DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
CLOSING DATE : 22 March 2019
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.
OTHER POSTS: GENERAL WORKER (X12 POSTS)
POST 09/66 : GROUNDSMAN REF NO: 220319/19 (X4 POSTS)
IBOM Central Operation
SALARY : R96 549 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE : Jericho Dam (Usutu River) Maintenance (X3 Posts)
Nooitgedacht Dam (X1 Post)
REQUIREMENTS : ABET certificate. Zero (0) to one (1) year working experience. Knowledge and
experience of gardening equipment and appliances. Knowledge of lawn care
process. Knowledge of the pruning, trimming and techniques processes.
Knowledge of the chemical use (dilution mix) chemical products. Knowledge of
daily maintenance procedures for efficient machine / equipment performance.
Basic knowledge in supporting water utilisation and water resources strategy.
Knowledge of health and safety procedures. Knowledge of garden maintenance
and planting practices. Basic understanding of government legislations.
DUTIES : Cleaning and maintain grounds and repair tools and structure such as buildings,
fences and benches using hand and power tools. Mixing spray or spread fertilizers,
herbicides or insecticides onto grass, shrubs and trees using hand or automatic
sprayers or spreaders. Irrigate plants and lawns. Provide proper upkeep of
sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters and other related ground features.
Maintain existing grounds/gardens by caring sod, plants and trees. Rake and
mulch leaves, irrigate plants and lawns. Sweep parking lots, walkways, grounds,
and clean buildings by sweeping, washing floors and cleaning windows. Assist with
maintenance duties from time to time. Adhere to all OHS Act.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. N Vermaak Tel No: 017 846 6000
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your applications to the Area Manager Central Operations IBOM,
Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 1004, Usutu River,
FOR ATTENTION : Ms. Thomo K.E.