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 : Online applications can be submitted on
https://drdlr.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx. Kindly note that
technical support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00
@ 086 137 0202 should you experience any difficulties with your online application.
CLOSING DATE : 05 October 2018 at 16:00
NOTE : DRDLR has a dual applications system where applicants can apply online via the
e-Recruitment System or manually submit a Z83 obtainable from any Public
Service department that should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV
(previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified (certification
must not be older than 12 months) copies of qualifications, service certificates (in
case of an OSD post), identification document and permanent residency/work
permit. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as
no late applications will be considered. It would be appreciated if you can only
upload/attach those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for.
Failure to submit the requested documents may result in your application not being
considered. If you manually apply for more than one post in the DRDLR, please
submit a separate manual application form for each post. 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.

OTHER POSTS: ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (X3 POSTS)

POST 38/54 : PROFESSIONAL TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNER REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/314
Directorate: Spatial Planning and Land Use Management
SALARY : R585 366 per annum (The salary in accordance with the OSD for Engineers)
CENTRE : Free State (Bloemfontein)
REQUIREMENTS : B degree in Urban/Town and Regional Planning or relevant qualification. 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; Attention to detail. A valid driver’s licence.
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.
APPLICATIONS : Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X20803, Bloemfontein,
9300 or hand it delivered to: 136 Charlotte Maxeke Street, SA Building 2nd Floor,
Bloemfontein, 9301.
NOTE : African, Coloured and Indian males and African, Coloured, Indian and White
females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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