Wednesday , February 28 2024

Gauteng Department of Education Vacancies – Town and Regional Planner

Website Gauteng Department of Education

Job Description:

It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. Preference will be given to people with disabilities. Applications should be submitted strictly online at or and it should be accompanied by a Z83, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity (no postal or hand delivery applications will be accepted). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Mentor, train and develop candidate town and regional planners and town and regional planners to promote skills/knowledge transfer and adherence to sound town and regional planning principles and code of practice
  • Ensure support and monitoring of Municipal Spatial Development Framework development and implementation;
  • Ensure support and monitoring of implementation of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 (SPLUMA) by municipalities and provincial sector departments;
  • Facilitate and provide technical assistance to professional teams on all aspects, regarding town and regional planning projects; Ensure adherence to legal requirements, co-ordinate, evaluate and monitor the implementation of development in compliance with applicable legislation and town and regional planning standards and guidelines;
  • Ensure the compilation and adoption of technical and planning standards, norms and guidelines;
  • Formulate, interpret and implement planning legislation, guidelines, policies and regulations;
  • Ensure support and monitoring of establishment and effective functioning of municipal Land-use management structures; Ensure provision of land-use management expertise and advise across municipal and provincial departments;
  • Ensure the development and successful implementation of the Provincial Spatial Development Framework;
    supervise town and regional planning work and processes, performance management and development;

Job Requirements:

  • Computer-aided applications in town and regional planning (e.g. Geographic Information System application in spatial analysis, town planning schemes, etc.).
  • Technical consulting, professional judgment and related professional accountability linked to professional registration;
  • Programme and project management linked to town and regional planning at the three spheres of government.
    A valid driver’s License.
  • Compulsory registration with SACPLAN as a professional Town and Regional Planner on appointment.
  • Town and regional planning legal and operational compliance in terms of provisions of the Spatial Planning and Land Use
  • Management Act (Act 16 of 2013) and related and/ or parallel legislation and regulatory context linked to such. (e.g.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Matric plus NQF level 7/ B Degree in Urban/Town and Regional Planning or relevant qualification coupled by three years post qualification Town and Regional Planning experience.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Department of Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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