Jul 09, 2018

General Worker

  • Department of Water and Sanitation
  • Villierdorp
Full time General Labor

Job Description

POST 27/53 : GENERAL WORKER REF NO: 200718/16
Branch: NWRI Southern Operations
SALARY : R90 549 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE : Villierdorp (Theewaterkloop Dam)

Applicants must be in possession of an Abet certificate. Knowledge of gardening equipment and appliances. Knowledge of lawn care process. Knowledge of the pruning and trimming process and techniques. Willing to work shifts, overtime and perform standby duties including on weekends and public holidays.

The successful candidate will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining grounds and repair tools and structure such as building, fences using hand and power tools. Mix spray or spread fertilizers using hands or automatic sprayers or spreaders. Provide proper maintenance of sideways, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters and other grounds features. Maintain existing grounds / gardens by caring for sod, plants and trees. Rake and mulch leaves irrigate plants and lawns. Sweep parking lots walkways, ground clean buildings by sweeping washing floors and cleaning windows.


Head Office (Pretoria): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria. For attention: Ms LI Mabole

Bellville, George and Worcester: Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to the Regional Head: Western Cape, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X16, Sanlamhof, 7532 or hand deliver to Sigma Building, 3 Blanckenberg Road, and Bellville. For attention: Ms K Melelo

Eastern Cape Region: Please forward your applications quoting the reference number to: The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X7485, King William’s Town, 5600 or hand deliver at No. 2 Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town. For Attention: Ms T Solwandle

Gouritz River / Villierdorp (Theewaterkloop Dam): Please forward your applications: 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 Ms N Ngele

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 or e-mailed 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 disadvantage 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.

Kindly note that the post of Administration Clerk with Ref No:060718/35 advertised in vacancy circular 25 dated 22 June 2018, the duties has been amended. The correct duties read as follows: Render clerical support services, record, organise, store and capture and retrieve correspondence and data.

Update registers and statistics. Make photocopies and receive or send fascimiles. Distribute documents/packages to various stake holders. Keep and maintain the filling system for the component. Keep and maintain the coming and outgoing documents register of the component. Provide supply chain management support within the component. To do any other related duties. And also the closing date has been extended to the 20 July 2018.


R90 549 per annum

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