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Notice 244 of 2016_Platoon Commander (Closing 27 October 2016 )

Closing Date: 27 October 2016
Salary: R 253 820.63 – R 329 476.50 (T12) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS

Candidates who have the minimum requirements, the necessary integrity and an excellent track record can apply for:

 

POSITION: PLATOON COMMANDER (REACTIVE SERVICES)
DEPARTMENT: COMMUNITY SERVICES
DIVISION: PUBLIC SAFETY
SECTION: FIRE, RSCUE AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT
BASIC SALARY: R 253 820.63 – R 329 476.50 (T12) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS
REF NO.: Notice 244/2016

 

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:* SAESI Higher Certificate in Fire Technology or recognized equivalent acceptable to authority* Valid C1 Driver’s License;* 4 years’ experience in a recognised Fire Services environment *Computer Literate;* Excellent written and communication skills in at least two of three regional languages with excellent fluency in spoken and written English; * Attention to detail and good organizational skills; * Good decision making abilities to prevent serious impacts on lives and property.

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: *Supervises, coordinates and controls Fire Fighting tasks/ duties ;*Assisting the Chief Fire Officer with tactical emergency planning and risk surveys scheduled for the Municipality by visiting occupancies with a crew gathering and recoding pertinent information which could affect emergency operations ; *Attending firefighter displays and associated campaigns within station area, to promote the services provided at the department and communicating information relative to fire safety;*Ensuring completion on fire safety inspections as per scheduled requirements and Chief Fire Officers orders;* recording data formulation of hazardous materials/ permits and high risk occupancies;* Conducting routine fire safety inspections, investigations and executing law enforcement at the level of responsibility;* Implementing and coordinating the fire hydrant maintenance programme and ensuring that all deliverables are reported; * Directing drills in accordance with drill books, National Fire Protection Codes and departmental standard operational procedures and in-service training programmes; *Submission of reports of training activities and level of competence of staff; * Compilation/ preparation of reports, submission, memorandums to Chief Fire Officer; * Attending to the attendance registers, application for leave/ sick leave, overtime and other personnel related documentation and providing recommendation in this regard where necessary; * Supervising testing and maintenance operations of equipment in accordance with departmental operational guidelines and procedures; *

 

Candidates must be willing to be subjected to an interview and evaluation process and be aware that previous employers and references may be contacted and their qualifications, credit record may be verified and they will be subjected to a police security clearance.

Application forms are available on the Bitou website (www.bitou.gov.za). A detailed CV of no more than five pages plus original certified copies of qualifications must be attached to the application form and must be posted /hand delivered to the Human Resources Section, Bitou Municipality, Private Bag X1002; Plettenberg Bay; 6600.

Bitou Municipality is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

Notice 244 of 2016_Platoon Commander (Closing 27 October 2016 ) (203.15KB) Last published 04 February 2019