October 22, 2022

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: MUNICIPAL TAXES AND RATES

REF NO: S.4/3/3/27

CENTRE : Head Office – Polokwane


REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 06) as recognized by South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA) in Property Law, Real Estate, and Property
Valuation03-05 years’ experience in property management environment with a
minimum of three (3) years at Supervisory level. Valid driver’s licence, with the
exception of applicants with disabilities. Competencies: Strategic Capability
and Leadership. People Management and Empowerment. Programme and
Project Management. Financial Management. Change Management.
Knowledge Management. Service Delivery Innovation. Problem solving and
Analysis. Client Orientation and Customer focus. Communication. Knowledge
of relevant Public Service Acts, regulations and frameworks. Knowledge and
understanding of policy analysis, development and interpretation. Government
Immovable Asset Management Act of 2007. Provincial Infrastructure Delivery
Management System (IDMS and its Frameworks). Provincial Land
Administration Act, 1998. Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act,
2013. Property Valuation. MS Office Package / Computer Literacy.


DUTIES : Provides payment of rates and taxes. Develop and implement municipal
services policy and processes. Implement strategies and plan for payment of
rates and taxes. Facilitate the development of budget and financial projections
for payments of rates and taxes. Provide Property inspection and ensure
correct billing in relation to correct land use of properties. Facilitate submission
of monthly and quarterly reports from the district according to set target dates.
Analyse the district reports. Verify the district report. Liaise with district on
identified incorrect information. Analyse the pattern for rates and taxes and
identify areas for investigation. Compile Municipal services expenditure pattern
reports. Assist user Departments in verifying the debt owed to municipalities.
Coordinate confirmation letters from municipalities on outstanding amounts at
the end of each financial year. Assist in the preparation of Annual Financial
Statements. Provide payments of municipal levies. Implement municipal levies
policy and processes. Implement strategies and plan for payments of municipal
levies. Facilitate the development of budget and financial projections for
payments of municipal levies. Liaise with districts for submission of invoices.
Verify tariff’s in terms of the Standard tariff’s approved by the council. Monitor
the application of MPRA Standard Procedure. Provide tariff’s objection
processes where necessary and ensure adherence to time frames. Compile
monthly levy report. Receive invoices from ESKOM for the Districts. Manage
valuation services. Implement valuation policy and processes. Implement
strategies and plan for property valuations. Receive and acknowledge
notification to inspect valuation roll. Liaise with municipalities to check the
valuation roll. Conduct research and advice the department. Conduct tariffs
objection processes where necessary and ensure adherence to time frames.
Monitor compliance in terms of objection period of the valuation roll. Provide
application for zoning certificates. Implement processes for application of
zoning certificates. Investigate the property in terms of property rights (e.g.
height, function, coverage and building lines). Compile report in terms of
restricted and relaxed rights of the approved zoning certificate. Monitor
compliance with town planning scheme. Facilitate the application for relaxation
of rights in the zoning certificate.

Facilitate the application to change land use.
Implement operational / business plans of the directorate. Implement
operational plans and monitor that identified activities are performed. Facilitate
alignment of individual performance to the operational objectives of the sub-
directorate. Facilitate and monitor the implementation of policies, directives and
regulations. Develop, Monitor and Implement work procedures and processes.
Monitor that the departmental activities are aligned to the regulations and
directives. Disseminate information on new developments, monitor and evaluate such development. Attend to audit queries and monitor compliance to
audit corrective measures. Provide resources (human, financial & Physical).
Provide inputs on planning of resources for future requirements (human,
finance, equipment’s etc.). Provide budget inputs in line with operational plan.
Implement the budget by monitoring, projecting & reporting expenditure.
Maximize spending in line with strategic objective. Monitor performance and
task completions. Monitor achievements of set targets. Report on the utilization
of equipment. Evaluate and monitor performance appraisal of employees.
Provide staff capacity and development. Enhance and maintain employee
motivation and cultivate a culture of performance management. Facilitate
discipline. Provide job descriptions to subordinates. Manage sectional leave
matters.

APPLICATIONS : Applications Address: Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure:
Head Office: Private Bag X9490 Polokwane 0700 or hand delivered at Works
Tower Building, No. 43 Church Street, Polokwane, 0699


ENQUIRIES : Ms. Magdeline Mokonyane, Ms. Ledwaba RE, Ms. Phillipine Hanyane, Billy
Seleka, Malose Moabelo, Matome Malemela, Mathume Mabilo, Mathebula
Wineth at Tel No: 015 284 7353 /7570/7586/7663/7606/7607/7627/7578

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