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GENERAL FOREMAN JOB

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION

POST 23/137: GENERAL FOREMAN
REF NO: 210723/02
Branch: Infrastructure Management Southern Operations
SALARY: R171 537 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE:
Berg River Dam (Franschhoek)

REQUIREMENTS:

A Grade 8 certificate. One (1) to two (2) years’ experience in general maintenance and repair work in bulk water infrastructures environment.

A valid driver’s license. Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety procedures.

Basic knowledge in controlling and maintaining bulk water supply infrastructure and grounds.

Basic knowledge of routine inspection on equipment and grounds.

Basic knowledge of sluices and valves.

Basic understanding of Public Administration and Government legislation.

Good communication, reading and writing skills.

Willingness to work shifts, overtime and perform standby duties, including on weekends and public holidays.

Must have the ability to perform under pressure.

Work outside in adverse weather conditions, on structures with steep steps and vertical ladders.

Work in confined spaces accessible through manholes with poor lighting and little ventilation prevail.

DUTIES:

General maintenance and repairs in bulk water infrastructures and construction environments.

Basic repairs to damaged equipment.

Refer equipment to other service providers for repairs.

Conduct general routine inspection and general maintenance of grounds and equipment.

Supervise cleaning of buildings and structures including pump stations.

Supervise subordinates on a regular basis.

Keep water measurement structures and surroundings clean, and reports defects.

Ensure equipment and grounds are in good condition.

Keep records and job cards of maintenance work.

ENQUIRIES:
Mr. M Tom Tel No: (021) 941 6045/071 861 4156

APPLICATIONS:

WRIOM Operations Southern (Port Elizabeth/Gqeberha) Please forward your applications to the Department of Water and Sanitation, P.O Box 5501, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, 6065

OR

Hand deliver at 50 Heugh Road, Lion Roars Office Park c/o 3rd Avenue and Heugh Road, Walmer.

FOR ATTENTION:
Mr MN Jonkerman

 

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NOTE:

Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitations website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience) https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/.

All required information on the Z83 application form must be provided. Other related documentation such as copies of qualifications, identity document, driver’s license etc need not to accompany the application when applying for a post as such documentation must only be produced by shortlisted candidates during the interview date in line with DPSA circular 19 of 2022. With reference to applicants bearing professional or occupational registration, fields provided in Part B of the Z83 must be completed as these fields are regarded as compulsory and such details must also be included in the applicants CV.

For posts requiring a driver’s license, annotate such details on CV. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. No late, applications will be accepted. A SAQA evaluation certificate must accompany foreign qualification/s (only when shortlisted). Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. Candidates will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police clearance certificate from country of origin (only when shortlisted).

The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996) the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within three (3) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. Faxed or emailed applications will not be considered. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.

CLOSING DATE: 21 JULY 2023

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