The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is hiring for x15 Cleaners.

DEADLINE: 28 October 2022

SALARY:         R104 073 per annum

CENTRE:         Johannesburg Regional Office



The job of a prison cleaner is to keep the prison clean and safe for both inmates and staff. This includes cleaning court and cells, cleaning toilets, basins and wall tiles, empty and wash floors. Sweeping passages, floors, offices and pavements. Scrubbing, moping and polishing floors. Dust and polish furniture. Cleaning windows, doors and walls, vacuuming offices and stripping floors.


The ideal candidate will possess Grade 10 or standard 8 qualifications, level 3 or equivalent. They will have excellent interpersonal skills, be literate and able to communicate effectively. They will also have the ability to perform cleaning routine tasks, as well as knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment (which would be considered an asset).


  • Mr K Muthivheli
  • Tel No: (011) 713 6097


Johannesburg Regional Office Applications:

To apply for the position of Regional Manager at the Department of Public Works, please submit your application in writing to:

Private Bag x3 Braamfontein, 2017

or hand deliver to:

No 78 Cnr De Beer and Korte, Braamfontein, 2017

Application Notes

Please take note that as of January 1st 2021, the DPSA has approved a new Z83 Application Form (which can be obtained from any Public Service department). In terms of completing the form, both Part A and B must be filled out in full, and two questions relating to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F must also be answered. Furthermore, page one must be initialed – failure to comply with any of the aforementioned will result in automatic disqualification from the application process. Finally, Part C concerning method of correspondence and contact details must be completed in its entirety.

Applicants are requested to use the new application form. Failure to do so will result in their application being disqualified. The Z83 form must be signed when submitted. To streamline the recruitment process and make it more responsive to the public, as well as to create more protective measures during the pandemic, measures should include the following regarding certification:

  • Applicants must submit a certified copy of their ID
  • Applicants must submit a certified copy of their qualifications
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews

As per Regulation 67 (9), the executive authority must be satisfied of all claims being made by the applicant. This, in conjunction with Regulation (57) (c) which requires the completion of Personnel Suitability Checks, is to verify the claims and ensure that the candidate is fit and proper for employment. Applications that do not adhere to the aforementioned will be automatically disqualified. If you have not heard from us within the next few months, please assume that your application was unsuccessful. Note: It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign and other qualifications are evaluated by SAQA.

Kindly note that appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and a security clearance. Faxed or late applications will NOT be accepted. Shortlisted candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes. Should you not have heard from us within the next 3 months, please regard your application as unsuccessful.




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