OVERBERG WATER BOARD IS RECRUITING FOR x4 GENERAL WORKERS

x4 General Workers: Overberg Water Board.

  • DEADLINE: 03 November 2022
  • DURATION: PERMANENT
  • SALARY: (MARKET-RELATED SALARY -NEGOTIABLE)
  • CENTRE: VARIOUS WATER TREATMENT AND WASTEWATER TREAMENT PLANTS WITHIN WESTERN CAPE.
  • 2 x Duivenhoks
  • 1 x Ruensveld – East
  • 1 x Ruensveld – West

POST OW-OPS-10: GENERAL WORKERS X 4

Overberg Water is a water board established under the Water Services Act 1997. It is classified as a Government Business Enterprise under the Public Finance Management Act 1999. As a government enterprise, it provides water services to the people of Overberg.

DUTIES:

  • Assist with pipe-bursts, cleaning of reservoirs, sediment tanks and filters.
  • Keep inventory of all plant consumables required for operational activities, housekeeping, and any other activities identified within the plant
  • Although based at specific facility, incumbents may need to rotate/travel to other sites and/or areas based on business operational demands
  • Ability to read, interpret and convey manual and electronic data i.e: meters gauges, data loggers etc
  • Safeguard of the plant assets at Public Works sites
  • Handling and transportation of water quality samples, chemicals and other heavy materials or equipment.
  • Adhere to related statutory and regulatory requirements for water and wastewater facilities
  • Clearing, processing and disposal of grass, reedbeds, sludge and other foliage or waste General cleaning and maintenance of the purification plant, scheme offices and buildings.
  • Assist with general maintenance, ground keeping, housekeeping of premises
  • Carry out other building maintenance activities.
  • Complete work procedures forms, timesheets, stock-sheets, log-sheets, job cards, and other associated reporting forms
  • Carry out reasonable and lawful instructions given by the line manager or supervisor within the ambit of the position taking into account competencies and operational requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be in possession of a Grade 12 or Matric certificate, or have equivalent relevant training
  • Hold a valid code B driver’s license with no endorsements
  • Have excellent communication, writing and people skills
  • Ensure adherence to ethical standards and statutory requirements of all relevant legislation
  • Be willing to work shifts/standby, including weekends and holidays, and be physically fit
  • Have a minimum of six months’ experience as a general worker in a water services environment

COMPETENCIES:

We’re looking for people who are excellent problem solvers, have superb communication skills, and are great at resolving conflicts. You should also be a team player who is willing to learn across all functions.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE:

To apply for this position, please submit a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications, and your Identity Document. Your application must be received by https://overbergwater.mcidirecthire.com/External/CurrentOpportunities?Ref=17h00 on Thursday, 3rd November 2022. Late applications will not be accepted. The Overberg Water Board reserves the right not to fill this position.

 

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