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Closing Date
R 319 809,97 – R 415 144,50 (T11)
NOTICE: 11 of 2024

● Trade Certificate ● Must have at least 3-5 years’ experience as a qualified Fitter


● Valid Code EC driving license with PRDP ● Communication in at least two of the three Official Languages of the Western Cape ● Project management and supervision skills ● Interpersonal skills ● Conflict resolution skills ● Attention to detail ● Ability to function effectively under pressure ● Work independently and willingness and availability to work after hours ● Comply to safety procedures and guidelines (Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993)


● Monitors and controls personnel and operational requirements associated with the Plan Station Operations ● Supervising, scheduling and undertaking of activities associated with the construction and installations of mechanical pumps (motors, equipment/accessories/parts/components)● Supervise and undertakes activities and sequences associated with maintaining and monitoring the functionality by conducting investigations and inspections to assess work in progress and procedural applications are adhered to ● Supervises activities/sequences associated with troubleshooting, fault finding and repairing to mechanical reticulation systems ● Coordinates and controls tasks/activities of personnel and allocates and prioritizes outcomes ● Interpret and coordinate specific pre-work/site requirements with regards to repairs and planned and predictive maintenance sequences in relation to pump station repairs and maintenance and guides the activities of personnel ● Complete internal transactional documentation (time sheets, log sheet, progress and productivity field report, etc.) and related forms (vehicle checklist) ● Perform specific tasks associated with the operation of heavy and/ or specialized vehicles and equipment (Crane Trucks; etc.) during plumbing installation, repair and maintenance activities ● Coordinate activities and sequences associated with maintaining the functionality of mechanical parts and equipment/machinery at pump stations  ● Perform any other related duties as instructed by supervisor 



  • Managing Work: Makes contingency plans;
  • Problem Solving: Generates various solutions and contingency plans for localized problems;
  • Planning and Organising: Sets goals and objectives relevant to the function;
  • Quality Orientation: Maintains a project checklist covering all detail that may be overlooked;



  • Work Place Safety: Ensure the effective execution of health and safety regulations;
  • Discipline Specific Skills: Applies specialist knowledge to situations, to solve problems;



  • Service Delivery Orientation: Understands and articulates client needs;
  • Interpersonal relationships: Convinces others of ideas without suppressing their views;
  • Communication: Communicates effectively both verbal and written;
  • Customer orientation and customer focus: Understands the client’s issues



  • Action Orientation: Inspires others through own actions and attitude to perform;
  • Resilience: Plans and initiates new ways forward;
  • Accountability and Ethical Conduct: Aware of potential conflicts of interest;
  • Learning Orientation: Creates a learning environment and encourages others to learn;



  • Direction Setting: Good at establishing clear direction;
  • Impact and influence: Tactfully confronts and corrects others when necessary;
  • Team Orientation: Encourages team approach to problem solving;
  • Coaching and mentoring: Encourages ‘on-the-job’ training and the acquisition of new skills;

Information to Consider 

Candidates must be willing to be subjected to an interview and competency assessment and must be aware that previous employers and references will be contacted and their qualifications, credit and criminal record will be verified. The candidates will be required to disclose all Financial Interests.

General application forms are available in the application section. The application for this job is available at the bottom of this page. A comprehensive CV, original certified copies of Identification documents, qualifications, and driver’s license must accompany the application form and must be hand delivered/couriered to the Human Resources Section, Bitou Municipality, 1 Sewell Street, Plettenberg Bay or posted to Private Bag X1002; Plettenberg Bay; 6600.

Bitou Municipality is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.


Please take note:

  1. Only hard-copy applications will be considered. No electronic or faxed applications will be accepted.
  2. No late applications will be considered.  Canvassing of Councilors with the purpose of being appointed is not permitted and proof of such canvassing shall lead to disqualification.
  3. Submit separate applications when applying for multiple posts and quote reference number.
  4. Preference will be given to local residents before considering candidates outside the Bitou Municipal Area

If you receive no feedback from us within 12 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Bitou Municipality reserves the right not to make any appointment and to re-advertise before a shortlist is compiled.