Are you looking to advance your career in municipal services? Emalahleni Local Municipality is offering an exciting job opportunities that not only allows you to contribute significantly to community well-being but also positions you at the forefront of sustainable development and service delivery.

    This is your chance to join dynamic teams committed to excellence, innovation, and inclusivity in serving the public.

    Emalahleni Local Municipality Available Vacancies

    1. Assistant Manager: Waste Management

    Join Emalahleni Local Municipality as an Assistant Manager in Waste Management. This position is an invitation to help the municipality uphold their vision of clean, sustainable communities for all.

    • Key Requirements:
      • National diploma in waste or environmental management.
      • 5 – 8 years relevant experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory role.
      • Valid Driving License.
    • Skills:
      • Strong understanding of municipal objectives and impact of decisions on community and department.
      • Excellent financial management to optimize municipal resources.
      • Proficient in planning, coordinating, and controlling tasks and projects.
    • Competencies:
      • Ability to manage stakeholder relationships and meet objectives.
      • Compliance with legislative requirements, especially in air quality.
      • Effective long-term planning and execution.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Ensure efficient and sustainable waste removal services.
      • Manage waste collection budget and Council’s assets.
      • Enforce Waste Management legislation and strategies.
      • Address community complaints and resolve conflicts.
    • Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of R726 956.00 per annum, alongside comprehensive health benefits, retirement plans, generous vacation policies, and other perks.

    2. Assistant Manger: Sports and Recreation

    Emalahleni Local Municipality is seeking a dynamic Assistant Manager: Sports & Recreation to join their team. This role offers the chance to lead initiatives that enrich the community’s life through sports and recreational activities.

    • Key Requirements:
      • National diploma in Sport Management.
      • 5 – 8 years of relevant experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory position.
      • Valid Driving License.
    • Skills:
      • Expertise in planning and organizing sports and recreational activities.
      • Competency in financial management and control.
      • Ability to manage personnel and resources effectively.
    • Competencies:
      • Strategic planning for short and long-term objectives.
      • Development of contingency plans for outsourced maintenance management activities.
      • Anticipation of events and situations that may impact work environments and proactive corrective action.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Manage utilization, productivity, and performance of personnel within the Sports & Recreation Section.
      • Plan and direct the Municipal customer care suggestion box during functions and events.
      • Implement financial controls/procedures and support financial planning.
      • Maintain correspondence/information and record-keeping systems.
    • Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of R726 956.00 per annum, along with comprehensive health benefits, retirement plans, generous vacation policies, and other perks.

    3. Assistant Manager: Performance Management

    The Emalahleni Local Municipality is on the lookout for an exceptional candidate to fill the role of Performance Management Officer. This pivotal position offers the opportunity to significantly impact service delivery and operational efficiency.

    • Key Qualifications:
      • National Diploma in Public Management, Performance Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Industrial Psychology, Development Studies, or Human Resource Management.
      • Computer Literacy.
      • 5 – 8 years of relevant experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory role.
      • Valid Code B driving license.
    • Skills:
      • Comprehensive knowledge of performance management systems and strategic planning.
      • Proficiency in financial management and control.
      • Effective stakeholder management and communication strategies.
    • Competencies:
      • Ability to design, implement, and monitor Performance Management Systems.
      • Expertise in compiling performance reports and ensuring alignment with strategic objectives.
      • Capacity to manage and improve employee performance and productivity.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Manage the performance management system through policy formulation and implementation.
      • Ensure alignment of institutional performance with strategic plans and targets.
      • Develop and maintain effective employee performance appraisal systems.
      • Lead stakeholder management and communication efforts to support organizational goals.
    • Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of R726 956.00 per annum, comprehensive health benefits, retirement plans, generous vacation policies, and more.

    4. Assistant Manager: Office of the Speaker

    Emalahleni Local Municipality is seeking a committed individual for the role of Assistant to the Speaker. This position offers the opportunity to directly contribute to their mission and vision by promoting community participation and assisting in strategic and administrative decisions.

