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					        STAFF VACANCY: ETHEKWINI MUNICIPALITY


                                  CIRCULAR NO. 283



Applications are invited for vacant positions within the various Areas of the ETHEKWINI
Municipality, details of which are attached. Except where the contrary applies, appointments made
will be in terms of the eThekwini Divisional Conditions of Services.

Application forms are obtainable from any Human Resources section and must reach the addresses
indicated not later than 12:00 (Midday) on the dates stated. Candidates must state clearly the position
to which appointment is sought, and if consideration for more than one vacancy (even in the same
Department) is desired, then separate applications must be submitted in respect to each such position.

Applicants are requested to furnish telephone number/s at which they may be contacted.

Please Note:- Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to
disqualification of the applicants.


Human Resources Unit
DURBAN

04 July 2011
UNIT                 DESIGNATION                           PAGE

ENGINEERING          Senior Civil Engineering Technician   1/2/3

WATER & SANITATION   Electronic Technician                 4/5

“            “       Storekeeper                           6/7

“            “       Communicable Disease Officer          8/9/10

ELECTRICITY          Senior Training Officer               11/12/13/14

“      “             Electrical Technician                 15/16/17

“      “             Senior Technician                     18/19/20

“      “             Chief Technician                      21/22/23

“      “             Executive Secretary                   24/25

“      “             Principal Clerk                       26/27/28/29

”      “             Clerk                                 30/31

“      “             Receptionist                          32/33

“      “             Senior Supervisor (Meter Reader)      34/35/36/37
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“      “             Meter Reader                          39/40

“      “             Clerk of Works                        41/42/43

CORPORATE ACCOUNTS   Accountant                            44/45

CITY FLEET           Trainee Artisan/Apprentice            46

REAL ESTATE          Estate Officer                        47/48

CLEANSING & SOLID    Principal Clerk                       49/50
WASTE

“            “       Senior Clerk                          51/52

HUMAN RESOURCES      Administration Officer                53/54/55

“            “       Recruitment Administrator             56/57/58/59

DEVELOPMENT          Principal Clerk (Records)             60/61/62
PLANNING,
ENVIRONMENT &
MANAGEMENT
DEVELOPMENT                     General Assistant                  63/64
PLANNING,
ENVIRONMENT &
MANAGEMENT

PARKS RECREATION                Temporary Pool Supervisor          65/66/67/68
AND CULTURE

“         “                     Temporary Pool Attendants          69/70




                            SECTION 11
              RE – ADVERTISEMENT / AMENDMENT

CLEANSING AND SOLID WASTE       Artisan Diesel Mechanic                    1/2

“               “               Senior Superintendent (Workshop)           3/4




                            SECTION 111

                     ACTING POSITIONS


INCOME                          Systems Administrator                      1/2
                                – Fleet Management Systems
                       INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment /Employment policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                            Cluster:              Procurement & Infrastructure
                                                                        Unit:                 Engineering
                                                                        Department:           Development Engineering

Ref No:.             36000772

VACANCY              Senior Civil Engineering Technician

GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)        Grade                                                        (b)        Monthly Basic Salary
           Ref.      Min.              Max.                                        Minimum: R15 829.00
           12        R189 948.00       R246 552.00                                 Maximum: R20 546.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

1.         REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

           Qualifications     Essential:           National Higher Diploma in the relevant field obtained through an
                                                   accredited Further Education and Training Institute. Registration as
                                                   a Professional Engineering Technician (Pr Techni Eng) with the
                                                   Engineering Council of South Africa. Code B or EB Driving
                                                   license.

           Experience:        Essential:           3 years relevant experience.

2.         THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

          A.        FUNCTIONAL SUPPORT

1.1        EXECUTING TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS

        Provides technical information on the principles, procedures and applications associated with design,
        draughting and contract management of Engineering requirements for average complexity projects, by

               Communicating with the immediate superior and professional personnel on technical and
                interpretative requirements and, procedures associated with design priorities for implementation.
               Controlling outcomes associated with the assembly/ preparation of base information and plans for
                structural forms and, in conjunction with professional personnel, formulating concept plans for
                average scale type engineering works.
               Attending to and applying specific sequences associated with the detailed development and
                draughting of average scale Engineering proposals and providing guidance to technical personnel
                on application requirements.
               Aligning developmental proposals based on comments from professional personnel on specific
                contextual dimensions impacting the design proposal.

        In order to ensure technical requirements are established and information made available on specific
        Engineering issues enabling professionals to evaluate and align design methodology to achieve
        optimum efficiencies.
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3     B        TECHNICAL ENGINEERING FUNCTIONS

2.1   TECHNICAL DESIGN APPLICATIONS

      Applies principles and techniques associated with the development of technical designs, by

         Analysing and interpreting the client‟s brief and interrogating legislation, regulations and other
          related factors requiring consideration during the design sequence.
         Conducting feasibility studies to enable accurate assessment of the extent of adaptability of specific
          design approaches.
         Preparing conceptual design depicting arrangement and organization of elementary forms combined
          into more complex forms of complete units.
         Creating graphic presentation material indicating specification and layout applying Computer
          Aided Design tools for project approval purposes.

          In order to ensure key variables and interacting engineering dimensions for average projects are
          explored and documented.

2.2   CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

      Coordinating sequences associated with the preparation and collation of contract documentation and
      undertaking and reporting on tender/contractor evaluations , by

         Executing control process to verify schedules, bills of quantities, tender documents and cost
          estimates prepared by technical personnel.
         Interacting with internal technical departments to ascertain, and align contract specification content
          to adequately address requirements.
         Preparing special conditions aligned to „procurement policies‟ of the Municipality and assessing
          tenders, compiling recommendations for consideration during the adjudication and initiating service
          orders.
      In order to ensure adequate coverage is given to technical and statutory requirements.

2.3   MONITORING COMPLIANCE

      Implements and monitors minor engineering contracts for average complexity projects, by

         Interacting with specialized personnel onsite to determine qualitative and quantitative aspects of
          work input.
         Conducting inspections to determine extent of compliance or variations from contractual
          agreement.
         Providing outcomes from specific observations and seeking approval on the processing of payments
          against completed works.

      In order to ensure outcomes are monitored, deviations identified and specific corrective measures
      initiated to support compliance with the agreed scope of work.
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4        C        COMMUNICATION

3.1      INFORMATION DISEMMINATION

         Disseminates information on the technical aspects and provides reports detailing interventions and
         outcomes, by

            Participating in various meetings (on site, internal and external forums, etc) presenting
             consolidated reports detailing the status of minor and average contract works and, providing
             comments/ opinions on matters affecting or concerning specific outcomes.
            Collecting and making available factual information and/ or conducting the necessary
             investigation/ research to enquiries to support professional personnel with addressing concerns on
             service delivery from the general public, councilors, government departments, developers, etc.
            Preparing correspondence, reports and/ or verifying the content of reports prepared by Technical
             Personnel.

         In order to ensure accurate information with respect to specific influential factors and variables
         impacting on the implementation of design proposals and projects are made available to support
         decision making processes and/ or problem solving sequences.




“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.


"Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability
within the occupational level of the respective advertised post"


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED /NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.

Please note :- Canvassing of Councilors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification of
the applicants.

“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”


APPLICATIONS MUST REACH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, ENGINEERING
UNIT, 166 KE MASINGA (OLD FORT) ROAD, DURBAN, 4001 OR P.O. BOX 680, DURBAN, 4000,
(TELEPHONE (031) 3117740) OR E-MAIL TO HREngRecruit@durban.gov.za NOT LATER THAN
FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
        The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment/Employment Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                                       Cluster: Procurement & Infrastructure
                                                                                   Water & Sanitation Unit
                                                                                   Mechanical & Electrical Branch


Ref. No. 34004990

VACANCY             Electronic Technician

GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade                                                                     (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         Ref.    Min.                Max.                                                     Minimum: R13 407.00
         11      R160 884.00         R208 836.00                                              Maximum : R17 403.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility; Pension; 13th Cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Subsidy; Annual Leave ,Sick Leave; and other
Allowances, where applicable.

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST:

         Qualification :      Essential:                      National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Light
                                                              Current) or an acceptable equivalent qualification.
                                                              Valid Code B drivers Licence.

         Experience:          Essential:                      At least 1 years acceptable relevant experience in the repair,
                                                              maintenance, commissioning and modification of radio
                                                              telemetry equipment and associated electronic instrumentation.
                                                              Computer literate.

                              Preferred:                      At least 3 years relevant experience.

2.     THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

1.     Supervisory Duties

       1.1          Supervises assigned labour, allocates daily work and monitors their progress.
       1.2          Maintains discipline in the assigned labour force and initiates disciplinary action as necessary.
       1.3          Authorises leave and sick leave forms of assigned labour and controls attendance.
       1.4          Ensures that vehicle, tools and other equipment are kept clean and in good working order.
       1.5          Ensures that assigned staff are issued with uniforms and safety clothing.
       1.6          Ensures that all work is carried out to safety procedures and policies and that the work site is
                    safe.

2.     Technical Duties

       2.1          Ensures all electronic communication and monitoring/control equipment is kept in a good
                    working order to support the continuous monitoring of water levels in all water reservoirs in
                    the region and to provide early warning signals about possible overflows.
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       2.2        Undertakes all preventative and breakdown maintenance work to electronic and related
                  technical equipment, i.e. electronic instrumentation, telemetry, radio communications
                  installations and related hardware, as needed either on site or at the workshop, using the
                  following tools and equipment :

                  Laptop, PC-based diagnostic software, portable test sets, Multimeters, Oscilloscope, Two-way
                  portable radio, RF-power meter, Electronic diagrams and service manuals.

       2.3        Conducts electronic workshop repairs of faulty electronics equipment, down to the component
                  level, using the above tools and equipment.

       2.4        Installs and commissions the abovementioned equipment.

       2.5        Modifies and provides extensions and upgrades to the abovementioned hardware.

       2.6        Undertakes the trouble shooting of the problem on site in order to restore the reliable
                  operation of the equipment on site within the minimum time period and then remove the
                  faulty module, subassembly or instrument from site to the workshop for repairs by carrying
                  out the following on site:

$      Performing a series of tests and simulations, and drawing conclusions about the nature of the fault from
       the results of such tests.
$      Identifying the actual cause of the equipment failure down to the subassembly or module level.
$      Replacing the faulty module, subassembly or instrument with a spare one.

3.       Undertake related assignments.



"Work sample and/or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process"

Please Note:- Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants. Under no circumstances should applications be sent to or processed by Councillors.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.



APPLICATIONS MUST REACH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION DIVISION,
ETHEKWINI WATER SERVICES, 3 PRIOR ROAD, DURBAN, P O BOX 1038, DURBAN, 4000 OR
MAY BE E-MAILED TO Recruitment@dmws.durban.gov.za (TELEPHONE 3118779/8780) NOT
LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
               The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment/Employment Policies

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                                                                                                             36798
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                                       Cluster: Procurement & Infrastructure
                                                                                   Water & Sanitation Unit
                                                                                   Mechanical & Electrical Branch


Ref. No. 34005062

VACANCY            Storekeeper

GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)     Grade                                                           (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

        Ref.      Min.                  Max.                                       Minimum : R 6 582.00
        06        R78 984.00            R102 528.00                                Maximum : R8 544.00

 BENEFITS

 In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subject to
 eligibility: Pension; 13th Cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Subsidy; Annual Leave, Sick Leave; and other
 Allowances, where applicable.

1.      REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

        Qualification:        Essential:           An appropriate level of secondary education.

        Experience:           Essential:           6 months relevant experience.

                              Preferred:           12 months relevant experience.

2.    THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.    Maintain store in a clean, orderly and secure manner by:-

      1.1          Ensuring all commodities are correctly placed in the store.
      1.2          Ensure that the store is swept and dusted.
      1.3          Ensuring that no unauthorised access is permitted.
      1.4          Ensuring that windows and doors are in good condition and can be securely closed and
                   fastened.

2.    Maintain and Control equipment and stock at operational readiness level by:-

      2.1          Ensuring users sign equipment in and out in a safe, clean, good, working condition.
      2.2          Report faulty equipment to Supt.
      2.3          Report equipment abuse to Supt.
      2.4          Report equipment and stock losses to Supt.
      2.5          Perform regular equipment inventory checks using controlled master inventory lists.
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3.     Maintain stocks and consumption at required operational level by:-

       3.1        Performing regular stock inventory checks using a manual or computer based stores control
                           system.
       3.2        Ensuring stock deliveries are correct and timeous.
       3.3        Ensuring replenishment orders are timeously requested.
       3.4        Ensure the correct allocation of stock.
       3.5        Assisting with offloading of goods from delivery vehicles.

4.     Perform administrative workshop duties under the instruction of Superintendent.

       4.1        Perform data capture duties onto departmental system.
       4.2        Collating workshop staff timesheets.
       4.3        Obtain quotation from suppliers for the workshop Supt.
       4.4        Ensuring delivery notes and invoices are correct and processed.

5.     Respond to after hours or weekend calls to open store for materials and equipment.

6.     Undertake related assignments.




"Work sample and/or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process"



Please Note:- Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants. Under no circumstances should applications be sent to or processed by Councillors.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.




APPLICATIONS MUST REACH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION DIVISION,
ETHEKWINI WATER SERVICES, 3 PRIOR ROAD, DURBAN, P O BOX 1038, DURBAN, 4000 OR
MAY BE E-MAILED TO Recruitment@dmws.durban.gov.za (TELEPHONE 3118779/8780) NOT
LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                         INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
          The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                                Cluster: Health & Social Services
                                                                            Health Unit
                                                                            Dept: Communicable Diseases Control.



REF N0S:               41000502

JOB TITLE:             Communicable Disease Officer

GRADE & BASIC SALARY

(a)         Grade                                                                     (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

            Ref.       Min                  Inc.                 Max
            11         160 884.00           Scale                R 208 836.00                    Minimum:        13 407.00
                                                                                                 Maximum:        17 403.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

1.          REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

            Qualifications:                 Essential:           National Diploma in Public Health.
                                                                 Registration with the Health Professions Council of South
                                                                 Africa/South African Nursing Council
                                                                 Valid motor vehicle Drivers License CodeB

            Experience:                     Essential:           3Years Relevant Experience

            Qualifications:                 Preferred:           4 years

            Experience:                     Preferred:           Nil


2.          THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:


B.2         DUTIES OF THE POST

1.          A. NOTIFIABLE DISEASE & OUTBREAK CONTROL FUNCTIONS
1.1         VECTOR CONTROL PLANNING & TRAINING

      Coordinates and implements plans and programmes to support the functionality in compliance to by-laws/
      statutory legislation by:

           Planning and investigating cases of infectious disease notified to the Department.
           Investigating and delivering medication to supervisors of patients with Tuberculosis at Transnet.
            Spoornet and SANDF based and maintaining delivery schedules.
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         Coordinatig all animal bite investigations in liaison with Environmental Health Officers, State Vet
          District Surgeons; hospitals and clinics pertaining to rabies control.
         Assessing contacts of notifiable diseases and coordinating the administration of prophylaxis where
          necessary.
         Planning and supervising the collection of laboratory specimens from cases and contacts of notifiable
          diseases.
         Preparing and assisting of training modules for Health Education Programs and delivery of post basic
          training for Departmental staff in consultation with the Deputy Manager: Outbreak Control.
         Preparing and assisting with theoretical and practical training programs for students.
         Attending in-service training seminars and courses as required by the Deputy Manager: Outbreak
          Control.
         Compiling data for reports and research projects pertaining to Tuberculosis and Infectious Disease and
          recommending appropriate measure to timely put plans into actions to counter the effects of outbreaks
          within the Metro region.
         Attending relevant meetings and planning the distribution of grants and food parcels and the recording
          of recipients.

