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Wednesday, October 16, 2013


Applications are invited for an Arts & Culture Co-Ordinator within the eThekwini Municipality. Except where the contrary applies, appointments made will be in terms of the eThekwini Divisional Conditions of Services.

Application forms are obtainable from any Human Resources section and must reach the addresses indicated not later than 12h00 (Midday) on October 18. Candidates must state clearly the position to which appointment is sought.

The Municipality is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act in its Recruitment / Employment Policies:

Arts and Culture Co-Ordinator - Ref No: 44000204. Basic Salary (R230,418.62 – R299,082.97 p.a. (Grade 12)

Job Purpose: Responsible for managing, promoting and protecting eThekwini Arts and Culture facilities and expressions.

Key Responsibility Areas: Leads the development and implementation of a local culture policy. Liaises with both the National and Provincial Departments of Arts and Culture. Similar to the fourth task develops and manages functional relationships with the local community art centres and cultural
institutions. Establishes and manages partnerships with the National and Provincial Departments of Arts and Culture. Identifies the challenges facing local arts and suggests recommendations for way forward. Leads the development of a culture around all forms of visual and performing arts. Develops and manages indigenous technology initiatives in their various forms. Enhances the rights and status of local artists as well as assist them. Establishes and conducts regular audit of various arts and cultural expressions across the City at Ward level.

Essential Requirements: Relevant three year tertiary qualification, i.e. Diploma or Degree. three years relevant experience. Preferred Requirements: four years relevant experience.

Work sample and/or psychometric tests may be undertaken as part of the selection process.

Priority will be given to applicants who are under-represented in terms of race, gender and disability within the occupational level of the respective advertised posts.

In addition to the basic salary reflected above, the Municipality offers a 13th cheque, housing subsidy (subject to certain conditions), normal pension benefits and generous vacation leave.

Applicants who have not been contacted / notified within three months of the closing date of this advert should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Please quote the reference number of the vacancy in all circumstances. Any employee may be required to be deployed and report to any of the offices, depots or workplaces of the Municipality within its area of jurisdiction.
Canvassing Councillors or Officials in respect of these positions will lead to the disqualification of the applicants. Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-engagement medical examination to be conducted by a medical officer in the employ of the Municipality.

To apply go to and click on e-careers link. Closing date is Friday, October 18.