City of Cape Town

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 WATER AND WASTE ● BULK WATER

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT: WELLFIELDS

BASIC SALARY: R192 649 PER ANNUM ● REF NO: WS 92/21 ● ATLANTIS WATER SCHEME AND STEENBRAS TMG  

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate) preferably with Mathematics or NTC3 Water
  • One (1) year’s Wellfield or filtration pond operational experience will be advantageous
  • Supervisory experience will be advantageous
  • Required to work in all weather conditions
  • Computer literacy in Excel and MS Word
  • Valid Code B driver’s licence.

Key performance areas: 

  • Performing Wellfields monitoring and data collection
  • Performing borehole volumetric, step drawdown testing and water sampling
  • Performing sampling and lab analysis of ground and final water
  • Monitoring, analysing and recording of biofouling/clogging of boreholes and equipment
  • Using instrumentation and SCADA to measure water levels, water quantities, borehole production etc.
  • Drafting minor reports of condition assessment, of borehole water, equipment and other operational aspects, including updating records
  • Assisting ground water specialist and other authorities with related tasks
  • Arranging tools, equipment and transporting of equipment required
  • Assessing and assisting environmental requirements safety, health, risk and quality programs.

 

PLEASE NOTE: THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MIGHT TRAVEL WITHIN THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN IF REQUIRED AND MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK OVERTIME WHEN REQUIRED


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: 9 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.