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PLEASE NOTE:Unless otherwise stated on the vacancy, all applications must be hand delivered to Brister House, OR ADDRESSED TO:
Executive Director
PO BOX 116
Alternatively contact the Corporate Services Directorate, tel. (041) 506-3259

NO faxed applications will be accepted.



The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is committed to employment practices that redress past imbalances in respect of race, gender, creed and disability, and as such the relevant policy will be considered during selection and placement. 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the under-mentioned position. Persons with a disability are encouraged to apply, unless otherwise stated in the advertisement. 





TASK Grade 15 (R448 224 – R623 184 per annum)

(Basic salary only, excluding benefits) 

In compliance with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s Employment Equity Plan, preference will be given to suitably qualified African (male/female), Coloured (male/female) and White (female) applicants. 


  •          A relevant Degree NQF 6, preferably in Security Management.
  •          No criminal record.
  •          Computer literacy – Microsoft Office Applications.
  •          Appropriate driver’s licence.
  •          Five to six years’ experience in Security Management, preferably in Local Government environment.  


·         Presentation, report-writing and managerial skills. 

The successful candidate will be required to: 

  • Perform permanent standby duties to respond to emergency situations.
  • Undergo a Municipal License Driving test (possession thereof will be an advantage). 

Job purpose: 

·        Reporting to the Executive Director: Safety and Security, the incumbent will be required to manage and control the key performance areas associated with the Security Management functionality through the design, development and alignment of policies, procedures, systems and controls, guiding interventions and processes with respect to protection, loss control and risk reduction, providing strategic advice, information and guidelines on mission critical initiatives related to legislative imperatives and the requirements with respect to security encapsulated in the Integrated Development Plan with a view to sustaining interventions and supporting an integrated approach to safeguarding person, property and assets of Council.


  • Mapping out current and future interventions necessary to sustain and effectively address security requirements necessary to protect Council’s infrastructure, property and\or persons
  • Collaborating with heads and management on the implementation and execution of processes in respect of the Strategic Security Plan.
  • Conducting in-depth investigation with a view to establishing the validity and/or the need for integration of key performance areas to support outcomes and/ or amendments to the consolidated operational plan of the Directorate.
  • Presenting recommendations, reports and interpretative analysis of Security legislation, by-laws, etc. to the Executive Director, and/or forwarding specific proposals, motivation and explanations via the Executive Director to Standing Committees to support the review and approval of amendments of Security policy directives.
  • Defining/Adjusting the role boundaries, workflow process and job design against laid down service delivery requirements and statutory regulations.
  • Determining operating requirements and forwarding motivations to establish/determine funding/expenditure for the period.
  • Initiating and co-ordinating quality assurance sequences in respect of monitoring and evaluating the applicability and adequacy of current security plans, procedures and strategies to address, control and limit organisational risk.
  • Maintaining relationships with national, provincial and local departments through interaction on critical aspects associated with identification, classification and readiness to deal with potential threats to security.  

As part of the selection process, candidates may be tested on any requirement, skill or competency, which will include pre-employment screening, security vetting and psychometric assessment. 

Fringe benefits will include membership of a Retirement Fund, Medical Aid Scheme, Group Life Assurance Scheme, participation in a Housing Subsidy and Car Schemes (subject to the conditions of the various Schemes), and normal leave and sick leave benefits. 


Kindly note that all applications for employment should be completed on the official employment application form of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality and accompanied by certified copies of academic qualifications (please do not submit original supporting documentation, as this will not be returned). Z83 applications and faxed applications are no longer accepted. A CV not accompanied by a fully completed official application form will not be accepted. 

Please complete one employment application form per vacancy, clearly stating the position code of the post for which you are applying. 

Official application forms are obtainable from the Employment Application Receiving Centres that are located on ground floor of: Lillian Diedericks Building (formerly Brister House), Govan Mbeki Avenue, Port Elizabeth OR Town Hall, Market Street, Uitenhage.  Application forms may also be downloaded from the municipal website: Telephonic enquires may be directed to the Receptionist, Tel: 041 506 3259. 

Mail to the Executive Director: Corporate Services (Human Resources Management Services Sub-Directorate), PO Box 116, Port Elizabeth 6000 or deliver to the relevant Employment Application Receiving Centre. 

Kindly note that the Municipality contacts shortlisted applicants only. Applicants not contacted within six weeks of the closing date may safely assume that their applications were not successful. They are nevertheless thanked for their interest shown in the position/s advertised. 

CLOSING DATE: THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2017, before 12h00 noon.

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