Mkhondo Municipality, which is a gateway to the Province of Mpumalanga from Kwa-Zulu Natal and Swaziland, seeks to appoint highly motivated self-starters and visionaries to the extremely challenging position of
DEPARTMENT: TECHNICAL SERVICES
SENIOR OPERATIONS MANAGER: WATER&WASTEWATER SERVICES
A Grade 12
A 3- Years National Diploma or Degree in Civil Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Micro biology or Equivalent relevant qualification
A Valid Drives License
Registration with relevant body (If applicable)
6 Years relevant experience in the field of the post, of which 2 years must have been at Middle management
Good Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)
Good Planning and Organizing Skills
Good Interpersonal Skills
Good Managerial Skills
Good Conflict resolution skills
Good understanding of Water Legislation and Local Government Laws
Good Knowledge of Engineering design and analysis
Evaluate existing technical manuals, standards drawings and procedures to incorporate new technology.
Ensure quality assurance of technical designs with specifications and authorize / male recommendations for approval by the relevant authority.
Maintain the systems necessary to provide safe, clean drinking water.
Develop the O&M plans for water and wastewater infrastructure.
Provide and consolidate inputs to the technical / engineering operational plan.
Continues professional development to keep up with new technologies and procedures.
Research / literature studies on technical engineering technology to improve expertise.
Civil Maintenance on Municipal water schemes to ensure continued effective bulk water supply.
Manage the process of the commissioning of the infrastructure and takeover by the operations unit.
Promote a culture of innovation and performance.
Co-ordinate the water resources planning and management activities.
Compilation of various reports on status of water resources and water services and provide input into strategic planning.
Identify needs and requirements of new work and repairs through the investigation of customer complaints and new services required.
Prepare specifications for unplanned maintenance and minor new work.
Remuneration: (R963 813, 11 Total cost to company)
CLOSING DATE & TIME 23 APRIL 2021 @12h00
Enquiries: Ms. LD Botha or Mr. MS Thabede 017 2850 200
Please forward your application on the form “Application for Employment” that can be obtained from our offices or on the Municipal website, concise CV together with original certified copies (not older than three months) of all relevant qualifications, Identity Document and Valid Driver’s License with at least three contactable references to
Hand delivery or Post
Senior Manager: Human Resources
Corner Mark and De Wet Street
Senior Manager: Human Resources
Mkhondo Local Municipality
P.O. Box 23
Failing to sign the “Application for employment” form will constitute an automatic disqualification
Note: Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only
No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted
If you do not hear from us within 30 days from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
The Municipal is committed to the implementation of its Employment Equity Plan, and in this vein, appropriately qualifying women and people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.
Mkhondo Local Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.