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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 8 (R195 636 – R271 992 per annum)

(Basic salary only, excluding benefits)

(please note that only NMBM employees may apply for this position) 

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


  •            Grade 12.
  •            Valid Code EB Drivers licence.
  •            Relevant Traffic Officers Certificate (ITO 1).
  •             Must be registered as a Peace Officer.
  •             Must be medically fit.
  •             One to two years’ experience. 


·         Must be physically fit and able-bodied. 

The successful candidate may be required to work planned/unplanned overtime and in all weather conditions 

Job purpose: 

  • Performing activities/tasks associated with the provision of a traffic service by monitoring and attending to situations associated with minimising traffic congestion or offences causing inconvenience and risk to public safety, conducting investigations, traffic patrols/controls.
  • Enforcing traffic compliance and co-ordinating and controlling operational tasks/activities associated with the execution of warrants of arrest in order to ensure the aminimisation of any risk to public safety or contraventions of the National Road Traffic Act and/or any other relevant legislation and/or laws applicable.
  • Co-ordinating and controlling tasks/activities associated with controlling personnel performance, productivity and discipline.
  • Preparing shift duty roster and patrol rosters, and monitoring daily workload.
  • Controlling vehicles, equipment and uniforms.
  • Addressing workplace conflict/conduct through the initiation and co-ordination of consultative processes and implementation of specific disciplinary procedures.
  • Checking legal documents issued by sub-ordinates and reporting on defective traffic signals, damaged/sub-standard road signs/markings, hazardous road conditions, obstruction on road/pavements, and abandoned vehicles. 

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 officialemployment 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: WEDNESDAY, 26 APRIL 2017 before 12h00 noon.

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