People and Employment
Rand Water seeks to ensure that all its people operate in an environment characterised by the values of excellence, caring, equity, integrity and a spirit of partnership.
Rand Water has fully embraced the spirit of employee/employer relationships and has bound itself to abide in full measure by both the spirit and letter of all labour such as the Employment Equity Act, Labour Relations Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, Skills Development and Levies Legislation.
Rand Water has detailed policies, strategies and guidelines in the areas as set out below
Recruitment and Selection Policy, and Guidelines - have been developed which commit Rand Water to systems, procedures and practices for recruitment, selection, promotion and placements that are professional, effective, fair, and comply with all relevant labour legislation.
Employment Equity Plan - Through a consultative and awareness raising process Rand Water has developed an Employment Equity Plan, which was endorsed in 2002. The Plan complies with the requirements of the Employment Equity Act. In keeping with the requirements of the Act, Rand Water undertakes to ensure good employment equity practices by recruiting, employing, training, empowering and retraining a diverse, representative, stable, motivated and competent workforce.
A Human Resource Development Policy and strategy, has been developed which is formulated to ensure that development and training needs within Rand Water are identified and prioritised, and that programmes implemented are effective and cost-effective in order to meet the organisation’s priority needs.