WOF Vacancies

General Manager (Free State)

 

Location: Bloemfontein, Free State

Reports to: National Operations Manager

Job Profile:

The Working on Fire programme is a government-funded EPWP (expanded public works programme) aimed at providing employment and training opportunities to unemployed South African youth in order to provide integrated fire management services as a strategy for addressing the threat of unwanted wild land fires. The Provincial General Manager is responsible for the overall strategic and operational leadership, management of and reporting on the Working on Fire programme in the province and reports to the Working on Fire Executive Committee via the National Operations Manager.

Key Performance Areas:

The strategic leadership and management roles encompass all the operational, occupational health and safety, financial, human resource management, and contractual aspects of the Working on Fire programme in the province in accordance with the company’s policies, strategy, values, BOP’s (Best Operating Procedures), relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.

The Provincial General Manager is also responsible for the development and maintenance of partnership and stakeholder relations essential for the functioning of the Working on Fire programme in the province.

Job Requirements:

  • A primary and post-graduate degree or commensurate training and experience is preferable
  • A minimum of 5 years of senior management is required

Skills and Specifications:

The Provincial General Manager is a senior executive manager in the Working on Fire programme, requiring the necessary experience and training to provide the leadership and management to a provincial management team and the firefighter teams in the province.  The Provincial General Manager must possess excellent reporting writing skills, excellent communication and public skills, good negotiating, logistic and management skills, sound knowledge of organizational policies, relevant legislative and regulatory prescripts and a professional and ethical approach to work.

Salary: Negotiable

Closing date: Sunday, 31 March 2019

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

NOTE: Please clearly indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

 

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.

Desktop Technician

 

Locations: Head Office, Nelspruit

Job Profile:

We are looking to appoint a driven individual to provide second-line telephonic, remote or physical hardware and software support to end users.

Reports to: IT Executive Manager

Key Performance Areas:

  • Do Deskside support to users at the Head Office in Nelspruit and the Mpumalanga provincial offices.
  • Applications support includes Win98/NT/2000/XP/Vista, MS Office.
  • Areas of support include desktop hardware and operating environments, networking, printers, PDA’s, Telephone handsets and end-user software applications.
  • You will also coordinate and install end-user hardware and software
  • Respond to help desk calls, determine problems and coordinate solutions within SLA timeframes.
  • Additionally, this position may require travel between sites and you must be available for on-call duty after regular working hours (including weekends)
  • Vendor liaison and escalation management
  • Have excellent customer service skills

Job Requirements:

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Grade 12(Matric)
  • Computer literate plus basic understanding of PC functions, A+ & N+
  • MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator), MCDST + MOS
  • MCSE would be an advantage
  • At least 3 years in field experience as Technician or Desk Side Engineer
  • A valid driver’s license and a road worthy vehicle

Skills and Specifications:

  • Strong Windows 10 / Windows NT/ Windows 2000/Windows XP/Vista desktop skills
  • Strong LAN support skills
  • Strong Internet connectivity and dial-up knowledge
  • Good Knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Basic Server Skills
  • Ability to assimilate software capabilities and functionality quickly
  • A focus on client service and perseverance
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems

Salary: Negotiable

Closing date:  Tuesday, 05 March 2019

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

 

Provincial Coordinator for Working on Fire Dispatch and Coordination

 

Locations: Polokwane – Limpopo

Job Profile:

To implement defined standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to ensure an effective Provincial dispatch and coordinating function including the optimal utilisation of resources.

Reports to: National Coordinators – Dispatch and Coordination

Key Performance Areas:

The person will be responsible to manage response resources including staff, systems, facilities, equipment and/or supplies to meet incident needs. Maintain relationships with local and provincial emergency service structures. Analyse information received from control room operators. Record and communicate operational details, as well as fire related weather and administrative procedures. Liaise with key stakeholders. Coach and manage dispatchers, related systems and related service delivery. Ensure effective implementation of company policies and operational procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Grade 12
  • Minimum 3 years’ management experience – personal and systems
  • Work independently as well as in a team
  • Work with ISO 9001 framework
  • Self-confident with excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English – speak, read and write
  • Computer literate and type speed of 40 words per minute
  • Willing and able to travel at short notice
  • Own laptop and 3G connection
  • Own cell phone
  • Reliable independent transport / own vehicle

Closing date: Friday, 01 March 2019

Submit CV together with a motivational letter to: talentad@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 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 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

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