      In order to ensure that the planning and implementation of Outbreak Control procedures is effectively
      carried out to support the Departments Outbreak Control Implementation Framework.

2.        B. ADMINISTRATION FUNCTIONS
2.1       REPORTS AND COMMUNICATION

      Compiles reports associated with the key performance and result indicators of the functionality by:

         Preparing productivity reports on notifiable diseases referring to statistical data and qualitative
          information related to specific investigations conducted.
         Coordinating all notifiable diseases reports from both public and private sectors health facilities
          (Communicable Disease admissions to Primary Health Care Clinics and Hospitals) and reporting of
          weekly trends in notifiable diseases.
         Liaising with relevant personnel e.g. general practitioners, members of the public, Environmental
          Health Officer, Health Department Personnel, Infection Controllers, etc and preparing the relevant
          section of the Annual Health Report pertaining to the functionality.
         Preparing responses to correspondences and queries, extracting information and records to support
          content, recommendations and /or opinion and seeks approval from the immediate supervisor prior to
          circulation.
         Maintaining stock control and completing the necessary documentation.
         Maintaining files and records related to the activities of the functionality using sequential codes to
          facilitate access and retrieval of information.
         Representing the Health Business Unit at forums/ structures as delegated by the Manager and
          compiling written reports on actions to be implemented.

      In order to ensure administrative sequences dictating reporting and communicating requirements and
      approval procedures are complied with.
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Please note :- Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants. Under no circumstances should applications be sent to or processed by Councillors.



Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and
Disability within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.




APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVESF UNSUCCESSFUL.


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


APPLICATION FORMS MUST BE FILLED IN AND ARE OBTAINABLE FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT, 9 OLD
FORT PLACE, DURBAN, 4001 OR P O BOX 2443, DURBAN, 4000. MUST BE RETURNED BY NOT LATER THAN
FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                      INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
      The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                            Cluster : Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                        Electricity Unit


Ref. Nos. 33006234, 33007078

VACANCY          Senior Training Officer

Total Value Remuneration Package Range
R 329 009.00 p.a. / R 415 240.00 (Grade 12)

BENEFITS

Benefits included in the total value of remuneration package (Pension; 13th Cheque; Medical Aid;
Housing Subsidy and Car Allowance) are payable in accordance with the rules/ requirements of the
respective benefit schemes and any revisions that may occur from time to time which may alter the
total value of remuneration package. A non-pensionable Market Allowance may be payable in terms of
the Scarce Skills Policy.

1.      REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

        Qualifications: Essential                 National Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering or an
                                                  alternative qualification.
                                                  Must be authorised without restriction in terms of the System
                                                  Operating Regulations to operate on MV systems, or be in a
                                                  position to become authorised to operate on HV systems within 6
                                                  months of appointment.
                                                  Valid motor vehicle driver‟s licence (Code B)

                             Preferred:           Be authorised to 275 000 volts or be a position to become so
                                                  authorised with 6 months.
                                                  Registered as: Assessor, Mentor, Verifier and RPL advisor.
                                                  Be in possession of a professional driver‟s permit.
                                                  Be in possession of a First Aid Certificate.

        Experience:          Essential:           3 years practical operating experience in all aspects of electrical
                                                  reticulation, including switching, isolating, testing and earthing of
                                                  mains and apparatus operating at voltages ranging from 230 volts
                                                  to 11 000 volts.
                                                  Ability to impart knowledge to learners.
                                                  Pass a proficiency test set by the department to prove sufficient
                                                  general knowledge of all aspects of electrical reticulation,
                                                  distribution and transmission with particular emphasis on
                                                  operating procedures.

                             Preferred:           4 years relevant experience.

2       .THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.      Training :

        Provide training on all topics from low voltage to 11 kV to industries, local authorities, eThekwini
        staff, Eskom, Telkom, and contractors on electrical network system operation which includes system
        layouts, design protection, safety and operations by:
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     a)       conducting lectures;
     b)       performing needs analysis;
     c)       carrying out explanations and hands on demonstrations and operations on the energised
              reticulation; and
     d)       visiting work sites;
     to prevent injury or death, damage to equipment, for learners to understand the dangers and correct
     operational procedures, to comply with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

2.   Development of training materials by :

     a)        Producing and updating of course models, computerised presentation programmes and
               technical manuals;
     b)        Keeping abreast with technical innovations in the field;
     c)        Using simulators for switchgear and protection relays;
     d)        Carrying out minor repairs to operational equipment situated at the training centre;
     e)        Monitoring equipment regularly for defects;
     f)        Researching and designing course materials;
     g)        Compiling with relevant technical information;
     h)        Consulting of text books;
     in order to keep abreast with technical changes in the field and to be able to train effectively and
     efficiently, so that learners are empowered with all the latest knowledge of equipment in accordance
     with the Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETA) requirements.

3.   Assessments:

     Conducting of assessments by :
     a)       Practical operational assessments of trainee authorised persons 11 kV on de - energised and
              energised systems;
     b)       practical assessments of Contractor competencies on energised low voltage systems;
     c)       written assessments for competency and authorisation;
     d)       marking and moderating of written and practical assessments;
     e)       pre-assessment interviews;
     f)       recognition of prior learning;
     g)       feedback sessions;
     to ensure that the learner is competent to operate safety without being under direct and personal
     supervision.

4.   Mentorship:

     Provide mentorship to learners by monitoring progress of learners and liaising with line managers in
     order to assist with career pathing and providing guidance and support to the learners.

5.   Personal development:

     Undergoing training by:
     a)        attending courses/workshops and demonstrations;
     b)        production of portfolios of evidence on each course;
     c)        undergoing self assessment;
     d)        undertaking visits to manufacturers at factories and industries to gain first hand knowledge of
               products to enhance training;
     in order to ensure and understanding of new technologies to improve on the content of the training.
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6.    Technical support:

      Provide technical support to local authorities, industries, contractors and eThekwini Municipality staff
      by:
      a)       Assist Senior Training Officer visiting local authorities, industries and eThekwini staff when
               required,
      b)       Providing assistance to transmission and regional network operations by performing switching
               operations on 6.6 and 11kV systems when required.
      c)       Assistance to line managers in investigation of service unit/contractor operational accidents
               and incidents,
      d)       Provide assistance to all sections where operational/safety concerns are raised,
      e)       Providing hands on instruction on specialised equipment such as cable identification
               equipment, test sticks, earthing applications, etc;
      to create a safe environment for personnel to operate in by providing subject matter expertise on
      specialised equipment and work procedures.

7.    Technical administration:

      The compilation of records, reports and other associated paper work by:
      a)       conduction the pre-assessment of trainees and filling out of respective paperwork;
      b)       conducting the assessment of the candidate and filling out of respective assessment forms and
               paper work;
      c)       providing feedback to the trainee to discuss the assessment and filling out of respective
               paperwork;
      d)       updating trainees authorisation file;
      e)       maintaining computerised technical data and drawings;
      to ensure learner‟s portfolio of evidence of training is accurate and is managed effectively, thus
      ensuring efficient running of the training centre.

8.    Committees:

      Represent the Training Centre as a subject matter expert on safety committees, for example,
      distribution and transmission Safety Working Groups by:
      a)        attending regular safety meetings where safety issues of eThekwini Electricity are discussed.
      b)        providing assistance to Methods and Standards Division in approving operational equipment.
      c)        practical testing of proposed equipment to be used.
      In order to:
      i)        ensure that safety rules and regulations are being adhered to;
      ii)       promote cost effective and safe equipment which meets safety rules and operating regulations
                requirements; and
      iii)      ensure standardisation.

9.    Undertake related assignments are directed by the Chief Training Officer or Manager: SHERQ and
      Training.

10.   Assist the Chief Training Officer in complying with his appointment in terms of the Occupational
      Health and Safety act (1993) and regulations as required by the Head : Electricity.
                                                       14




“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".

“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”

APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ELECTRICITY UNIT, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN, 4001 OR P.O. BOX 147, DURBAN, 4000, OR MAY BE E-MAILED
TO jobs@elec.durban.gov.za. (TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 3119166/31195173119123) NOT LATER
THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                      INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
      The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

                                                              15
                                                                                                                              2
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                            Cluster: Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                        Electricity Unit

Ref. Nos. 33007032


VACANCY            Electrical Technician


(a)     Grade                           (b)    Total Remuneration Package Range
        11                                     R 239 111.00 p.a / R 299 690.00 p.a.


BENEFITS

Benefits included in the total value of remuneration package (Pension; 13 th Cheque; Medical Aid and
Housing Subsidy ) are payable in accordance with the rules/ requirements of the respective benefit
schemes and any revisions that may occur from time to time which may alter the total value of
remuneration package. A non-pensionable Market Allowance may be payable in terms of the Scarce
Skills Policy.

1.      REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:      Essential           National Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a University of
                                                  Technology (Technikon) recognised by the Council on Higher
                                                  Education.
                                                  Registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa as a
                                                  Candidate Electrical Technician
                                                  Valid motor vehicle driver‟s license (Code B)
                                                  Must be in possession of a First Aid Certificate or obtain one
                                                  within 6 months of the date of appointment.
                                                  Must pass a proficiency test, set by the department, to prove
                                                  sufficient general knowledge of test and commissioning
                                                  fundamentals and philosophies.

        Experience:          Essential:           Minimum of 1 year relevant post National Diploma experience
                                                  in Electrical Engineering

                             Preferred:           Experience with and a knowledge of eThekwini Electricity‟s
                                                  distribution system and associated systems analysis, calculations
                                                  and settings undertaken.
                                                  Experience in the electricity supply industry with a sound
                                                  knowledge of protection systems/equipment of large electricity
                                                  distribution undertakings.

2.      THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.      Research and investigation into any incidence of medium voltage protection mal-operation and
        operational sequences and reporting thereon by:

        a) Reading daily outage/fault reports
        b) Applying technical knowledge and experience
        c) Comparing data on site to actual records

        In order to prevent further mal-operation and ensuring continuity of supply.
                                                    16



2.    Analysis of medium voltage network configuration, calculation of settings and grading of protection
      schemes thereof by applying technical knowledge and experience by use of power systems analysis
      software in order to ensure that:

      a) Negligible or no damage to equipment.
      b) Protection equipment operates correctly.
      c) Selectively, sensitivity, reliability and speed of operation of protection systems

3.    The planning of all protection and control wiring additions and alterations undertaken in the system
      and the control, up-dating and maintenance of the associated AutoCAD wiring/schematic diagrams by
      assessing the design of new protection systems in order to promote a safe and reliable medium voltage
      network.

4.    The maintenance of technical records and drawings of the various types of protective devices in the
      medium voltage network by evaluating technical literature on the various protection equipment in order
      to provide the necessary technical support to other divisions.

5.    The planning of new medium voltage protection systems and upgrades in conjunction with other
      departments and divisions by assessing system requirements and co-ordinating these projects in order
      to ensure successful implementation.

6.    The auditing of all medium voltage protection systems and settings by updating records and verifying
      calculations and models in order to ensure integrity of electrical protection system.

7.    Attend to correspondence by drafting letters, memoranda and reports, maintain statistics in order to
      attend to queries from customers, contractors and other departments.

8.    Liaison with other Authorities, Departments and Divisions by arranging and attending meetings in
      order to ensure transfer to ideas and information.

9.    Keeping abreast of technological developments in the field of electrical engineering by undergoing
      training, attending conferences and seminars, and carrying out appropriate research in order to enforce
      necessary system improvements and to become familiar with new technologies.

10.   Appointment in terms of the Occupational Health & Safety Act (1993) and Regulations as required by
      the Head: Electricity.

11.   Ensure quality of supply by monitoring network to keep damage and outages in system to a minimum.

12.   Generate route slips by gathering and capturing the relevant information on a database to keep the
      relevant role-players informed on the progress of projects and to ensure a systematic flow of
      responsibilities within the branch.
                                                       17




“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".

“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”




APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ELECTRICITY UNIT, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN, 4001 OR P.O. BOX 147, DURBAN, 4000, OR MAY BE E-MAILED
TO jobs@elec.durban.gov.za. (TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 3119166/31195173119123) NOT LATER
THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                      INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
      The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

                                                              18
                                                                                                                              2
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                            Cluster: Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                        Electricity Unit

Ref. Nos. 33007032B

VACANCY            Senior Technician

(a)     Grade                           (b)    Total Remuneration Package Range
        12                                     R 329 009.00 p.a / R 415 240.00 p.a.

BENEFITS

Benefits included in the total value of remuneration package (Pension; 13 th Cheque; Medical Aid, Car
Allowance and Housing Subsidy ) are payable in accordance with the rules/ requirements of the
respective benefit schemes and any revisions that may occur from time to time which may alter the
total value of remuneration package. A non-pensionable Market Allowance may be payable in terms of
the Scarce Skills Policy.

1.      REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:      Essential           Registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa as a
                                                  Professional Technician in Electrical Engineering
                                                  Valid motor vehicle driver‟s license (Code B)
                                                   Must be in possession of a First Aid Certificate or obtain one
                                                  within 6 months of the date of appointment.
                                                   Must pass a proficiency test, set by the department, to prove
                                                  sufficient general knowledge of test and commissioning
                                                  fundamentals and philosophies.

        Experience:          Essential:           Minimum of 3 years relevant post National Diploma experience
                                                  in Electrical Engineering

                             Preferred:           Experience with and a knowledge of eThekwini Electricity‟s
                                                  distribution system and associated systems analysis, calculations
                                                  and settings undertaken.
                                                  Proven technical ability in the heavy current field and exposure to
                                                  high and medium apparatus.

2.      THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.      Research and investigation into broadly defined incidence of medium voltage protection mal-operation
        and operational sequences and reporting thereon by:

        d) Reading daily outage/fault reports
        e) Applying technical knowledge and experience
        f) Comparing data on site to actual records

        In order to prevent further mal-operation and ensuring continuity of supply.

2.      Analysis of medium voltage network configuration, calculation of settings and grading of protection
        schemes thereof by applying technical knowledge and experience by use of power systems analysis
        software in order to ensure that:
        d) Negligible or no damage to equipment.
        e) Protection equipment operates correctly.
        f) Selectively, sensitivity, reliability and speed of operation of protection systems
                                                   19




13.   The planning of all protection and control wiring additions and alterations undertaken in the system
      and the control, up-dating and maintenance of the associated AutoCAD wiring/schematic diagrams by
      assessing the design of new protection systems in order to promote a safe and reliable medium voltage
      network.

