SETSOTO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY
Setsoto Municipality, with its seat in Ficksburg, Free State, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with clear employment equity targets. It is our intention to promote equity through the filling of posts, according to the set Employment Equity targets. Qualified persons, women and people with disability with the skills and expertise to discharge the duties of the under-mentioned positions are invited to apply.
DIRECTORATE: MUNICIPAL MANAGER
DIVISION: COUNCIL SUPPORT
POSITION: PUBLIC PARTICIPATION OFFICER X 2
TERM OF OFFICE: FIXED TERM CONTRACT LINKED TO THE TERM OF COUNCIL
SALARY: R 213 570.70 P/L (6/4)
Grade 12, Public Relations qualification will be an added advantage. Candidate must have at least 1-3 years relevant experience in public participation. Knowledge of Local community culture, needs, and problem solving mechanisms will also serve as an added advantage. Good communication and negotiation skills, interpersonal skills, time management and knowledge of Microsoft office package (Computer Skills). Candidate must be trustworthy and knows the how to keep confidential documents. Ability to communicate in atleast three (3) South African official languages preferably English, Sesotho and Afrikaans. Candidate must have a valid driver’s licence.
Participate in the intergrated Development Planning processes in order to understand the municipality’s service delivery objectives. Compiling of ward profiles and ward based planning. Participate in the drawing of public participation strategy and implementation plan and ensure to avoid specific risk factors and forwarding to the manager for perusal and comment, Discussing and prioritizing programmed public participation initiatives, verifying resources allocations and execution procedures. Arranging the ward committee, attending meetings and taking minutes. Organising community meetings together with Councillors and attend. Receiving reports from ward Commitees. Compiling the report to Speaker, Council and COGTA. Checking and commenting on the adequacy of budgetary provisions to support public Participation Programmes and monitoring expenditure and payment to services providers.
ENQUIRIES: Manager Human Resources Management (Me. B.L. Mokoena), tel (051) 933 9300
Applications must be accompanied by a recent updated CV, as well as certified copies of all qualifications, ID document and two contactable employment referees. Failure to submit requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Applicants who do not receive feedback within two months from the closing date must accept that their application were unsuccessful. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to reference checks, vetting and signing of indemnity forms. A candidate who canvasses for preference will be disqualified. Applications received after closing date will not be considered.
Please sent applications to the Municipal Manager, Setsoto Local Municipality, P O Box 116, Ficksburg 9730. Faxed or e-mailed applications will be automatically disqualified.
Closing date: 31 January 2018. Before the end of business day (16h30). The initial closing date of 12 January 2018 has been extended until 31 January 2018.