Capricorn District Municipality is hiring a Labour Relations Officer

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Capricorn District Municipality (CDM) is recruiting and invites applications for the vacant post of PLABOUR RELATION OFFICER.

Closing date: 24 March 2023


SALARY SCALE: R449 427.42 – R496 259.41 (EXCLUDING BENEFITS)


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE: A three year tertiary qualification in labour law /Labour Relations(NQF Level 7), Computer Literacy-Ms Office, 2-5 years labour related working experience.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES: Confidentiality, High ethical standards (Honest and Integrity,understanding of employment law and various policies and procedure regulating employment conditions, workplace conflict and resolution.

Knowledge of all legistions governing the employer and employee relationships. Ability to conduct disciplinary processes.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Liasing with the employee and the relevant manager to deterimine the cause for the discipline or grievance;

Rendering support to the manager and employees to ensure a fair and compliant approach is followed in the resolution of discipline grievance,

Keeping a directory of disciplinary or grievance cases, their status, duration and charges to track progress and ensure adherence to turnaround times,

Evaluating the strength of the facts/evidence of the defending party/ies and formulating approaches/strategies referring to factual information, evidence and precedents to counter act statement and/or conclusions that could negatively impact on the outcome for the council.

Representing council in relevant labour forums, structures working groups and at bargaining council level,

Ensuring adherence to disciplinary codes and assisting line-managers and relevant employees on the correct procedure, compling and presenting reports, referring to statistics,

Maintaining case files containing all documents, correspondence and outcome/award, determination and /or accessing/retrieving information upon request,

Scheduling meetings with the EE forum and providing guidance on the approach/strategy to be adopted during the implementation of Employment Equity activites,

Preparing and submitting the annual report to the Department of labour, compiling and presenting reports, referring to statistics to describe the employment equity status in the organization,

Corresponding with member of the forum on specific issues or request ( progress on any EE activity), and scrutinizes reponses prior to circulation,

Monitoring and evaluating implementation of Employment Equity, coordination or workshops , information sharing sessions and bilaterals for employees, managers and union representatives to ensure that they understand their roles and responsibilities, rights and obligations.


Interested candidates should forward a fully completed application form (see attachment below) indicating the position they are applying for, a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID to the:

Municipal Manager, Capricorn District Municipality, P O Box 4100, Polokwane 0700, OR hand–deliver applications at 41 Biccard Street, Polokwane at the registry desk.

Application forms can be downloaded from the CDM website or the link at the bottom of this atrticle, or be collected at CDM offices, CDM fire stations, and Thusong Service Centres.

Faxed and e–mailed applications will not be considered.

Inquiries should be directed to Phumudzo Montsha at (015) 294 1123.

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