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Branch: IBOM Southern Operations

SALARY: R102 534 per annum (Level 02)

CENTRE : Mthatha:

Kei/Mzimvubu (X1 Post)

Operations Kei (X2 Posts)

REQUIREMENTS: An ABET certificate and the ability to read and write. One (1) to two (2) years’ experience in performing manual work will serve as an added advantage. Knowledge of general work in handling equipment and appliances. Knowledge of working on lawn care process. Knowledge of pruning, trimming process and techniques. Basic knowledge of chemical use (dilution/mix) chemical product knowledge. Basic knowledge of daily maintenance procedures for efficient machine/equipment performance. Knowledge of health and safety procedures. Basic understanding of Government legislation. Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team. Must be punctual, productive and loyal. Must be able to work away from the office for long periods and stay at campsites near the place of work. Must be able to work in or near rivers and dams.

DUTIES: Clean and maintain grounds and repair tools and structures such as building, fences and benches using hand and power tools. Mix spray or spread fertilizers using hand, automatic sprayers and spreaders. Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters and other ground features. Maintain existing grounds/gardens by caring for sod, plants and trees. Rake and mulch leaves. Irrigate plants and lawns. Sweep parking lots, walkways. Clean buildings by sweeping, washing floors and cleaning windows.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. ML Boyce, Tel No: (082) 809 5905

APPLICATIONS: Mthatha (Kei/Mzimvubu): 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.


NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity document. No late, faxed applications will be accepted. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not heard from us within two (2) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged groups. Successful applicants will be required to undergo standard Government security clearance procedures including verification of qualifications. Should you be in a possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation from South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). “All SMS shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools” People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the posts. People who are not employed by the Public Service Departments are welcomed to apply for posts. The department reserves the right not to make an appointment.

CLOSING DATE: 15 November 2019

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