Station Officer

Station Officer

Position: Station Officer X6

Post Level: 07 • Salary Scale: R348 621.97

Requirements: Grade 12. Hazmat awareness & operational. Fire Fighter 1&2. BAC/Life Support. Higher Certificate in Fire Technology or any other related qualification. 5 or more years in the operational section. CODE C Drivers License with PrDP.

Key Performance Areas: Shift manager. Enforcement of Municipal Emergency Services by-laws. Deputize Divisional Officer in his absence. Respond to major incidents. Organize resources to ensure the readiness of the station for a response. Compile incident reports and conduct fire investigations. Ensure compliance with all SOPS (Standard operating procedures). Coordinate repairs and maintenance of station resources. Preplan major risks to ensure a smooth and efficacious response. Handle queries from the public in connection with calls reported and attended. Compile yearly leave rooster. Undergo prescribed training from time to time. Take responsibility for all HR matters to ensure compliance with all municipal policies. Manage the discipline and handle grievances of personnel. Perform any other duty as delegated by the Chief Fire Officer. Assist the Chief Fire Officer with operational plans. 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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