Dawid Kruiper Municipality
Munisipaliteit Dawid Kruiper


Vacancy – Director Electro-Mechanical Services

A) Remuneration: Total Remuneration Package will be in terms of Government Gazette No. 40118 Dated 4 July 2016 (i.e. Minimum R919 508; Midpoint R1 081 773; Maximum R1 244 039/ per annum)
B) Term of appointment: Permanent
C) Place to be stationed: Upington

D) Requirements: Sc. Degree in heavy current Electrical Engineering or equivalent, Registered as a Professional Engineer with ECSA, Competent person in terms of Regulation 2.(5)(c) of the General Machinery Regulations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act., 7 year’s relevant experience of which at least 5 years should be in a senior managerial position in a local authority. Code B Driver’s license.

E) Core Functions: The successful candidate will take overall responsibility for the Electro- Mechanical Services Directorate: Electrical Engineering and Vehicle Workshop Management. Duties will include: • Strategic management • Operational financial management • Governance ethics and values in financial management • Financial performance and reporting risks • Change management • Project management legislation and policy implementation • Supply chain management • Audit and insurance management • Controlling the planning, design and maintenance of Council’s electrical networks and Mechanical Workshop, personnel and equipment.

F) Other Requirements: Short listed candidates will be subjected to competencies assessment in terms of Local Government: Competency Framework for Senior Managers as well as background and qualifications checks. The Successful candidate will be required to sign an employment contract, a performance agreement and disclosure of financial interest; He/she will also have to undergo security vetting in terms of Minimum Information Security Standards. The successful candidate must comply with the Municipal Regulations on Minimum Competency Levels, 2007, within 12 months of appointment and will be enrolled for Municipal Finance Management Program if not yet acquired.

G) Application:

 To apply a candidate must submit an official application form, an application letter accompanied by a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications, ID document and valid driver’s license. Application forms for THE EMPLOYMENT OF SENIOR MANAGERS are obtainable from the Municipality’s website or from any other municipality. An application not made on the official application form will not be considered. Applications must be directed to:

The Head Human Resources,

Dawid Kruiper Municipality,

Private Bag X 6003,


Applications may also be put in the box for applications in the foyer of the municipal head offices at cnr Mutual and Market Streets, Upington. Please note that faxed or e-mailed applications will not be considered

Enquiries should be directed to Mr. W George at 054-3387046 during office hours.

H) CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, 3 January 2017

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