    • Key Qualifications:
      • Grade 12 certificate.
      • NQF Level 6 in Public Administration, Social Science, or Development Studies.
      • 5 – 8 years relevant experience.
      • Computer literacy, especially proficiency in MS Office.
      • Valid driving license.
    • Skills:
      • Excellent written and verbal communication tailored to specific audiences.
      • Ability to critically analyze work for accuracy and compliance with municipal standards.
    • Competencies:
      • Understanding of the Municipality’s objectives and the impact of decisions on the community.
      • Problem-solving skills, including identifying, analyzing, and implementing solutions.
      • Effective planning and execution of activities within specific timeframes.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Assist the Speaker in executing legislative responsibilities and other delegated duties.
      • Promote community participation services and liaise effectively.
      • Advise and support the Speaker on administrative and strategic decisions.
      • Oversee the operation and establishment of Ward Committees and develop policies for the Office of the Speaker.
    • Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary of R726 956.00 per annum, with comprehensive health benefits, retirement plans, generous vacation policies, and more.

    5. Chief GIS Technician

    Emalahleni Local Municipality is seeking a Chief GIS Technician to oversee the maintenance and development of our geographical data systems.

    • Key Qualifications:
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Geomatics, or Town Planning.
      • 3 years of relevant end-user database experience.
    • Skills:
      • Proficiency in database procedures and application tools for GIS.
      • Ability to maintain geographic information, records, and cadastral databases accurately.
    • Competencies:
      • Strong analytical skills to collect and analyze information from various sources.
      • Creativity in developing solutions to GIS-related problems.
      • Capability to develop comprehensive spatial data and reports.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Prepare, capture, and maintain data and presentation using GIS tools.
      • Ensure the maintenance of the Emalahleni Geographical Information System.
      • Spatial referencing of municipal projects and maintenance of GIS databases.
    • Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of R596 581.00 per annum, along with comprehensive health benefits, retirement plans, generous vacation policies, and other perks.

    6. Public Participation Co-Ordinator

    Emalahleni Local Municipality is looking for a dedicated Public Participation Coordinator to enhance engagement with the community. This role is crucial for someone passionate about facilitating communication between the municipality and its residents, ensuring their voices are heard and considered in the development and implementation of programs.

    • Key Qualifications:
      • National Diploma in Public Administration or Community Development.
      • Valid driver’s license.
      • 2 years of experience in a related field.
      • Proficiency in sign language will serve as an added advantage.
    • Skills:
      • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
      • Strong interpersonal skills.
      • Proven project management skills.
    • Competencies:
      • Ability to coordinate and implement program development processes.
      • Manage specific administrative and reporting requirements associated with operational performance.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Facilitate the development of community engagement programs.
      • Coordinate administrative tasks and report on key performance indicators related to public participation.
    • Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of R411 072.00 per annum, comprehensive health benefits, retirement plans, generous vacation policies, and more.

    7. Foreman: Public Facility

    Emalahleni Local Municipality is looking for a skilled individual to join their team as a Maintenance Coordinator. This role is essential for someone with a technical background and experience in planning, organizing, and executing maintenance tasks efficiently, ensuring the smooth operation of our services.

    • Key Qualifications:
      • Grade 10 or NQF Level 2 technical qualification.
      • Basic Computer Literacy in MS Word/Excel.
      • Code C1 driving license.
      • 3-5 years relevant experience.
    • Skills:
      • Ability to plan and organize work schedules and resources.
      • Competency in monitoring stock usage and compiling reports.
    • Competencies:
      • Strong analytical skills to deal with complexity and ambiguity.
      • Effective in on-the-job training and ensuring adherence to health and safety procedures.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Plan daily tasks and establish necessary materials and resources.
      • Schedule and monitor maintenance work and stock usage.
      • Compile weekly reports and conduct on-the-job training.
    • Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of R390 001.00 per annum, comprehensive health benefits, retirement plans, generous vacation policies, and more.

    8. Junior Librarians: (x1 Ogies/Phola); (x1 Emalahleni)

    Emalahleni Local Municipality has vacancies for Junior Librarians in Ogies/Phola and Emalahleni. This is a fantastic opportunity for those passionate about library sciences and eager to contribute to the community’s educational and informational needs.

    • Key Qualifications:
      • Currently studying towards a Diploma in Library Science, with at least 6 modules completed.
      • 3 years of related experience.
      • Computer literate.
      • Code 8 driving license.
    • Skills:
      • Proficiency in library operations, including issuing and receiving books.
      • Competence in operating library equipment and software.
    • Competencies:
      • Good sight, hearing, and speech abilities.
      • Strong interpersonal and community relations skills.
      • Energetic and capable of performing manual tasks.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Manage library functions such as book issuing/receiving, sorting, and filing.
      • Keep library statistics, operate cash registers, and photocopy machines.
      • Conduct library orientation, story hours, and shelving of non-fiction books.
      • Provide reader and information guidance, marketing, and promotion of library services.
    • Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of R349 123.00 per annum, alongside health benefits, retirement plans, and vacation policies.

