Groundsman

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION
REF NO: 200919/08 (X4 POSTS)
Branch: IBOM: Eastern Operations
SALARY : R102 534 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE : Hluhluwe Dam: Hluhluwe (X1 Post) Spioenkop Dam: Ladysmith (X1 Post) Goedertrouw dam: Eshowe (X2 Posts) 45
CLOSING DATE : 20 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
An ABET certificate.
Knowledge and experience in operating gardening equipment and appliances.
Knowledge and experience in lawn care processes.
Knowledge of the pruning, trimming and techniques processes.
Knowledge of the chemical use (dilution / mix) chemical products.
Knowledge of daily maintenance procedures for efficient machine / equipment performance.
Basic knowledge in supporting water utilisation and water resources strategy.
Knowledge of health and safety procedures.
Knowledge of garden maintenance and planting practices.
Basic understanding of government legislations.

DUTIES :
Cleaning and maintain grounds and repair tools and structure such as buildings, fences and benches using hand and power tools.
Mixing spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides or insecticides onto grass, shrubs and trees using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters and other related ground features.
Maintain existing grounds/gardens by caring 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 windows.
Assist with maintenance duties from time to time.
Adhere to OHS Act.

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