Various Vacancies at LHDA


The bi-national Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), of the Kingdom of Lesotho (KOL) and the Republic of South Africa (RSA) is aimed at harnessing the water resources of the highlands of Lesotho for the mutual advantage of Lesotho and the Republic of South Africa.

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) was set up to implement and operate that part of the LHWP that falls within the borders of Lesotho. LHDA is to embark on Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), a multi-billion-rand Phase involving large scale civil engineering and socio-environmental aspects.  In ensuring that it achieves its mandate, the LHDA places emphasis on its values of caring, professionalism, execution, team work, communication and customer focus.   If you are a Lesotho National espousing the above values and who is interested in progressing their career to the next level, please submit your application for the following permanent position tenable at the LHDA:

Electrical, Control and Protection Technician Trainees (4 positions)HR/ECPTT/14A/19/06/19‘Muela, Katse and Mohale OperationsTo safely and reliably operate and carry out the preventative and corrective maintenance on electrical, control and protection equipment and plant associated with the facilities of the LHWP in accordance with operating plans, procedures and rules.Diploma in Electrical Engineering with three (3) years’ relevant experience.
Mechanical Technician TraineeHR/MTT/14A/20/06/19 Katse OperationsTo safely and reliably operate and carry out preventative and corrective maintenance on mechanical equipment, protection, control and communication systems associated with the LHWP, in accordance with the operating plans, procedures and rules under the guidance of the shift supervisor.Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with three (3) years’ relevant experience.
Dam Safety Technician TraineeHR/DSTT/14A/21/06/19Katse OperationsTo monitor, repair and maintain the LHWP Water Retaining structures through instruments, surveys and visual inspections, as well as implement Emergency Preparedness Plans (EPP) through awareness campaigns.Diploma in Civil Engineering with three (3) years’ relevant experience.  
Safety, Health and Environment Officer (2 positions – five year contract)HR/SHEO/14A/22/06/19Katse and Mohale OperationsTo ensure good practice in terms of Plant Safety, Human Resources Safety, Occupational Health, Emergency Preparedness and Environmental issues according to statutory requirements.  Degree in Health and Safety Management or related field with five years’ relevant experience.
Townsites Foreman (2 positions)HR/TF/14A/23/06/19 Katse and Mohale OperationsTo effectively manage the operations and maintenance of LHDA Camp facilities.A Diploma in a Technical Qualification e.g. civil, mechanical, electrical engineering with at least 3 years’ experience in maintenance issues including water supply and sewerage treatment plants.
Civil Technician TraineeHR/CTT/14A/24/06/19Mohale OperationsTo implement civil-related projects and carry out maintenance (operational and civil activities) for the Branch.  Diploma in Civil Engineering with three (3) years’ relevant experience.
Public Relations Assistant (2 positions)HR/PRA/14A/25/06/19 Katse and Mohale OperationsTo assist the Public Relations Officer in projecting a favourable image of the authority by providing information to the citizens of Lesotho, regional and international tourists regarding the activities of the LHWP and the resulting benefits to the public.Diploma in Public Relations or related field with three years’ relevant experience.
Reply InstructionApplication Forms are obtainable at the Human Resources Branch, 4th Floor, LHDA Tower Building or at  Application Forms, Curriculum Vitae’s and certified copies of academic certificates, identification and two (2) reference letters are to be hand delivered to 4thFloor, Human Resources Branch, LHDA Tower Building, Maseru or posted to the Chief Executive, Lesotho Highlands Development Authority, P. O. Box 7332, MASERU 100, Lesotho or alternatively e-mailed in read only PDF format files not exceeding 4 MB to [email protected].  For further information that may be required about any of the positions, please visit the Human Resources Branch, on  the 4th Floor, LHDA Tower Building, Kingsway, Maseru, or view the full advertisements on the website
Disclaimers: Only applications received before the closing date and in the prescribed format will be considered.Applicants must use the LHDA Application Form.QUOTE THE REFERENCE NUMBER OF THE SPECIFIC POSITION ON THE APPLICATION SUBMITTED.Attach Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of certificates and Motor Vehicle Driver’s Licence.Correspondence will only be conducted with short-listed candidates;Selection interviews for short-listed candidates will be at a date, time and place determined by LHDA.Short-listed candidates will be required to authenticate information provided in the CV.LHDA reserves the right to leave an advertised position unfilled if no suitable candidate is identified.The employment of successful candidates is subject to positive security clearance and other requirements as may be stipulated by the LHDA.