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Director: Community Services (REF: COM 1)

Closing Date: 30 March 2021
Salary: R 972 648 – R 1 108.275 – R 1 257.894

Minimum requirements: * At least a Bachelor Degree or a relevant qualification registered on the National Qualifications Framework at NQF level 7 with a minimum of 360 credits.

* A minimum of five years' experience at senior management level; and have proven successful institutional transformation within public or private sector * Comply with all legislative competency requirements. * Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policies and local government legislation * Good knowledge and understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management * Knowledge and understanding of the key responsibility areas of the position. * Knowledge of municipal government and administration, statutory and regulatory environment. * An understanding of the integrated nature of an effective municipal administration. * The ability to engage strategically with Executive Councillors, communities and residents.* An appreciation of the centrality of the IDP for effective service delivery. *A high degree of aptitude to strategic/ operational planning and management, decision­ making, leadership, innovation and motivation.* General management skills, computer skills and valid driver's license.* Where an applicant does not have the required Minimum Competencies as required by the MFMA, the applicant must obtain the required modules within 18 months of appointment.

 

Key performance areas: Manage the operations of parks, sport facilities, cemeteries, resorts and other public facilities. Manage the rendering of disaster and fire services to ensure the safety of the community.

Manage municipal rental stock and the maintenance thereof.

Manage Human settlements administration and support services to address housing needs in the municipal area. Manage the rendering of community/social development, library and information services. Manage the rendering of local economic development support services to the community.

Added advantage: A registration with a recognized relevant professional body.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Appointments will be made according to the Council's Employment Equity Plan, which ensures representation of designated groups including those with disabilities in the Municipality.
  2. It would be expected of candidates to be subjected to thorough evaluations, which may include psychometric Testing. Previous and current employers and references will be contacted. Verification will be done on qualifications, criminal and credit records. The candidates will be required to disclose all financial interests. Original qualification certificates must be produced at any resultant interviews.
  3. All applications must be submitted with a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications and the names of at least three references with e-mail addresses from current and previous employers and a fully completed application form for Senior Managers, as available from the municipal website or the Human Resources Department, to be e-mailed to admin@witzenberg.gov.za (in the subject line of your email please specify - Application for Director: Community Services – Reference: Com 1). Administrative enquiries may be directed to the Senior Manager: Human Resources: Ms. Ingrid Barnard at 023-  3168181/ ingrid@witzenberg.gov.za
  4. Canvassing of Councillors for the purpose of being appointed is not permitted, and proof hereof will result in disqualification.
  5. Appointment is subject to the signing of an employment contract and performance agreement in terms of Section 57 of the Municipal Systems Act. The appointment will be done in accordance with the Regulations on appointment and conditions of employment of Senior Managers. The post is subject to a fixed term contract of employment, as well as acceptable conduct and performance during the term.
Director: Community Services (REF: COM 1) (132.22KB) Last published 08 March 2021