Groundsman 5 Posts

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
REF NO: 230617/48 Kindly note this post is a re-advertisement and applicants who previously applied will not need to re-apply
SALARY : R90 234 per annum, Level 02
CENTRE : NWRI Central Operations: Tugela Vaal (x3 O&M Jagerstrust, x1 Driel, & x1 Sterkfontein)
CLOSING DATE : 18 August 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
ABET.
Zero (0) to one (1) year experience.
Knowledge of gardening 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.
Basic Knowledge in supporting water utilisation and water resource strategy.
Knowledge of health and safety procedures.
Knowledge of garden maintenance and planting practices.
Basic Understanding of Government legislation.

DUTIES :
Clean and maintain grounds and repair tools and structures such buildings, fences and benches using hand and power tools.
Mix spray or spread fertilisers, herbicides or insecticides onto grass, shrubs and trees using hand or automic sprayers or spreaders.
Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters and other grounds features.
Maintain existing grounds /gardens by caring for sod, plants and trees.
Rake and mulch leaves, irrigate plants and lawns.
Sweep parking lots, walkways, grounds, and clean buildings by sweeping, washing floors and cleaning windows.