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Community Services Manager’s Responsibilities

COMMUNITY SERVICES: RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE HOD

  • Provide direct service support to individuals or clients.
  • Evaluate the work of staff to ensure that programs are of appropriate quality and that resources are used effectively.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other organisations / stakeholders in the community to meet community needs and to ensure that services are not duplicated.
  • Establish and oversee administration procedures to meet objectives set by the municipality.
  • Plan and administer budget for programs, equipment and support services.
  • Prepare and maintain reports.
  • Oversee execution of organizational policies.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of workers / staff.
  • Provide guidance and direction to subordinates.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES PER DEPARTMENTAL SECTIONS:

  1. Waste Management Section:
  • Street cleaning and waste collection in town, B&Bs and peri-urban areas and transport it to landfill site.
  • Grass cutting of sport fields, parks and along the road from Mpantu to Second Beach.
  • Management of landfill site.

Collection Schedule:

Place Days
1.      CBD – Businesses, Second Beach & B&Bs Everyday
2.      Mpantu, Ferry Point, Agate Terrace, Silaka & Households Mondays (once a week)
3.      Mthumbane Township Tuesdays (once a week)
4.      Poenskop & First Beach Wednesdays (once a week)
5.      Sinuka area Thursdays (once a week)

 

  1. NB. This collection schedule needs to be reviewed and communicated soon to address some areas of concern raised by the ratepayers.
  2. Public Safety and Security Section:
  • To provide Law enforcement and protection services in the municipal jurisdiction.
  • To ensure compliance of motorists to traffic regulations.
  • Renewal of licences and registrations of vehicles.

 

  1. Amenities, Cemeteries & Pound Section:
  • Coordinate and manage sport activities and facilities.
  • Management of amenities such as beaches, parks and cemeteries.
  • Provision of library services to communities.