Witzenberg Municipality: Jobs / Vacancies (Dec 2017) – Foreman: Water (Ceres/Bella Vista/Nduli)

Witzenberg Municipality hereby invites applicants to apply for vacant jobs posts (Vacancies). The advertise post are Foreman: Water!

Location: Ceres/Bella Vista/Nduli in Western Cape
Closing Date: 11 December 2017

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Salary: 173 654 .40 per annum


  • Grade 12 and or relevant experience.
  • 4 Years in a supervisory capacity in a similar environment.
  • Code EC Driver’s License
  • Communication Skills, disciplinary course and supervisory skills.
  • Must be able to effectively manage and supervise the staff in the section.
  • Must be able to travel to the various segments to check on progress.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with staff.
  • Required to work in all weather conditions.
  • Required to work overtime and/or outside normal working hours during emergencies and planned overtime.
  • Must perform duties in the whole municipal area.
  • Fluent in at least 2 of the 3 languages spoken in the Western Cape, Afrikaans, English or IsiXhosa.



  • Inspecting and interacting with users( Council and Public) to promote the functionality of the Water Section
  • Report and seek approval / guiding in the coordination of specific sequences to improve service delivery procedures
  • Schedule work duties of personnel in the Water Section in conjunction with the immediate superior
  • Do site inspections on a continuous basis to ensure the smooth functioning of the Section
  • Plan and prioritise daily work of section.
  • Delegate and supervise daily work to subordinates, leading and guiding staff.
  • Inspect, check and correct work being done.
  • Maintain fair distribution of operational resources and labour for each subsection
  • Arrange and recommend appropriate working tools or equipment
  • Submit reports to the immediate superior on the operational efficiency of the Water Section
  • Submit statistical reports on daily activities including:
  • Scheduled work carried out
  • Details of complaints attended to
  • Exact actions carried out to rectify the problem
  • General functional feedback
  • Compile reports on subordinate misconduct to be submitted as evidence during disciplinary hearings.
  • Do necessary administration and filing regarding personnel issues such as attendance records and leave taken.
  • Be aware of Municipal Health and Safety Regulations and comply where applicable.
  • Provide all relevant staff with protective clothing and explain the necessity to wear and use it
  • Ensure that staff adhere to health and safety regulations as contained in the Act
  • Liaise with the immediate superior with regard to the maintenance required on vehicles and equipment
  • Undertake inspections to ensure that all maintenance activities have been carried out in an acceptable manner and according to standards

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