Groundsman

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
REF NO: 290917/22
Directorate: Career Management
SALARY : R90 234 per annum, Level 02
CENTRE : Roodeplaat Training Centre (RTC)
CLOSING DATE : 29 September 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
ABET qualifications.
Zero (0) to one (1) years experience.
Knowledge of gardening and equipment and appliances.
Knowledge of lawn care process.
Knowledge of the pruning and trimming process and techniques.
Knowledge of chemical use (dilution/mix) chemical product knowledge.
Knowledge of daily maintenance procedures for efficient machine/ equipment performance.
Knowledge of health and safety procedures.
Basic understanding of Government Legislation.
Knowledge of using mobile machines.
Ability to work under supervision independently and in a team.
Ability to communicate.
Willing to work shifts, overtime and perform standby duties including on weekends and public holidays.

DUTIES :
Responsible for garden services like: Mow the lawn, cut the edges, pest and weed control.
Sweeping of roads, gathering of leaves and dead branches, garden refuse disposal, pruning of trees and shrubs, maintenance of flowerbeds, maintenance of irrigation system, watering of garden, planting of new shrubs, seedlings and bulbs.
Assist Foreman with ad hoc tasks: General plumbing maintenance, general electricity maintenance, general repair of furniture and appliances as well as maintenance of the irrigation system.
Do general welding work.
Assist in preparing venues for training, workshops and meetings.
Organising stationery and other necessary equipment needed in the lecture rooms.
Ensure that water is provided in the lecture.
Handing out of meal tickets to course attendees.
Assist with purchases and do general cleaning duties i.
e.
Lapa, etc.