SALARY : R145 281 per annum (Level 04)
CENTRE : Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government

REQUIREMENTS : Basic literacy and numeracy (ABET level 2/Grade 4); A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience of gardens and grounds maintenance; A valid driving license. Recommendation: Experience in managing staff. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and relevant regulations; Tools and operation of garden and grounds maintenance machines; Proven computer literacy in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet); Complex, multi-step written and oral instructions as well as written procedures and operating manuals; Ability to work under pressure, independently as well as in a team; Perform routine tasks and speak clearly;
Communication (written and verbal) skills.

DUTIES : Supervision, monitor staff to ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Time Management and tasks execution; Staff management; Apply progressive discipline; Project Management: execution
and completion of minor projects as per weekly plan and monthly work programme; Perform a variety of other grounds maintenance duties (minor sprinkler repair/irrigation, mowing, edging, pruning, storm drains and planting)
to ensure component objectives are achieved; Administration: record leave forms, trip authorities; GG Mileage and arrange car services; Operate a variety of gardening equipment (ride-on mower, brushcutter, chainsaw and pole
trimmer) to neatly maintain Leeuwenhof gardens and grounds; Promote a team approach and maintain dialog with all employees to exchange information, explain and demonstrate tasks, gather ideas and provide technical and
administrative support; Attend to urgent requests and special projects outside Leeuwenhof Estate and plan accordingly.

ENQUIRIES : Ms Y Sihawula at Tel No: (021) 422 1677
APPLICATIONS : To submit your application, there are 3 methods in which you can apply, please only use 1 of the following: 1. Hand deliver your application for Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, 44 Gannet Street Pelican Heights, Cape Town (From Monday to Friday between 07:00am to 17:00pm); Or 2. Post your application for Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, PO Box 113 Muizenberg 7950; Or 3. Email your application to, Clearly indicate the reference number of post in email subject line and ensure attachments are in the appropriate format (MS Word or PDF).

NOTE : Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preference. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. To apply, please complete an application form (Z 83) and current
CV (5 pages maximum) together with copies of ID, Academic qualifications and proof of other requirements as indicated in the advertisement. The post being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form.


CLOSING DATE : 18 October 2021

NOTE : Only applications submitted online at: or will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support
is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Please ensure that you submit your application
before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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