Council for Geoscience is hiring Cleaner [x5 posts] | APPLY WITH GRADE 10

Council for Geoscience is hiring Cleaner [x5 posts] | APPLY WITH GRADE 10


Council for Geoscience is hiring Cleaner [x5 posts] | APPLY WITH GRADE 10

The Council for Geoscience is recruiting and invites suitably qualified and experienced candidates to submit applications for the vacancies: Cleaner [x5 posts].

Council for Geoscience is hiring Cleaner [x5 posts] | APPLY WITH GRADE 10

Job Title : Cleaner x 5
Position Status : Permanent
Reporting Line : Manager: Facilities Management

Clean according to the requirements of the cleaning specifications, according to the prescribed methods and frequencies, as directed by the Cleaning Supervisor.

Key Responsibilities

Business Unit Administration and Office Support

  • Emptying waste bins or similar receptacles, transporting waste material to designated collection points

  • Clean all the offices; venues; general kitchens; corridors, elevators, public areas, and restrooms as per the daily/ weekly schedule

  • Prepare facilities for meetings and training

  • Cleaning walls, windows, and doors as well as emptying and cleaning waste bins

  • Using electrically powered scrubbing and polishing machines to burnish, scrub, polish, and spray clean floors (after receiving proper instruction and training)

  • Using electrically powered pick-up machines

  • Dust, damp wipe, wash or polish furniture, ledges, window sills, external surfaces of cupboards, shelves, and fitments

  • Replenish consumable items (soap, toilet rolls, paper towels) used at various points of cleaning service

  • Clean toilets, urinals, hand basins, sinks, baths, showers, and drinking fountains

  • Use of chemical agents as directed by the Supervisor Cleaning in the discharge of cleaning operations or maintenance procedures, after receiving proper instructions and training

  • Adhere to the cleaning checklist and ensure that it is completed and signed daily

  • Cleaning of machines and equipment after use

  • Report all faults or broken cleaning machines and equipment to the Supervisor Cleaning for repairs

  • Adhere to emergencies and relieve schedule when required and requested by the supervisor

  • Ensure that the issue forms are correctly filled in when collecting products and equipment

  • Ensure that the appropriate CGS personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn according to the task performed

  • Adhere to the Occupational Health & Safety Act and related regulations when utilizing tools equipment and machinery

Key Personal Attributes and Required


  • Ability to work in a team

  • Ability to communicate

  • Ability to operate cleaning machinery and equipment

  • Knowledge of cleaning materials, methods, and procedures

  • Cleaning and Housekeeping Skills

  • Basic literacy (ability to read and write)

  • Basic numeracy (ability to count)

  • Reliable and hardworking

Key Personal Attributes and Required


  • ABET Certification/ Grade 10, and/or Certificate in Cleaning and Housekeeping.

  • At least 06 months working experience

  • Ability to read and write will be an added advantage.


Employment equity and diversity are important to the Council for Geoscience. The Employment Equity prescripts state that preferences will be given to candidates from underrepresented designated groups but not limited to them.

Applicants from historically disadvantaged groups and sectors are encouraged to apply.

To apply, click the apply button below if you meet the requirements.
Only shortlisted candidates will receive correspondence. After the closing date of this advertisement, if you have not been notified within eight (8) weeks, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

The vetting process is applied to all appointments. A positive vetting result is required for appointments.

Your personal information will be processed by the Council for Geoscience in accordance with the POPI Act 4 of 2013.

There will be no consideration of applications submitted through CGS’s social media platforms.

Closing Date

 28 July 2023

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