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Branch: NWRI Southern Operations

SALARY: R102 534 per annum (Level 02)

CENTRE: Doornriver

REQUIREMENTS: An ABET certificate. One (1) to two (2) years’ experience. Knowledge of gardening equipment and appliances. Knowledge of lawn care process. Knowledge of the pruning and trimming process and techniques. Willing to work shifts, overtime and perform standby duties including on weekends and public holidays.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Clean and maintain grounds and repair tools and structure such as building, fences using hand and power tools. Mix spray or spread fertilizers using hands or automatic sprayers or spreaders. Provide proper maintenance of sideways, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters and other grounds features. Maintain existing grounds/gardens by caring for sod, plants and trees. Rake and mulch leaves irrigate plants and lawns. Sweep parking lots walkways, ground clean buildings by sweeping washing floors and cleaning windows. Execute minor and major civil oriented maintenance work on terrain, dam, access roads, fence, building and other satellite schemes and dams. Willing to work overtime when required. Willing to undergo formal and informal training. Willing to spend time away from home.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. SP Kanana Tel No: (082) 807 5393

APPLICATIONS : Doornriver: Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number to


CLOSING DATE: 29 January 2021

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the e-mail address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitation website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document (all documents must be submitted in one email in a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not exceeding 10Mb) Subject title on the email must clearly display the reference number of the post applied for. Applicants should forward applications to the correct email address of the post as wrong emailed applications will not be considered. No late, applications will be accepted. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. Candidates will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police clearance certificate from country of origin. The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.


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