The Department of Water and Sanitation is once again recruiting for a general worker.

DEADLINE: 21 October 2022


(This post is a re-advertisement. All those who previously applied may not re-apply)


SALARY: R 104 073 per annum (Level 2) CENTRE: Hydrometry Office (Boskop Dam)

REQUIREMENTS: ABET qualification. One (1) to two (2) years’ experience in performing manual work. Communication skills and ability to work in a team. Must have a basic knowledge of using equipment, tools and light machinery. Must be punctual and productive. Must be prepared to work at the office daily.

DUTIES: Performing of general maintenance at the office complex and terrain. Maintain and take care of machinery, equipment, tools, and goods. Apply occupational health and safety to ensure safe working environment and conditions. The official will be expected to perform gardening activities at the office using lawn mowers, gardening tools and brush cutters.

ENQUIRIES: Mr X Madonsela, Tel No: 018 298 9000

HOW TO APPLY: APPLICATIONS: Please forward your application quoting the reference number to: The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X08, Noordbrug, 2522 or hand deliver at Department Water and Sanitation office, Boskop Dam. (On the R501 between Potchefstroom and Carletonville, 16 kilometres from Potchefstroom). FOR ATTENTION: Ms M. Buyskes, Tel no: 018 298 9000.


NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitations website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience). All required information on the Z83 application form must be provided. Other related documentation such as copies of qualifications, identity document, drivers license etc need not to accompany the application when applying for a post as such documentation must only be produced by shortlisted candidates during the interview date in line with DPSA circular 19 of 2022. With reference to applicants bearing professional or occupational registration, fields provided in Part B of the Z83 must be completed as these fields are regarded as compulsory and such details must also be included in the applicants CV. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. No late, applications will be accepted. A SAQA evaluation certificate must accompany foreign qualification/s (only when shortlisted). Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. *All shortlisted candidates pertaining to Senior Management Services (SMS) posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment and a pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of government is required prior to the appointment. (Individuals who have completed the course already, and who are therefore in possession of a certificate are welcome to submit such, however, it is not required that an applicant submit such when applying for the post prior to the closing date. The link for the completion of the course for the certificate for the pre-entry into SMS can be found on course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. Candidates will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police clearance certificate from country of origin (only when shortlisted). The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. 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 relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited to short- listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within three (3) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.

General worker vacancy at the Dept of Water and Sanitation (pdf)

General worker vacancy at the Dept of Water and Sanitation (pdf)



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