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Fire / Rescue 044 533 5000
Ambulance (Private) 072 054 9110
Law Enforcement 044 501 3240
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NOTICE 13 OF 2020 LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

Closing Date: 31 March 2020
Salary: R 263 030.81 – R 341 439.61 (T11) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS

DIRECTORATE: ENGINEERING SERVICES
BRANCH: WATER SERVICES
DIVISION:  PURIFICATION, DEMAND & LOSS CONTROL
SECTION: LABORATORY SERVICES   
BASIC SALARY: R 263 030.81 – R 341 439.61 (T11) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS
REF NO: NOTICE: 13 of 2020

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: ● Relevant B Degree in Chemistry/ Microbiology or equivalent NQF 7 qualification; ●5years sound experience in the management of a general chemical and microbiological laboratory pertaining to water quality monitoring.

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS: ●LIMS, Water pollution, GIS, Database development and maintenance ●Code B driver’s license. ● Computer skills (MS Office applications; MS Projects, PROMIS, etc.) ●Proficiency in at least 2 of the 3 official languages of the Western Cape ●Good communication and interpersonal skills● Good problem solving skills ● Ability to work and perform under pressure ●Ability to handle stress and make on site decisions ● Willing to be on standby and to work outside normal working hours during emergencies and planned overtime ● Ability to delegate and supervise ●Proficiency in the application of the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations.

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: ●Render water quality assurance and monitoring services for Bitou and outlying areas ●Coordinate and execute operational and compliance procedures associated with the provisions of a quality and efficient service ●Ensure that the division is capacitated to deliver on legal requirements and priorities to maintain acceptable standards with regards to water quality ●Coordinate and control tasks associated with operation and compliance ●Monitoring performance and productivity within the jurisdiction of the Water Services Authority (WSA) to ensure legislative compliance ●Ensure that optimum operational functionality levels are maintained and actions, procedures and corrective measures implemented to address major disruptions and/or deviations impacting the quality and continuity of services ●Prepare capital and operating budgets for the section and controls expenditure against the approved budget allocations ●Ensure that water quality from industrial sources are in compliance with laid down legislation and policy of the Water Services Authority and ensure that these discharges don’t impact on natural resources● Monitor potable water to comply with requirements to maintain “Blue Drop” and “Green Drop” status for the municipality ●Keep abreast of current trends, legislative changes and technological developments in the profession.

Work related enquiries can be directed in writing to the Manager: Purification, Demand & Loss Control, Mr. EAH De Waal at e-mail: edewaal@plett.gov.za  or 044 501 3382.

For general enquiries contact Mr. J Williams or Ms. L Clark on telephone no:  044 501 3418.

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.

Application forms are available on the Bitou website (www.bitou.gov.za). A comprehensive CV, original certified copies of Identification documents, qualifications, and driver’s license must accompany the application form and must be posted /hand delivered to the Human Resources Section, Bitou Municipality, 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 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

 

ADV. LMR NGOQO

MUNICIPAL MANAGER                                                                                   CLOSING DATE: 31 MARCH 2020 @ 14h00 pm

 

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.

NOTICE 13 OF 2020 LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (252.21KB) External Job Application Form (510.29KB) Reference Checking Consent Form (310.53KB) Last published 15 September 2020