PROFESSIONAL TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNER

DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM
DRDLR is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity
in DRDLR through the filling of posts. We reserve the right not to fill a position.
APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online via the e-Recruitment System @
https://drdlr.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx will be accepted
CLOSING DATE : 18 May 2018 at 16:00
NOTE : Late applications will not be considered after the closing date. Kindly note that
technical support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00
@ 021 424 8677 should you experience any difficulties with your online application.
It would be appreciated if you can only upload those course certificates applicable
to the post that you apply for. All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent
Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit. Applicants will be expected
to be available for selection interviews and competency assessments at a time,
date and place as determined by DRDLR. The Department reserves the right to
conduct pre-employment security screening and appointment is subject to positive
security clearance outcome. Applicants must declare any/pending criminal,
disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be
uncovered post the interview the application will not be considered for the post and
in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be
terminated. Senior Management Post: Call for Nominations. The Minister of Rural
Development and Land Reform, in terms of section 4(3) of the Restitution of Land
Rights Act No. 22 of 1994, seeks to appoint a Deputy Chief Land Claims
Commissioner. The Minister hereby invites nominations from the general public of
candidates who meet the requirements outlined below. Nominations must include
a signed nomination letter and be accompanied by an updated CV, certified copies
of qualifications and form Z83 completed by the nominated candidate.
Appointment will be made in compliance with the recruitment process as outlined
in the Public Service Regulations, 2016.

OTHER POST: PROVISIONING CLERK

POST 18/39 : PROFESSIONAL TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNER (REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/119)
Directorate: Spatial Planning and Land Use Management
SALARY : R549 639 per annum (The salary in accordance with the OSD for Engineers)
CENTRE : Eastern Cape (East London)
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REQUIREMENTS : B degree in Urban/Town and Regional Planning. 3 years post qualification in Town
and Regional Planning experience. Compulsory registration and must be in good
standing with SACPLAN as a Professional Town and Regional planner on
appointment. Job related knowledge: Programme and project management; Town
and regional principles and methodologies; Research and development;
Computer-aided applications; Town and regional knowledge of legal compliance;
Creating high performance culture; Technical consulting. Job related skills:
Analytical; Creativity; Self-management; Communication; Computer literacy. A
valid driver’s licence (code 08).
DUTIES : Ensure the application of town and regional planning principles in land
development. Facilitate and provide technical assistance to professional teams on
all aspects regarding town and regional planning projects. Ensure adherence to
legal requirements. Coordinate, evaluate and monitor the implementation of
development in compliance with applicable legislation and town and regional
planning standards and guidelines. Ensure the compilation and adoption of
technical and planning standards, norms and guidelines. Formulate, interpret and
implement planning legislation, guidelines, policies and regulations. Facilitate site
clearance in terms of project execution plans and manage site clearance standards
as agreed with project managers. Plan and design to ensure sustainable human
settlement. Compile of spatial development frameworks (SDF) (as part of the IDP
processes). Compile guidelines and evaluate land use management schemes
(LUMS). Provide spatial planning and land use management services in liaison
with National Office. Provide support to the implementation of tools, systems,
guidelines, policies, programmes and legislations for spatial planning and land use
management at a provincial level. Provide development planning support to
departmental programmes and rural development at the provincial level. Render
planning support and advice to the departmental programmes. Provide support to
the development of spatial plans at provincial and municipal level. Conduct
research and development. Continuous professional development to keep up with
new technologies and procedures. Research/literature studies on town and
regional planning technology to improve expertise. Liaise with relevant
bodies/councils on town and regional planning related matters.
NOTE : Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured, Indian and White
females and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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