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Water Planning Technician


Water Planning Technician

Post: Water Planning Technician

Post Level: 05 • Salary Scale: R446 563.51

Requirements: National Diploma in Civil Engineering. At least 3 years experience in local government. Have a good understanding of relevant municipal legislative frameworks. Knowledge of national water Act; water services Act. Computer literate. High technical; administration and communication skills. Valid driver’s license. Must be prepared to work under pressure and beyond scheduled timeframes.

Key Performance Areas: Coordination of the district municipality, local municipality, and sector departments integrated development plan (IDP) process on water services. Negotiate and liaise with all relevant stakeholders including, local municipalities on community needs. Prepare business plans for a funding application to government and private organizations. Compile specifications including terms of reference of water supply projects. Supervise and coordinates the scoping of the project the scope of work. Assess feasibility and technical report. Prepare and evaluates budget for projects and perform any administrative work related to water services functions. 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

Updated: March 31, 2021 — 11:15 am
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