14.   The maintenance of technical records and drawings of the various types of protective devices in the
      medium voltage network by evaluating technical literature on the various protection equipment in order
      to provide the necessary technical support to other divisions.

15.   The planning of new medium voltage protection systems and upgrades in conjunction with other
      departments and divisions by assessing system requirements and co-ordinating these projects in order
      to ensure successful implementation.

16.   The auditing of all medium voltage protection systems and settings by updating records and verifying
      calculations and models in order to ensure integrity of electrical protection system.

17.   Attend to correspondence by drafting letters, memoranda and reports, maintain statistics in order to
      attend to queries from customers, contractors and other departments.

18.   Liaison with other Authorities, Departments and Divisions by arranging and attending meetings in
      order to ensure transfer to ideas and information.

19.   Keeping abreast of technological developments in the field of electrical engineering by undergoing
      training, attending conferences and seminars, and carrying out appropriate research in order to enforce
      necessary system improvements and to become familiar with new technologies.

20.   Training of subordinates staff, including Technicians: Protection Engineering , in all aspects of
      protection engineering by theoretical explanations and practical demonstrations in order to ensure
      transfer of knowledge and to enhance competence levels.

21.   Assists the Test Division with broadly defined post fault analysis and engineering by applying
      sound engineering principles in order to enable effective engineering solutions.

22.   Assists the Protection Maintenance Division in general maintenance and developing effective
      maintenance strategies by sharing test and commissioning experience in order to ensure optimal system
      maintenance.

23.   Appointment in terms of the Occupational Health & Safety Act (1993) and Regulations as required by
      the Head: Electricity.

24.   Ensure quality of supply by monitoring network to keep damage and outages in system to a minimum.

25.   Generate route slips by gathering and capturing the relevant information on a database to keep the
      relevant role-players informed on the progress of projects and to ensure a systematic flow of
      responsibilities within the branch.
                                                       20




“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".

“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”


APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ELECTRICITY UNIT, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN, 4001 OR P.O. BOX 147, DURBAN, 4000, OR MAY BE E-MAILED
TO jobs@elec.durban.gov.za. (TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 3119166/31195173119123) NOT LATER
THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                      INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
      The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies
                                                              21
                                                                                                                              2
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                            Cluster: Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                        Electricity Unit

Ref. Nos. 33007032C


VACANCY            Chief Technician


(a)     Grade                            (b)    Total Remuneration Package Range
        13                                      R 365 425.00 p.a / R 462 533.00 p.a.

BENEFITS

Benefits included in the total value of remuneration package (Pension; 13th Cheque; Medical Aid, Car
Allowance and Housing Subsidy) are payable in accordance with the rules/ requirements of the
respective benefit schemes and any revisions that may occur from time to time which may alter the
total value of remuneration package. A non-pensionable Market Allowance may be payable in terms of
the Scarce Skills Policy.

1.      REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:      Essential            Registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa as a
                                                   Professional Technician in Electrical Engineering
                                                   Valid motor vehicle driver‟s license (Code B)
                                                   Must be in possession of a First Aid Certificate or obtain one
                                                   within 6 months of the date of appointment.
                                                    Must pass a proficiency test, set by the department, to prove
                                                   sufficient general knowledge of test and commissioning
                                                   fundamentals and philosophies.

        Experience:          Essential:            Minimum of 5 years relevant post National Diploma experience
                                                   in Electricity Supply Industry with sound knowledge of protection
                                                   systems / equipment of large electricity distribution undertakings.

                             Preferred:           Experience with and a knowledge of eThekwini Electricity‟s
                                                  distribution system and associated systems analysis, calculations
                                                  and settings undertaken.
                                                  Proven technical ability in the heavy current field and exposure to
                                                  high and medium apparatus.

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.      Research and investigation into complex incidence of medium voltage protection mal-operation and
        operational sequences and reporting thereon by:

        g) Reading daily outage/fault reports
        h) Applying technical knowledge and experience
        i) Comparing data on site to actual records

        In order to prevent further mal-operation and ensuring continuity of supply.
                                                    22


2.    Analysis of medium voltage network configuration, calculation of settings and grading of protection
      schemes thereof by applying technical knowledge and experience by use of power systems analysis
      software in order to ensure that:

      g) Negligible or no damage to equipment.
      h) Protection equipment operates correctly.
      i) Selectively, sensitivity, reliability and speed of operation of protection systems

3.    The planning of all protection and control wiring additions and alterations undertaken in the system
      and the control, up-dating and maintenance of the associated AutoCAD wiring/schematic diagrams by
      assessing the design of new protection systems in order to promote a safe and reliable medium voltage
      network.

4.    The maintenance of technical records and drawings of the various types of protective devices in the
      medium voltage network by evaluating technical literature on the various protection equipment in order
      to provide the necessary technical support to other divisions.

5.    The planning of new medium voltage protection systems and upgrades in conjunction with other
      departments and divisions by assessing system requirements and co-ordinating these projects in order
      to ensure successful implementation.

6.    The auditing of all medium voltage protection systems and settings by updating records and verifying
      calculations and models in order to ensure integrity of electrical protection system.

7.    Attend to correspondence by drafting letters, memoranda and reports, maintain statistics in order to
      attend to queries from customers, contractors and other departments.

8.    Liaison with other Authorities, Departments and Divisions by arranging and attending meetings in
      order to ensure transfer to ideas and information.

9.    Keeping abreast of technological developments in the field of electrical engineering by undergoing
      training, attending conferences and seminars, and carrying out appropriate research in order to enforce
      necessary system improvements and to become familiar with new technologies.

10.   Training of subordinates staff, including Technicians: Protection Engineering and Senior Technicians:
      Protection Engineering, in all aspects of protection engineering by theoretical explanations and
      practical demonstrations in order to ensure transfer of knowledge and to enhance competence levels.

11.   Assists the Test Division with broadly complex post fault analysis and engineering by applying
      sound engineering principles in order to enable effective engineering solutions.

12.   Assists the Protection Maintenance Division in general maintenance and developing effective
      maintenance strategies by sharing test and commissioning experience in order to ensure optimal system
      maintenance.

13.   Appointment in terms of the Occupational Health & Safety Act (1993) and Regulations as required by
      the Head: Electricity.

14.   Ensure quality of supply by monitoring network to keep damage and outages in system to a minimum.

15.   Generate route slips by gathering and capturing the relevant information on a database to keep the
      relevant role-players informed on the progress of projects and to ensure a systematic flow of
      responsibilities within the branch.
                                                       23




“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".


“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”


APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ELECTRICITY UNIT, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN, 4001 OR P.O. BOX 147, DURBAN, 4000, OR MAY BE E-MAILED
TO jobs@elec.durban.gov.za. (TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 3119166/31195173119123) NOT LATER
THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
      The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

                                                              24
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                            Cluster: Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                        Electricity Unit

Ref. Nos. 33000620

VACANCY            Executive Secretary

GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade     Min                  Max                                       (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         07        R95 484,00           R123 948,00                                             Minimum           : R7 957,00
                                                                                                Maximum           : R10 329,00
BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subject to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Salary; Annual Leave; Sick Leave and other
Allowances., where applicable.

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:     Essential:            Matric / Grade 12

                             Preferred:            Certificates confirming training in relevant software packages.

         Experience:         Essential:            12 months relevant experience.

                             Preferred:            18 months relevant experience.

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.       Perform specific administrative functions by:

         a)        arranging meetings and functions ensuring that relevant documentation is available and
                   participate as necessary;
         b)        co-ordinating the Deputy Head‟s work schedule, making travel arrangements for the Deputy
                   Head and Department staff;
         c)        processing documents for the DeputyHead and Managers, performing filing and photostating
                   functions and assisting with the preparation of technical papers and reports;
         d)        compiling agendas and taking minutes of meetings;
         e)        obtaining statistical information and preparing slide overheads or computer based
                   presentations for the Deputy Head or Managers as directed;
         f)        operating standard PC software packages;
         g)        researching records to extract information relevant to current investigations as directed;
         h)        retrieving information from Managers and other eThekwini Electricity Departments on a
                   monthly basis and calculations and collating statistics from this information and preparing
                   monthly management reposts for presentation by Deputy Head;
         i)        preparing and issuing management information;
         j)        maintaining and updating Codes of Practice, Financial Regulations, Bylaws , OHS Act, etc as
                   directed.
         k)        ensuring the smooth running of the Deputy Head‟s functions and liaising with Manager‟s
                   when the Deputy Head is away on leave or at conferences etc;
.        l)        monitoring expenditure on capital and operating votes as prescribed by the Deputy Head;
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.        m)       recording and transcribing hearings as necessary, as well as dictaphone typing;
         n)       maintaining strict confidentiality;

         in order to ensure that administrative support is available to the Deputy Head

2.       Perform reception/telephonist functions by;

         a)       screening incoming telephone calls and correspondence and redirect as necessary;
         b)       processing complaints and enquiries as far as possible;
         c)       scrutinizing all incoming mail, e-mail, including agendas and minutes and draw urgent
                  matters to the Deputy Head‟s attention.
         d)       drafting replies to routine correspondence, prepare and issue memorandums on behalf of the
                  Deputy Head;

         in order to ensure calls, complaints and correspondence are attended to promptly and professionally

    3.   Perform relief functions by providing a secretarial service to other Deputy Heads on a relief basis as
         well as providing a personal assistant service to the Head on a relief basis in order to ensure that an
         efficient secretarial service is maintained in all executive offices.


“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.

*APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.

"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".

“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”

APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ELECTRICITY UNIT, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN, 4001 OR P.O. BOX 147, DURBAN, 4000, OR MAY BE E-MAILED
TO jobs@elec.durban.gov.za. (TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 3119166/3119517/3119123) NOT LATER
THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                        INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies
                                                                26
                                                                                                                        2
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                   Cluster : Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                               Electricity Unit

Ref. No. 33000772

VACANCY              Principal Clerk

A.        GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)       Grade:               Min                   Max                  (b)        Monthly Basic Salary
            07                 R95 484.00            R123 948.00                     Minimum : R7 957.00
                                                                                     Maximum R10 329.00
          NOTE: Subject to NMC Ratification

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subject to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Salary; Annual Leave; Sick Leave and other
Allowances., where applicable.

1.        REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST:-

           Qualifications:     Essential:        Matric/Grade 12

                               Preferred:        Relevant post Matric Certificate.


          Experience:          Essential:        12 months relevant experience.

                               Preferred:        18 months relevant experience.

2.        THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.        Monitor, check, adjust and input meter readings associated with the relevant computer systems, by :

          Manual capturing of meter reading, monitor, check, adjust and input:

               Termination readings
               Disconnection ten day check readings captured.
               Adjustments of readings captured incorrectly.
               Amending change over reads on the reading system.
               Ensuring meter change readings are correct and rectify if incorrect.
               Amending service removal readings.
               E-mailing IT to amend readings that are corrupted due to systems errors.

          To ensure that customers bills are correct and billed timeously..
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2.   Investigate meter readings (outside of pre-set parameters), by:-
     Investigation of meter reading that requires audit, that has been loaded via manual capture and
     downloaded routinely. Audit readings with consumption that varies out of the range of the run daily
     average consumption as prescribed by the preset parameters. Routine, check-reading, disconnection,
     termination, meter change-overs, meter-changes and service-removal readings.

     Variance in consumption can either be rejected or accepted based on the following investigation
     outcomes:

     1.    Is the reading captured correctly.
     2.    Is the property vacant
     3.    Is the property disconnected
     4.    Identify the entity type and the norm of usage e.g. holiday flats, salon, bakeries, butcheries, air-
           conditioning, shut down period, peak production, schools, stadiums, seasonal change in
           residential consumption, holidays, demolished property renovations etc.
     5.    Is the meter faulty.
     6.    Is the meter tampered.
     7.    Is the meter reading for a new metered supply.
     8.    Referring to water consumption, special notes, postal addresses, consumer type and phoning
           consumers.
     9.    Utilising different systems available to establish usage.
     10.   Collate and record reading connection on system that are sent to meter readers to re-read meters.
     11.   Ensure all readings are received.
     12.   Collate and record reading connection on systems that are sent to Revenue Protection for faulty
           meters, disconnection request and tampered meters. Follow up on Investigations.
     13.   Initiate and follow up on fault card investigations prior to sending to Revenue Protection Services
           for actioning the relevant disconnections or removal of services.

     To ensure that readings that are out of variance to be resolved so that customers are billed correctly.
     Audits of readings is essential to minimise possible revenue being lost through incorrect billing,
     tampering and faulty metering.

3.   Collate information for reading adjustments and arrange authorisation of such adjustments by:-
             Initiate stock readings after audit has been done or check readings from consumer queries.
              Possible results from check readings:

     1.    Meters that were incorrectly read but already billed to consumer
     2.    Reading with the incorrect number of dial.
     3.    Incorrect termination readings.
     4.    Incorrect tariff scale
     5.    New meter on property.
              Manually adjusted incorrect meter readings using – reading setback via manual adjustment
               system. Authorisation reversal up to the value of R10 000.00. A higher value to be authorised
               by Meter Reading Controller.
              Reverse incorrect readings and charges in respect of incorrect meter dials and correct.
              Effect adjustments on crossed meters after investigation by technical staff.
              Authorise Consolidated Billing Section (Revenue). To raise adjustment charges onto the
               consumers account.
              Manual amendment of incorrect termination read and calculate manually the correct charge
              Amend incorrect scale and reverse charges, recalculate and process correct charges.
              Trace new meter details and process. Reversal of incorrect charges, recalculate and authorise.
     To ensure that customers are billed correctly and to minimise revenue being lost through incorrect
     billing.
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4.   Attend to and resolve queries in regard to meter reading, by:-
             Attending to counter, telephone and e-mails from consumers, disconnections,
              Revenue Protection, Customer Services, Consolidated Billing etc.
             Investigating, monitoring and resolving meters with no reading or invalid readings
              (meters not read 365/190 day).
             Advise on meter reading, disconnection, termination, registration, cross meters, incorrect
              wiring, meter access, prepaid, tariff charges, scale charges and changes, deposits, energy
              saving advice.
             Resolving disputed electricity charges, advise on calculations, meter tests, estimated charges,
              account explanations etc.

     To ensure a good customer service and correct revenue collection.

5.   Maintain and promote good customer relations.

6.   Process details in regard to “Remove All Gear” and meter removals as necessary where requested, by:-
             Obtain details to process on the computer system.
             Reverse charges and recalculate for the period of tampering/fault period using a daily average
              as determined by investigating new meter consumption and reading prior to fault period.
             Authorise billing staff to effect reading adjustments and endorse the system on the course of
              action taken.

     To ensure that tampered / faulty meters are rectified as to minimise revenue loss.

