Ubuhlebezwe Municipality 2024 Fire Fighter Trainee Programme

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality 2024 Fire Fighter Trainee Programme

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality 2024 Fire Fighter Trainee Programme. Ubuhlebezwe Municipality is seeking qualified individuals to join the 2024 Fire Fighter Trainee Programme.

This 18-month fixed-term contract offers a stipend of R5000.00 per month.

The closing date for applications is 21 December 2023 at 16h30.

Please note, this opportunity does not include municipal benefits such as pension or medical aid.

About Ubuhlebezwe Municipality

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality, situated in the Harry Gwala District Municipality of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, derives its name from Alan Paton’s novel, Cry, The Beloved Country.

“Ubuhlebezwe” translates to “the beauty of the land” in isiZulu.

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality 2024 Fire Fighter Trainee Programme

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Fire Fighter I and II Certificates
  • Hazmat Awareness & Operations
  • Valid First Aid Level III or BAAA
  • Medical Certificate of fitness
  • Advantageous: Disaster Management Qualification
  • Physically fit and able-bodied
  • Expected to undergo a fitness test
  • Proficiency in English and Isizulu
  • No Criminal record or pending cases
  • Age limit: not more than 35 years
  • Code C1 driver’s license

Key Performance Areas

  • Prompt response to fire station alerts
  • Attending to medical and hazardous substances incidents
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory legislations and Council policies
  • Participation in rescue, emergency, and disaster operations
  • Maintenance and testing of firefighting and medical equipment
  • Administrative duties including incident reports and equipment maintenance
  • Care and maintenance of firefighting assets
  • Conducting fire safety inspections
  • Carrying out firefighting and emergency activities for the safety of all

How to Apply

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

To apply, submit a signed letter of application indicating the position, a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, and certified copies of certificates and Identity Document to: The Municipal Manager, P. O. Box 132, Ixopo, 3276 by 16h30 on 21 December 2023.

Alternatively, applications can be hand-delivered to Ubuhlebezwe Municipality, 29 Margaret Street, Ixopo, 3276. Please note that faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

For inquiries, contact the HR Officer, Mr. TPI Msani at (039) 201 0385. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Council reserves the right not to make any appointments for the mentioned position.

If you don’t receive a response within 30 days of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

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