Municipality will continuously create an environment that permits equal opportunity for all entering the organisation, and for further advancement within the organisation.
Aggressive targets will be set for hiring and retaining those employees that are the prime beneficiaries of this policy. The Municipality will appoint people with potential at all levels, and ensure that there is equal representation of all employees (in terms of race and gender) especially at senior levels within the organisation.
However, affirmative action strategies must be taken into consideration when recruiting candidates. No candidate will be unfairly discriminated against solely through lack of formal qualifications, where the applicant does not meet the basic minimum formal qualification requirement:
The Municipality will ensure that it becomes and remains a competitive and representative organisation. It is also through such mechanisms that the Municipality can be positioned as the employer's choice. The Municipality's targets and progress against achieving these will be measured and communicated to all employees on a regular basis.
Vacancies for permanent employment within the organisation will be filled by the most suitable candidates, with special preference being given to those that were previously disadvantaged.
Municipality will adhere to the following guidelines and procedures:
Employment of Family Members, Relatives And Having Intimate Relationships
The objective of this policy is to outline guidelines regarding the recruitment and selection of family members, relatives and having intimate relations within the Municipality.
The objective of this policy is to outline policy guidelines for the induction of permanent employees into the Municipality.
The objective of this policy is to outline policy guidelines for the recruitment and selection of temporary employees.
Any disciplinary action or grievance procedure relating to the temporary employee will be referred to the relevant employment agency.
Categories of Temporary Employees