Dept of Water & Sanitation – General Worker Ref No: 070619/16

POST 18/135: GENERAL WORKER REF NO: 070619/16
Branch: IBOM Central Operation
SALARY: R102 534 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE: Bloemfontein (Vaalharts)

REQUIREMENTS: ABET certificate (Must be able to read and write). One (1) to (2) two years experience in performing manual work will serve as an added advantage. Knowledge of general work in handling equipment and appliances. Knowledge in plumbing, bricklaying, carpentry and construction. Knowledge and understanding on conducting general work including lawn care process. Knowledge and understanding of pruning and trimming processes and techniques. Basic knowledge of chemical use (dilution mix) and chemical products. Daily maintenance procedures for efficient machine / equipment performance. Supporting of water utilisation and water resource strategy. Basic knowledge of health and safety procedures. Basic knowledge of garden maintenance and planting practices. Basic understanding of government legislation. Good interpersonal and communication skill. Must be self-motivated and willing to work. Work under supervision, independently and in a team. Work overtime when necessarily.

DUTIES: Perform routine relating to the maintenance of the structures and construction work. Move and load heavy equipment on government water scheme. Do maintenance in the garden and other structures e.g. Dam wall, cutting grass, trimming trees, fencing, cleaning, painting, spraying with round-up (chemical) and maintenance on the side of the road. Perform regular inspections on tools and report defaults.

ENQUIRIES: Mr S Van Der Westhuizen Tel No: 051 405 9000

APPLICATIONS: Vaalharts: Please forward your applications to the Department of Water and Sanitation, IBOM Central Operation, Private Bag X528, Bloemfontein, 9300.


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.

CLOSING DATE: 07 June 2019.