Apply for Grass Cutter (x4 posts): Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport in Mpumalanga Province.

  • DEADLINE: 28 October 2022
  • Salary : R124 434 pa
  • Centre : Pilgrim’s Rest Ref : (GC/P/533)
  • ENQUIRIES: Ms PN Mokhotla @ 013 766 6780; Mr PM Malaza @013 766 6624

Post for: Grass Cutter (4 X Posts) Level : 3


As a road maintenance worker, your routine activities will involve things like construction of culverts and side drains, erecting and maintaining steel guardrails and gabions, construction and road earth layer works, clean and maintain roads, sidewalks and resting areas, Surfacing and potholes patching. Install road sign, distance markers and barricade the work area. Crushing of road materials. Bush cleaning and grass cutting.


Grade 12 or equivalent plus previous experience operating a grass-cutting machine is required for this position. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of pre-inspections and operator checks, as well as prescripts governing the public sector. They will also be a skilled planner and organizer with excellent problem solving abilities, and good interpersonal relations. Finally, they will have a minimum knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety.

How to apply?

Please make sure that your application for the position includes the correct reference number and is addressed to Ms PN Mokhotla. applications can be sent by mail to The Head of Department, Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport, at the following address: Private Bag X11310, Mbombela, 1200.

Application Note

When applying for a job, you must include the relevant reference number and the following:

  • A fully completed and signed NEW Z83 form, which can be downloaded at
  • A recent comprehensive CV
    Contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated)
  • Note: From 1 January 2021, applications that do not use the correct application form (Z83) will not be considered.

Although applicants aren’t required to submit copies of their qualifications and other relevant documents upon application, they will need to submit a Z83 form as well as a detailed curriculum vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit certified documents and if you’re not a South African citizen, you’ll need to attach a copy of your proof of permanent residence in South Africa before the day of the interviews. Lastly, foreign qualifications must come with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).


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