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In terms of its Employment Equity Plan, 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.





TASK Grade 10 (R303 324 – R421 704 per annum)

(Basic salary only, excluding benefits) 

Qualifications and experience required: 

  • Registered architectural technician and/or building inspector.
  • A valid Code EB Driver’s Licence.
  • Two to three years’ experience.

 Key attributes and competencies:

  • Ability to give attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy – In Office Applications.
  • Incumbent must have report-writing skills.
  • The incumbent must be physically fit and able bodied. 

Special conditions:

  • The incumbent will be required to work in all weather conditions.
  • The incumbent must be willing to work outside normal working hours during emergencies and planned overtime. 

Job purpose: 

Implementing sequences associated with monitoring compliance with standards, procedures, regulations and specifications encompassed in National Building Regulations with regard to the submission of plans for approval and proposed construction of buildings, preparing and presenting investigational and qualitative reports, processing/ approving specific transactional works documentation and issuing compliance notices and certificates to align practices.

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


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.  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 advertised.

 CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY, 27 MARCH 2020 before 14h00.

Ref. 41 – 13 March 2020

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