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The Department of Public Works is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The intention is to promote representatively in the Public Service through the filling of these posts and with persons whose appointment will promote representatively, will receive preference. An indication by candidates in this regard will facilitate the processing of applications. If no suitable candidates from the unrepresented groups can be recruited, candidates from the represented groups will be considered. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



REF NO: 2022/ 277

SALARY: R104 073

CENTRE: Cape Town Regional Office (GSE Rondebosch)

REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must have a Junior Certificate / Abet Level 4 Certificate with 1 year experience or Grade 8 with 2 years experiences in general garden maintenance. Basic Literacy and Numerical skills or ABET Qualification. An added advantage is that the candidate has had previous experience in chain saw work and or working with mowers.

DUTIES: To perform general garden maintenance tasks as given by the supervisor, planting, pruning, paving, watering, mowing and tree felling work. Maintenance of flower beds and weeding etc. Remove garden refuse and load onto truck to be transported to dumping site. Able to performed chainsaw or mowing duties when required.

ENQUIRIES: Mrs E. Bessick Tel No: 021 402 2406

APPLICATIONS: Cape Town Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X9027, Cape Town, 8000. Or Hand Deliver at Ground floor, Customs House, Lower Heerengracht Street, Cape Town. Register the application in the book.


NOTE: Please specify your reference number in your application according to your preferred province/area. Please submit a separate, complete application for each post.



REF NO: 2022/272

SALARY: R261 372 per annum

CENTRE: Head Office (Pretoria)

REQUIREMENTS: A three year tertiary qualification (NQF level 6) Management Assistant, Secretariat, Office Management or Equivalent. The ability to liaise at Senior Management level and ability to work and cope under intense pressure are important prerequisites. Maintain confidentiality and be able to work independently, with minimum supervision. Advanced computer literacy in MS office packages (MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint). Experience in customer relations and client liaison, in addition, applicants must have the knowledge of budgeting processes and how to apply them. Knowledge of Government Procurement processes will be an added advantage.

DUTIES: Manage the traffic in the office of the DDG, efficient and effective Human Resources, Financial administrative support. Perform the duties of the DDG User Clerk in the office of incoming and outgoing post. Maintain a filing registry in the office of the DDG. Provision stationery and supplies, Maintaining an electronic post register for management of the DDG’s diary, Schedule meetings and telephone management, Make official travel arrangements for the DDG, Assist with the preparation and development of DDG’’s presentations, reports and minutes of meetings, Arrange official functions for the office of the DDG, Assist in the identification and development of training material for the DDG and organise training facilities, Responsible for procurement processes within the office of the DDG and manage the petty cash, Assist in the development of the MTEF budget for the DDG and develop and maintain a monthly commitment register, Ensure the security profile and classification of documentation reports and information related to the office.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. Vangile Manzini Tel No: (012) 4061341/ 0827396768

APPLICATIONS: Head Office Applications: The Director-General, Department of Public Works, Private Bag x65, Pretoria, 0001 or CGO Building, Cnr Bosman and Madiba Street, Pretoria.


CLOSING DATE: 05 August 2022 at 16H00

NOTE: kindly take note that with effect from 01 January 2021, DPSA approved the new Z83 Application Form (obtainable from any Public Service department); applicants are requested to use the new application form as failure to do so will result in their application being disqualified. The Z83 form must be signed when submitted, To streamline the recruitment process to be more responsive to the public, as well as to create more protective measures during the pandemic by avoiding over-crowding and curb the costs incurred by applicants such measures should include the following regarding certification: Advertisement and accompanying notes must clearly capture the requirements for the certification to reflect that applicants, Please not note that applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The communication from HR of the department regarding requirements of certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. The application for employment Form (Z83) provides under the sectional “additional information” that candidates who are selected for interviews will be requested to furnish additional certified information that may be requested to make final decision. It must be borne in mind that when a document is certified as a true copy of an original, the certifier only confirms it being a true copy of the original presented. Therefore, the certification process does not provide validation of the authenticity of the original document. The validation occurs when the documents is verified for authenticity. Regulation 67 (9) requires the executive authority to ensure that he or she is fully satisfied of the claims being made and these read with Regulations (57) (c) which requires the finalisation of Personnel Suitability Checks in order to verify claims and check the candidate for purpose of being fit and proper for employment. Applications not complying with the above will be disqualified. Should you not have heard from us within the next months, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Note: It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign and other qualifications are evaluated by SAQA. Recognition of prior learning will only be considered on submission of proof by candidates. Kindly note that appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and a security clearance. Faxed or late applications will NOT be accepted. Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes. Should you not have heard from us within the next 3 months, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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