Closing date: 30 November 2020

Location: Cape Town/Maitland


Job Purpose

The Department of Transport and Public Works – Government Motor Transport, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for six competent individuals to ensure compliance with the prescripts of financial governance, management accounting and financial accounting. These posts are stationed in Cape Town, Maitland.


Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 (Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification); A minimum of 6 years experience in a mechanical, panel beating or similar fleet management environment; A valid Code C (Or higher) driving license and Prdp .



Relevant working experience in the following: Government and/or other motor transport fleet agencies; Retail Motor Industry (RMI)/South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA) (or equivalent) grading systems; Audatex/Abuntex system; Cost analyses.


Key Performance Areas

Receive incoming calls from Client institutions on a daily basis; Capture said Fleet Repair and Maintenance service requests (SR’s) on the GMT system; Follow up on open service requests with the GMT Teams and/or Vehicle Related Suppliers; Assist with the capturing of vehicle inspections; Publish service requests to invite quotes, and coordinate vehicle assessments by the GMT Team and/or Vehicle Related Suppliers on the GMT premises; Coordinate with Client institutions and assist with the scheduling of vehicles overdue for service intervals as prescribed by the vehicle manufacturer, COF renewal, vehicle manufacturer recall programs and processing vehicle inspections performed by GMT, the R&M service provider (Nedbank) and Client institutions; Review quotes received via the GMT FleetMan system to tow and/or recover vehicles, servicing, repair and/or maintenance of vehicles and scrutinize the vehicles technical history, before approving or rejecting the service requests with a reason or escalate to the Assistant Director/ Deputy Director/Director for review or approval; Monitor accident damage and/or mechanical repair vehicle downtime progress and follow up on overdue vehicles until resolved; Follow up on outstanding Vehicle Related Supplier invoices to finalize the GMT service requests; Provide technical advice to Client Institutions and Transport Officers, and assist with drafting TV6/28 vehicle condition assessment reports when the vehicles are withdrawn from service (to be auctioned); Receive misuse and/or vehicle hijacking/thefts reporting via the GMT Report line (calls or email) and handle/register said cases on the GMT system (for further action by GMT Fleet Risk Management and the vehicle tracking service provider).



Knowledge of the following: Repair, maintenance, panel beating and spray painting of vehicles (i.e. Motorcycles, Quads, Sedans, LDV’s, Panel vans, Cranes, Trucks and Busses); BBB-EE Act; Fleet Management Systems; Office administration; Client Liaison Management; Written and verbal communication skills; Planning and organisational skills; Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills; Ability to work in a team and result orientated.


Remuneration: R257 508 per annum (Salary Level 7)

Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.



Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.


Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.


The Western Cape Government is guided by the principles of Employment Equity.
Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government