Fire Fighter (x3): Salary R165 903.00 – R215 334.75 Per Annum

Closing date: 12 February 2021

Location: Kouga Local Municipality
Province: Eastern Cape

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fire Fighter 1 and Hazmat Awareness & Fire Fighter 2 and Hazmat Operational;
  • BAC with Current HPCSA registration;
  • Code C1 driving license;
  • 1 year relevant experience;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in at least two of the
  • official languages in Kouga Municipality (Afrikaans, English, and Xhosa).

SALARY:                                                           R165 903.00 – R215 334.75 Per Annum

TASK:                                                                7

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:                        

  • The successful incumbent must be able to work shifts, overtime and perform standby duties;
  • Must be prepared to work at any fire station within the area of the Authority Having Jurisdiction, in accordance with Departmental policies;

DUTIES:

  • Responds to fire and emergency incidents perform acts/ operations under the supervision of the Senior Fire Fighter to neutralize the threat of fire or other danger;
  • Performs specific activities with communications and providing support to line functions;
  • Undertaking protection duty by standing by potentially life or property threatening incidents and events with appropriate equipment as directed by supervisors to minimize the risk to life and property;
  • Conducting the maintenance and inspection of fire hydrants under the supervision of the supervisor, to ensure easy identification and smooth operation during emergencies;
  • Receiving instructions on matters pertaining to operational functions, work sequences, queries, and priorities.

BENEFITS:As per standard conditions of service;

Applicants must submit a formal application form and a comprehensive CV, a certified copy of qualifications, an identity document, and a driver’s license. Applications must be submitted electronically as one PDF document to recruitment@kouga.gov.za. Application forms can be obtained from the Municipal website, www.kouga.gov.za and must reach the Human Resource Manager on or before Friday, 12 February 2021 at 12:00.

For any inquiries contact Mr. B Faulkner: 042 2002 200.

Disqualification:

Please note that the following can lead to disqualification:

1. Non-submission of originally certified copies of academic records.

2. Canvassing of councilors.

3. Submission of fraudulent qualifications and/ or documents.

NB: Please note that shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a vetting process. By applying for this position, the candidates agree to background checks being performed.

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MUNICIPAL MANAGER                                                                        JEFFREYS BAY

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