12 Tel: (045) 839-4040 Emergency: (A/H) 083-272-0955 ° Editorial: firstname.lastname@example.org - advertising: email@example.com THE REPRESENTATIVE 30 March 2018 E N O C H M G I J I M A L O C A L M U N I C I P A L I T Y NOTICE NO. HRM 04/3/2018 STAFF VACANCY COMMUNITY SERVICES 1. MANAGER PARKS AND RECREATION SALARY SCALE: - R470176.68 – R610307.88 (Task Grade 16) KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS (KPA’S) REQUIREMENTS EXPERIENCE - Administration: Manages the Administration required for the Parks and Recreation Section. - Manages and controls the Parks and Recreation division, providing a service to Rate Payers and for the beautification of Enoch Mgijima through the sections of horticulture consisting of the Nursery, Parks, Open Spaces, Islands, Playgrounds, Sports fields, Arboriculture, Decorations and Cemeteries. - Manages and controls the Game Reserve and its biological assets to generate income and provide a good clean environment for all people of Enoch Mgijima and international, national and local tourists. - Manages and controls the Municipal Pounds and Commonages to supply a safe environment for livestock and public roads in Enoch Mgijima. - National Diploma in Horticulture or National Diploma in Parks and Recreation Administration. - National Diploma/Degree in Environmental Management. TECHNICAL SERVICES 2. SENIOR MANAGER: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING RE-ADVERTISEMENT SALARY SCALE: - R568399.00 – R737832.00 (Task Grade 17) - 5 years practical experience - Labour relations Course - Safety Representative Course - General Communication skills and labour relations skills - Ability to solve problems even after working hours - Able to remain calm in challenging situations and make sound decisions. - Able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and public - Able to work under pressure as to meet deadlines KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS (KPA’S) REQUIREMENTS EXPERIENCE Responsible to the Director of Technical Services, The candidate must be eloquent in his/her communication and writing skills, Manage the Department with efficiency and cost-effective programs; Electrical Engineering- Infrastructure consisting of 66/22/11Kv networks and a maximum demand of 60MVA. Range of 20MVA 66/11Kv to 50KVA 11Kv/400V Distribution Transformers. Manage and ensure the Satisfactory rendering of the electrical department functions including: o Safe, efficient operations and maintenance of the network to restore the network and minimum outages. o Network planning, new connections, project costing and management o Network control, metering, protection, minimising electricity losses and demand side management Manage and ensure network compliance to standards and legislation including Quality of Supply Compliance with the OHS ACT and act as the responsible person for the local Municipality. Budget, Revenue and Expenditure tracking and management of the Electricity unit plant, vehicle and Asset Management Maintenance of municipal buildings, traffic, street and high mast lights and approval of building plans, assistance in town and regional planning and management of technical contracts awarded by Council. Track and ensure the Directorate expenditure is within the budget. Prepare annual budget for the Directorate. CLOSING DATE: - FRIDAY, 13 April 2018 at 12:00 A Bachelor Degree or B-Tech in Electrical Engineering, Must be registered with ECSA as either o Professional Engineering (PR. Eng.) or o Professional Technologist (Pr. Tech) Must be a Professional Certified Electro Technical Engineer, GMR2. (Pr. Cert Eng.) or eligible to be registered; A recognised Project Management Diploma with a proven track record in the application thereof will be an added advantage Valid code 8 driver’s licence Added advantage Full Professional with ECSA as a Professional Engineer or Professional Engineering Technologist. Recognised programme and /or Construction / Project Management Qualification. Certificate in Municipal Finance and Supply Chain Management(CPMD) Ability to develop, implement and monitor sound infrastructure development; Local Government management experience will be added to advantage. Proven track record of electrical network problem solving and HV/MV switching processes. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to develop and implement the performance Management System (PMS) within the directorate; Ability to work under great pressure. Sound knowledge of network planning, design, protection and switching to provide guidance to the municipal staff. Sound knowledge of the OHS ACT and distribution network management and operation compliances. Knowledge of local government Legislations. Must be competent in the use of Computer Hardware and Software most importantly, Electrical Engineering software, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Projects. The Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer. People from designated groups are encouraged to apply. Any person who endeavours to canvass either a Councillor or an Official for this position will immediately be disqualified. Must have a minimum of 10 years after graduating with a Bachelor Degree or B Tech in Electrical Engineering. 5 years or more experience in similar environment will be added to the advantage. Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter and certified copies of qualifications, ID must be submitted to the Human Resource Department at 70 Cathcart Road, Town Hall Building, Komani, 5320. OR 57 John Vorster Drive Sterkstroom OR Human Resource Department at 39 Smith Street, Molteno,5500. OR Human Resource Department at NO 12A Murray Street, Tarkastad, 5370. Normal fringe benefits will be applicable. Please note: If no response is received within a month after the closing date of this advert, your application must be regarded as unsuccessful. Any persons who do not understand the content of this advert are invited to contact Mr M. Ngxobongwana at the Corporate Services office on 045 - 8072608 or 70 Cathcart Road, Komani during office hours. Umntu ongayi qondiyo lengxelo uyacelwa aqhakamshelelane no Mnu M. Ngxobongwana kwi-ofisi ye-Corporate Services kule nombolo 045 - 8072608 kwanombolo 70 Cathcart Road, Komani ngamaxesha omsebenzi 08:00 ukuya kwicala lentsimbi yesine. Esi saziso singafumaneka ngolwimi lwesiXhosa kwi-ofisi ka Sosiba we-Dolophu; kwisakhiwo seHolo yeDolophu, kwi- Cathcart