Vhembe Municipality is recruiting for VIP Protection to the Executive Mayor x2 posts

Job Summary

Vhembe District Municipality is looking for: VIP Protection to the Executive Mayor x2 posts.

Closing date: 22 March 2024

Location: Limpopo

Position: VIP Protection to the Executive Mayor x2 posts
Post Level: 07

Salary Scale: R398 943.33

This is a fixed-term contract of employment linked to the term of office of the Executive Mayor. The contract may not be longer than 30 days after the Executive Mayor vacates the office.

Careers at Vhembe District Municipality,

Vhembe District municipality is located at the North-western tip of South Africa in the Limpopo Province. It is bordered by Zimbabwe to the north and Botswana to the northwest. The Limpopo river valley forms the border between the District and its International neighbours.

Through the Kruger National Park the Vhembe District also Borders Mozambique on its Eastern boarder. Within South Africa the Kruger National Park to the east, the Mopani District to the Southeast, and the Capricorn District to the Southwest border the Vhembe District. 

Vhembe District Municipality, headquartered in Thohoyandou, comprises Makhado, Musina, Thulamela, and Collins Chabane. 

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Explore exciting career prospects with Vhembe District Municipality. Discover diverse job opportunities across various departments, from technical roles to administrative positions. Join us in shaping the future and contributing to the progress of our dynamic and thriving community.

Job Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Diploma in Security Management /Policing or equivalent
  • Driver’s License
  • Knowledge in Criminal Justice, Law, legal codes and court procedure
  • Trained in the field of combat; defence and weaponry
  • Fire licence
  • PSIRA compliance
  • Advance Driving Certificate will be an added advantage

Key Performance Areas

Maintaining discretion and professionalism • Planning and reconnaissance • Securing public locations before the Mayor attends a public event

Performing background checks on all staff, vendors and close contacts • Escorting the Mayor in public settings • Identifying suspicious behaviour • Driving the Mayor from one location to another

Securing the primary residence and place of residence (e.g. hotels) • Deterring security threats • Close protection • Performing other special duties.

How to Apply

Forward your applications to: The Municipal Manager; Vhembe District Municipality; Private Bag X 5006; Thohoyandou; 0950 or Hand Delivered to Registry Office, Vhembe District Municipality, Old Parliament Building, Government Complex next to Khoroni Hotel.

Application must be submitted on the signed VDM HR application form, obtainable on the website ( accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of: identity document, driver’s license (where applicable) and qualifications.

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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.

Candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks including qualifications, employment, credit, criminal records, and reference checks.

NOTE: (1) Fax and E-Mail applications will not be accepted. (2) Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered. (3) Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will immediately disqualify an applicant.

(4) Direct or indirect canvassing for preferential treatment will lead to immediate disqualification of the relevant applicant. (5)Successful candidates will be expected to enter into an annual performance agreement/contract with the municipality for each financial year for the duration of the employment relationship.

Enquiries on the above should be directed to Recruitment Office at 015 960 2045/2047
CLOSING DATE: 22 March 2024 at 15h00


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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