GROUNDSMAN II 3 POSTS

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

POST 27/07 : GROUNDSMAN II 3 POSTS REF NO: JOPS/52/02

These posts are re-advertised in the DOD, broader Public Service and Media (Flyers).

SALARY : R73 044 per annum, Level 2

CENTRE : Joint Operations, SA Special Forces, 4 Special Forces Regiment, Langebaan (Western Cape).

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10 or ABET Level 1 – 4. Due to the Regiment’s geographic location and the unavailability of public transportation, only Candidates resident within the West Coast Region will be considered. Special requirements/ skills needed: Knowledge of a few repetitive tasks such as equipment, gardening, health and safety measures and incident handling procedures. Basic numeracy, interpersonal relationships, ability to operate elementary equipment and machines, organizing and literacy. Must be physically fit and healthy as the work is of physically demanding nature.

DUTIES : Performing physical tasks to maintain a high standard of neatness in gardens facilities and grounds by: Planting trees, flowers, shrubs, grass and other plants in gardens. Preparation of soil for the planting of plants. Maintenance of flower and other beds by fertilising, irrigating, weeding and pruning where necessary. The mowing of lawns and cutting of grass edges. The loading and unloading of a variety of articles needed on the grounds on/off trucks. The irrigation of lawns. Removing refusing from terrain and loading it on trucks for transport to refuse dump. Keeping other structures on grounds clean and tidy (e.g. barbeque facilities, parking areas, ditches and gutters). Maintaining fences. Practise pest control. Assist with preparation of grounds for functions. Check the serviceability of machinery and equipment. Reporting any defaults on the terrain to Groundsman Foreman. Ensure safety awareness with the use of all equipment on all tasks.

ENQUIRIES : WO1 J.M. van Zyl, Tel: (022) 707 4515. Ms M. Labuschagne, Tel: (022) 707 4503.

APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence, 4 Special Forces Regiment, Private Bag X1, Langebaan, 7357 or may be hand delivered to 4 Special Forces Regiment Unit, Oostewal Street, Langebaan.

CLOSING DATE : 07 August 2015 (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will not be considered).

NOTE : It will be expected of the Candidate to do a practical test to prove his/her competency in this field as part of the selection process.

The successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record-, citizenship- & financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Potential candidates, declared in excess must indicate their excess status on Z83.  Local geo locations will receive preference. The certification date of your bar coded ID must not be older than 6 months and the copy must be of very good quality.

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