7.   Effect scale (tariff) changes as required after obtaining the appropriate authority, by:-

             Initiate tariff investigation complaints from consumers to the technical staff. Meters that have
              been captured using the incorrect scale or there has been a change in the entity type.
             Reversal of incorrect readings and charges in respect of the incorrect scale.

     To ensure that the customer is billed correctly.

8.   Attend to queries regarding crossed meters, and meter details (number of dials, constant, etc.) and
     adjust records accordingly, by:-

            Initiating a technical investigation for consumers who are being billed for the incorrect supply
             eg. complex, flat or business complex. Identifying possible cross meter using consumption as
             a factor and requesting investigation via the technical staff.
            Correcting crossed metering and incorrect registration.
            Identifying the correct consumer to the correct meter.
            Amending the accounts – process of terminating, re-registering, deleting registrations,
             cancelling disconnections and reversing of charges within the system parameters. Address
             changing, moving connection using function MCP on Coins to rectify addresses.
            Collating the dates and units to be used for the financial adjustments using the history of
             registrations, actual dates of occupation, registrations dates and effective datas etc.
            Suspension of accounts whilst account under query.
            Correcting meter constant, dial constant, meter number
            Reversal of incorrect readings and charges in respect of incorrect meter dials and processing
             meter dials.
            Reversal of incorrect readings and charges in respect of incorrect constant and processing the
             correct constant.
     To ensure that the customer is billed correctly.
     To ensure that accurate electricity bills are rendered.
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9.       Trace deposits which have not been linked to connections and update information on the relevant
         computer systems.

10.      Correct meter read sequencing and work orders on the relevant computer systems by:-

                 Work-order sequence where incorrect so the meter will be read.
                 Rectify on the billing system (maintain meter readers sequences) by amending read day, cycle
                  and route
                 Sequencing of all new metered connections in order to be read.

        To ensure meter readers find and read the meters efficiently to eliminate revenue loss.

11.     Resolve access problems for meter reading staff by entering customer access details such as telephone
        numbers, keys available from dangerous dogs etc.

                 Phoning/tracing consumers to set up appointment times for meter readings

12.      Undertake related duties for the efficient and effective functioning of the division.


“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.


"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor, Control
Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".


“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.




APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ELECTRICITY UNIT, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN, 4001 OR P.O. BOX 147, DURBAN, 4000, OR MAY BE E-MAILED
TO jobs@elec.durban.gov.za. (TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 3119166/3119517) NOT LATER THAN
FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                             Cluster: Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                         Electricity Unit

Ref. Nos. 33000120


VACANCY             Clerk

GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade                Min                             Max                  (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         05                   R66 900,00                      R86 844,00                      Minimum: R5 575,00
                                                                                              Maximum: R7 237,00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subject to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Salary; Annual Leave; Sick Leave and other
Allowances., where applicable.

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION

         Qualifications:                  Essential:          Appropriate level of secondary education

         Experience:                     Essential:           1 year relevant experience
                                                              Computer literate

                                         Preferred:           Relevant experience in operating spreadsheet and word
                                                              processing packages.

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.       Administrative Functions

         Performs specific tasks/activities associated with the operation of the Micro-film section.

                  Preparation of application documents e.g. rediboard etc for roll-filming by removal of all
                   objects which may prevent microfilming e.g. staples, paper-clips, sellotape torn sheets, etc.

                  Batch applications in location/area order.

                  Type a control sheet for each batch and prepare a schedule of same.

                  Maintain a record of documents submitted for Microfilming.

                  Verify and quality check returned documents against fische copy/roll film.

                  Removal of compliance certificate after the documentation has been microfilmed and post to
                   the house-owner.

                  Updating of any amendments (including changes of rags, address, names, etc.)

                  Filing of roll film records.
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                 Retrieval of micro-film record on request.

         In order to ensure administrative requirements and procedures associated with the Micro-film Section
         standards are complied with.




“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.


"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".


“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”



APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.



APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ETHEKWINI ELECTRICITY, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX 147, DURBAN 4000 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO
Jobs@Elec.Durban.Gov.Za (Telephone : 3119517/3119166/3119123) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-
07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

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AREA WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                                Cluster: Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                         Electricity Unit

Ref. Nos. 33000128


VACANCY             Receptionist

GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade                Min                  Max                   (b)       Monthly Basic Salary

         05                   R66 900,00              R86 844,00                   Minimum               : R5 575,00
                                                                                   Maximum               : R7 237,00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subject to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Salary; Annual Leave; Sick Leave and other
Allowances., where applicable.

1.     REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION

               Qualifications:            Essential           Appropriate level of secondary education

                                         Preferred:           First Aid Certificate

               Experience:                Essential:          Minimum 3 months relevant experience
                                                              Computer literate

                                         Preferred:           Minimum 6 months relevant experience

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.       A. ADMINISTRATION

1.1      Procedures, Systems and Controls

         Under the supervision and guidance of the Administration Officer, controls the reception
         activities by :

                   Resolving basic information needs of members of the public and staff calling at the reception
                    area.
                   Making telephonic enquires (where applicable) to establish required information.
                   Monitor access to office environment and permit only authorised officials and members of the
                    public to enter same.
                   Operate an Inter-com system.
                   Undertake First Aid duties.
                   Assist with evacuation exercise as required.
                   Assist with clerical duties as required.
                   Receive, record and redirect the following incoming mail e.g.
                    Departmental Reports, Contracts, Applications Forms, Supplier Correspondence.
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1.2     Safety
              Ensure compliance with all safety requirements as laid down in Departmental Standing
               Instructions, Occupational Health and Safety Act Chapter 25 or any legislative requirement.

        Resources - Materials, etc
              Responsible for ensuring all resources are properly maintained.

1.3     Authority/Approval
               Verification of services/goods received and checking for reasonableness and value.

        Reports
                 Extraction, processing and preparation of statistical information and reports that are required
                  by Management.
        In order to ensure administration requirements are effectively addressed through the implementation of
        efficient practices and procedures.

2.       B. GENERAL FUNCTIONS

        Performs specific activities associated with providing support to line functions by :
                 Dealing with routine and non-routine correspondence and telephonic/electronic responses to
                  queries.
        In order to ensure effective communicative mechanisms are in place.



“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.

"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".

“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ETHEKWINI ELECTRICITY, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX 147, DURBAN 4000 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO
JOBS@ELEC.DURBAN.GOV.ZA (TELEPHONE : 3119517/3119166/3119123) NOT LATER THAN
FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
      The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

                                                              34
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                            Cluster: Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                        Electricity Unit

Ref. Nos. 33000968


VACANCY            Senior Supervisor (Meter Readers)

         GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade     Min                  Max                                       (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         08        R107 508,00          R139 548,00                                             Minimum           : R8 959,00
                                                                                                Maximum           : R11 629,00
BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subject to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Salary; Annual Leave; Sick Leave and other
Allowances., where applicable.

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

        Qualifications:      Essential:                      Matric / Grade 12
                                                             Valid Code B Driver‟s Licence.

         Experience:         Essential:                      18 months relevant experience in the control and
                                                             supervision of staff. Computer literate

                                        Preferred:           24 months relevant experience in customer liaison and
                                                             meter reading

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:-

1.       Supervision and control of meter readers involved in the capture and processing of meter readings,
         by:-
                Control of meter readers/contractors who are responsible for reading meters, control of audit
                 clerks who capture and process these readings.
                Ensure that hand-held computers, check reading forms, termination printouts and manual
                 prints are used to read meters. These readings are captured via the programme function of the
                 computer system.
                Ensure that staff are in uniform and have ID.

         In order that consumers will receive an actual reading on their account every quarter, or monthly as
         dictated to by customer category.

2.       Daily requesting and allocation of read routes to Senior Meter Readers/contractors and special reading
         to Meter Readers/contractors under their control, by:-
                 Routes are requested via mainframe and allocated to hand-held computers, and readings are
                  spread over 3 cycles ie. A,B,C, cycles and requested per read day.
                 The routes are handed over to contractors/meter readers to be read.
                 The read routes have to be completed 3 days before the bill day in order for the readings to be
                  billed onto the accounts.
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     To ensure customers are charged correctly for electricity usage or are timeously connected or
     terminated , to ensure an efficient service and to reduce the financial risk to the Council.

3.   Authorization and acceptance or rejection of ”out of variance” readings, and initiation of follow-up
     checks where necessary, by:-

             Ensuring that out of “variance readings are processed by audit clerks using first audit and
              second audit functions.
             Making decisions on whether the readings are to be accepted or rejected.
             Ensuring that the ”view consumption history function” is used to make this decision and
              initiate follow up checks.
             To ensure that accounts are billed accurately and discrepancies are detected and investigated
              timeously.

4    Adjusting readings as authorized, adjust account up to R50 000 and authorize suspension thereof, by:-

             Reversal of incorrect readings.
             Processed using the charge adjustment function.
             Responsible for the suspension of adjusted accounts to avoid disconnection of electricity
              supply.

     In order to provide a good customer service and accurate billing.

5.   Allocation of new connections to read routes on the relevant computer system, by:-

             Placing of routes to senior meter reader.
             Capturing the read day, cycle route and sequence using the mcc list connection upload
              function.

     To ensure that all the meters are read timeously and the customers receive a reading on their account
     statement.

6.   Producing statistical reports as required, by:-
        Generating meter reading reports for the meters not read for 365 days and 190 days.
        Requested on a weekly basis.
        Necessary action is taken to ensure that a reading is obtained for every unread meter.

     To compile a weekly statistical report for management. Used to minimise unread meters.

7.   Keeping abreast of new meter reading systems and making recommendations for improvement, by:-
            Making recommendation to management for new improved systems
            Communicating with the meter reading equipment provider for repairs of hand-held
             computers and make recommendations for new improved software.

     To improve efficiency and obtain maximum reads.
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8.    Responding to customer queries in relation to meter readings, both telephonically and in writing, by:
             Effective management and control of electricity meter reading operation and deal with
             queries that are received via e-mail, telephone, letters and from various other departments
             such as Billing, Customer Services and Revenue Protection.
            Taking necessary action to resolve queries, such as tariff queries, meter queries, crossed
             meters, fault cards and removal of meters.
             Resolve queries that require reversals, recalculations and raising correct charges to the
             accounts by the Billing Section.

      To ensure accuracy of consumers accounts and bring in revenue and to provide feedback on resolution
      of queries to consumers and departments concerned.

9.    Promoting and maintaining good customer relations, by:-

              Responsible for the effective communication with customers in order to provide quality
               service delivery.
              Responsible to resolve complex queries in order to provide customer satisfaction.
              Monitoring progress of queries and providing feed back to internal/external customers.

      To ensure excellent service delivery to customers.

10.   Controlling the allocation and utilisation of vehicles, by:-

              Check vehicle utilisation log sheets.
              Ensure adequate transport is provided for meter readers.

      To ensure effective and efficient meter reading services.

11.   Training and motivation of subordinate staff to maximise productivity and develop their full potential,
      by:-
              Responsible for supervision of subordinate staff and motivating them. Delegate duties to
               subordinates and provide training to maximise productivity.
              Encourage teamwork in order to achieve a common goal.
              Coaching subordinates during change in administrative and software functions.
              Training of subordinates in order to develop their full potential.

      To maximise productivity and to provide excellent service delivery to our customers.

12.   Ongoing monitoring of subordinate staff performance and taking remedial action where necessary, by:-
              Setting performance standards and motivating subordinates to work towards the set
               performance standard.
              Manage staff performance to ensure compliance with work ethics and Code of Conduct.
              Hold regular staff meetings to address issues regarding work-loads, charges in work methods,
               resolving conflicts and determine training needs of subordinates.
              Address staffing issues such as absenteeism, authorization of annual leave and record-keeping
               of leave and sick leave.
      To provide feedback on performance and commend them for excellent good performance. Take
      remedial action for poor performance. To ensure good customer services.
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13.   Responsibility for maintaining effective industrial relations including disciplining of subordinate staff
      according to standard procedures.
             To ensure that subordinates are working to standard procedures.
             Initiate, arrange and assist with grievance and disciplinary hearings and conflict resolutions.

      To promote a pleasant working environment and maximise productivity.

14.   Actively support the promotion of safety and accident prevention in the work place, by:-
              Ensuring a healthy and safety working environment.
              Actively support and promote safety and accident prevention in the work place in compliance
               with the Safety Rules and Regulations.

      To maintain a safe working environment to employees.

15.   Responsible for the transfer of electronic data between main frame computer and hand held terminals,
      by:-
             Uploading and downloading of meter readings.
             Ensure, routes are read in time and uploaded, in order for the readings to be billed on the
              account statement.
             Attend to computer failures in respect of uploading and downloading of readings.
             Attend to hand-held failures. Retrieve reading-route data.
             Requesting a productivity/activity report to ensure that the data has been successfully
              processed.
             Generating locked reports and ensuring that senior meter readers/contractors complete the
              locks before readings are billed.

      To ensure readings are accurately billed on the consumers account statement.

16.   Management and control of meter reading contractors including drawing up of vouchers/claim forms,
      by:-
            Supervising the quality of work performed by the contractors.
            Payment for reads done by contractors.
            Verification of number of reads done by contractors on a monthly basis.
            Payment vouchers are prepared at the end of every month and submitted to management for
             payment to the contractors.
            Penalize contractors for every incorrect read done.
            Copy of vouchers sent to contractors for their records.
            Motivate for additional staff as and when required.
            Hold regular meetings to resolve problems

      To maintain efficiency and quality of meter readings, to pay contractors for the number of connections
      read and to penalize contractors for poor quality reads.

17.   Processing of work on relevant computer systems, by:-
              Capturing done on the relevant computer system ie Coins, MCC
               Disconnection/re-connection, Financial and Route Master.
              Coins system - For all financial work done, billings, suspension of accounts, LSA reports etc.
              Ellipse System - Meter changes, tariff changes, dials, sub areas cross meter, etc.
              MCC system - All electricity functions such as adjustments, audits address changes, etc.
              Route Master - Transfer data to and from hand-held computers.
      To collate data using the relevant computer systems and send it to the mainframe in order for the
      readings to be billed on the account statement.
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18.      Liaising with relevant Division and Service Units in connection with fault card investigations, by:-

                 Responsible for monitoring fault cards, removal of meters and meter changes.
                 Liaising with Revenue Protection.
                 Request fault cards investigation.
                 Liaising with the Meter Engineering branch, concerning CT meters, 2 rate meters and mini
                  bulk meters.
                 Liaising with the depot with regards to change-over queries.
                 Liaising with Head Quarters Customer Services for new application queries.
                 Liaising with finance department for all manual recalculations, required to correct accounts.

         To ensure consumers are charged correctly and reduce the financial loss to the Council.

19.      Undertake related duties, by:-

                 Performing duties as requested by Management.

         To ensure effective and efficient functioning of the division.



“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".

