The Overberg District Municipality has the following vacancies in the Directorate Community Services, Department Roads Services to be filled as soon as possible.
ASSISTANT WORKS SUPERINTENDENT
Requirements: • Grade 12 • Five (5) years’ road maintenance background in all levels of road maintenance and road construction • Code B driver’ licence.
Duties: • Preserve the ODM roads services network by supporting and assisting the Area Coordinator: Swellendam to manage, monitor and coordinate road work operations • Submit inputs for road infrastructure maintenance and development by measuring and quantifying work and resources • Assist with the planning, prioritisation and assignment of work activities on a day-to-day basis, and monitor that work details are recorded and submitted after the execution of the work • Delegate, assign and monitor daily task outputs to work teams regarding routine maintenance (seal and layer works, signage, drainage, structures, vegetation control, rest areas, housekeeping), grader blading maintenance, re-gravel work, reseal work and construction • Monitor, control, coordinate and manage the outputs of work performance, quality/standard, effectivity and progress • Assemble, organise and manage team members with supporting plant, equipment and material resources for operational activities along instructional guidelines to meet planned and set work deadlines • Supervise, lead and guide subordinates by providing direction and advice, and give training where necessary • Attend to sequences associated with storage, allocation and/or assessing, and condition reporting of signage/plant/equipment/material • Monitor the setting out and/or erection of temporary road traffic signage and signals to safeguard/demarcate maintenance and construction sites for work in progress • Identify/record details of services affected by tar/reseal operations • Administrate that personnel log sheets and attendance, safety forms, and plant/equipment/PPE checklists are complete and correct for submission to facilitate processing sequences • Adhere to Occupational Health and Safety regulations by addressing corrective measures for safety and construction issues where workmanship and safety are not to standard • Assess and report to the Workshop Superintendent any mechanical issue/failure/damage on work plant/equipment for servicing and repair • Assist with administration duties, correspondence and complaints with/from the public, organisations and various departments • Distribute and communicate public notices and road policy documentation regarding maintenance and construction works, road closure details and alternative routes • Uphold serviceability of the road reserve by liaising with property owners/applicants/transgressors with regard to fence repair/replacement, way leaves, signage, access and illegitimate activities on proclaimed roads.
Remuneration: T11 = R289 344 – R375 576 per annum plus the normal fringe benefits of a local authority.
1x OPERATOR GR I: MAINTENANCE
Requirements: • Grade 8 • Valid code EC driver’s licence and a public driver’s permit (PDP) • Two (2) years’ relevant experience and competency in the operation of road maintenance machines and trucks, with the emphasis on utilising a maintenance grader • Applicants must be literate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Duties: • The incumbent is mainly responsible for the operation and utilisation of a maintenance grader during the blading of gravel roads • Blading of gravel
shoulders and cutting trenches along roads • Utilise water trucks and other road building plant associated with maintenance activities • Supervising the work team.
Remuneration: T7 = R171 804 – R222 948 per annum, plus the normal fringe benefits of a local authority.
4x OPERATOR GR II: RE-GRAVEL TEAM
2x OPERATOR GR II: RE-GRAVEL TEAM
1x OPERATOR GR II: MAINTENANCE
Requirements: • Grade 8 • Valid code EC driver’s licence and a public driver’s permit (PDP) • Applicants must be literate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Duties: • The incumbent is responsible for the operation and utilisation of tip and water trucks, as well as one additional light construction machine during road construction and maintenance • Maintaining time sheets, vehicle and petrol logs and load safety.
Remuneration: T6 = R142 056 – R184 416 per annum plus the normal fringe benefits of a local authority.
All applications must be submitted on the prescribed ODM application form (found on www.odm.org.za) together with a detailed CV, certified copies of original qualifications, ID document and driver’s licence, and the names of three references from current and previous employers, including their current e-mail address, must be included. All documents are to be returned to the Department: Human Resources, Private Bag X22, Bredasdorp 7280. Incomplete and late applications and applications with no proof of requirements will not be processed or considered. For any enquiries on this regard, please contact Mrs A August on 028 425 1157 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLOSING DATE: 30 May 2022.
1. Overberg District Municipality is committed to equal opportunity. Candidates from designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
2. It would be expected of candidates to be subjected to evaluations. Please note that previous and current employers as well as references will be contacted. Verification will be done on qualifications, criminal and credit records.
3. Overberg District Municipality complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA). Applicants agree that their personal information may be recorded and processed by the municipality.
4. If no notification is received within 90 days, please regard your application as unsuccessful. The right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise is reserved by Council.