WOF Vacancies

Position: Chief Financial Officer


Locations: Nelspruit (Head Office) / Midrand

Job Profile:

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated leader for the role of Chief Financial Officer, responsible for developing and implementing financial management strategies to support business; providing effective financial leadership and directing financial activities as well as controlling accounting practices, including the timely preparation of financial reports, taxation submissions and compliance and forecasts and business performance analysis.

Reports to: Managing Director


Key Performance Areas:

  • Manage and take accountability for the development and alignment of the Finance and Supply Chain Management with the business strategy and ensure the active execution of the strategy.
  • Responsible for the effective business partner function by working closely with the business unit leaders to identify issues/opportunities and the financial and supply chain implications and continuously sharing between Executives and area of responsibility.
  • Manage and take accountability for the compliance requirements around Finance Management, Taxation and Supply Chain Management with relevant corporate governance matters.
  • Manage and control the departmental Budget and staff.
  • Oversight of appropriate stock management processes.
  • Maintaining excellent client and stakeholder relations.
  • Provide leadership and guidance on audit management (Internal & External).
  • Oversight of appropriate financial and supply chain control environment.
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial information.
  • Ensure Taxation, statutory and all other relevant legislative compliance.
  • Cash flow planning and management.
  • Oversight of management and cost accounting.
  • Lead the Annual budgeting and periodic budget review processes.
  • Reporting to Company Managing Director, Board of Directors, Group Audit Committee, Working on Fire Implementation Meeting and Government Stakeholders when required.
  • Participation in Company Executive Committee and HOD meetings.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 08 years plus Financial Management experience, specifically in effectively developing, managing and leading the Finance Department of a similar sized organisation.
  • 03 Years at Senior Management level.
  • Strategic accounting, budgeting and financial control experience.
  • Experience on ERP and MIS systems.
  • Development of Financial and Supply chain Management policy and strategies.
  • Compliance with sound Corporate Governance Principles.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B-Com Graduate with completed SAICA articles, CA (SA) will be advantageous.
  • Relevant experience in a similar position.
  • Have a working knowledge of and experience in Public Sector Finance and Procurement Practices and Legislation.

Closing Date: Friday, 17 April 2020

Send your CV’s with 3 references to: talentad@wofire.co.za

Appointment will be subject to a compulsory six-month probationary period. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. Working on Fire is committed to the principles of Employment Equity. Preference will be given to PDI/ HDSA individuals and female individuals are encouraged to apply.

If you have not heard from us within 30 working days after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. Working on Fire reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Position: Veld and Forest Fire Wildfire Dispatcher (x4)


Location 1: Ermelo (Mpumalanga)

Location 2: Howick (KwaZulu Natal)

Location 3: Vryheid (KwaZulu Natal)

Location 4: Warburton (Mpumalanga)


Job Profile:

Working on Fire seeks to appoint a bilingual Dispatcher for a six-month, fixed term contract from 01 May 2020 to 31 October 2020


Reports to: Provincial Coordinators – Dispatch and Coordination

Key Performance Areas:

  • Determine rural fire suppression response requirements with relevant dispatches of air and ground resources in accordance with established procedures
  • Ensure and update relevant data into relevant electronic system
  • Weather Operational Procedures
  • Resource Movement Operational Procedures
  • Administrative Procedures

Job Requirements:

  • Own vehicle with valid driver’s license or reliable independent transport
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office & Google
  • Experience and understanding of two-way radio communication systems, would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • Experience in dispatching will be an advantage

Salary: R10 450-00 per month

Closing date: Thursday, 16 April 2020  

Submit CV together with a motivational letter to: talentad@wofire.co.za

NOTE: Subject line must clearly indicate the location applied for.

If you have not had a response from us within 1 month after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful. In line with the EEA, preference will be given to those applicants whose appointment will address the demographic imbalances in our work force profile.


Position: Social Media Specialist


Location: Cape Town

Job Profile:

To develop, implement and monitor the Social Media and Digital Strategy aligned to the company’s Communication Strategy.  Manage social media pages and other digital platforms.


Reports to: Executive for Content and Communication


Key Performance Areas:

  • Manage the social and digital media pages
  • Ensure WOF’s brand visibility on all relevant social media platforms
  • Provide daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly social media reports
  • Manage local social media according to international guidelines, both strategically and creatively
  • Ensure timeous social media content is delivered
  • Monitor, evaluate and analyse usage of content using analytical tools
  • Manage up-to-date knowledge of current trends and competitor activities
  • Post campaign analysis for future best practices



Required qualifications

Tertiary Qualification in Marketing, Communications or Social Media

Required experience

  • 2+ years’ experience working in the social media arena
  • Understanding of social media for community-building
  • Working knowledge of all social media platforms: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Meetup, LinkedIn, WhatsApp
  • Working knowledge of Slack, Canva, Trello, Google Docs, Animoto, iOS, Android, Excel
  • MS Office, SAP, Content Management Tools
  • English – well developed verbal and written skills plus African language



  • Own laptop, 3G connection and own cell phone
  • Driver’s License
  • Work with the product team to create clickable content
  • Cross-post on social media channels
  • Manage a content marketing calendar
  • Conversation marketing
  • Hashtag searches
  • Grow user bases across all social media channels
  • Manage social media channels
  • Manage social media contexts
  • Optimise social media conversations for maximum reach
  • Engage our existing social media community and supercharge them


Closing date: Friday, 03 April 2020       

Submit CV together with a motivational letter to: talentad@wofire.co.za

If you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful. In line with the EEA, preference will be given to those applicants whose appointment will address the demographic imbalances in our work force profile.

Working on Fire Firefighter Recruitment

For information on when the next WOF participant recruiting will take place in your area, please contact your nearest WOF Provincial Office.


North West Provincial Office (Potchefstroom)

T: +27 18 290 8512

Free State Provincial Office (Bloemfontein)

T: +27 87 352 4814

Western Cape Provincial Office (Cape Town)

T: +27 21 532 1516

Limpopo Provincial Office (Polokwane)

T: +27 87 352 4836

Gauteng Provincial Office (Midrand)

T: +27 11 314 0254

Mpumalanga Provincial Office (Nelspruit / Mbombela)

T: +27 13 752 7047

KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Office (Hilton)

T: +27 87 352 4816

Eastern Cape Provincial Office (Stutterheim)

T: +27 87 352 4893