The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is a Government Component within the Ministry for
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. It is a Schedule 3 entity regulated in terms of the Public Service
Act, 1994, as amended. MISA’s primary function is to support municipalities in infrastructure planning
implementation, operations and maintenance.
CLOSING DATE : 12 November 2018 at 16:00
NOTE : All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents. The Department reserves the
right to conduct pre-employment security screening and permanent appointment is
subject to positive security clearance outcome. Applicants with foreign qualifications
must submit a SAQA evaluation report on their qualification(s). It is compulsory that all
applicants declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or
investigations against them. The successful candidate will be subjected to positive
results of the security clearance process and the verification of educational qualification
certificates. Applications must be submitted on form Z.83 (application form), obtainable
from any Public Service department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive
CV, ID and certified copies of qualifications (certification should not be more than six (6)
months). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by
the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such
evaluation. Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will
not be considered. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence
will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three
months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has
been unsuccessful. Candidates should therefore possess managerial skills on different
levels of proficiency of the posts. Short listed candidates, could be expected to complete
management competency assessments. We thank you for the interest shown in MISA.


SALARY : R679 338 – R 1 036 557 Total Cost Package per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : All Nine (9) provinces. Candidates must indicate their preferred provinces of deployment
in their applications; however, it will be in MISA’s discretion to deploy candidates in each
province according to the provincial needs (2 posts might be on one province), both on
appointment and during the course of employment.
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Degree in Civil Engineering (B Eng/ BSc Eng/ BTech Eng) or relevant
qualification at NQF 7, with Three (3) years post-qualification experience in Civil
Engineering and registered as professional Engineer/ Technologist with ECSA. Process
competencies: Knowledge Management. Service Delivery Innovation. Problem Solving
and Analysis. Client Orientation and Customer Focus. Communication Skills. Core
competencies: Strategic Capacity and Leadership. People Management and
Empowerment. Programme and Project Management. Financial Management. Change
Management. Technical competencies: In depth knowledge and understanding of:
Engineering design and analysis knowledge. Engineering and professional judgement.
Contract management. Knowledge of local socio-economic infrastructure. Engineering,
legal and operational compliance. Engineering operational communication.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will perform the following duties: Provide support on Civil
Engineering services in accordance with South African Policies, Acts, Regulations and
industry guidelines following MISA and Municipal Norms and Practices. Design new
systems to solve practical engineering challenges, improve efficiency, and enhance
safety. Conduct the diagnostic process of the identified municipalities (poor performing).
Assess municipal infrastructure planning, development, implementation, operation and
Maintenance requirements of municipalities. Support municipalities on infrastructure life
cycle covering Pre-feasibility and Feasibility studies, Design and Development,
Implementation and Operation and Maintenance including procurement, programme/
project and contract management. Support in the development, review and the
implementation of municipal sector master plans.
ENQUIRIES : Mrs Molatelo Ramabu @ 072 312 7257
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, to


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