The City of Cape Town

The City of Cape Town promotes and applies the principles of employment equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

WATER AND WASTE ● WATER AND SANITATION ● BULK WATER

PROCESS OPERATOR

BASIC SALARY: R139 902 PER ANNUM ● REF NO: WS 106/21

Requirements:

  • Grade 10
  • Up to one (1) year’s relevant experience on a water treatment plant/reservoir
  • The ability to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Perform shift duties on a roster basis, work overtime when required during emergencies and work in all weather conditions
  • A valid Code B driver’s licence preferred.

Key performance areas:

  • Conducting visual inspection
  • Checking and recording readings
  • Performing chlorine residual and other tests and analyses
  • Collecting water samples
  • Using handheld tools to operate large pumps and blowers, etc.
  • Dosing and mixing chemicals
  • Performing housekeeping and maintenance duties
  • Reporting deviations, incidents and security breaches to the Supervisor
  • Operating the switchboard and radio communications
  • Monitoring and carrying out chlorine drum changes to ensure chlorine supply
  • Controlling valves and sluice gate dam levels
  • Be involved with the safety programme and planned shutdowns
  • Manually cleaning slow sand filters
  • Performing driving functions for transport of staff on rotating shift duties.

Please apply online at www.capetown.gov.za/careers (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants) unless otherwise stated.

By submitting your application for a position at the City of Cape Town, you are consenting that the personal information submitted as part of your application may be used for the purposes of the Recruitment and Selection process.

 Closing date: 23 July 2021

  • Please quote the reference number of the vacancy in all communications.
  • Certified copies of qualifications must be available on request.
  • Copies of supporting documents will not be returned.
  • Kindly note that applications will not be acknowledged in writing.
  • Visit our website at capetown.gov.za/careers
  • No late applications will be considered.
  • If no notification of appointment is received within three (3) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.