Road kuKomani. C. MAGWANGQANA TOWN HALL MUNICIPAL MANAGER CATHCART ROAD, KOMANI TAPS DRY: Villagers of Handsome protest against a lack of water Picture: ANDISA BONANI No water since December Villagers have to drink from dam as tanks not filled ANDISA BONANI VILLAGERS of Ensam near McBright on the way to Whittlesea have been without water since December. Residents have since been forced to drink water from a nearby dam that they share with l i v e st o c k . A group of residents gathered last Thursday to inform the media about the lack of provision of water by the Chris Hani District Municipality (CHDM). Resident Mzukisi Nomeva said the matter had been brought to the attention of CHDM on numerous occasions but nothing had been done. He said the village’s taps started to run dry when the engine of the local pump station malfunctioned. According to the residents, there are nine water tanks which the municipality was supposed to fill with water. “The municipal trucks do not fill up all the tanks to the brim, some tanks usually do not even get to be filled lately and that causes chaos because some people are at work when the trucks arrive. There is no schedule for us to know when to expect water, usually two weeks would go by and then we have to use the dam water. “What we are going through is painful, yet in 2019 the ANC-led government will beg us to vote for them but they ignore us when we need them.” Village headman Morris Tyutu said he had resorted to contacting the media due to failed attempts to get CHDM to fix the problem. “Several people have complained of stomach aches, diarrhoea and rashes. Most people in the village live below the poverty line and can’t afford to buy water for consumption for a family. “This municipality’s silence is slowly killing us.” CHDM spokeswoman Thobeka Mqamelo said the matter had received the municipality’s attention and that spares to repair the pump station engine had been difficult to source. She said the municipality had now received the spares and it was hoped that repairs to the engine would be completed soon. “The operations and maintenance team has been on site as from Tuesday, working on the engine. There is a process that must be followed with Eskom to enable engine connectivity. “An application was lodged to facilitate the conversion of the diesel engine to electrical and follow ups are being undertaken to fast-track the process. “Our water services management met with the delegation from the area earlier this month to explain the delays and intervention to mitigate the situation. Two 10 kilolitre Jojo tanks which were part of the agreed intervention have since been supplied. Water carting continues, though this is inadequate due to the demand for the same service in other areas,” Mqamelo said.
THE REPRESENTATIVE 30 March 2018 Tel: (045) 839-4040 Emergency: (A/H) 083-272-0955 ° Editorial: firstname.lastname@example.org - advertising: email@example.com 13 PRIMEPROPER TY Consider this before you build IF YOU are fortunate enough to own a piece of land in an urban area or would like to buy a stand and build the house of your dreams from scratch, there are a few important factors to consider when applying for a building loan from your lender. FNB Home Loans CEO Marius Marais says although the process of securing building finance differs slightly from a traditional home loan, it is still governed by the National Credit Act and the same banking policies and lending criteria still a p p l y. “When applying, you will need to use one of the channels available and ensure you have the following documents: ý A quotation from a builder who is registered with the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC); ý Building plans and a supporting schedule of finishes; ý “A contract between the builder and yourself,” he says. Furthermore, a minimum 10% deposit which takes into consideration the value of the land and, in addition, a contract amount may be required upfront. “Once the building loan application has been approved, the land transferred into your name and the bond registered, there a few important factors that you need to take note of,” explains Marais: ý The loan will be offered in stages, through progress payments, until the building has been completed. The facility will then be converted to a normal 20-year home loan; ý Building must commence within three months after registration of the bond and completed within 12 months to avoid penalties; ý The building contractor should be insured for unforeseen events through Contractors All Risk Insurance Cover for the duration of the project. The onus falls on you to take out Home Owner’s Cover once the building has been completed. A bank loan for your dream home has numerous requirements ý The builder must enrol the project with the NHBRC, which provides a five-year warranty over structural defects from the date of o c c u p at i o n ; ý It is your responsibility to ensure that the builder understands and complies with all the bank’s conditions of the loan; ý Prior to any progress payment being paid out by the bank, a valuer should inspect the building progress and report back to the bank; ý You can apply for progress payments at any stage during the construction process, provided that sufficient work has been completed and the bank is satisfied with the progress. A maximum of six progress payments are often allowed, based on the work completed. Additional progress payments will attract a fee; ý You need to pay interest on the drawn building loan balance until the project is completed, with normal interest payable thereafter; ý Once the building work has been completed, you need to confirm that you are satisfied and at this point you could provide a list of snags to be fixed. It is important that this is communicated to both the builder and the bank; ý A retention amount may be withheld in order to ensure that the builder completes the outstanding work. It is advisable to consult an attorney prior to signing any agreements with the builder, as these can potentially work against you in future. “Should you decide to change the building contractor or make any drastic changes to the original plan, you need to inform your bank. “The bank may re-assess the facility and either approve or disapprove the request, based on how it impacts the overall building costs and market value of the property,” concludes Marais. 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