There are more people receiving social grants in South Africa than there are people with jobs. This is the finding from the latest South Africa Survey published by the IRR last week. Furthermore, as the economy slows, the government will find it harder to expand the rollout of grants, or to increase their value. According to IRR analyst Gerbrandt van Heerden: “In 2016, there were 15 545 000 people with jobs in South Africa while 17 094 331 people were receiving social grants.” Van Heerden said, “The numbers are a recipe for social and political chaos. With South Africa formally in recession, … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Driver Operator Park: Garden Route National Park Closing Date: 15 May 2017 A challenging vacancy currently exists for a Driver Operator in the Garden Route National Park, Knysna at Diepwalle Section. The successful candidate will report to the Section Ranger. REQUIREMENTS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities that are required for the job: – Valid Drivers license (Code ECI) with PDP Certificate – Relevant experience (at least 2 years) – Experience in roads maintenance machinery and forestry equipment – Possession of basic admin and supervisory skills with the knowledge of various OHS and FSC … ‘Click here to read full article…’
GOVERNMENT JOBS: Would you like to gain work experience in the public service? Then look no further than the Western Cape Government! Apply for our programme and we can make gaining work experience in the Public Service Better Together. APPLY FOR THE PAY PROJECT Our Premier’s Advancement of Youth (PAY) programme will provide 750 matriculants from the class of 2016 with work and training from 1 April 2017 until 31 March 2018. Is this you? You’re between the ages of 18 and 24. You’ve written and passed the National Senior Certificate (NSC) in 2016 in the Western Cape. You’re not going to study further in 2017. … ‘Click here to read full article…’
JOBS: Knysna Municipality seeks applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer. Knysna is the most amazing town in South Africa. You should keep this in mind when considering working here. This is a town, not a city. There are no traffic jams. We have hundreds of kilometres of forest surrounding us. We’re kept company by an estuary and lakes. Our shoreline offers vastly different beaches so that standing in different places will feel like standing in different countries. We’re small but fill of beautiful contrasts. This is a place for you to bring your family to live long term. … ‘Click here to read full article…’
The Knysna Mayoral Committee seeks two assistants. Undoubtedly these would be interesting jobs requiring you to smile whilst being under pressure. Depending on your experience, you will earn between R12,000 and R17,000. Your perks will be very good as the overall package to council is R247,063 to R304,009, per annum each. Apply by September 22 2016.'Click here to read full article...'
The health of a nation is not, ultimately, decided by the state of its poor or its rich but by its middle class. The middle class keeps a country or a town, like Knysna, stable. It provides jobs and rates (which in turn provides services to the poor). But if you take too much from it, it collapses… and everything with it.'Click here to read full article...'
Jobs offered at Knysna Municipality. Crooked positions available – Municipal Manager, Director Finance, Communications Manager, Mayor, Deputy Mayor… Make a better Knysna together!'Click here to read full article...'