Department of Transport and Public Works
AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT AND PUBLIC WORKS
TECHNICAL AID: REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
2 POSTS IN MAITLAND AND 1 POST IN GEORGE
Salary: R102 534 per annum (Salary Level 2)
Enquiries:Mr R Fourie at 021 467 4747
Reference number: TPW 2019-218
Job purpose: The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for 3 individuals to render a technical aid support service responsible for replacing, repairs and maintenance of the GMT vehicle fleet, consisting of 5 600 vehicles. Two posts are stationed in Maitland and one post is stationed in George.
Requirements: Basic Education/ABET • A valid driving licence and PRDP with a willingness to utilise a government vehicle in the execution of official duties.
Recommendations: Grade 10 (Junior Certificate or equivalent qualification) • Operate hand tools and equipment in a workshop environment.
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 setup of vehicles on the vehicle lifts for inspection and “invitation to quotes” • 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 cell phone 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.
NB: 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 (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 position 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed copies will not be considered.
Closing date: 9 December 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.