“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”


APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ELECTRICITY UNIT, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN, 4001 OR P.O. BOX 147, DURBAN, 4000, OR MAY BE E-MAILED
TO jobs@elec.durban.gov.za. (TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 3119166/3119517/3119123) NOT LATER
THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
      The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

                                                              39
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                            Cluster: Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                        Electricity Unit

Ref. Nos. 33000838


VACANCY             Meter Reader

         GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade     Min                  Max                                       (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         06        R78 984,00           R102 528,00                                             Minimum           : R6 582,00
                                                                                                Maximum           : R8 544,00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subject to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Salary; Annual Leave; Sick Leave and other
Allowances., where applicable.

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:     Essential:        Appropriate level of secondary education.
                                               Valid motor vehicle driver‟s license (Code B)

                             Preferred:         Matric / Grade 12

         Experience:          Essential:       6 months relevant experience in Meter Reading

                             Preferred:        12 months relevant experience

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE :-

1.       Reading of electricity meters and entering data on handheld terminals or cards in order to produce
         electricity bills.

2.       Disconnection and re-connection of “safe” electricity supplies by switching on or off meter circuit
         breakers, as instructed.

3.       Reporting on suspected misappropriation of electricity, discovered while meter reading, to reduce
         financial loss to the Council and the safety risk to the public.

4.      Promoting and maintaining effective customer relations by maintaining the Batho Pele Principals.

5.      Driving vehicles, when required to read meters or perform “safe” re-connections and disconnections.

6.      Completion of daily log sheets, to record vehicle movements to ensure effective control.

7.      Washing and cleaning of meter reading vehicles, to ensure a good public image of the Council is
        maintained.

8.      Resolving access problems. e.g. in respect of telephone customers keys, dogs, personal security, etc. as
        many meters are in customers properties and they are required to be read, as per National Energy
        Regulations at least once a year.
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9.       Identifying and report on placing and sequencing of meters, to ensure the most efficient read-route is
         used.

10.       Reporting on broken and missing meter room doors and locks (which may include the issue of an ITR),
         and reporting on unsafe wiring and installations, to safeguard the public and to minimise any financial
         loss to the Council.

11       Accessing computer systems for information relevant to meter readings as required, for the purpose of
         queries or reporting.

12.    Down loading of vehicle monitoring information as required, for control purposes.

13.    Undertake other reasonable related duties for the effective and efficient functioning of the division.



“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.


*APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".


“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”




APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION
DIVISION, ELECTRICITY UNIT, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT, (OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD
CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN, 4001 OR P.O. BOX 147, DURBAN, 4000, OR MAY BE E-MAILED
TO jobs@elec.durban.gov.za. (TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 3119166/3119517/3119123) NOT LATER
THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                      INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
      The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

                                                              41
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                            Cluster: Procurement and Infrastructure
                                                                        Electricity Unit

Ref. No. 33001510


VACANCY            Clerk of Works

(a)     Grade                                (b) Total Remuneration Package Range
11                                         R284 733.00 / R309 138.00

BENEFITS

Benefits included in the total value of remuneration package (Pension; 13 th Cheque; Medical Aid;
Housing Subsidy and Car Allowance) are payable in accordance with the rules/ requirements of the
respective benefit schemes and any revisions that may occur from time to time which may alter the
total value of remuneration package. A non-pensionable Market Allowance may be payable in terms of
the Scarce Skills Policy.

1.      REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

        Qualification:      Essential :            Must be a qualified electrician who has served an apprenticeship
                                                   recognised by the Department of Labour
                                                   In possession of a NTC2 or NCV3 in electrical engineering from a
                                                   Further Education and Training College registered with the
                                                   Department of Education.
                                                   Valid Code EB (08) or EC1 (10) driver=s licence, as applicable, or
                                                   be able to obtain one within 6 months of the date of appointment.
                                                   Must be in possession of a Professional Driving Permit (PrDP)
                                                   or obtain one within 6 months of the date of appointment if
                                                   required. Must be trained in First Aid or be trained within 6
                                                   months of the date of appointment.
                                                   (For posts requiring switching) Must be authorised in terms of
                                                   eThekwini Electricity‟s System Operating Regulations to operate
                                                   on medium and high voltage systems up to and including 275 Kv,
                                                   or be in a position to become authorised within 9 months of
                                                   appointment.
                                                   Must pass a proficiency test, set by the department, to prove
                                                   sufficient general knowledge of HV plant fundamentals and
                                                   philosophies.

       Experience:          Essential :           Minimum of 5 years as a competent Electrician in terms of Code
                                                  Code of Practise A/16 for the specific duties and responsibilities of
                                                  the post.

2.      THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

1.      A. CO-ORDINATION AND CONTROL

1.1      ESTABLISHING WORK PROGRAMME APPLICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

         Establishes schedule of work/requirements and procedural applications relating to construction
        /maintenance works, by:
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      •        Perusing the technical requirement of the specifications of the contracts for construction ,
               maintenance and/or refurbishment works.

      •        Consulting with the immediate Superior to establish any authorised deviation from technical
               specifications, additions or variation to contract or specific checks/investigations to be
               undertaken.

      •        Preparing work programme/schedule of activities in consultation with the Contractor and
               arranging for the required circuit outages with High Voltage Network Control at specific sites
               in accordance with schedule of activities.

      •        Assessing the requirements for materials to be supplied for projects under supervision and
               make arrangements for the issue of material in accordance with time frames.

      In order to ensure requirements, specification and the scope of work is established and
      communicated enabling accomplishment of outcomes.

2.    B. TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS

2.1   CO-ORDINATING AND EXECUTING PRE-WORK SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE
      PROCEDURES.

      Attends to co-ordinative requirements and specific pre-work safety and compliance applications, by

      •        Interacting with Local Authorities, Traffic Police and property owners to seek
               co-operation on specific requirements relating to the works.

      •        Attending to the organisation of activities of various contractors and Municipality personnel
               undertaking work on site.

      •        Arranging for site safety measures in the vicinity of live plant, including isolation of electrical
               circuits to make the situation safe for contractors to work in the vicinity of these circuits. Also
               issuing of work permits.

      •        Inspecting and approving electrical equipment before installation on site to verify compliance
               with technical specifications.

      In order to ensure specific procedural requirements are executed contributing to compliance and
      uninterrupted progress of works.

2.2   WORK IN PROGRESS

      Co-ordinates tasks/activities associated with the monitoring and maintaining compliance with
      procedure, standards and specifications, by

      •        Conducting site visits and inspecting work in progress, checking standards conform to
               specifications and Departmental Codes of Practice.

      •        Identifying irregularities and taking remedial actions, instructing the contractor or discussing
               with the immediate Superior options/alternative solutions for implementation.

      •        Authorising minor planning amendments on site.
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        •       Measuring/inspecting and determining the actual material/labour involved in the work and
                scheduling the outcomes to enable immediate Superior to make contract variations.
        •       Reconciling materials used against the issued quantities and arranging for the return of any
                excess materials.
        •       Endorsing contractor‟s progress claims for actual amount of work completed and accepted for
                payment.
        •       Attending site meetings with Consultants, contractors and engineering personnel and,
                providing information relating to inspections and obtaining details of decisions/actions.
        •       Undertaking pre-commissioning inspections of HV and MV plant and equipment after
                installation in conjunction with the contractor to confirm compliance with specifications.
        In order to ensure agreed standards, measures and specifications applicable to maintenance
        works are complied with and established outcomes accomplished.

3.       C. GENERAL APPLICATIONS

3.1      RECORDS UPDATE AND SUPPORT

        Performs specific administrative tasks/activities associated with the updating and maintaining
        records/information of work in progress and completed works and attends to the provision of support
        with specific processes, by

        •       Collating information from field reports, inspections and contractual documentation for
                inclusion into technical or management progress reports.
        •       Completing investigative reports, recording details of findings from inspections/observations
                and forwards to management for perusal and guidance on unresolved/pending outcomes.
        •       Monitoring expenditure against agreed estimations with a view to identifying any impending
                over expenditure to allow for regularization of finances prior to over expenditure.
        •       Estimating quantities and costs project elements for the purposes of providing information on
                contractor selection and budgets.
        •       Completing appraisal of contractor performance to serve as guideline for future contract
                considerations.
        In order to ensure accurate operational and/or technical information is maintained and made
        available to support planning or decision making processes related to the works.


“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.

"Internal applicants desiring a receipt for their application must obtain one from Room 254, 2nd Floor,
Control Building, Human Resources Administration Division, Electricity Unit".

“Internal applicants submitting their applications via e-mail please ensure that you state your service
number on your submission”

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS
FROM THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES
UNSUCCESSFUL. APPLICATIONS MUST BE LODGED AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES
ADMINISTRATION DIVISION, ETHEKWINI ELECTRICITY, 1 JELF TAYLOR CRESCENT,
(OPPOSITE KINGSMEAD CRICKET STADIUM) DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX 147, DURBAN 4000
OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO JOBS@ELEC.DURBAN.GOV.ZA (TELEPHONE : 3119517/3119166)
NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                      INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment /Employment policies.

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                             Cluster: Treasury
                                                                         Unit: Corporate Accounts
                                                                         Department: Accounts Payable

Ref. No. 71001170

VACANCY            Accountant

GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade     Min.                            Max.                  (b)       Monthly Basic Salary

         12        R189 948.00                     R246 552.00                     Minimum: R15 829.00
                                                                                   Maximum: R20 546.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:      Essential:           Relevant 3 year Tertiary qualification e.g. (B Comm, CA (SA),
                                                   member of IMFO, Associate member of CIS, or any equivalent 3
                                                   year Accounting Qualification (M+3).

         Experience:          Essential:           Relevant 3 years Municipal Accounting experience. Computer
                                                   literate.

                              Preferred:           4 years post graduate Accounting experience together with JDE
                                                   and EXCELL/Quattro Pro Competency..

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

1.       Overall responsibility including supervision of the Accounts Payable section.

2.       Undertake branch administration and control.

3.       Produce and compile quarterly supplier top 20 report in terms of legislation to Exco and Province.

4.       Produce report of vouchered invoices by investigating unposted batches thereafter take appropriate
         action to ensure that payment is made.

5.       Produce report of receipted purchases that have not been vouchered, investigate and take appropriate
         action to ensure payment is made.

6.       Senior pre-payment check.

7.       Signing authority in terms of Council‟s delegated authority for documents / correspondence pertaining
         to Accounts Payable, approve orders for payment and authorise early settlement under special
         circumstances.
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8.       Undertake special investigations on an ad hoc basis (including investigating and resolving audit
         queries), prepare reports thereto, authorise and initiate special investigations in respect of overdue
         accounts and related problems.

9.       Attend to suppliers queries and disputes, ensure compliance with VAT legislation.




“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.


►        Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and
         disability within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL

“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”


Please note: - Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants.


APPLICATIONS MUST REACH           HUMAN RESOURCES (TREASURY), GROUND FLOOR,
FLORENCE MKHIZE BUILDING, 251 ANTON LEMBEDE STREET, DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX
828, DURBAN 4000 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO HRtreasury@durban.gov.za (TELEPHONE: 031- 311-
1630 FAX: 031-311 1651) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                      INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment /Employment policies.

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                                                                                                                        1F047
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                             Cluster: Treasury
                                                                         Unit: City Fleet
                                                                         Department: Technical Operations

Ref. No. 73000016 and Various


VACANCY            Trainee Artisan / Apprentice


GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade                Min                  Max                   (b)       Monthly Basic Salary

         05                   R66 900.00           R86 844.00                      Minimum: R5 575.00
                                                                                   Maximum: R7 237.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:      Essential:           Standard 8 with Mathematics, Science and one official language.
                              Preferred:           Matric with Mathematics, Science and one official language.

         Special Conditions:                       Must be physically fit.

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

1.       Training in either auto electrical skills, plant and vehicle mechanic skills, spray painting skills, panel
         beating skills and boilermaker/welder skills by assisting artisans to whom assigned, to the level
         specified by the Apprentice Training Board for Local Authorities.

“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.

►        Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and
         disability within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL

“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”

Please note: - Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants.

APPLICATIONS MUST REACH HUMAN RESOURCES (TREASURY), GROUND FLOOR,
FLORENCE MKHIZE BUILDING, 251 ANTON LEMBEDE STREET, DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX
828, DURBAN 4000 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO HRtreasury@durban.gov.za (TELEPHONE: 031- 311-
1630 FAX: 031-311 1651) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                      INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment /Employment policies.

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                                                                                                                               14072
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                             Cluster: Treasury
                                                                         Unit: Real Estate
                                                                         Department: Leasehold

Ref. No.:          72000112

VACANCY:           Estates Officer

GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade                Min                  Min                   (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         09                   R121 044.00          R157 116.00                      Minimum: R10 087.00
                                                                                    Maximum: R13 093.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:      Essential:           Relevant Post Matric Certificate

                              Preferred:           Possession of or progress towards a related post Senior Certificate
                                                   qualification. Valid motor vehicle drivers licence (Code EB)

         Experience:          Essential:           2 years relevant experience.

                              Preferred:           3 years relevant experience in the preparation of reports.

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

1.       Contribute to the efficient functioning of the Division by completing tasks under the guidance of the
         Chief Estates Officer.
2.       Implement decisions of Council and Committees.
3.       Comply with Council and departmental policies and procedures.
4.       Comply with Statute Law subsidiary legislation.
5.       Investigate the lease of Council-owned property i.e. referral for clearance by PESU process.
6.       Assist with the administration of leases.
7.       Attend to the allocation of land/premises for Municipal use.
8.       Prepare draft leases, agreements, undertakings and indemnities.
9.       Attend to the administration of agreements: amendment, renewal, extension, cancellation, raising
         rentals and charges.
10.      Prepare documents, reports and requisitions for approval.
11.      Undertake investigation/research and report on findings.
12.      Prepare permits to sub-lease, cede, consents to mortgage, rental advices, 32 and 63 accounts and
         vouchers for signature.
13.      Prepare requests for valuations and maintain schedule of matters awaiting valuation.
14.      Prepare draft advertisements for insertion in the press.
15.      Arrange/ attend meetings, record proceedings and implement decisions.
16.      Sign applications/permits/consents as Landlord of certain Council-owned property.
17.      Prepare rental/termination/abatement advices for signature and prepare ancillary documentation.
18.      Assess rentals for approval, undertake rental revisions.
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19.      Attend to arrear rentals, negotiations, servicing of notices and instruct for legal action to evict and
         recover monies due.
20.      Prepare and maintain diary systems, records, registers, schedules and procedures.
21.      Draft and sign correspondence as authorised.
22.      Attend to collection and refund of deposits.
23.      Undertake input, capture and administration of data for computerisation.
24.      Comment on building plans in respect of leased land.
25.      Arrange/undertake inspections of Council-owned properties.
26.      Attend to counter and telephonic enquiries.
27.      Assist with extraction and compilation of information and statistics.
28.      Perform related assignments.

         NB: Reference to Lease herein includes tenancy, letting and internal set asides/allocations to
         Council departments




“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.


►        Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and
         disability within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL

“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”


Please note: - Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants.




