About Matjhabeng Local Municipality
Matjhabeng Local Municipality was established on December 5, 2000, following the amalgamation of six former Transitional Local Councils. This consolidation resulted in the formation of a singular, financially viable, and economically sustainable municipality. Encompassing the city of Welkom and the towns of Allanridge, Odendaalsrus, Hennenman, Virginia, and Ventersburg, Matjhabeng Municipality boasts a collective population exceeding 500,000 individuals.
The economic landscape of Matjhabeng revolves around mining activities concentrated in and around Allanridge, Odendaalsrus, Welkom, Virginia, and other picturesque towns. Manufacturing, primarily tailored to the mining sector, is present to a limited extent in these towns, with other manufacturing activities being scarce. The bulk water infrastructure primarily consists of reservoirs and pipelines managed by Sedibeng Water. The Municipality’s economic and infrastructural composition reflects its commitment to fostering sustainable development and prosperity in the region.
About the Matjhabeng Local Municipality Traffic Officer Learnership 2024
Matjhabeng Local Municipality is providing X36 positions for candidates who would like to obtain theoretical knowledge and skills as a credible Traffic Officer. The Traffic Officer Learnership offered by Matjhabeng Local Municipality aims to recruit young individuals from diverse communities who possess the requisite qualifications. The primary objective is to engage them in comprehensive training programs focused on obtaining a certificate in Road Traffic and Law Enforcement at the NQF Level 4.
This initiative aligns with the Municipality’s dedication to tackling elevated youth unemployment rates and fostering opportunities for skill enhancement. The Matjhabeng Traffic Training Academy will be responsible for delivering the training, which spans a duration of 12 months. Through this endeavor, the Municipality seeks to empower the youth by equipping them with valuable skills and contributing to their professional development.
The initial step in pursuing the Matjhabeng Local Municipality Traffic Officer Learnership is to acquaint yourself with the established eligibility criteria. Each of these criteria plays a pivotal role in determining your suitability as a candidate. To ensure you are on the right track, please review the list of qualifying prerequisites provided below. If you wish to verify your qualifications, the comprehensive list is designed to assist you. For an optimal chance of success, it is advisable to strive towards meeting all the requirements outlined in the following list.
The Matjhabeng Local Municipality Traffic Officer Learnership Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Basic Requirements
- Possess the Grade 12 or National Senior Certificate if you are a South African applicant.
- Acquire a Valid Driver’s License.
- Obtain SAPS Clearance results showcasing a clean criminal record.
- Provide proof of a Medical Examination.
- Permanently reside within the jurisdiction of Matjhabeng Local Municipality if you are applying.
2. Other Requirements
- Successfully pass a written assessment and an interview as a requirement.
- Meet the standards of a physical assessment.
- Submit SAPS Clearance results; note that no other criminal clearances will be accepted.
- Sustain fitness levels and undergo continuous fitness assessments as part of the requirements.
- Adhere to the code of conduct of the Matjhabeng Traffic Training and meet the pass requirements outlined by the Academy, aligning with relevant unit standards.
3. Special Conditions
- Note that the Municipality holds no obligation to provide a permanent position post-training; candidates must undergo extensive physical training at the Academy and adhere to the regulations outlined in the Firearm and Ammunitions Act during their training.
- Successful candidates will need to don a uniform, work shifts, and perform duties in all weather conditions.
- Only candidates residing in Matjhabeng will receive accommodation. Proof of residential address and residence verification will be mandatory before any appointment is considered.
- Immediate disqualification from the selection process or appointment will occur if a candidate attempts to canvass any Councillor and/or Senior Official for preference.
How to Apply
Apply via post (Matjhabeng Local Municipality Traffic Officer Learnership 2024):
The Senior Manager Human Resources,
P.O Box 708 Welkom 9460
Hand delivery: Matjhabeng Municipal Main Buildings
Prospective candidates are urged to submit a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, accompanied by the required documentation, which should include original certified copies of qualifications. It is essential to note that any instance of fraudulent qualifications or documentation will result in immediate disqualification of the applicant.
By submitting your application, you are granting permission to the selection committee to utilize your personal information for registration purposes.
Applications will undergo thorough review and vetting processes to verify the legitimacy of applicants. Any individual found to have provided false information on their application will be ineligible for registration during the designated period.
To ensure a streamlined process, candidates are required to process their applications exclusively through the provided portal. Submissions through alternative methods, such as hand delivery or fax, will not be considered by the selection committee. Your adherence to these guidelines is crucial for a fair and transparent selection process.
Applications for the Matjhabeng Local Municipality Traffic Officer Learnership must be submitted before the closing date on 09 February 2024.
The selection committee strictly enforces a zero-tolerance policy for late applications, emphasizing that submissions received after the closing date will not be acknowledged during the registration period.
Applicants are strongly recommended to submit their applications promptly, allowing ample time to thoroughly review the contents. It is advisable to prepare and submit applications at the earliest convenience.
If applicants do not receive an interview invitation within six weeks following the closing date, it is expected that their applications were unsuccessful. The Matjhabeng Municipality retains the right to refrain from filling any of the advertised position(s). Applicants are advised to acknowledge this process and, in the absence of contact within the specified timeframe, consider their applications as unsuccessful.
Please note that Matjhabeng Local Municipality retains the right to decide on appointments during the recruitment process. All decisions made by the selection committee are considered final. Your adherence to the specified application timelines and guidelines is crucial for a fair and efficient recruitment process.
If you have any inquiries or concerns related to the Matjhabeng Local Municipality Traffic Officer Learnership, do not hesitate to reach out. Feel free to submit your questions to the designated contact person mentioned below. Your queries will be addressed promptly and comprehensively.
Telephone Number: +27 57 391 3119 (Mr. N. Mtirara)