JOB INDEX - 1 month ago - Risk Reduction Planning

1 month ago


Closing Date:

Reference Number:

Tracking Number:
LG 2019-35

Job Title:
Deputy Director: Risk Reduction Planning, Ref No.
LG 2019-35
Local Government

Salary level:

Mr S.W.
Carstens at (021) 937 6309

Job Type:

Job Location:
South Africa

Western Cape

Town / City:
Cape Town

Job Purpose:

Local Government, Western Cape Government has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to manage the coordination, monitoring and support of disaster management functions in order to implement disaster risk reduction .
This post is based in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements:

An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-Degree); A minimum of 3 years relevant management level experience in the field of Disaster Management.


Registered as a Disaster Management Practitioner with the Disaster Management Institute of Southern Africa (DMISA) as recognised by SAQA (South African Qualification Authority); Willingness to work irregular hours and overtime in emergency situation.

Key Performance Areas:

Management of: An Indicative Disaster Risk Profile; Comprehensive disaster risk and vulnerability assessments; Provide Municipal Disaster Management Centers with support in maintaining a credible risk profile; The establishment and maintenance of Geographical Information System; Implementation of disaster Early Warning System and special intervention programmes for high risk hazards; Manage human resources and related functions as well as the finances in the sub-directorate.


Knowledge of the following: Disaster Management Act (Act 57 of 2002) as amended and related policies and guidelines; Good understanding of Disaster Management Programmes and services implemented; Project planning, management and coordination; Audit principles and the PFMA; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and basic GIS; Ability to work under pressure in high risk areas (emergency or disaster situations); Ability to manage / lead people; Decisiveness; Ability to work independently and within a team.


All inclusive salary package of R 733 257 per annum (Salary Level 11)

Note on Remuneration: : Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc.
MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed.
Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees' service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

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 and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test.
The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.
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 you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202.
Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.