Data Capturer - Administrative and Council Support: Organisational Support

Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality - East London, Eastern Cape

Closing date yi 25th ka January 2022

Municipality Full-Time Company Facebook Schedule


  • Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced applicants.


  • Grade 12 with typing as a subject

Skills & Competencies

  • Must be able to type 35 words per minute
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Word


  • Provides a typing service in respect of agendas, minutes, reports and general correspondence
  • Dictaphone typing

Additional Information

  • Applicants will not be required to complete an application form.
  • Candidates who are suitably qualified as per the minimum requirements for the post set out in the advertisement are to submit a copy of their curriculum vitae together with a covering letter, along with the relevant required documentation for a specific post. (i.e. certified copies of certificates not copies of certified copies, diplomas, degrees, Identity Document and drivers' licenses, where applicable).
  • Non-submission of the required supporting documentation may disqualify a candidate.
  • Candidates are advised that the obligation rests upon them to demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements specified for the post.
  • Any candidate who does not meet the minimum requirements will be automatically disqualified. 
  • Fraudulent qualifications or any information submitted and the canvassing of councilors or officials will disqualify any candidates with immediate effect.
  • Candidates are cautioned that documentation and information provided is checked with relevant authorities and fraudulent submissions may also lead to criminal charges being laid against persons involved in submission thereof. 
  • Depending on the requirements of the post, candidates will be required to undergo a defensive driving or physical/practical teat where applicable prior to the interview process. 
  • Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality reserves the right or to fill any or all of the positions advertised at the sole discretion of Council. 
  • The Buffalo City Metropolitan Council is committed to the provisions of the Employment Equity Act (Act No. 55 of 1998) for the advancement of previously disadvantaged and disabled persons.
  • Should candidates not be notified of the outcome of their applications within twenty (28) days of the closing date, they may regard themselves as having been unsuccessful.
  • Benefits include subsidized pension, 13th cheque, medical aid and group life assurance schemes, generous leave privileges, housing subsidy and assistance towards removal expenses subject to certain conditions.
  • Enquiries regarding the above posts can be made to Mr Z.R. Shweni on 043 705 2706 or Ms M. Naidoo on 043 705 2750.

Ref No

  • 179/21


  • Task Grade 05: R132 243.32 – R171 667.63
  • Total Package: Total Package: R288 770.00 per annum subject to certain conditions

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Hand Deliver at

  • Applications can be hand delivered to the Human Resources Department, Buxton House, Buxton Street or posted to the Directorate of Corporate Services, PO Box 134, EAST LONDON, 5200.