x2 General Worker: Gardening Positions at Transnet

x2 General Worker: Gardening Positions at Transnet

DEADLINE: 23 August 2023

x2 General Worker: Gardening Positions at Transnet

  • Operating Division : Transnet Engineering
  • Position Title : General Worker: Gardening
  • Employee Group : Non Permanent
  • Department : Facilit & Infra
  • Location : Koedoespoort
  • Reporting To : Supervisor: Gardening & Cleaning
  • Grade Level : FTML2Reference Number : 3002102

Position Purpose:

Operate driven machinery, mainly for mowing grass, road and yard cleaning as well as machinery for tree felling and vegetation control.

Ensure proper maintenance of the plant premises and ensure all external areas are sound, safe, and tidy aesthetically pleasing and they present a safe environment.

Ensure that grass is properly cut to the facilities’ soft services specification and vegetation and trees are trimmed to an acceptable standard as per specific requirements.

To ensure that all required machinery to perform these tasks is in a safe and reliable condition and first line maintenance including checking of oil and fuel is adequately carried out.

Position outputs:

Operate all machinery for Road and Yard Cleaning, grass cutting and vegetation control within TE.

Ensure that the Service Specification requirements are met when performing the duties of cutting grass, trimming the hedges and vegetation control.

Follow the roster provided by the Facilities Supervisor to rotate efficiently between the assigned areas that have to be cut. Avoid wastage of fuel and consumables. Come up with some savings initiatives to control costs within your area of responsibility.

Do first line maintenance on the machines which includes checking of oil, fuel and cleaning the machines after use. Work together in cooperation with the gardeners who have to collect after you and also clean some corners where the machine doesn’t reach.

Conduct all duties in a safe manner and contribute to safety talks and help promote a safety culture within the team. Come up with some innovations and cost saving initiatives, e.g., on water usage for irrigation and fuel saving for the machines.

Always wear the correct protective clothing when performing your duties.

Develop and maintain a good working relationship with the Facilities Supervisors and gardeners and communicate well to understand any challenges related to your expected deliverables.

Promptly report any breakdown in the machines or any suspicion of a breakdown and not wait until the machine has damaged other components.

Do not abuse leave days and always arrange your leave with your Supervisor prior to taking it.

Qualifications & Experience:

No qualification is required.

  • Drivers’ License (Code 08)
  • One year Previous Operator Experience or Driving Experience Basic literacy to read & write


  • Experience in a construction or facilities environment. Minimum of 1 years’ experience as an Operator or a Driver.

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