APPLICATIONS: Direct your applications quoting the relevant reference number to: The HR Officer, West Coast College TVET College, P.O. Box 935, Malmesbury, 7300 or hand delivers at 2 Loedolf Street, Malmesbury, Central Office, 7300                 

CLOSING DATE:             03 December 2021

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on new amended Z83 form (Fully completed) obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at and must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV (with five contactable references and certified copies of all qualifications, Identity (ID) document not older than six months, including drivers licence. Preference will be given to applicants with a South African ID document. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have any foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and to submit the Evaluation Certificate from SAQA with the application. Applications with no signed new amended Z83 form will not be considered. Candidates whose appointments will promote representatively in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference. As of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the government employee medical scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a government medical subsidy. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed applicants. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualifications / study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Note: all shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. The successful candidate will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to security clearance. Applications received after the closing date or faxed and emailed applications will not be considered. The West College has the right not to appoint or to freeze the post.


CONTRACT:                      Permanent

SALARY:                            376 596 per annum (Level 9)

CENTRE:                            Malmesbury: Central Office

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma (NQF level 6)/Degree in Facilities Management/ Safety; B. Degree: Civil Engineering; National Diploma (NQF Level 6) / Degree in Facilities Management; Experience 5 years in Facilities Management and OHSA;  3 years Project Management experience in built environment projects.; Knowledge of Public Service Act and Regulations, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Immovable Asset Management Act, Telephone Management system, Fire control system and facilities management system. Marketing research skills; Internet usage skills; Planning and organizing; Financial management; Report writing; Communication and interpersonal; Problem solving; Computer literacy; Analytical; Client oriented; Project management; Team leadership; Planning and organizing; People management.

DUTIES: Infrastructure and estate management: Monitor the facility’s utilization rate; Ensure sufficient and adequate classrooms, offices and boardrooms; Ensure workshops are installed with effective modern equipment; Monitor maintenance plan for all the equipment in the college; Assess the progress towards the achievement of strategic targets of the college; Provision of secure and safe learning context monitored; Ensure provision of office accommodation and parking services; Manage Occupational Health and Safety function: Ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety standards; Maintaining a safe and healthy environment for work and study; Conduct Health and Safety inspections regularly; Develop the college emergency evacuation policy; Develop health and safety policies and guidelines in line with relevant prescripts; College risk management strategy operationalized and overseen: Manage assets verification programme; Facilitate and ensure awareness workshops of policies and procedure manuals relating to facilities management; Train staff and students on general safety; Train members on the scope of risk management; Manage security services: Ensure the provision of technical security services; Responsible for security and access control at facilities; Ensure compliance with IT security standards; Develop and implement policy regarding security and health and safety; Consolidate and compile reports to the relevant stakeholders: Submit data to enable the section head to compile section reports to council committee; Ensure weekly reports and quarterly reports are completed and submitted on time. Manage and development of staff: Render management service to the staff; Manage the development and performance of the staff; Manage the performance agreement of the staff Provide Project Management input to maintenance projects to ensure effective delivery; Manage and accurately report on the budget and milestones of maintenance projects; Prepare tender documentation and specifications; Oversee and co-ordinate external PSP teams to carry out maintenance projects effectively; Ensure supervision and quality control is effectively carried out on projects. Competencies: Thorough understanding of procurement and documentation requirements of building /maintenance projects; Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Proven computer literacy (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, MS Project, MS Word); Excellent administrative ability and record keeping; Communication skills (written and verbal).

ENQUIRIES:                        Ms A Arosi 022 4821143 / Ms A Fortuin 022 482 1143