Municipality Fire Fighter Learnerships 2024

Municipality Fire Fighter Learnerships 2024

The Ubuhlebezwe Municipality invites South African unemployed youth to apply for Fire Fighter Traineeship Programme 2024.

Municipality Fire Fighter Trainee Programme 2024

The Ubuhlebezwe Municipality in the Harry Gwala District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is offering an opportunity for individuals to apply for the 2024 Fire Fighter Trainee Programme.

Programme Details

  • Duration: 18 Months (Fixed Term Contract)
  • Stipend: R5000.00 per Month
  • Benefits: No municipal benefits will apply (pension, medical aid, etc.), applicants are required to make their arrangements.

Ubuhlebezwe Municipality

The Municipality, whose name translates to “the beauty of the land” in isiZulu, is located within the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. It is derived from Alan Paton’s novel, Cry, The Beloved Country.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Fire Fighter I and II Certificates
  • Hazmat Awareness & Operations
  • Valid First Aid Level III or BAAA
  • Medical Certificate of fitness
  • Disaster Management Qualification (added advantage)
  • Physically fit and able-bodied
  • Expected to undergo a fitness test
  • Ability to communicate in English and Isizulu
  • No Criminal record or pending cases
  • Must not exceed 35 years of age
  • Code C1 driver’s license

Key Performance Areas:

  • Responding immediately to fire station bells for fire incidents
  • Attending emergency medical and hazardous substances incidents
  • Ensuring compliance with legislative and Council policies/procedures/standards
  • Performing rescue, emergency/disaster operations, and administrative duties
  • Maintaining and testing fire-fighting and medical equipment
  • Conducting fire safety inspections

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications by:

  • Sending a signed letter of application indicating the position applied for, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies of certificates, and Identity Document to:
    • The Municipal Manager, P. O. Box 132, Ixopo, 3276
    • Or hand-deliver to Ubuhlebezwe Municipality, 29 Margaret Street, Ixopo, 3276
  • Applications should reach the specified address not later than 16h30 on 21 December 2023.
  • Fax and email applications will not be accepted.
  • For inquiries, contact the HR Officer, Mr. TPI Msani at (039) 201 0385.

Additional Information:

  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Council reserves the right not to make any appointments for the mentioned position.
  • If you do not receive feedback within 30 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

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