Waterberg Local Municipality: Fire Fighters Learnerships 2020

Waterberg Local Municipality invites applicants to apply for Fire Fighters Leanerships programme for financial year 2020 in Waterberg, Limpopo. uccessful candidates will be paid a stipend of R181 308 per annum excluding municipal employee benefits.

Learnerhips Application Closing Date: 11 October 2019 @16:00

Learnership Location: Lephalale [x2], Modimolle [x2], Mookgophong [x2], Bela-Bela [x2], Thabazimbi [x2] and Mogalakwena [x2]

Learnership Provider: Waterberg Local Municipality

Ref: 4 / 3 / 1 /PF-MC36CMFB010


  • Grade 12 plus a Fire Fighter 1
  • Hazmat Awareness and First Aid Level 3 Certificate
  • Computer literacy
  • A valid Code C1 South African driver’s licence
  • Experience in an established fire services will be an advantage
  • No fear of heights Not claustrophobic
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work on a shift system
  • Able to work six days a week
  • Be on standby as per shift

Duties and responsibilities

Perform operational duties of firefighting and rescue services under supervision .Participate in fire prevention inspections and programmes Respond to firefighting, rescue and other emergencies Execute orders at incidents in accordance with safety procedures Report hazardous situations during operational activities Assist with cleaning up at the accident incident scene Test, maintain and clean all emergency vehicles and the workstation area on a daily basis .Manning the Control Room when required and perform basic administrative duties Assist with queries and inquiries from the public and complete call slips.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted on an official Waterberg District Municipality’s application form that is downloadable on our website: www.waterberg.gov.za or obtainable from the reception desk. The form must be accompanied by a detailed updated CV, recently (not older than 3 months) originally certified copies of qualifications, ID, driver’s licence and a signed cover letter that indicates the position you are applying for and must be sent by post to: The Municipal Manager, Waterberg District Municipality, Private Bag X 1018, Modimolle, 0510 or hand-delivered to Waterberg District Municipality, Harry Gwala Street, Registry Section, Room 27. Ref: 4 / 3 / 1 /PF-MC36CMFB010

Faxed, e-mailed, late applications and those without the relevant accompanying documents will not be considered. Please indicate your preferred work station on the covering letter of your application.

Further enquiries may be directed to Ms R.P.T. Makibelo, tel. 014 718 3367 or Mr J. Matlou, tel. 014 718 3339 during office hours. 

NOTE: Qualifications, employment background checks and security vetting will be done for all the successful candidates.  The Waterberg District Municipality reserves the right not to appoint or fill the advertised posts. Waterberg District Municipality is an equal opportunity employer subscribing to the Employment Equity Act, and hereby invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the under-mentioned post: Women and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.


Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Should you not be contacted within 90 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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