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POSITION: DISASTER MANAGEMENT OFFICER

Closing Date: 23 April 2021
Salary: R 236 726.92– R307 230.57 (T10) + MUNICIPAL BENEFIT

DIRECTORATE :    COMMUNITY SERVICES
DIVISION:               PUBLIC SAFETY
SECTION:               DISASTER MANAGEMENT
BASIC SALARY :   R 236 726.92– R307 230.57 (T10) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS
REF NO :                 Notice 102­­­­­­­­ of 2021

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: ● National Diploma in Disaster Management or equivalent NQF Level 5● 2 years relevant experience

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:  ● Code B Driver’s license ● Computer literacy (Office Applications) ● Proficiency in at least 2 of the official three languages of the Western Cape (read, write and speak)●  Good human relations, interpersonal and communication skills ● Ability to give attention to detail ● High level of responsibility ● Required to be on standby and work in all weather conditions  ● Good sight, hearing and speech ability with the ability to perform manual operations ●Required to work outside normal working hours during emergencies and planned overtime

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: ● Render procedural applications, interventions and activities related to Disaster Management  ● Attends to the reviewing,  updating and  implementation of the Disaster Management Plan ● Conducts  needs and risk analysis to enable accurate determination of the vulnerability and/or preparedness of the Municipality in disaster situations ● Participate and attending to the provision of relief, recovery and rehabilitation sequences● Attends to procedural applications associated with the identifying and assessing the severity of potential risk factors ●  Provide education and training to the public in order to create awareness of potential risks and coping strategies. ● Attends to procedural administrative requirements, record keeping and reporting deadlines associated with the functionality ● Keep abreast of developments, legislative changes, emerging trends and latest technologies in the profession

Work related enquiries can be directed to Senior Manager Public Safety: Mr. A Sakati; asakati@plett.gov.za or on tell: 044 – 501 3000.

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 be aware that previous employers and references may be contacted and their qualifications, credit and criminal records be verified. 

Applications 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.

The requirements of the Employment Equity Act apply for this position, but will not be the only criterion applied. 

Please take note:

  1. ONLY hard-copy applications will be considered. No electronic or faxed applications will be accepted.
  2. Please complete the Reference Checking Consent & Authorization Form which is available on the Municipality’s Website. (Compulsory)
  3. LATE APPLICATIONS will not be considered. Canvassing of Councillors with the purpose of being appointed is not permitted and proof of such canvassing shall lead to disqualification.
  4. Bitou Municipality is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

ADV. LMR NGOQO
MUNICIPAL MANAGER
Closing Date: 23 April 2021@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 102 of 2021_Disaster Management Officer (Closing date 23 April 2021) 1 (332.89KB) Last published 08 April 2021