Department of Water and Sanitation: General Worker (X6 POSTS)

Department of Water and Sanitation invites unemployed people to apply for General Worker (X6 POSTS).

Branch: Infrastructure Management: Southern Operations
SALARY : R107 196 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE : Mthatha Dam (X2 Posts)
Uitkeer (X1 Post)
Xonxa Dam (X1 Post)
Kat River Dam (X1 Post)
Ntenetyana Dam (X1 Post)

CLOSING DATE : 11 April 2023


Department of Water and Sanitation: General Worker (X6 POSTS)


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.

See also: Government Vacancies

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.

See also: Register your cv with Department of Employment and Labour

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

How to apply

APPLICATIONS : 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.

NOTE : 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


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