Department of Water and Sanitation Is Hiring: General Worker vacancies ×6 – South Africa

Closing Date: 11 April 2023


ABET qualification. 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) chemical product knowledge. Basic knowledge daily maintenance procedures for efficient machine/equipment performance.

Basic in supporting water utilization and water resource strategy. 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, and canals.

Clean and maintain grounds, canals etc. Repair tools and structures such as building, fences, around canals dam areas and benches using hand and power tools. Mix spray or spread 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 sod, plants, and trees. Rake and mulch leaves irrigate plants and lawns. Sweep walkways, grounds, and clean buildings by sweeping and washing floors.
ENQUIRIES: Mr SF Cannon – Uitkeer at (060) 543 8319
Mr ML Boyce – Mthatha Dam, Xonxa Dam, Kat River Dam, Ntenetyana Dam at (083) 412 1966

Southern Operations: (Port Elizabeth/Gqeberha) Please forward your applications to the Department of Water and Sanitation, P.O Box 5501, Walmer, Port Elizabeth/Gqeberha, 6065 or Hand deliver at 50 Heugh Road, Lion Roars Office Park c/o 3rd Avenue and Heugh Road ,Walmer.

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).

All required information on the Z83 application form must be provided. Other related documentation such as copies of qualifications, identity document, drivers 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 drivers 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.

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