This Vacancy is open to External Applicants AND Employees of the City of Johannesburg

Department: Community Development

Branch: Arts, Culture and Heritage 

Designation: Manager: Public Culture

Salary Range: R39 055.92 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)

Appointment Requirements:

  • Relevant Degree in Arts and/or Design, Heritage Studies, History or a related field;

  • 5 years’ working experience in a specialist or managerial position;

  • Valid Driver’s License.

Primary Function:

  • To manage immovable cultural property, including heritage sites and public art, in order to ensure that these assets are promoted, enhanced and maintained.
  • To plan and manage public art in order to enhance the urban environment and increase the use and enjoyment of public space.
  • To develop cultural programmes and events, answer enquiries, prepare publicity material and arrange events in order to promote heritage and public art.
  • To record and document public culture including heritage projects and more contemporary public art.
  • To manage public budget for public art and heritage projects in order to ensure sound financial management.

Key Performance Areas:

  • To co-ordinate a diverse City-wide programme of public art.
  • Managing the implementation of public art projects 

  • Coordinating the implementation of heritage restoration projects 
  • Liaise and consult with parties involved in the development of heritage and/or public art projects. 
  • Research, Document and record cultural sites
  • Assess applications
Manage budgets and expenditures for specified heritage and public art projects
  • To write reports to Council.
  • To provide input in to the budgeting process. 
  • To manage the Open Air and Public Space Officers.

Leading Competencies: Cultural Heritage Policy. Artistic Practice.  Conservation. Research.

Core Competencies: Written and verbal skills, Good communication skills, Computer skills and Database management.

Contact Person: Thato Sepuru | (011) 407 7198 | Joburg Newtown Building, 2 Helen Joseph Street, Newtown

This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to African/White Males and African Females including people with disabilities.

All applications will be through the website using this link:

Closing Date: 21 June 2021

06/21/2021 - 00:00
Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:37

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