• Full Time
  • Cape Town
  • Salary: R102 534 per annum (Salary level 2)

Department of Transport and Public Works



Salary: R102 534 per annum (Salary level 2)

Enquiries: Mr R Fourie at 021 467 4747

Reference number: TPW 44/2021

Job purpose: The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government have opportunities for 3 individuals to render a technical aid support service responsible for replacing, repairs and maintenance of the GMT vehicle fleet, 5 600 vehicles. These 3 posts are based in Cape Town/Maitland.

Requirements: Ability to read and write/Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) • A valid driving licence (Code B or higher).

Recommendation: Grade 10 (Junior Certificate or equivalent qualification) • Operate hand tools and equipment in a workshop environment • Willingness to utilise a government vehicle in the execution of official duties.

Key performance areas: Fitting decals to vehicles or removing the decals, fitment of number plates, licence and COF disks, GMT Toll free number window sticker, jumpstart vehicles, charging vehicle batteries, washing and cleaning vehicles • Moving office and vehicle equipment • General workshop duties • Assist with moving vehicles on site and transporting vehicles • Assist with the monthly vehicle auctions held for GMT • Assist with vehicle auction support duties • Assist the technical assistants to setup vehicles on the vehicle lifts and/or tripod stands for vehicle inspections and/or invite to quote.

Competencies: Have a good understanding of the following: As a driver, you should be familiar with reporting procedures with reference to accidents, hijacking/vehicle theft and vehicle maintenance • Jumpstart a vehicle and change a wheel’ Able to complete forms and operate a cellphone with a hands-free kit, digital camera and two-way radio • Excellent customer service • Able to multitask and perform well in stressful situations • Work independently as well as in a team • Ability to perform routine tasks • Communication skills.

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 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: 14 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.