Bushbuckridge Local Municipality


June 10, 2014

The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality which is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer seeks to appoint suitably qualified person/s for the position of:


Post: Disaster Management Officer x1

Directorate: Community Services
Remuneration : R 246,510.23

Centre: Disaster Centre 


  • To assess disaster damages that occur in the municipality by identifying them, and estimating the total damage in order to request funding to relieve the victims
  • Raising awareness by conducting workshops with communities and identifying measures that need to be taken in order to ensure safety of the communities
  • Providing support by distribution of materials such as clothing and blankets to affected victims of fire for relief purposes
  • Organizing workshops for councilors, school by issuing invitations, drafting the programme for the work in order to ensure that they play a role when disaster occurs
  • Request assistant from other government department such as social development south African police services and department of health so as to provide counseling or any support to the victim
  • Compiling reports on disaster incidents by writing down statistics of disaster that have occurred within the municipality and the action that has been taken in order for the information to be recorded properly and inform the council


  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma in disaster management
  • 2-3 years experience
  • Computer literacy
  • Driver’s license
  • Good Communication skills
  • Prepared to work under pressure
  • Good  customer care
  • Efficient report writing skills
  • To be able to perform the work
  • Certified ID copy

Application forms indicating the position being applied for, together with a comprehensive Curriculum vitae and certified copies of qualifications should be forwarded to: 

The AdministratorHand delivery to office no 55(Registry)
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality R533 Graskop Road
Private Bag X 9308Bushbuckridge

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Disabled applicants are welcomed to apply .It is the intention of the Department to promote representative in the Municipality through the filling of this post.

Note: NO faxes and electronic applications will be accepted, If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

NB If you are not contacted within six weeks after the closing date, consider your application as being unsuccessful. 

Closing date                       : 2014 June 23

Last modified: December 19, 2016

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