APPLICATIONS MUST REACH            HUMAN RESOURCES (TREASURY), GROUND FLOOR,
FLORENCE MKHIZE BUILDING, 251 ANTON LEMBEDE STREET, DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX
828, DURBAN 4000 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO HRtreasury@durban.gov.za (TELEPHONE: 031- 311-
1466/1630 FAX: 031-311 1651) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                      INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment /Employment policies.

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS:                                            Cluster: Procurement & Infrastructure
                                                                         Cleansing & Solid Waste
                                                                         Plant & Engineering
                                                                         Workshop

VACANCY            Principal Clerk (Buying)

Ref. No. 35004680

GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade                                                           (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         Ref.      Min.               Inc.     Max.                                 Minimum: R7 957.00
         07        R95 484.00         Scale    R123 948.00                          Maximum: R10 329.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualification:                  Essential:           Matric /Grade 12,

                                         Preferred:           Valid Code B Driver‟s Licence
                                                              Certificate/Diploma in Purchasing

         Experience:                     Essential:           12 months relevant experience

                                         Preferred:           18 months relevant Experience under J D E

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE: -

1.       PURCHASE OF STOCK AND/OR NON-STOCK ITEMS BY:-

         1.1       Checking the details of the requisition, ensuring the necessary quotations have been/are
                   obtained, the various regulations have been/are obtained, the various regulations have been
                   complied with, investigating discrepancies, checking Budget provisions and issuing and
                   distribution of final order.
         2.1       Reviewing usage levels via computer data and monitoring demands for materials by liaising
                   with users and considering market conditions.
         2.2       Achieve optimum stock levels and turns whilst maintaining required service levels.

3.       ATTENDS TO ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES BY:-

         3.1       Placing the order on the Supplier and simultaneously capturing the information on the
                   computer, thereafter releasing the requisition into an official order which is then checked
                   before being signed.

4.      UNDERTAKE GENERAL DUTIES, BY:

         4.1       Maintaining record of orders placed and daily follow up on deliveries, TO:
                   Keep an accurate account of the numbers of orders being placed on a daily basis, to ensure
                   continuity of reference numbers for query purposes and to aid expediting of orders to enable
                   users to received goods timeously which ensures continuity of work.
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         4.2      Liaising with all users and suppliers, telephonically or personally, TO:-

                  Source needs and requirements in order to assist in procuring the products required for any
                  new projects:

                  Develop sound working relationships

         4.3      Ensuring that all computer files, order registers etc, are up to date, TO:-

                  Assist with queries, discrepancies and legal matters which may arise e.g. non-compliance with
                  financial regulations.

         4.4      Assisting Service Unit staff with queries regarding computer capturing and buying and
                  payment procedures.

5.       CREATE CIVIL ENGINEERING CONTRACT ORDERS AGAINIST LETTERS OF
         ACCEPTANCE, BY:

         5.1     Capturing contractual purchase orders to ensure that budget commitments are accurately
                 reflected and to facilitate timeous payments.

6.       SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS FOR “FAST TRACK” OPERATIONS IN METRO AREAS,
         BY:-

         6.1      Preparing spreadsheets reflecting current status of all projects and the corresponding stock
                  levels
         6.2      Attending “Fast Track” Operations Meetings, TO:-

         Ensure that the required materials are available at the right time in the right quantities to meet the
         demands of the project.

7.   Undertake Related Assignments


“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED /NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.

Please not :- Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification of
the applicants.

“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”

"Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability
within the occupational level of the respective advertised post"

APPLICATIONS MUST REACH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION SECTION,
CLEANSING & SOLID WASTE/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 7 MELLER ROAD, PINETOWN,
3610 OR P O BOX 49, PINETOWN 3600 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO recruitment@durban.gov.za
(TELEPHONE 311 6255/311 6921) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                         INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
          The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment /Employment policies.

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS:                                                          Cluster: Procurement & Infrastructure
                                                                                       Cleansing & Solid Waste
                                                                                       Plant & Engineering


VACANCY               Senior Clerk

Ref. No. 35003884

GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)         Grade                                                           (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

            Ref.      Min.              Inc.      Max.                                 Minimum: R6 582.00
            06        R78 984.00        Scale     R102 528.00                          Maximum: R8 544.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

1.          REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

            Qualification:                  Essential:           An appropriate level of secondary education.
                                                                 A valid first aid certificate or be in a position to obtain
                                                                 one within 6 months of taking up the position.

            Experience:                     Essential:           6 months relevant experience

                                            Preferred:           12 months relevant experience.

2.          THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE: -

1.          Performs administrative tasks:-

           Receiving telephone queries and referrals, recording the details and forwarding them to the relevant
            officials.
           Receiving of and collating incoming and outgoing correspondence including facsimiles, and recording
            of recorded messages received on the after hours answering machine to ensure prompt response to
            complaints and queries.
           Assisting the Area Cleansing Officer with the administration of refuse removal contracts.
           Carries out all depot filing including the maintenance of staff records.

2.          Supervises the maintenance of cleanliness of the depot and immediate environment.

3.          Ensures that the drivers maintain radio contact and communicates with them with regard to referrals.

4.          Ensures that stock items are available by regularly reviewing stock levels and ordering replacement
            stock when necessary.

5.          Issues daily stock items such as operational consumables.

6.          Updates computer records referred to the depot on the help line and communicates with head office
            through Group Wise mail.
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7.       Performs first aid functions on injured staff by applying first aid knowledge.

8.       Undertake related assignments.




“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED /NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


Please note:- Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification of
the applicants.


“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”

"Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability
within the occupational level of the respective advertised post"



APPLICATIONS MUST REACH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION SECTION,
CLEANSING & SOLID WASTE/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 7 MELLER ROAD, PINETOWN,
3610 OR P O BOX 49, PINETOWN 3600 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO recruitment@durban.gov.za
(TELEPHONE 311 6255/311 6260) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                         INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment/Employment/Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                 Cluster :            Corporate and Human Resources
                                                             Unit    :            Human Resources
                                                             Dept. :              Policy and Development

Ref. No.            61000110


VACANCY             Administration Officer


GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)        Grade             Min.                            Max.                 (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

           10                R136 284.00                     R176 904.00                     Minimum: R11 357.00
                                                                                             Maximum: R14 742.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility : Pension; 13th Cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Subsidy; Annual leave; Sick leave; and other
allowances; where applicable.

1.         REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

           Qualifications:   Essential             Relevant Post Matric Certificate. Computer literacy-MS Office
                                                   Applications

                             Preferred             Administration or Secretarial Diploma or equivalent.

           Experience:       Essential             2 years relevant experience.

                             Preferred             3 years relevant experience

2.         THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE

1.         Provides a secretarial support service to the PJEC and the branch by:

           1.1      Communicating with Office Bearers to establish items for inclusion on the agenda and the
                    submission of investigational/general reports and proposals supporting agenda items.

           1.2      Prepares, notices, agendas, minutes and correspondence for circulation.

           1.3      Ensures translations of the content of minutes of meetings, notices etc. were required is
                    undertaken, to enable Officials and Representatives to comprehend issues and discussions and
                    forwarding draft documentation to the immediate superior for verification prior to circulation.

           1.4      Circulating notifications, agendas and minutes of previous meetings to members.

           1.5      Accessing and making information available prior to the meeting to the Chairperson and/or
                    representatives on specific items for discussion, referring to Councils resolutions, reports and
                    correspondence.

           1.6      Performing specific secretarial sequences at meetings with regards to circulation and
                    completion of attendance registers, recording details of proceedings/discussions and decisions,
                    and making available of copies of correspondence referred to in discussions to members.
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     1.7      Formulate recommendations and resolutions ensuring that these are in accordance with
              legislation, Council resolutions, regulations and collective agreements.
     1.8      Follow up on all matters arising from meetings and inform relevant officers of the decisions
              taken.
     1.9      Draft, type and distribute correspondence arising out of meetings and as required by the
              branch.
     1.10     Provide a committee secretariat function to all committees related to the compensation
              management branch e.g. Arbitrations, CMC meetings etc.

     In order to ensure laid down guidelines are applied and all secretarial and support requirements
     associated with the Committee functions is efficiently undertaken and completed.

2.   Undertakes all data processing and reporting by:-

     2.1      Sourcing relevant data from documents e.g. Circulars, minutes and reports.
     2.2      Extract relevant data and verify its authenticity in preparation for capture.
     2.3      Capture data on relevant computer systems such as mainframe applications eg. Establishment
              grading systems (EGS), data bases (MS Access), spread sheets (MS Excel) and Word
              Processing (MS Word).
     2.4      Compile reports as required by the branch and committees by sourcing the data from the
              relevant systems and organising the data as required by the branch or committee eg.
              Extraction of specific data from the data base and manipulate the data in spreadsheet, to
              produce a report.
     2.5      Undertakes migration of data from one application and/or source to other applications eg.
              Extraction of provisional outcomes reports (PORs) from MS Access and migration to MS
              Excel for formatting and re-organisation.
     2.6      Undertakes backups of relevant data bases.
     2.7      Maintain stringent adherence to data security i.e. Safe keeping of all access codes.

     In order to ensure that the records of the branch are accurate, most updated and effectively and efficient
     extractable and accessible.

3.   Branch Administration

     Provides an administrative service to the branch by:-

     3.1      Updates all master files with decisions taken by the PJEC and any other authorised changes.
     3.2      Ensures that the correct information is annotated on the organograms and that the latest
              approved organogram is on file at all times.
     3.3      Undertakes filing.
     3.4      Provides a receptionist service as required.

     3.5      Responsible for the annotation of information on the job descriptions arising out of changes
              made by the PJEC e.g. inserting relevant minute dates, numbers.

     3.6      Responsible for ensuring that all relevant documentation is attached to the master job
              descriptions and filed.

     In order to ensure all data, data systems and information housed by the branch is current and the branch
     is effectively and efficient in its administration.
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4.       Attends to queries by:-

         4.1      Undertakes all research necessary for responding to the query including history e.g. audit
                  queries, human resources, job description queries and compensation structure queries.
         4.2      Refers queries to the relevant personnel e.g. grading and remuneration advisors should the
                  query necessitate.
         4.3      Contacts other departments to obtain information relative to the query.
         4.4      Responds to queries either of own initiative or under advice from Management.

         To ensure timeous and accurate response to all queries.

5.       Undertakes research by:-

         5.1      Understanding the item or topic of research.
         5.2      Sourcing information internally and externally.
         5.3      Compiles reports based on research findings.
         5.4      Presents research findings to management.

         To provide management with a base on which decisions can be supported.




PRE EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION

You shall be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination to be conducted by a medical officer
in the employ of the Municipality.


Work sample and/or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process.


Please note:- Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants.


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.

Incomplete applications will not be considered – please indicate the reference no. on your application.

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.



APPLICATIONS MUST REACH HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, GROUND FLOOR,
SHELL HOUSE, 221 ANTON LEMBEDE STREET, DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX 5892, DURBAN 4000
OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO SHRecruitment@durban.gov.za TELEPHONE 311-3172/3173) NOT
LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment/Employment/ Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                  Cluster :            Corporate and Human Resources
                                                              Unit    :            Human Resources
                                                              Dept. :              Services

Ref. No. 61001004


VACANCY             Recruitment Administrator

GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade                Min.                            Max.                 (b)       Monthly Basic Salary

         09                   R121 044.00                     R157 116.00                    Minimum: R10 087.00
                                                                                             Maximum: R13 093.00
         Provisional Grade – Subject to a formal evaluation

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility : Pension; 13th Cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Subsidy; Annual leave; Sick leave; and other
allowances; where applicable.

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:      Essential            Matric / Grade 12. Valid Code B drivers licence.

                              Preferred            A relevant degree or diploma or equivalent.

         Experience:          Essential            Minimum 2 years relevant experience. Computer literate

                              Preferred            Minimum 3 years relevant experience

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE

1.       Performing administrative functions relating to the advertising and filling of vacancies by:-
                Extracting duty schedule
                Preparing information for the Staff Vacancy Circular (SVC) and press advert
                Verifying all post details

2.       Undertaking the administration of new engagement and promotions by:-
                Request for service numbers for new employees.
                Signing on new employees.
                Arranging for employment medicals
                Preparing letters of appointment
                Verifying relevant documentation
                Capturing employee details onto the relevant systems.

3.       Processing and publication of all acting adverts by:-
                 Preparing internal adverts as per approved Job Description.
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4.   Preparation of information to appear in the Appointment Circulars by:-
     •        Compiling, checking and submitting the relevant information to HR Services for publication.
     •        Checking each circular for accuracy once published.
     •        sending amendment through to HR Services for publication in the errata section if corrections
              need to be made.

5.   Arranging for the extension and signing of short and fixed term contracts for employees by:-

     •        Preparing the contract document as per the authority from Top/Line management.
     •        Publish in the Staff Decision Circular.

6.   Processing of administration of Locomotion Scheme by:-

             In respect of new approved vehicles.
             In respect of replacement of existing vehicles.
             Liaising with staff and HR Services in writing and telephonically with regard to queries that
              may arise from:-

              Change of home to work distance
              Suspensions/Reinstatement of allowances
              Transfer of Locomotion posts

             Maintenance of locomotion schedules on computerised database and the generating of
              statistics and reports as required
             Monitoring of employees travel patterns and inform management of any mileage under
              travelled
             Calculation of locomotion loan limits in terms of the parameters set by the rules of the
              locomotion scheme for all applications
             Maintenance of filing system and record keeping on employees personal locomotion files
             Timeous collection of and accurate checking of all documentation in respect of payment of
              adhoc locomotion allowances.

7.   Preparing and compilation of weekly staff decision circular (SDC) and maintain index thereof by:-

             Examining all documents submitted from various sources to be included in the circular.
             Drafting of the wording to go into the circular.
             Checking the accuracy of the information submitted.
             Opening up relevant files relating to the circulars for archival purposes.
             Capturing of all the items published from the SDC onto the index.

8.   Processing of all HR Statistics required by:-
              •        Receiving requests for information from relevant parties.
             Compiling statistical reports from information databases and manual systems.
             Checking the information produced to ensure accuracy.
             Submitting the required information either electronically or in hard copy format.
             Keeping copies for future reference if required.
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9.    Undertake administrative functions related to the travelling and removal expenses connected to the
      recruitment of new staff by:-

      •        Publishing the necessary information in the circular.
      •        Ensuring that quotations are obtained by the new staff member.
      •        Liaising with the relevant department for travel arrangements.
      •        Processing documentation for payment.

10.   Arrange for long service award mementos and retirement certificates for employees by:-

      •        Generating reports of employees who qualify for the relevant awards/certificates.
      •        Generate orders electronically (e.g. JDE)
      •        Liaising with relevant officials in the Finance and Line departments.
      •        Ensuring that the relevant employees receive their awards/certificates on time.

11.   Processing requisitions/service orders/receipts and invoices via the relevant system applicable to the
      unit. (e.g. Ellipse/JDE) by:-

      •        Checking the information submitted on the various forms.
      •        Capturing the information onto the system.
      •        Verifying authorization details.
      •        Submitting requests etc, via the system for further processing.

