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Road Worker

  • Full Time
  • Oudtshoorn
  • Salary: R102 534 per annum

Department of Transport and Public Works






Reference Number: TPW 2019-152

Salary: R102 534 per annum (Salary Level 2)

Enquiries: Mr D Plaatjies at 044 272 3699

Job Purpose: The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government has an exciting opportunity for a hardworking individual to support Road Specialists in the maintenance and building of roads. This position is stationed in Uniondale.

Requirements: ABET – Ability to read and write (Basic literacy).

Recommendations: Appropriate working experience in the following: Building, maintenance and repair of roads • Operating of minor construction machines and hand tools • Civil construction activities.

Key performance areas: Support road specialists in the maintenance and building of roads • Perform manual labor • Undertake general duties to support road specialists with respect to maintenance, repair, building and cleaning of roads which may include maintenance or improvement of road surfaces, road reserves, road signs and road markings, waterways and structures as well as related activities.

Competencies: Working knowledge of roads construction methods, materials and equipment • Communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines • Reliable • Able to work in a team • Ability to carry out written instructions • Operate equipment in all kinds of weather, climb ladders and push heavy weights.

Note: Candidates will be required to complete a practical exercise as part of the interview process. Candidates will be subjected to a medical fitness test as prescribed by the Construction Regulations as contained in the OHS, Act 85/1993NB: Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preference. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

To apply, you must submit a manual application. Please complete an application form (Z83) 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 position being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form.

To submit your application, only use 1 of the 3 options available: (1) Hand deliver to: Affirmative Portfolios, Unit 14, 1st Floor, 3 Canal Edge, Tyger Waterfront, Carl Cronje Drive, Bellville 7530 (Between 08:00 to 17:00). (2) Postal address: PO Box 5496, Tyger Valley Centre Parking Area, Bellville 7536. (3) E-mail address: Only one application will be accepted per job.

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

Closing date: 30 September 2019

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.