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GENERAL WORKER JOB
DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
POST 23/138: GENERAL WORKER
REF NO: 210723/03
Branch: Infrastructure Management Southern Operations
SALARY: R125 373 per annum (Level 02)
Berg River Dam (Franschhoek)
Able to read and write.
Two (2) years’ experience in performing manual work will be an added advantage.
Knowledge of general work in handling equipment and appliances.
Knowledge of working on various general work including lawn care process.
Knowledge of the pruning and trimming process and techniques.
Basic knowledge of chemical use (dilution/mix) and chemical product knowledge.
Basic knowledge of daily maintenance procedures for efficient machine/equipment performance.
Basic knowledge in supporting water utilization.
Basic knowledge of health and safety procedures.
Basic knowledge of garden maintenance.
Basic understanding of Government legislation.
Communication skills and ability to work in a team.
Must be punctual, productive and loyal.
Must be able to work in or near rivers, dams, canals and confined spaces.
Clean and maintain grounds, canals, pump stations, etc. Repair tools and structures such as buildings, fences, around canals, dam areas and benches using hand and power tools.
Mix and spray or spread chemicals/herbicides/fertilizers using hand or atomic sprayers or spreaders.
Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters and other ground features.
Maintain existing grounds /gardens by caring for plants and trees. Rake and mulch, irrigate plants and lawns.
Sweep walkways, grounds, and clean buildings and toilets by sweeping and washing.
Mr. M Tom Tel No: (021) 941 6045/071 861 4156
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
Hand deliver at 50 Heugh Road, Lion Roars Office Park c/o 3rd Avenue and Heugh Road ,Walmer.
Mr. MN Jonkerman
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.