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Ubuhlebezwe Municipality: Fire Fighter Traineeships 2024

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

Learnership Location: KwaZulu-Natal

Learnership Closing Date: 21 December 2023

Ubuhlebezwe 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.

About 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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