WOF Vacancies

Veld and Forest Dispatcher


Location: Bredasdorp    

Reports to: Provincial Coordinators – Dispatch and Coordination


Job Profile:

Working on Fire seeks to appoint a bilingual Veld and Forest Fire Dispatcher for a six-month, fixed term seasonal contract from 01 November 2019 to 30 April 2020.


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 and 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: R10,175.00 per month

Closing date: Monday, 21 October 2019           

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

NOTE: Clearly indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for.


If you have not had a response from us within 1 week 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 51 451 2365

Western Cape Provincial Office (Cape Town)

T: +27 21 532 1516

Limpopo Provincial Office (Polokwane)

T: +27 15 590 1530

Gauteng Provincial Office (Midrand)

T: +27 11 314 0254

Mpumalanga Provincial Office (Nelspruit / Mbombela)

T: +27 13 752 4068

KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Office (Hilton)

T: +27 33 330 7715

Eastern Cape Provincial Office (Stutterheim)

T: +27 43 555 0426