Government Printing Works Department is hiring Artisans (x5 posts).

DEADLINE: 14 November 2022


(Fixed-Term Contract for Period of One (1) Year

SALARY:         R126 789 per annum, (OSD) minimum notch for Artisan (Temporary Production), plus 37% lieu of benefits

CENTRE:         Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS:         A minimum of Grade 8, Grade 12 will be an added advantage. Proven three-five years of relevant experience. Understanding of the technical or professional aspects of the job; Planning and organizational skills; Problem-solving skills; Good communication (Oral and written) and interpersonal relations; Creativity and innovation. Candidates that will be invited for the interview will be subjected to technical assessment. Ability to work with hardware tools and power equipment.

DUTIES:         Installation inspections, Diagnosing faults, Testing, Replacement, Repair, and maintenance of building fixtures and fittings. General plumbing including washers, taps, unblocking toilets, and stacks. General carpentry such as hanging doors, new locks, architraves, window frames, assembling furniture, replacing handles, and similar hardware. Moving of furniture and filing racks. General welding. General tiling – floors and walls; flooring work, such as carpet tiles. General painting & decorating. Minor electrical maintenance; day-to-day care and maintenance of the garden buildings. Regularly inspecting garden structures and undertaking minor repairs or advising the Line Manager of any need to replace/rebuild. General garden carpentry such as assembling and maintaining furniture, replacing handles, and similar hardware; immediately report problems/failures that may impact the organization and/or its clients/customers to the Line Manager. Cleaning of gutters; putting up shelves and hanging pictures

ENQUIRIES:         Mr E Louters Tel No: (012) 764 3970

How to apply/Where to submit your application?

All applications must be forwarded to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, Private Bag X85, Pretoria, 0001 or be hand delivered to: 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria.

All applications must be forwarded to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, Private Bag X85, Pretoria, 0001 or be hand delivered to: 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria.

Application note

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (NB. The new

application for employment form can be downloaded at vacancies, the old prescribed application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020) and must be completed in full with page 2 duly signed (failure to do so will result in your application not being considered), and clear indication of the reference number on the Z83. The application must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to HR on or before the day of the interview date. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Government Printing Works reserves the right to fill or not fill its advertised posts. General information: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews, which might be virtual at a date and time determined by the Government Printing Works. Applicants applying for SMS posts are required to successfully complete the Certificate for entry into the SMS and full details can be sourced by following the link:

Applicants are expected to pay for the course and may enroll for it at a cost of R265.00. The duration of the course is 120 hours. Shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise, which might be virtual that intends to test relevant technical elements of the jobs by the Government Printing Works. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic management competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the Implementation of Competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies, using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Personnel suitability checks will also be administered as a part of the selection process. Successful candidates will be required to enter in an employment contract and performance agreement (as relevant), and must obtain a positive security clearance. Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.



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