Ethekwini Municipality Careers – Senior Technician

Website eThekwini Municipality

Job Description:

To provide technical support to the planning branch by conducting surveys, research , land assessments and preparation of plans to enable the Branch to render and effective service

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide key technical support on strategic planning projects and initiatives such as Vacant Land Audit, Informal Settlement programme and other related projects.
  • To assist with the technical training and mentorship of in-service students and trainees.
  • In conjunction with the GIS personnel ensure that all projects are mapped out and captured on GIS.
  • To undertake site inspections and attend community meetings.
  • Undertake the preparation of the base plans and conceptual plans incorporating sub-divisional layouts for potential housing development.
  • Performing a liaison and co-ordination function. Co-ordinate and process land applications for housing development relating to the release of Council land and rights.
  • Provide support in the management and dissemination of information. To engage in the necessary working groups, discussion groups teams etc established.
  • Undertake assigned tasks related to the preparation, monitoring and review of strategic planning projects and initiatives. Conducting site analysis.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to use Computer Aided Design (CAD).
  • Understanding of community development
  • Ability to use Geographic Information System (GIS).
  • Experience in research.
  • A National Higher Diploma in Town and Regional Planning from a recognized institution or B.Tech (Town planning) or equivalent qualification.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Valid motor vehicle driving license.
  • A National Diploma in Town and Regional Planning from a recognized institution or equivalent qualification.
  • 3 Years relevant experience.

Job Details:

Company: eThekwini Municipality

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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