Government Jobs

City of Johannesburg Jobs: Manager: Public Culture

Full Time

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 t ensure sound financial management.

Key Performance Areas:

To co-ordinate a diverse City-wide programme of public rt by amongst
other things. Managing the implementation of public art projects by amongst other things.
Coordinating the implementation of heritage restoration projects by amongst other things. Liaise and
consult with parties involved in the development of heritage and/or public art projects including.
Research, Document and record cultural sites by amongst other things. Assess applications
including. Manage budgets and expenditures for specified heritage and public art projects by amongst
other things. 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

This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to African/White
Males and African Females including people with disabilities.
Contact Person: Thato Sepuru
Tel No: (011) 407 7198
Workplace: Joburg Newtown Building, 2 Helen Joseph Street, Newtown
All applications will be through the website using this link:
Com Dev Manager: Public Culture