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Chief Directorate: Municipal Infrastructure

Directorate: Infrastructure Development

SALARY: R718 059 – R1 090 458 per annum (OSD)

CENTRE: Pietermaritzburg

REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate must be in possession of an undergraduate (NQF level 7) qualification as recognised by SAQA in Engineering or a related qualification coupled with 3 years post qualification engineering experience and a valid code 8 drivers licence. Registration with ECSA as Professional Engineer is a prerequisite.Essential Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required: The successful candidate must have:- Sound knowledge and understanding of policy analysis, Knowledge of legislation (MPRA, MFMA, Municipal Systems Act), Knowledge of engineering design and analysis, Knowledge of research and development, Knowledge of computer-aided engineering applications, Knowledge of legal compliance, Knowledge of technical report writing, Knowledge of creating a high performance culture, Good professional judgement, Decision making and team leadership skills, Conflict management, problem solving and analysis skills, Planning, organising and presentation skills, Innovation, analytical and creativity skills, Self management and financial management skills, Customer focus and responsiveness skills, People and change management skills, Programme and project management skills, Information management and reporting skills, Good communication skills (verbal & written), Computer literacy in MS Office.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will be required to perform all aspects of varied innovative and complex engineering and facilitate sustainable service delivery with the following key responsibilities:- Design new systems to solve practical engineering challenges and improve efficiency and enhance safety, Conduct research and development, Perform office administration and budget planning, Manage the effective utilization of resources.

ENQUIRIES: Ms A Dipa at Tel No: (033) 355 6188



CLOSING DATE: 10 July 2020 (Applications received after this date will not be accepted).

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z83) available from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV together with originally certified copies of qualifications, driver’s license and ID. Applicants who possess a qualification which was obtained from a non-South African University must produce SAQA evaluations when submitting their applications. Failure to comply with any instruction will disqualify applicants. Appointment is subject to a positive outcome obtained from the NIA on the following checks (Security Clearance, Qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment). Faxed or late applications will not be accepted. Should applicants not receive any response from the Department within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the selection committee will recommend the candidates to attend a generic management competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment tests generic management competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The following posts are being re-advertised: Director: Disaster Management; Civil Engineer: Water (2 Posts), Civil Engineer: Mechanical/ Civil (2 posts), Deputy Director: Prosecutions and Senior Legal Administration Officer. All applicants who applied previously need to re-apply if they wish their applications to be considered.

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