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August 2021


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: Civil Engineering Services

Manager: Project Management Unit (Malmesbury)


Reference number: V13/21

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

  • B. Degree in Civil Engineering (B.Sc., B.Eng., B.Tech);Eligible for registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa and/or The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professionals.
  • Code B driver’s license
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be able to work independently and in group context
  • Computer literate – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Projects, AutoCAD, Caddie
  • Good writing skills
  • Good technical report writing skills
  • Good Afrikaans and English writing skills
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to perform under pressure and adhere to competing deadlines/cut off dates.
  • Ability to work under pressure and demanding circumstances
  • Ability to deal with conflict situations
  • 6 Years relevant service experience within local government.

Salary Scale: R 482 304 – R 626 004 p.a


Application form

Department of the Director: Protection Services

Traffic Officer: Law Enforcement/Dog Handler (2 posts) (Swartland Area)


Reference number: V14/21

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

  • Grade 12
  • Valid Code EB driving license
  • Law Enforcement Certificate and Traffic Diploma 
  • Registered as a Traffic Officer
  • No criminal record.
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills. interpersonal skills
  • Conflict  management
  • Negotiating skills
  • 2 Years experience


  • Trained as a narcotic dog handler

Salary Scale: R 236 820 – R 307 368 p.a


Fixed term appointment linked to the allocation of the grant from Provincial Government

Application form

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 (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 6 August 2021. 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.