• Full Time
  • Cape Town
  • Salary: R102 534 per annum

Transport and Public Works





Salary:R102 534 per annum (Salary Level 2)

Reference Number: TPW 2019-210

Enquiries person: Ms Y Sihawula at 021 422 1677

Job Purpose: The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government seeks to employ a competent individual to provide physical execution of various routine functions necessary to maintain a high level of neatness within gardens and grounds at Leeuwenhof Estate the official residence of the Western Cape Premier and other Provincial buildings. These posts are based in the Cape Town CBD.

Requirements: Ability to read and write/Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET).

Recommendation: Above average gardening experience • Gardening machinery operator experience.

Key performance areas: Irrigation maintenance and repairs • Mowing of lawns • Trimming/pruning different kinds of plants • Machinery operator (brush cutter, chainsaw, hedge trimmer, pole pruner, ride-on mower) • Detect and report malfunctioning of gardening equipment and tools • Repair minor defects of gardening equipment and tools • Spraying of chemicals on flower beds and on hard surfaces for weeds, harmful pests and diseases • Manual weeding, fertilising and planting • General cleaning of the entire estate and the surrounding perimeters • Grounds maintenance (sweeping, scrubbing, general paving, well-executed pathways).

Competencies: A good understanding of the following: Occupational Health and Safety Act • Gardens and grounds maintenance • Ability to work under pressure, independently as well as in a team and perform routine tasks • Ability to handle routine work and follow instructions • Communication skills.

Note: Candidates will be required to complete a practical exercise as part of the interview process as well as a medical fitness test as prescribed by the Construction Regulations as contained in the OHS Act 85/1993. 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 certified 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.

To submit your application, hand deliver your application form from Monday to Friday between 07:00 and 17:00 to, (1) Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, Unit F6 Bayside Office, 43 Erica Road, Table View 7441, or you may post your application to (2) Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, PO Box 60495, Table View 7439, alternatively you may email your application to, (3) Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, info@westerncapegov.com

Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed copies will not be considered.

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.

Closing date: 25 November 2019