x2 General Worker Vacancies at the Department of Water and Sanitation

x2 General Worker Vacancies at the Department of Water and Sanitation

  • Branch: Infrastructure Management: Central Operation

  • SALARY: R125 373 per annum (Level 02)

  • CENTRE: NWRI Central Operations – Usutu River (Vygeboom)

x2 General Worker Vacancies at the Department of Water and Sanitation


Abet. Knowledge of general work in handling equipment and appliances. Knowledge of working on various general tasks including lawn care. Knowledge of pruning and trimming processes and techniques. Basic knowledge of chemical use (dilution/mixing).

Knowledge of daily maintenance for maximizing machine/equipment performance. Knowledge of supporting water utilization and water resource strategy. Knowledge of health and safety procedures. Understanding of government legislation and basic knowledge of gardening maintenance and planting.


Clean government vehicles, as well as relevant workstations, after loading and unloading furniture, equipment, and any other goods.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M.D Cholo Tel No: 017 846 6000

How to apply

APPLICATIONS : Please send your application quoting the reference number to: The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 1004, Amsterdam 2375, or hand deliver it to: Jericho Dam, Admin Building, Amsterdam, Human Resources office. Ms K.E. Thomo NOTE: Vygeboom residents will be given preference

Application Notes

Interested applicants should apply for employment at the address indicated on each job posting. The Department of Water and Sanitations website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under the Public Service vacancies (point 4) has the newly implemented Z83 form that must be submitted along with a comprehensive CV (containing the applicant’s training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge and experience).

It is important to include all the required information on the Z83 application form. In accordance with DPSA circular 19 of 2022, other related documentation, such as certificates, identity documents, etc., need not accompany the application when applying for a post, as such documents must be presented by shortlisted candidates during the interview.

Applicants with professional or occupational registration must complete the fields provided in Part B of the Z83, as these fields are considered compulsory, and such information must be included in the applicant’s CV. Incomplete or incomplete applications will automatically disqualify the applicant.

No late applications will be accepted. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by a SAQA evaluation certificate (only when shortlisted). Applicants who do not meet the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered.

The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders are required to provide a police clearance certificate from their country of origin (only when shortlisted). In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the

Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and the Department’s Human Resources policies will be taken into consideration. Short-listed candidates will not receive correspondence. Please accept that your application has been unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within three (3) months of this advertisement. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.

Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply, and priority will be given to EE targets. Under section 76 of the National Water Act, Act 36 of 1998, the successful candidates will be appointed on a five (5) year fixed-term Specialist Contract.

Closing Date:02 June 2023

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