiries on the above should be directed to Khosa F.S and Muthaphuli A.S at
015 960 2042 or 015 960 2232
Closing Date: 29 September 2017

Updated: September 6, 2017 — 20:11