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The Municipality recently reviewed and approved a new Organizational Structure. Role Profiles were also compiled for the new Organizational Structure. A placement process was undertaken and completed. Although all of the above was done, the Municipality still requires the validation of the Organizational Structure and Role Profiles

The Municipality also wants to conduct a work study exercise to improve efficiencies through the effective use of resources and the setting up of standards of performance for the activities being carried out as well as the determination of staffing requirements for the Organizational Structure.Job evaluation and grading of roles in the new Organizational Structure was not undertaken and the current salary scales have not been reviewed in a long while.

The Municipality needs to undertake an exercise to determine the skills and knowledge it requires and what skills and knowledge the organization currently has.

In terms of the current organisational structure / staff establishment which consists of seven hundred and ninety seven (797) positions, the following is the status:

Out of the three hundred and eighty two (382) filled positions, there are:

The municipal council has approved the Employment Equity Plan (EEP) in October 2011, and the municipality has submitted the 2012/2013 annual Employment Equity report was submitted on the 15th of January 2013. The plan indicates the demographic representatives in respect of race, gender and disability. The current workforce is mostly African and males, however, it is hoped that a more racially and gender balanced workforce would be established in future. Furthermore, the municipality is addressing the issue of employing disabled people at both managerial and operational levels.

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