Department Of Public Works Bethlehem Free State
Bethlehem is a large town in the eastern Free State province of South Africa that is situated on the Liebenbergs river (also called Liebenbergs Vlei) along a fertile valley just north of the Rooiberg Mountains on the N5 road.It is the fastest growing town in the Free state province, with its target of being the Fourth largest city after Kroonstad in balance.
The mission of the Free State Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is the coordination, provision, and promotion of infrastructure, and the sound management of assets.
The Department’s core functions are the design, construction, and maintenance of social and economic infrastructure; management of provincial government owned property, and facilitation of rented property; provision of provincial government office accommodation; coordination, implementation, and monitoring of the Expanded Public Works Programme; and security for interdepartmental buildings.
The Department’s key functional areas include the construction, maintenance, and upgrading of a sustainable social and economic infrastructure; development and sustaining of small and emerging contractors; empowerment of the targeted groups; demand for integrated accommodation for all provincial government departments; attainment of government’s broad socio-economic objectives (property incubator programme); need for norms and standards for spatial allocation/utilization of office space; need for increased revenue generation; and administration of rental payments.