12.   Responsible for the engagement of Temporary Agency Staff (TES) by:-

      •        Arranging interviews.
      •        Advising of appointments.

13.   Maintaining of pool vehicles by liaising with City Fleet by:-

      •        Ensuring that the pool vehicles for the Human Resources Branch are road worthy licensed and
               serviced timeously in conjunction with the Recruitment and Administration Controller.

14.   Responsible for maintaining “post” files which include duty schedules & related information by:-

      •        Filing all post id/jd files.

15.   Responsible for the petty cash float once authorised by:-

      •        Requesting float from finance.
      •        Receive request from staff.
      •        Reconciling the float.


16.   Responsible for distribution of merit appraisals by:-

      •        By forwarding a memo and staff schedule to line management.

17.   Responsible for processing termination cover sheet by:-

      •        Notifying all stakeholders of terminations and clearance certificate.

18.   Undertake related assignments as required from time to time.
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PRE EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION

You shall be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination to be conducted by a medical officer
in the employ of the Municipality.


Work sample and/or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process.


Please note:- Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants.


Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.


Incomplete applications will not be considered – please indicate the reference no. on your application.

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL



APPLICATIONS MUST REACH HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, GROUND FLOOR,
SHELL HOUSE, 221 ANTON LEMBEDE STREET, DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX 5892, DURBAN 4000
OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO SHRecruitment@durban.gov.za TELEPHONE 311-3172/3173) NOT
LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                         INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
      The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                       Cluster : Sustainable Development & City Enterprises
                                                   Unit    : Development Planning, Environment & Management
                                                   Dept. : Administration

Ref. No.            (Post ID No. 21000252)

VACANCY             Principal Clerk (Records)

GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)        Grade                                                                  (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

           Ref.              Min.                 Max.                                       Minimum: R7 957.00
           07                R95 484.00           R123 948.00                                Maximum: R10 329.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subject to
eligibility: Pension, 13th cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Subsidy; Annual Leave/Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable.

1.         REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

           Qualifications:              Essential:           Matric / Grade 12

                                        Preferred:           A diploma/degree in administration or related field, from a
                                                             recognised institution.

           Experience:                  Essential:           12 months relevant experience. Computer literate

                                        Preferred:           18 months relevant experience.

2.         THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

1.         Receiving and Distribution of Correspondence

           Responsible for receiving and distributing correspondence by:

           2.1   Sorting incoming and outgoing correspondence;
           2.2   Ensuring that all correspondence received by the unit is replied to timeously;
           2.3   Receiving and arranging posting of documentation, including registered post;
           2.4   Maintaining and updating lists of various relevant documents;
           2.5   Checking, recording and distributing all council and departmental documents;
           2.6   Preparing printing requisitions and ensuring timeous delivery;
           2.7   Capturing details and monitoring the progress of all reports sent to committee;
           2.8   Maintaining a library of agenda, minutes, circulars etc;
           2.9   Checking the programme of council meetings/committees and ensuring that agendas are received
               and distributed timeously;
           2.10 Ensuring that enclosures/attachments are attached to all letters as per the distribution list;
           2.11 Recording all special deliveries and correspondence for external departments ensuring timeously
               delivery; and
           2.12 Transferring closed volumes for Archiving;

3.         Filling Systems

           Maintains electronic filling system by;

           3.1 Scanning and dating all correspondence;
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        3.2   Checking if correct file references are used according to the Archives approved filling system;
        3.3   Capturing all data accurately of each document;
        3.4   Reading through correspondence to ascertain subject matter/s to accurately determine keywords;
        3.5   Providing assistance to all queries from staff regarding researching of correspondence;

 4.      Human Resources Administration

        Under the direction of the Administration Officer, maintains the human resource administrative
        function by;

        4.1   Processing paysheet preparation;
        4.2   Maintaining leave and attendance records;
        4.3   Maintaining recruitment administration, and personnel and staff establishment records;
        4.4   Providing advice on aspects relating to the conditions of service;
        4.5   Compiling human resources statistical information; and
              Preparing the staff estimates;

5.      Administration Support Function

        Provides a General Administration support function to the Unit by:-

        5.1 Assists the Administration Officer with the maintaining, updating, monitoring and verification of
             all records related to sound financial and asset management;
        5.2 Providing a reception and telephone service for the division;
        5.3 Maintaining records for staff parking ;
        5.4 Maintaining the evacuation emergency plan for the unit;
        5.5 Issuing report and unit circular numbers;
        5.6 Arranging the transfer and destruction of old records as instructed;
        5.7 Ensuring that all equipment and software is used by authorised personnel;
        5.8 Ensuring that equipment is cleaned regularly and is maintained as per the maintenance contract;
        5.9 Handling all software and hardware queries and referring relevant queries;
        5.10 Arranging and following-up on outstanding repairs
        5.11 Liaising with the IT Section/administrator to add/delete access to users; and
 Operating the fax machine, printer, high speed photocopier, franking machine, scanner etc;

6.        Policy and procedural matters

Under the direction of the Administration Officer, extracts, maintains and updates relevant policy and
procedural records, which includes by laws, ordinances, codes of practice, manuals, Unit and Corporate
Circulars, Provincial and National gazettes etc, by:

6.1 Displaying documentation;

7.      Confidentiality

        7.1      Maintains strict confidentiality on all matters concerned by:-
        7.2      Separating relevant documentation into a confidential filing system;
        7.3      Showing discretion regarding sensitive matter; and
        7.4    Not divulging information to unauthorised recipients;

8.      Confidential Databases and Registry

        Maintains a suitable database /registry, documentation system and confidential data base which
        includes:-

        8.1 Maintaining a register of authorised signatures for the unit, and processing new authorities when
            required;
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9.         Statistical Information

           Prepares statistical reporting information for the Unit by:-

           9.1 Collating information; and
           9.2 Maintaining appropriate registers and records;

10.        Performance Management

           Contributes to the Branch Department and Unit Performance Management Plan by undertaking all
                    tasks
           assigned in terms of individual, Division, Branch and Department Performance Plans, to ensure that
           the objectives of the Council‟s Performance Management System are achieved.

     11.   Related Assignments

           Undertakes related assignments and duties as may be required to deliver Branch, Department and Unit
           output.



PRE EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION

You shall be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination to be conducted by a medical officer
in the employ of the Municipality.


A Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process.

 Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post.

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

PLEASE INDICATE THE REFERENCE NO. WITH YOUR APPLICATION
Please note: - Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants.

APPLICATIONS MUST REACH HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, GROUND FLOOR,
SHELL HOUSE, 221 ANTON LEMBEDE STREET, DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX 5892, DURBAN 4000
OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO SHRecruitment@Durban.gov.za (TELEPHONE 311-3172/3173) NOT
LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                          INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
        The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                        Cluster :             Sustainable Development & City Enterprises
                                                    Unit    :             Development Planning, Environmental Planning
                                                                          and Climate Protection & Management
                                                    Dept.      :          Management
                                                    Sect.      :          Administration

Ref. No. (Post ID No.61000256, 61000626)

VACANCY              General Assistant

GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)         Grade                                                         (b)       Monthly Basic Salary

            Ref.     Min.                 Max.                                      Minimum: R4 952.00
            03       R59 424.00           R70 152.00                                Maximum: R5 846.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subject to
eligibility: Pension, 13th cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Subsidy; Annual Leave/Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable.

1.          REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

            Qualifications:    Essential:           Basic literacy & Numeracy

                               Preferred;           An appropriate level education

            Experience:        Essential:           Nil

2.          THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

1.          MESSENGER SERVICE

            Provides general internal messenger duties by;

            1.1      Collecting and delivering of various documentation plans
            1.2      Collecting and delivering registered items and postbag from/to the Post Office.
            1.3      Undertaking all special and urgent deliveries.
            1.4      Sorting and distributing correspondence to relevant Division/ Branch /Department/Unit.
      1.5            Providing a messenger service to the municipal canteen, where appropriate.

5.          OFFICE ENVIRONMENT

            Provides daily house –keeping service by:

            5.1      Ensuring that premises are maintained, cleaned and secure, and arranging for ongoing
                     preventative maintenance.
            5.2      Housekeeping in general.
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6.       STAFF SUPPORT

         Support other messenger staff where relevant by:

         6.1      Carrying out the duties of other staff in their absence.

7.       Undertakes related assignments.


PRE EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION

You shall be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination to be conducted by a medical officer
in the employ of the Municipality


A Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process.

Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability
within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED


PLEASE INDICATE THE REFERENCE NO. WITH YOUR APPLICATION


Please note: - Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants.



APPLICATIONS MUST REACH HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, GROUND FLOOR,
SHELL HOUSE, 221 ANTON LEMBEDE STREET, DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX 5892, DURBAN 4000
OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO SHRecruitment@Durban.gov.za (TELEPHONE 311-3172/3173) NOT
LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                  Health, Safety and Social Services Cluster
                                                              Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit
                                                              Parks, Leisure and Cemeteries Department
                                                              District 9 (Clermont Pools)

VACANCY                       Temporary Pool Supervisor

Ref No                        Temp

GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY:

(a)      Grade                Min                             Max             (b)              Monthly Basic Salary
         09                   R 121 044.00                    R 157 116.00.00                  Minimum : R 10. 087.00
                                                                                               Maximum: R 13 093.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility : Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

Qualifications:               Essential                       :          Appropriate level of secondary education
                                                                         Valid Pool Lifeguard Award Certificate or
                                                                         equivalent
                                                                         Valid First Aid Certificate

                                          Preferred           :          Grade 12
                                                                         Surf Proficiency Award or equivalent
                                                                         Pool Management Certificate

         Experience:                      Essential           :          Previous experience in the supervision of staff,
                                                                         able to operate a filtration plant in municipal
                                                                         facilities.
                                                                         Previous experience in dealing with the public

                                          Preferred           :          Previous experience in the supervision of staff,
                                                                         able to operate a filtration plant in municipal
                                                                         facilities

(Kindly submit only certified copies of Qualifications and Certificates held.)

Duties of this post include:

1.            Prepares and supervises allocated staff and resources, by:
              1.1           Ensuring that adequate resources e.g. vehicles, small plant and equipment, chemicals
                            physical, stores and materials, fuels and oils for the days are collected and on hand
              1.2           Comprehensive instructing, advising, leading and deploying subordinates in an
                            efficient and effective manner
              1.3           Objectively monitoring, assessing and correcting the performance of subordinates
                            using informal (on-the-job) training
              1.4           Controlling availability of staff by monitoring absenteeism and leave applications
              1.5           Reporting to immediate superior on a regular basis to receive work instructions,
                            acquire authorisations and deliver feedback on current situations
              In order to ensure that staff are available, informed, equipped and able to perform the days
              tasks in a productive manner
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2.        Proactively supervise and control the activities within defined Municipal swimming pool,
          leisure and recreation facilities by:

          2.1           Actively supervising bathers, providing assistance, undertaking rescues and
                        administering First Aid as required
          2.2           Controlling the opening and closing of facilities ensuring that procedures for
                        safeguarding of keys are adhered to
          2.3           Controlling the number of people allowed in the facility, following correct
                        procedures for ticket sales and handling of cash, addressing and reporting of any
                        disorder or unreasonable behaviour by users and calling for assistance when
                        required
          2.4           Overseeing the operation of the filtration plant and equipment, replacing relevant
                        sterilizing media such as chlorine gas, granuals, brickets etc. to ensure optimum
                        water quality is maintained
          2.5           Preparing and setting up for gala‟s, functions and events, following layout plans as
                        per users predetermined requirements, maintaining a presence during functions,
                        ensuring the re-stocking and cleaning of ablutions whilst functions are in progress,
                        cleaning up and packing away after functions
          2.6           Ensuring housekeeping, repair and routine maintenance of facility infrastructure,
                        plumbing, electrical fittings and surrounds (including entrances, exits and adjacent
                        road verges areas) such as garden planting, weeding and watering, tree pruning and
                        lawn mowing, litter collection, sweeping and cleaning of paved areas, drains and car
                        parks, checking and repairing fences, gates, information and regulatory signage and
                        building exteriors
          2.7           Performing work site inspections and actively supervising development and
                        maintenance projects that are in progress, ensuring that service providers deliver as
                        per contracts/ agreements and comply with applicable legislation, policies and
                        procedures
          2.8           Checking facility security systems, door locks and window latches are functional
                        and that security services/ guards are on duty and informed
          2.9           Learning and applying applicable policies, procedures and performance standards

     To ensure work is conducted in an effective and efficient manner to provide secure, clean, orderly,
     functional facilities to be used by the community.

3.        Perform line function and administration and control of resources by:
          3.1          Assisting with all daily administrative procedures such as attendance register, leave
                       applications, overtime duty rosters and requisitions, vehicle trip/ log sheets and
                       service / license schedules, insurance claim forms, Injury On Duty documentation
                       etc
          3.2          Assists in maintaining various data collections, records and registers such as lost
                       property register, asset inventories, minutes of staff meetings, safety registers, fuel,
                       chemical and material usage, productivity records etc
          3.3          Assisting with line management human resources functions such as grievance and
                       discipline issues, performance appraisals, shortlistng suitable candidates for
                       recruitment, assisting staff with queries and concerns, recommending referrals to
                       Employee Assistance Programmes etc
          3.4          Identifying training needs for staff and undertaking basic informal training and
                       recommending formal training to be included in the department‟s Workplace Skills
                       Plan
          3.5          Producing work related notices, memoranda, draft reports and replies to
                        correspondence
          3.6          Assisting in the administration for use (Hiring) of Municipal facilities, ensuring
                       relevant tariffs and other charges are applied.
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     3.7          Requisitioning services, stores and materials, obtaining quotations for the
                  procurement of goods and services, preparing documentation for disposal of
                  redundant goods
     3.8          Ensuring all vehicles, furniture, plant and equipment are maintained in a safe, clean
                  and functional condition
     3.9          Complying with loss control measures, assisting with the maintenance of assets
                  control registers
     3.10         Applying and adhering to relevant legislation, policies and procedures

     To ensure orderly administrative procedures and to control the use of resources.

4.   Communicates, liaises and interacts with communities, internal and external stakeholders
     by:
     4.1       Remaining accessible during working/ standby hours
     4.2       Holding, attending and participating in meetings, forums and committees
     4.3       Assisting with and participating in Municipal campaigns, road shows, programmes
               and events
     4.4       Dealing with the public, applying and promoting the principals of Batho Pele,
               assisting with queries, concerns and resolving complaints

     To foster good working relationships and ensure that the general public are treated with
     respect and receive proficient service.

