Department of Social Development

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

GENERAL FOREMAN

(3 POSTS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS)

Salary: R145 281 per annum (Salary level 04)

Enquiries: Mr F Hendricks at 021 988 1138

Reference number: DSD 74/2021

Job purpose: The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has opportunities for three (3) individuals to manage staff (terrain and cleaning) at the various Facilities. These posts are based at ROAR, Lindelani and Vredelus.

Requirements: A Grade 10 (Junior Certificate or equivalent qualification) • A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience

Key performance areas: Supervise subordinates • Responsible for the general maintenance and repairs of buildings, water pipes and systems, machinery, implements, sewerage systems, furniture, equipment and electrical wiring and installation • Maintenance of gardens and grounds • Cleaning of the grounds and offices • Ensure refuse removal • Exercise control over tools, supplies and other equipment • Assist with all maintenance projects at facility when necessary • Ensure record keeping of all work done.

Competencies: A good understanding of the following: Repairs • Plumbing • Welding • Basic safety precautions in handling hazardous material liquids • Use of cleaning equipment • Maintenance/care of cleaning equipment • Communication skills • Basic literacy skills • Ability to work in garden and handle equipment.

NB: Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preferences. 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, area of preference and the reference number, must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form.

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, westerncape@respond.co.za Clearly indicate the reference number of post in email subject line and ensure attachments are in the appropriate format (MS Word or PDF).

Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed copies will not be considered. If you did not receive any correspondence within 3 months of closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

Closing date: 28 June 2021

The WCG is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.