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Directorate: Property Caretaker
SALARY : R171 537 per annum (Level 04), (plus benefits)
CENTRE : Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital

REQUIREMENTS : A minimum of Grade 12 or equivalent qualification with 3-5 years’ experience
of gardens and grounds maintenance. A valid driver’s licence. Proven Computer Literacy in Ms Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet). Garden and grounds work experience in a hospital environment would be an added advantage. Competencies knowledge of the following Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS) and relevant regulations. Ability to work under pressure, independently as well as in a team. Perform routine tasks and good communication (verbal and written) skills.


Plan, organize and evaluate daily duties of the garden and grounds unit in the hospital. Monitor staff to ensure compliance with OHS Act, time management, absenteeism and tasks execution. Apply progressive discipline and completion of minor projects as per weekly plan and monthly work programme. Perform a
variety of other ground maintenance duties (irrigation, mowing, edging, pruning and planting). Operating a variety of gardening equipment such as Tractor, Lawn Mower, backpack blower, brush cutter, chainsaw and pole trimming. Ensure that all garden tools are repaired when they are faulty. Ensure that tools are tested and they are in good working condition. Ensure servicing of tools as per the service schedule. Managing the performance of subordinates, making sure that day to day maintenance is carried out according to required standard. Perform daily walk-about to identify risks/hazard within the premises. Assigning tasks, giving directions, inspecting work quality, ordering supplies and maintaining machinery. Good understanding of OHS, IPC and PMDS policies.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. A.T Mathonsi Tel No: (012) 318-6937

APPLICATIONS : Applications must be submitted to: Kalafong Hospital, Human Resource
Department, Private Bag X396, Pretoria, 0001. Hand Delivery at Kalafong
Security Gate and sign in register book please note: The Public Service does
not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee,
please let the authorities know.


Kalafong Tertiary Hospital is committed to the pursuit of diversity and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote representative in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.

Applications: Medical surveillance will be conducted on the recommended applicants, at no cost. People with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be filled in on a new amended Z83 form effective from the 1 January 2021 and accompanied by a comprehensive curriculum vitae (CV) only, highlighting or stating the requirements, and detailed previous experience. Applicants must indicate the
post reference number on their applications. Failure to do so will result in the application not being considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified supporting documents before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resource. Qualifications of candidates
recommended for appointment will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Candidates will be subjected to security screening and vetting process Applications received after
closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department.
CLOSING DATE : 04 August 2023

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