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General Workers

General Workers
Overberg Water Board

Bredasdorp, Western Cape

Job details

R4 000 – R4 500 a month

Full Job Description

Overberg Water Board

Reference #


Contract Type

R 4,000.00 – 4,500.00 Monthly

Bredasdorp, Western Cape, South Africa; Riebeek West, Western Cape, South Africa; Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa; Helderstroom, Western Cape, South Africa; Brandvlei, Western Cape, South Africa


Overberg Water requires 5 General Workers for general maintenance, ground keeping and housekeeping at various water treatment and waste water treatment plants within Western Cape.

1 x Bredasdorp Air Force Base
1 x Brandvlei Correctional Facility
1 x Paardeberg Correctional Facility
1 x Riebeeck West Correctional Facility
1 x Helderstroom Correctional Facility

Job Functions
General work,Ground keeping,Housekeeping,Maintenance,Water and Sanitation



Main duties/responsibilities 

  • Ability to read, interpret and convey manual and electronic data i.e: meters gauges, data loggers etc
  • Assist with general maintenance, ground keeping, housekeeping of premises
  • Handling and transportation of water quality samples, chemicals and other heavy materials or equipment.
  • Complete work procedures forms, time-sheets, stock-sheets, log-sheets, job cards, and other associated reporting forms
  • Assist with pipe-bursts, cleaning of reservoirs, sediment tanks and filters.
  • 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.
  • Carry out other building maintenance activities.
  • Keep inventory of all plant consumables required for operational activities, housekeeping, and any other activities identified within the plant
  • 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
  • Safeguard of the plant assets at Public Works sites
  • Adhere to related statutory and regulatory requirements for water and waste water facilities
  • Although based at specific facility, incumbents may need to rotate/travel to other sites and/or areas based on business operational demands

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or Matric and/or relevant training
  • Unendorsed code B driver’s licence
  • Excellent communication, writing and people skills
  • Ensuring ethical standards adherence to statutory requirements of all legislations
  • Willingness to work shifts/standby and physical fits, weekend, holidays
  • Minimum of six(6) months experience as a general worker preferably in water facilities


  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Mathematics literacy
  • Small Maintenance Skills
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Health and safety basic skills
  • Quality orientated
  • Daily Plant Maintenance skills
  • Attention to details and quality
  • Reporting

Job Closing Date: 31/08/2021

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Overberg Water Board

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