Join the Municipality as an Area Cleansing Officer and Contribute to a Cleaner and Healthier Environment

Are you a dedicated and organized individual with a passion for environmental management and waste reduction?

Do you have experience in operations management and staff supervision?

The Municipality is seeking a qualified and motivated Area Cleansing Officer to join their team in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

Job Purpose

As an Area Cleansing Officer, your primary responsibility will be to implement the collection of domestic, commercial, industrial, and garden waste in accordance with relevant regulations and bylaws.

You will be responsible for staff control and administration, controlling the operations of the area, and liaising with the public, other municipal departments, and outside organizations on various concerns raised.

Key Responsibilities

– Staff control and administration
– Control the operations of the area
– Liaise with public, other municipal departments, and outside organizations
– Promote safety and accident prevention in the working environment

– Enforce bylaws and tariffs and attend to law enforcement of waste management services

– Represent the branch at various council/working group/liaison or similar meetings
– Plan and schedule the removal of informal shacks
– Undertake related assignments


– Communication
– Attention to detail
– Planning and Organising
– Information Management
– Waste Management
– Environmental Pollution Control
– Service Delivery Orientation
– Client Orientation and Customer Focus
– Integrity
– Resilience
– Impact and Influence
– Team Orientation


– Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Operations Management, Environmental Management, Environmental Engineering, Waste

Management, Public Management, Logistics Management, or any other related and equivalent qualification

– Valid motor vehicle driving license
– 3 Years relevant experience
– Preferred: 4 Years relevant experience

Special Conditions

– Post of Area Cleansing Officer are interchangeable within the Department at the discretion of the Head (Cleansing and Solid Waste)
– Incumbents must be prepared to work planned and unplanned overtime should the need arise


– R 619 395.00 min / R 779 825.00 max pa (Total Remuneration Package)
– 13th Cheque: Yes
– Housing Subsidy: Yes
– Leave: Yes
– Medical Aid: Yes
– Other Allowances: Car Allowance (Locomotion)
– Pension Fund: Yes

If you are a motivated and dedicated individual who is passionate about environmental management and waste reduction, apply now to join the Municipality as an Area Cleansing Officer. Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to a cleaner and healthier environment and make a difference in the community.

Closing Date: 2024/05/10

Reference Number: ETH240425-2

Job Number: 35000736

Job Title: Area Cleansing Officer

Job Type: Permanent

Job Grade: T11

Division: Kingsburgh

Department: Operations

Branch: South


Reporting To: Manager (Operations)

Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


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