ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FIRE SERVICES

DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your
application online only: https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co.za
CLOSING DATE : 17 September 2018
NOTE : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be
required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These
candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined
by the department. Please ensure that you submit your application before the
closing date as no late applications will be considered. Kindly note that technical
support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00 should you
experience any difficulties with your online application, contact the Helpline: 0861
370 202

OTHER POSTS: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKER SUPERVISOR: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKER MANAGEMENT, REGION A

POST 35/169 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: FIRE SERVICES REF NO: LG 2018-31
SALARY : R356 289 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Department of Local Government, Western Cape Government
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-Degree) in Fire
Technology, Health Sciences or Disaster Management; A minimum of 3 years’
appropriate supervisory experience; A valid code B driving licence.
Recommendations: None. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Fire
operations, Command and Control and inspection programs; Department’s
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financial directives and instructions (PFMA); Procurement requirements; Human
Resource Management; Budgeting procedures; Expenditure control; Relevant
acts and legislation; Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the
three official languages of the Western Cape; Project management and Crisis
management skills; Senior fire officer management skills.
DUTIES : Provide leadership for developing, implementing and evaluating activities intended
to prevent or reduce the negative consequences of fire and improve life safety of
citizens; Provide technical guidance and assistance to Local Government Fire and
Rescue Services to improve fire prevention, protection and life safety of citizens;
Determines fire prevention, protection and life safety priorities, goals and
objectives and the subsequent strategies and methods and monitors interventions
appropriately; Maintain specialised workgroups and assist with maintenance of fire
protection associations to enhance fire prevention, protection and life safety
initiatives; Present training programmes and information sessions to enhance fire
prevention, protection and life safety interventions; Evaluates the effectiveness of
public fire prevention, protection and life safety programs by collecting and
analysing relevant data and statistics.
ENQUIRIES : Mr E Du Toit at (021) 937 6357

 

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