    9. Assistant Process Controller: Abstraction & Water (x2 Rietspruit); (x2 Ogies/Phola)

    Emalahleni Local Municipality is seeking four dedicated individuals for the roles of Assistant Process Controller in the Abstraction & Water department located in Rietspruit and Ogies/Phola. This is an opportunity for those with a keen interest in water treatment processes and a commitment to public health and safety.

    • Key Qualifications:
      • Grade 12 with Maths and Science or a relevant post-matric qualification, preferably NTC II.
      • Operators certificate in Waste Water Treatment Practice (N2).
      • 0-1 years of relevant experience.
    • Skills:
      • Proficient writing and communication skills.
      • Ability to work as part of a team and willingness to work shifts.
    • Competencies:
      • Knowledge in managing environmental and workplace hazards.
      • Innovation in service delivery to improve municipal processes.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Chemical dosing, preparation of chemical mixtures, and operation of purification processes.
      • Performing backwashing of sand filters, desludging of clarifiers, and water analysis.
      • Maintenance of operational logbooks and adherence to health and safety standards.
    • Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of R349 123.00 per annum, alongside comprehensive benefits.

    10. Contract Administrator: Supply Chain Management

    Emalahleni Local Municipality is inviting applications for the position of Contract Administrator within the Supply Chain Management (SCM) department. This role is ideal for individuals with a background in accounting, finance, or logistics, aiming to contribute to efficient and transparent procurement and contract management processes.

    • Key Qualifications:
      • Grade 12 certificate.
      • National Diploma in Accounting, Finance, or Logistics.
      • 2 years of experience in Supply Chain Management.
      • A valid driver’s license.
    • Skills:
      • Proficiency in maintaining SCM contract registers and preparing service provider performance reports.
      • Familiarity with tender opening processes and procurement compliance.
    • Competencies:
      • Knowledge of the Municipal Finance Management Act and SCM regulations.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work under pressure.
    • Role Responsibilities and Duties:
      • Update and maintain the SCM contract register.
      • Assist with tender processes and ensure procurement compliance.
      • Liaise with the Legal Department for contract signings and SLAs.
    • Compensation and Benefits: A competitive salary of R293 838.00 per annum, along with comprehensive benefits.

    11. General Workers: Waste Management (X60)

    Join the Waste Management team at Emalahleni Local Municipality to contribute to keeping the community clean and environmentally friendly. They are hiring 60 General Workers dedicated to refuse removal and maintenance tasks.

    • Key Qualifications:
      • Grade 10.
      • 1 year working experience.
    • Skills and Competencies:
      • Ability to work irregular hours and perform physical tasks.
      • Fit, healthy, and able to work in confined areas.
    • Role Responsibilities:
      • Refuse removal, vehicle cleaning, and spillage cleanup.
      • Operation of hydraulic equipment on refuse trucks.
    • Compensation: R136 409.00 per annum, Level 15

    How to Apply

    • Application Requirements: Submit a resume, cover letter, and proof of qualifications.
    • Application Form: Emalahleni Local Municipality Vacancies
    • Deadline: 28 FEBRUARY 2024
    • How to Apply:
      Please send your CV, along with certified copies of your qualifications, to the Emalahleni Local Municipality Head Office:
      Human Resources,
      P.O. Box 3,
      Witbank
      1035
    • Alternatively, you can submit your CV in person at the Administration Building:
      Civic Centre, President Street,
      Witbank,
      1035
    • Please note that faxed or e-mailed applications will not be considered. Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.

    Tip: Obtain a Police Clearance Certificate in 5 Easy Steps

    Enquires: Mr. ML Sithole /Ms. BM Zitha Tel: 013 690 6537/6358

    Emalahleni Local Municipality offers opportunities for growth and professional development in environmental management with the job satisfaction of contributing to significant environmental improvements and community well-being.

    Do not miss this chance to contribute to significant environmental change and enhance your career with Emalahleni Local Municipality. Qualified candidates are encouraged to seize this opportunity.

    Share.