SENIOR CLERK (Requirements: Appropriate level of secondary education)


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 6 (R188 868 – R262 560 per annum)

(Basic salary only, excluding benefits) 

Qualifications and experience required: 

  • Appropriate level of secondary education.
  • Computer literate in Office Applications.
  • Twelve to eighteen months’ experience in the relevant field.
  • Valid code EB Drivers’ license. 

Key attributes and competencies: 

  • The ability to function independently and communicate effectively with staff and the public.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and give attention to detail. 

Job purpose: 

Performs administrative tasks associated with administration of property advising members of the community on land matters, and the processing and updating of land information in respect of purchasing, leasing, acquisition, rezoning, sub-divisions, special consents, and removal of restriction, attending to and/or forwarding disputes, queries/complaints to the Property Management Officer for attention and resolution and communicating the outcome, and ensuring efficient utilization and development of Council Land in compliance with the Land Use Planning Ordinance and Town Planning Schemes.

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