Dis-Chem Pharmacies Is Hiring: Gardener – Midrand (Head Office) – South Africa

Closing Date: 30 March 2023

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require an experienced Gardener for their Head Office in Midrand. Responsible for the general maintenance of the Dis-Chem Head Office to ensure a clean and neat environment.

Minimum Requirements…


Grade 12 / Matric
A minimum of 1 year of gardening/cleaning experience
Sound command of the English language

Job Specification…

Be responsible for grass cutting, emptying bins, weed control and leaf raking.

Plant new trees, flowers and various plants when required.Ensure maintenance of plant tubs baskets.Clear rubbish and litter away from the Warehouse grounds using designated equipment.

Seed plants and water them when necessary.
Produce various designs and layouts of garden landscapes.
Ensure to use gardening equipment and hand tools in the correct and proper manner to avoid injury.

Identify and use proper equipment and hand tools for each plant and job at hand.Ensure all equipment and hand tools are cleaned and stored away according to Dis-Chem policies and procedures.Ensure the garden, shed, toilets and bins are always clean and tidy.Make sure that all garden equipment is correctly maintained and serviced.

Undertake the basic servicing and repair of all garden machinery.
Adhere to Dis-Chem Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
Adhere to Health and Safety rules and regulations



Working Knowledge of Powered Blowers, Brush cutters, Lawn Mowers and Pressure Cleaners.

The process of finding solutions to potential issues as well as knowing when to escalate the problem and what level to escalate it to.
Communication skills

Ability to follow relevant procedures.
Trustworthy and honest
Be able to take instructions and follow through
Time management


Special conditions of employment:

Must be willing to be rotated to where needed and must be willing to perform any other function within the department, should the need arise.

Physical demands include walking and standing, climbing, kneeling, push and pull objects, lift and move objects , repetitive bending.

South African citizen
Clear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

Market related salary
Medical aid
Provident fund
Staff account

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