Western Cape Government
TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS
ROAD WORKER (4 POSTS AVAILABLE)
Reference number: TPW 2018-314
Component: Malmesbury, Piketberg and Vanrhynsdorp
Salary: R96 549 per annum (Salary Level 2)
Enquiries: Mr E Fredericks at 078 440 8075
Job purpose: The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government
seeks to employ individuals to support road specialists in the maintenance and building
of roads. The successful incumbent must possess the following personal attributes: Selfmotivation
and reliable, be helpful and practical. These posts are stationed in Malmesbury,
Piketberg and Vanrhynsdorp. Please clearly state your area of preference and complete a
separate application for each station.
Requirements: Basic literacy and numeracy (ABET Level 2).
Recommendation: 1 year’s experience in road maintenance.
Key performance areas: Support road specialists in the maintenance and building of roads
• Perform manual labour • Undertake general duties to support road specialists with respect
to maintenance, repair, building and cleaning of roads which may include maintenance or
improvement road surfaces, road reserves, road signs and road markings, waterways and
structures as well as related activities.
Competencies: Working knowledge and experience in building, maintenance and reparation
of roads • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines • Reliable • Ability to work in a
team • Basic communication skills.
NB: 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
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.
Hand delivery is only available during office hours Monday to Friday from 08:00 am to 17:00
pm. If you want to hand deliver the application, please use the following address: Affirmative
Portfolios, Unit 14, 1st Floor, 3 Canal Edge, Tyger Waterfront, Carl Cronje Drive, Bellville
7530 or you may post it to the following postal address: PO 5496, Tyger Valley Centre
Parking Area, Bellville 7536. OR you may also submit your completed Z83 and CV to the
following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications not submitted on or before the closing date 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: 4 February 2019