Response and Recovery Coordinator

Response and Recovery Coordinator

Position: Response and Recovery Coordinator X2

Post Level: 04 • Salary Scale: R505 498.82

Requirements: Grade 12. Diploma/Degree in Disaster Management. 3 years of experience working in the disaster management field. Computer Literacy. Drivers Licence.

Key Performance Areas: Ensuring that response and recovery activities comply with Municipal regulations, requirements, and priorities. Develop, implement and review disaster response plans. Liaising and advising stakeholders on issues related to mitigation, response, and recovery procedures. Ensuring preparedness through the availability of relief materials to assist disaster victims. Developing educational and community outreach programs. Responsible for the organization of personnel and facilities in times of disaster. Conducting disaster drills and exercises with the community first responders and locals officials. Recruit, train, and coordinate flown staff volunteers. Monitors, purchases, and distribution of disaster relief materials. Participate in the assessment of damaged infrastructure post-disaster. Involvement in funding arrangements to ensure that disaster risk management is funded adequately and in a sustainable way. Coordinate meetings to monitor the progress of disaster projects. Collaborate with community-based organizations, non-governmental organizations, and all other stakeholders involved in disaster management.

The application must be submitted on the signed VDM HR application form, obtainable on the website ( accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of an identity document, driver’s license (where applicable), and qualifications. *Applications without the above will not be considered. Vhembe District Municipality reserves the right to / not to make appointments. If no response is received from Vhembe District Municipality 90 days after the closing date, it must be regarded that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence regarding the advertised positions will be limited to successful candidates only.

NB: Candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks including qualifications, employment, credit, criminal records, company ownership/directorship, and reference checks. Fax and E-Mail applications will be not accepted. Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered. Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will immediately disqualify an applicant. Direct or indirect canvassing for preferential treatment will lead to immediate disqualification of the relevant applicant. Successful candidates will be expected to enter into an annual performance agreement/contract with the Municipal Manager for each financial year for the duration of the employment relationship. Inquiries on the above should be directed to Recruitment Officer at 015 960 2042/2233/2232/2234

CLOSING DATE: 19 April 2021

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