x300 permanent general worker positions at the City of Johannesburg

DEADLINE: 13 December, 2023

x300 permanent general worker positions at the City of Johannesburg

  • Position: General Workers (Street Cleaning /Stacking/Sweeping/Lane Flushing/Carcass Removal/Bin Delivery)
  • Department: Operations
  • Location: Various Depots
  • Remuneration: R 9 531,55. (Basic salary, excluding benefits)
  • Reporting to: Team Leader

The purpose:

To carry out relevant cleaning and/or refuse bin delivery-related tasks. These tasks can include any one or more of Street Cleaning, Stacking, Sweeping, Lane Flushing, Carcass Removal and/or Bin Deliveries and other general duties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Street Cleaning and Sweeping.
  • Collect all material and equipment needed to perform the day’s work
  • Clean designated area/streets using a broom and shovel and place refuse in bags.
  • Transport refuse bags to pavement using a trolley.
  • Clean all bins.
  • Report all incidences relating to safety, equipment and injuries to team leaders.
  • Report complains and queries to the team leaders.
  • Begin litter picking (including pavements) in same area, once street has been swept and cleaned.
  • Litter pick one side of the street first and then the other side, using appropriate tools (bag and trolley); cleaning all litter: Clean one side at a time – do not criss-cross streets.
  • Liaise with members of the public, service users and officials of other departments, ensuring prompt resolution of complaints and queries.
  • Draw out the correct number of bags from the store and distribute them accordingly.
  • Get acquainted with the designated area.
  • Distribute bags to consumers, according to services.
  • Collect refuse bags and place them on the trolley for stacking.
  • Proceed to stacking point and offload bags; ensuring bag opening faces the road and bags are stacked in prescribed manner.
  • Clear all spillage when bag breakage occurs.
  • Stack all refuse bags and remove boxes.
  • Collect new/replacement bins from central stores and load them on to the bin delivery truck.
  • Check/ report damaged refuse bins before leaving central stores.
  • Make an entry into the bin delivery register of all the refuse bin serial numbers.
  • Offload new/replacement refuse bins at place of delivery. Collect damaged refuse bin(s) in exchange for the bin being delivered and load them onto the delivery truck.
  • Ensure that customers sign for the delivery and are issued with a copy of delivery receipt.
  • Repeat procedure until all refuse bins scheduled for delivery are delivered.
  • Ensure daily tasks are completed
  • And any other tasks as may be delegated by the supervisor

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 10
  • Must be physically and mentally fit
  • No criminal record
  • Must be South African
  • Police Clearance
  • Reside within City of Johannesburg

Minimum Experience:

  • 12 months relevant or similar experience Required Competencies: Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of relevant tools, equipment and procedures
  • Understanding of relevant legislation; knowledge of relevant company procedures.

Particulars of advertiser:

Please take note that only online applications will be considered. Kindly apply by using the link below:

Applicants must submit their CV together with certified copies of identity document, qualifications and police clearance.

  • Pikitup reserves the right not to fill any vacancies.
  • Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted applicants. Should you not hear from us within six weeks after the closing date of the advert please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • By submitting your application for a position at Pikitup, you are consenting that the personal information submitted as part of your application may be used for the purposes of Recruitment and Selection and related processes.


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