Closing Date: 10 May 2016
Salary: R 99 566.86 – R 129 258.19 (T6 ) + municipal benefits
Candidates who meet the minimum requirements and have a proven success record are invited to apply for the permanent position as:
DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING SERVICES
DIVISION:WATER QUALITY CONTROL
SECTION:WATER & WASTE WATER RETICULATION
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES:
●Grade 10 Qualification; ● Competency Certificate in plumbing (NQF 4);
● Able to work with water related fittings and material; ● Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a waterworks
(reticulation) environment; ●Must speak at least two of the three official languages in the Western Cape; ● Minimum of 2
years relevant in a waterworks (reticulation) environment; ● Valid unendorsed code EB or EC1 license with a valid PDP.
● Physically fit and abled bodied in order to perform manual tasks; ●Must be able to withstand high
levels of stress when dealing with irritated consumers or difficult members of staff; ●Must have good hearing capabilities
to detect leaks by sound ● Required to work in all weather conditions; ● Required to work outside normal working hours
(emergencies and planned overtime); ● Required to be on standby; ● Must be able to function without sleep for long
periods continuously in emergency situations.
FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Assist the senior Waster Serviceman in maintaining a constant supply of
water to industrial and domestic consumers in the greater Plettenberg Bay urban and rural areas; ● Constant Maintenance
of water reticulation and metering systems; ● Installs industrial and domestic connections onto supply main and installing
water meter on the property boundary to supply water to the consumer; ● Performs pressure tests and sterilizes mains by
using pressure testing equipment and chlorine to satisfy the Scientific Officer’s requirements so that the prescribed water
quality and pressure is attained; ● Investigates and rectifies faults received from Finance department by uncovering and
replacing faulty meters so that Finance can correctly charge consumers; ● Perform administrative functions such as the
completion of timesheets; diarize all work done by keeping exact information of work done and addresses visited so as to
update records of plans for future references;
Candidates must be willing to be subjected to an interview and evaluation process and be aware that previous employers
and references may be contacted and their qualifications, credit record may be verified and they will be subjected to a
police security clearance.
Application forms are available on the Bitou website (www.bitou.gov.za). A detailed CV of no more than five pages plus
original certified copies of qualifications must be attached to the application form and must be posted /hand delivered to
the Human Resources Section, Bitou Municipality, Private Bag X1002; Plettenberg Bay; 6600.