5.   Ensures the health and safety of staff and the general public by:

     5.1          Complying with all relevant safety procedures, policies, regulations and Acts and
                  serving on line department safety committees
     5.2          Ensuring the use of personal protective equipment and clothing
     5.3          Conducting safety inspections at work sites, on equipment and facilities within your
                  span of control
     5.4          Ensuring that allocated staff are adequately skilled and trained to safety perform
                  their duties
     5.5          Monitoring the well-being of staff, referring relevant cases to Employee Assistance
                  Programmes or Occupational Health Practitioners
     5.6          Participating in Occupational Health and Safety training and awareness programmes
                  such as HIV/ AIDS, TB

     To create safe work environment with a healthy workforce and secure facilities to be used
     by people

6.   Maintain an up-to-date working knowledge in the field of facilities management by:

     6.1          Remaining well informed with regard to changes to applicable bylaws legislation,
                  Acts and policies
     6.2          Studying topical journals and publications
     6.3          Attending training courses, workshops, products launches and demonstrations

     To gain knowledge, technical skills and be empowered to perform duties with confidence.
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“Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability
within the occupational level of the respective advertised post”


“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.


Physical Requirements for the post

        ~        Peak level of physical fitness and the ability to undertake and pass the entrance and quarterly
                 skills and fitness tests (as laid down).
        ~        Adequate hearing and visual acuity.
        ~        Pass the medicals checks.

       Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and
        disability within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.

“ Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL

Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability
within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.

NOTE: Canvassing of Councillors and officials in respect of this position will lead to disqualification of the
      applicants

“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”(PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU
ATTACH A CERTIFIED COPY OF IDENTITY DOCUMENT)

APPLICANTS MUST REACH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION SECTION, PARKS,
RECREATION & CULTURE, 3RD FLOOR RENNIE HOUSE, 41 MARGARET MNCADI AVE. OR
P.O. BOX 5426, DURBAN, 4000 (TELEPHONE 311-4102) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT
12.00 (MIDDAY).
                       INTERNAL/EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies

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AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS                                  Health, Safety and Social Services Cluster
                                                              Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit
                                                              Parks, Leisure and Cemeteries Department
                                                              District 9 (Clermont Pools)

VACANCY            :          Temporary Pool Attendants

Ref No             :          Temp

GRADE AND MONTHLY BASIC SALARY:

(a)      Grade                Min                             Max                  (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         04                   R 60 852.00                     R 77 136.00                     Minimum : R 5 071.00
                                                                                              Maximum: R 6 428.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

Qualifications:                 Essential:       Appropriate level of primary education

                                Preferred:       Secondary education

Experience:                     Essential:       3 Months knowledge in swimming pool environment

                                Preferred:       Six months experience

(Kindly submit only certified copies of Qualifications and Certificates held.)

Duties of this post include:

1.       Prepares for the day’s work, by:

         1.1 Ensuring that all small plant, tools, stores and materials required for the daily task are collected
              and in good working order
         To prevent down time and loss of productivity

2        Undertakes manual duties required to maintain the swimming pool, its change rooms, buildings
         and surrounds by:

         2.1       Operating pool cleaning equipment such as double broom, suction sweeper, the connection of
                   suction hose ensuring that all valves are in correct position prior to cleaningthe pool
         2.2       Cleaning and maintaining the pool filtration system and pump room by cleaning and replacing
                   filters and filtration material, backwashing and treating water with relevant chemical sterilants
                   as per standard operating procedures
         2.3       Assist with exchanging chlorine gas bottles and monitoring of storage areas, adhering to all
                   relevant safety precautions and procedures
         2.4       Cleaning and sanitising of the changerooms, toilets, showers, storerooms, offices, first aid
                   room, filtration plant room, using tools, equipment and cleaning material, such as mops,
                   buckets, brooms, brushes, ladders, etc
         2.5       Sweeping of paved areas, cleaning of drainage systems, collecting and removing of litter and
                   random debris
         2.6       Undertaking general grounds maintenance duties such as mowing lawns, weeding and
                   watering gardens pruning trees and hedges by using relevant small plant, tools and equipment.
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         2.7    Preparing and setting up for gala‟s, functions and events as directed, maintaining a presence
                during functions, re-stocking and cleaning of ablutions whilst functions are in progress,
                cleaning up and packing away after functions.
         2.8    Assisting during any emergency situation and monitoring the general behaviour of the public,
                reporting any unruly activity
         2.9    Allocating lockers, issuing tags and keys to people, monitoring the locker area and returning
                belongings upon production of tags
         2.10   Adhering to relevant legislation, policies and procedures
         To ensure clean, orderly and functional facilities are provided and maintained to be used by the
         public

3        Assists members of the general public by:
         3.1      Addressing minor complaints and queries, referring complex issues to the supervisor
         3.2      Monitoring time and attendance
         3.3      Applying the principles of Batho Pele
         To ensure that the public remains satisfied and informed

4       Ensure Occupational Health and Safety Act regulations are complied with by :
        4.1      Wearing personal protective clothing and equipment
        4.2      Applying safe working practices and procedures
        4.3      Displaying warning apparatus at work sites
        4.4      Attending skills development training courses and participate in workplace programmes and
                 forums
     To develop staff safeguard staff and public using the facilities

“Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability within the
occupational level of the respective advertised post”

“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.

Physical Requirements for the post

         ~        Peak level of physical fitness and the ability to undertake and pass the entrance and quarterly
                  skills and fitness tests (as laid down).
         ~        Adequate hearing and visual acuity.
         ~        Pass the medicals checks.

        Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and
         disability within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.

“ Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL

Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and disability
within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.

Canvassing of Councillors and officials in respect of this position will lead to disqualification of the
applicants

“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”(PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU
ATTACH A CERTIFIED COPY OF IDENTITY DOCUMENT)

APPLICANTS MUST REACH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION SECTION, PARKS,
RECREATION & CULTURE, 3RD FLOOR RENNIE HOUSE, 41 MARGARET MNCADI AVE. OR
P.O. BOX 5426, DURBAN, 4000 (TELEPHONE 311-4102) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT
12.00 (MIDDAY).
                                             SECTION II

                        RE- ADVERTISEMENT/AMENDMENT


In terms of Departmental Circular No. 64 dated 1990-08-14 the following extended closing date is brought to
the attention of employees.

Applications received in response hereto on or before the extended closing date indicated will be considered in
conjunction with applications already received in response to the Staff Vacancies Circular/ Metro Ezasegagasini
stated below:-

Unit                               Vacancy                            Staff Vacancy              Extended
                                                                      Circular                   Closing Date
                                                                                                 (see attached

CLEANSING & SOLID                  Artisan Diesel Mechanic            269                        2011/07/15
WASTE MANAGEMENT

“                “                 Senior Superintendent              268                        2011/07/15
                                   (Workshop)
                      INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment /Employment policies.

                                                                1
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS:                                            Cluster: Procurement &Infrastructure
                                                                         Plant and Engineering


VACANCY            Artisan Diesel Mechanic

Ref. No. 35004536

GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade                                                           (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         Ref.      Min.        Inc.            Max.                                 Minimum: R11 357.00
         10        R136 284.00 Scale           R176 904.00                          Maximum: R14 742.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualification:                  Essential:           Qualified as Artisan with either Petrol and/or Diesel
                                                              Artisan or as a Heavy Plant Artisan.
                                                              Valid motor vehicle drivers license (Code EC with PRDP)

         Experience:                     Essential:           Minimum of 2 years experience.
                                         Preferred:           Minimum of 3 years relevant experience.

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE: -

1.       Carry our servicing, fault diagnosing, repairs and modification to equipment including vehicles, cranes,
         earthmoving equipment, forklifts, compressors, trailers, small plant and standby/emergency generator
         sets.
         By use of artisan and specialized tools.
         To ensure that council plant and vehicle are repaired correctly.

2.       Towing and recovery of plant and vehicles, some of which are in high risk areas.
         By the use of a tow truck.
         To ensure that vehicle/plants is brought to the nearest workshop.

3.       Mentoring of apprentices.
         By guiding them.
         For them to learn the trade.

4.       Move vehicles from one point to another.
         By driving the vehicles.
         To make sure that vehicles are parked safely.

5.       Responsible for the completion of job cards, time sheets, vehicle trips sheets.
         By filling them job card and time sheet.
         To maintain record of vehicle/plant.
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6.       Testing of vehicles before and after repairs are completed.
         By physically driving them.
         To ensure that repairs are done correctly.

7.       Responsible for safe keeping for correct utilisation of specialised tools and equipment
         under his/her control.
         By making sure that special tools are fetch and returned to tool store.
         To ensure control and housekeeping.

8.        Required to comply with all OHS Act Chapter 25 inspections and repairs (within trade) if
          required as per workshop inspection registers.
          By complying with OHS Act chapter 25.
          To ensure safety working condition.

9.       Ensure the safety of allocated subordinates by ensuring that safety regulations according to
         the OHS Act are adhered to at all times.
         By complying with OHS Act chapter 25.
         To ensure that safety standard are met.

10.      Inspection/preparation for statutory load testing of Truck Mounted Cranes (lifting chains) and fixed
         Hydraulic Cranes as per OHS Act, as required.
         By physically checking/preparation.

11.      Carry out on site maintenance and breakdown repairs under hazardous conditions, including minor auto
         electrical repairs.


“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED /NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


Please not: - Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification of
the applicants.


“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”


"Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability
within the occupational level of the respective advertised post"



APPLICATIONS MUST REACH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION SECTION,
CLEANSING & SOLID WASTE/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 7 MELLER ROAD, PINETOWN,
3610 OR P O BOX 49, PINETOWN 3600 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO recruitment@durban.gov.za
(TELEPHONE 311 6255/311 6260) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
                              INTERNAL /EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
       The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment /Employment policies.

                                                                3
AREA IN WHICH VACANCY EXISTS:                                                      Cluster: Procurement & Infrastructure
                                                                                   Cleansing & Solid Waste
                                                                                   Plant & Engineering


VACANCY             Senior Superintendent (Workshop)

Ref. No. 35004526

GRADE AND BASIC SALARY

(a)      Grade                                                           (b)        Monthly Basic Salary

         Ref.       Min.             Inc.      Max.                                 Minimum: R17 821.00
         13         R213 852         Scale     R277 596.00                          Maximum: R23 133.00

BENEFITS

In addition to the basic salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits, subjects to
eligibility: Pension; 13th cheque, Medical aid, Housing subsidy, Annual Leave, Sick Leave and other
Allowances where applicable

1.       REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualification:       Essential: Relevant 3 year tertiary qualification or equivalent. (National Diploma
                                         (Mechanical Engineering), or National Diploma in Road Transport.)

         Experience:          Essential: 3 Years post apprenticeship experience in trade at least 2 years in
                                         a supervisory position.
                              Preferred: 4 Years relevant experience.

2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE: -

1.       MANAGEMENT OF STAFF BY;-

                   Controlling and supervising staff to achieve departmental goals.
                   Advising and Training Staff
                   Carrying out investigations and instituting discipline where necessary.

         In order to maintain a well run workforce.

2.       TECHNICAL PROVISIONAL BY:-

         2.1        Auditing and carrying out quality checks on vehicles in the workshop to ensure that repairs
                    comply with RTQS.
         2.2        Controlling, organising and plan work for distribution in workshop.
         2.3        Maintaining safe working practices and complying with OH and S Act.
         2.4        Accepting appointment as competent person and ensuring compliance with all regulations.
         2.5        Identifying problem areas and solving where possible or else notifying Manager: Workshops.
         2.6        Making recommendations to Management on improvements considered necessary.
         2.7        Controlling and maintaining all workshop Vehicles & Equipment and stores items.

         In order to ensure that the workshop is run in compliance with technical and safety requirements.
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3.        PROVISION OF ADMINISTRATION BY:-

          3.1      Attending to relevant staff matters (time keeping, leave, I.O.D. etc)
          3.2      Compiling reports.
          3.3      Compile staff rosters.
          3.4      Liaise with customers divisions, suppliers and external bodies as necessary.
          3.5      Quoting on jobs as necessary.

     In order to ensure the workshop is run in safe and efficient manner and that good customer relates are
     maintained.

4.        MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF FINANCE BY;-

          4.1      Verifying and passing of payment on orders and invoices.

5.        MONITORING EXPENDITURE

          To ensure remain within budget limits.

6.        UNDERTAKE RELATED ASSIGNMENTS


“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED /NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL.


Please note:- Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification of
the applicants.

“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”


"Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender, and disability
within the occupational level of the respective advertised post"


APPLICATIONS MUST REACH THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION SECTION,
CLEANSING & SOLID WASTE/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, 7 MELLER ROAD, PINETOWN,
3610 OR P O BOX 49, PINETOWN 3600 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO recruitment@durban.gov.za
(TELEPHONE 311 6255/311 6260) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).
  SECTION III

ACTING POSITIONS
                                                          1

                                       UNIT: CITY FLEET
                           DEPARTMENT: FLEET SYSTEMS AND MONITORING


                                          NOTICE TO STAFF

Permanent staff members within the eThekwini Municipality are invited to apply for the following
Acting position in the Treasury Cluster:-

ACTING: Systems Administrator – Fleet Management System                    Posts ID: 73001224
                                                                           Salary Range: (R189 948.00 –
                                                                           R246 552.00 p.a) Grade 12

BENEFITS

In addition to the Basic Salary, successful applicants will receive, inter alia, the following benefits subject to
eligibility: Pension; 13th Cheque; Medical Aid; Housing Subsidy; Annual Sick Leave; and Other Allowances
where applicable.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST

         Qualifications:             Essential:         Relevant 3 year tertiary qualification in the IT field.
                                                        Valid motor vehicle drivers licence (Code EB)

         Experience:                 Essential:         3 Years relevant experience. Computer literacy.

                                     Preferred          4 Years relevant experience.

         Special Conditions:                            Necessary to work after hours.


2.       THE DUTIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

1.       A. ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS

         1.1      SYSTEMS AND CONTROLS

                  -         Provides an advanced Systems administration service for the Municipality.

         1.2      PROGRESS REPORTS

                  -         Extracts specific reports and forwards to relevant departments.

         1.3      SERVICE DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS

                  -         Facilitates the administrative dimension related to queries and complaints.

2.       B. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION FUNCTIONS

         2.1          INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND RECORDKEEPING

                  -         Attending to the scope and procedural administrative requirements and reporting
                            deadlines associated with the functionality.
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“Work sample and / or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process”.


►        Priority will be given to applicants who are under represented in terms of race, gender and
         disability within the occupational level of the respective advertised post.


APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED/NOTIFIED WITHIN THREE MONTHS FROM
THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ADVERT SHOULD CONSIDER THEMSELVES UNSUCCESSFUL


“INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED”


Please note: - Canvassing of Councillors and Officials in respect of these positions will lead to disqualification
of the applicants.




APPLICATIONS MUST REACH         HUMAN RESOURCES (TREASURY), GROUND FLOOR,
FLORENCE MKHIZE BUILDING, 251 ANTON LEMBEDE STREET, DURBAN 4001 OR P O BOX
828, DURBAN 4000 OR MAY BE E-MAILED TO HRtreasury@durban.gov.za (TELEPHONE: 031- 311-1630
FAX: 031-311 1651) NOT LATER THAN FRIDAY 2011-07-15 AT 12.00 (MIDDAY).

				
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