28 July 2020

41 X O.R. Tambo District Municipality Meter Readers Positions 2020

O.R. Tambo District Municipality has 41 X Meter Readers positions for Grade 10 graduates to ensure that all meters are read accurately and consistently with a high level of integrity. 

Key Responsibilities:
• Collecting meter books and record meter readings. 
• Locating water meters from the field, recording figure on display in prescribed forms/registers to ensure the correct billing purpose.
• Clear debris to find and read water meters
• Checking the status of connections and identifying and recording any acts of tampering, leaks and damages incurred on connection and flow meters to report them for repair connection.
• Verifying that the reading taken corresponds with the street number by gathering information from the owner if not clear.
• Checking if there are any new developments where readings are taken, report if water connections is identified without a water meter.
• Communicating any serious defects observed and/or inability to access meters for recording purposes e.g. dogs, gate locked, covered meters, and flooded meters to ensure removals.
• Receive the deviation report for correction of meter readings.
• Verifying meter readings on display as compared to readings obtained during meter reading process.
• Submit the complete deviation report for corrections where applicable.
• Reporting faulty meters to effect immediate repairs.

• Grade 10

Reporting Structure
• Reports to the Meter Reading Supervisor Instructions

Salary : (R 113 160, 90 – R 143 440, 10) Basic Salary

Closing Date: 14 AUGUST 2020

Please address your application to the Acting Municipal Manager, O.R. District Municipality, Private Bag x 6043, Mthatha. Applications must be Emailed to hr@ortambodm.gov.za/ fax to email to 086 4116 716.

An application letter, certified copies of qualifications, CV with at least three contactable references, driver’s licence where applicable and ID copies must form part of the application package. Failure to submit the documents listed above will result in disqualification. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply and disclose the nature of their disability.

If the applicant has not been notified of the results within three (3) months or (90) days from the closing date, the applicant should regard his/her application as unsuccessful. The Council reserves the right not to continue with the interviews and appointments if the Council feels no suitable candidate could
be found. Canvassing of Councillors/ Management is not permitted and proof thereof will result in disqualification. 

For any enquiries contact the Human Resources Department on the following Telephone numbers: 047 501 6448/1708. 

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