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Vacancy: Chief Protection Officer Grade D1 (Re-advertisement)

Post E: Chief Protection Officer Grade D1 (Re-advertisement)

Department                :           Local Economic development & Community Services

Report to                      :           Manager: Local Economic Development & Community Services

Salary scale                 :           N$ 243 322 – 282 077 per annum


Minimum requirement: Graduate Degree in Disaster Risk Management and a Certificate in Fire Fighting plus 5 years experience including exposure to civil defence/security and occupational health and safety.

Special requirements: Driver’s licence Code CE, Registration as Peace Officer will be an added advantage.

Competencies: Sound communication and interpersonal skills, sound customer service orientation, financial management knowledge and skills, sound supervisory skills, work under pressure, computer literacy, sound physical and mental condition enabled.

Main purpose of the Position: To contribute to and support the monitoring and management of the overall disaster risk & recovery program. The incumbent will work under the direct supervision an d guidance of the Senior Manager and acts as the coordinator during emergency and disasters, and other DRR teams. To ensure effective firefighting, fire prevention, fire inspection and fire training services for the town of Oranjemund, to ensure preparedness of the town for any disaster (land, sea, and air), to upgrade the town’s disaster plan annually and to implement and enforce regulations and procedures in designed to contribute to a safe and secure working environment for all town Council employees in accordance with the requirement as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Labour Act. 11 of 2007)

Complete Employment Application Form for Oranjemund Town Council/Cover Letter and address to The Acting Chief Executive Officer, Oranjemund Town Council, P O Box 178, ORANJEMUND, should be accompanied by originally certified copies of educational qualification(s), identity document, drivers licence and detailed CV, work testimonials. All foreign qualifications must be evaluated by Namibia Qualification Authority (NQA), Submit the application to Human Resource Office. Applicants who fail to attach the necessary documents will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified, and no documents will be returned. Candidacy is limited to Namibian citizens. Please note that NO fax, emailed, non-certified copies and late applications will be considered.

NB: Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups in terms of the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, (Act No. 29 of 1998) and who meets the Job Requirements.

Enquiries               :               Mr. Brendan Tuombale

Tel                            :               063 233 500                                                                        


Closing Date        : Friday, 17 January 2023


Contact number: 063233500