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August 2017


Swartland Municipality, with its head office in Malmesbury, services the towns of Malmesbury, Yzerfontein, Moorreesburg, Darling, Koringberg, Abbotsdale, Kalbaskraal, Chatsworth, Riverlands, Riebeek West and Riebeek Kasteel.

The hub of the Swartland offers you the best of two worlds. You work and live in a tranquil, rural environment with all the modern amenities at hand. When you want to get away from it all, Cape Town is barely 60 km away, while various resorts along the picturesque West Coast are literally just around the corner.

The Municipality currently offers the following vacancies to suitably qualified and equipped persons:

Department of the Director: Financial Services

Principal Clerk: Creditors (2 posts)
Reference number: V18/17 To be considered for this position you must be in possession of all the requirements below:
  • Grade 12 with Accounting or Mathhematics as a main subject
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Accuracy and ability to give attention to detail
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • 12-18 months relevant experience
 Salary Scale: R137 076 - R177 876 p.a. (T7) 

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Internship: Financial Management
Reference number: V19/17

To be considered for this position you must be in possession of all the requirements below:

  • Tertiary Accountancy qualification/N6 without 18 months practical experience/Financial Qualification that must include subjects such as Financial Accountancy, as well as Cost Accounting and/or Management Accounting
  • Computer literacy in MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge of the MFMA will be advantageous
  • Applicants will be subjected to an accountancy assessment
 Salary Scale: R10 000 - R12 000 p.m. 

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Department of the Director: Corporate Services

Human Resources Officer (Training & EAP)
Reference number: V20/17

To be considered for this position you must be in possession of all the requirements below: 

  • National Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Code B Drivers license
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literate, MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Afrikaans / English speaking
  • Good personnel administration skills
  • 3 Year relevant Human Resource Management experience within Local Government.
 Salary Scale: R272 568 - R353 796 p.a. (T12) 

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Commencement of duties: As soon as possible.

The Council’s offer includes the following benefits:
- Pension
- Medical Aid
- Group Life scheme
- 13th cheque
- Housing subsidy/rental allowance (conditions apply)
- Settlement of relocating costs (conditions apply)

Full details and the prescribed application forms can be requested telephonically from Mr D Carolus at 022 487 9400 or on our website at Completed applications on which the post reference numbers are clearly indicated and including certified copies of qualifications, must be addressed to the Human Resources Division, Private Bag X52, Malmesbury, 7299. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. Applications close at 12:00 on 25 August 2017. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications that do not meet all the advertised requirements for the position, will not be considered, therefore applicants must please ensure that they meet all requirements before applying for the position. Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will immediately disqualify an applicant. If an applicant has not received any feedback within six weeks of the closing date, it can be assumed that the application has been unsuccessful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Council reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Swartland Municipality is committed to Employment Equity and endorses the principles of Affirmative Action. Disabled persons are therefore encouraged to apply.