OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE MAYOR Position: Protocol Officer

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Position: Protocol Officer


Post Level: 05
Salary Scale: R420 295.07 p.a

Closing date:19 March 2020
Requirements: • Grade 12 plus Diploma in Security Management / equivalent qualification • Advance Protocol Service Certificate will serve as an added advantage • Computer Skills • Code B drivers’ licence • 2 years’ experience in Protocol Services. Key performance Areas: • Provide effective protocol services for planned as well as unplanned events. • Organise preparatory meetings with all stakeholders prior to events. • Compile an order of proceedings for all events • Conduct application of official order of precedence to ensure correct seniority placement at all official and ceremonial functions. • Arrange catering, photo session, briefing room and the national flag of every visit of the mayor • Coordinate induction programme for council on issues relating to protocols • Receive, accompany and see off official delegations and government guests • Liaise with internal customers in preparation for meeting with delegations. • Obtain and prepare internal stakeholders on the countries of visit’s profile. • Organise hospitality and other logistic arrangements for visiting delegations and government guests. • Also act as the Chauffer of the Mayor as and when needs arises.

Forward your applications to:

The Municipal Manager;

Vhembe District Municipality;

Private Bag X 5006;




Hand Delivered to the Registry Office, Vhembe District Municipality, Old Parliament Building, Government Complex.
Application must be submitted on the prescribed VDM HR application form,  accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of: identity document, driver’s license (where applicable) and qualifications.
Applications without the above will not be considered. Vhembe District Municipality reserves the right to / not to make appointments. If no response is received from Vhembe District Municipality within 90 days after the closing date, it must be regarded that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence regarding the advertised positions will be limited to successful candidates only.

NB: All shortlisted candidates will go through security check. Fax and E-Mail applications will be not accepted. Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will immediately disqualify an applicant. Direct or indirect canvassing for preferential treatment will lead to immediate disqualification of the relevant applicant.

Enquiries on the above should be directed to:
The Recruitment Officer at 015 960 2042 / 2232 / 2233.

To download application form CLICK HERE

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