Firefighter I (x21 Post)


DEPARTMENT : Community Services

Job Title: Firefighter I (x21)

Job Type: Permanent

SALARY SCALE :R113 896, 30 per annum (excluding benefits)

PLACE OF WORK:Sekhukhune District Municipality


  • Grade 12, Firefighter I course, or equivalent to Firefighter I course, Hazmat Awareness; First Aid Level 3 and Medical Test NFPA 1582.
  • No criminal record.


  • 1-year relevant operational experience, with Code EB Drivers Licence will be an added advantage SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: Local government legislations.
  • The incumbent will also be expected to have good interpersonal relations and communications skills


Perform efficacious fire services and respond to fire and rescue incidents in and out of the area of jurisdiction. Perform special services as notified; Perform humanitarian services, respond to all emergency incidents Ensure effective and efficient fire preventative strategies: Ensure inspections of fire equipment. Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time by relevant seniors in the District Must be able to handle stressful situations, must not be claustrophobic, Must not be alto phobic, Flexibility


Mr. Makgalemane Mapheto (013 262-7300).


Applicants who previously applied for re-advertised posts may re-apply if still interested. Sekhukhune District Municipality is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. 

In the filling of these vacant posts, the objectives of s195(1)) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 as well as the relevant Human Resources prescripts of the municipality will be taken into consideration.

It is our intention to promote representativity in terms of race, gender and disability. Applicants whose appointments will promote diversified representation will receive preference. The incumbents shall be subjected to signing of contract of employment, a performance agreement, disclosure of benefits and interests and where necessary undergo screening, security vetting and competency assessment.

Applicants for these posts must submit only fully completed official application form for employment available at municipality’s offices or website ( with their detailed curriculum vitae (CV), certified copies of academic qualifications Identity Document (ID) as well as valid motor vehicle driver’s licence (with applicable legal exceptions for persons with disabilities) to: Ms. N Rampedi Acting Municipal Manager, Sekhukhune District Municipality, Private Bag X8611, Groblersdal, 0470


Mr. Makgalemane Mapheto, Tel: 013 262 7727 or hand deliver @Bareki Mall, Sekhukhune District Municipality, 3 West Street, Groblersdal on or before 6 October 2023 at 16H30. Certified copies of ID, qualifications, valid motor vehicle driver’s licence and other attachments where necessary, shall only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the date of interview

Late, faxed, e-mailed or applications not made on the official application form shall not be considered. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority.

Failure to submit all the required documents shall render the application invalid. Sekhukhune District Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you do not receive any response from us within three (3) months from the date of this advertisement. please accept that your application was unsuccessful Canvassing Councillors or officials for the appointment is strictly prohibited and will automatically disqualify the applicant.

Closing Date: 6 October 2023 at 16H30

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