Dept of Defence Recruits Groundsman II x 6 Positions

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11 Dec, 2014

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These posts are advertised in the DOD, broader Public Service and Media (Flyers).
SALARY : R73 044 per annum, Level 2
CENTRE : Joint Operations, SA Special Forces, 4 Special Forces Regiment, Langebaan
(Western Cape).

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10 or ABET Level 1 – 4. Due to the Regiment’s geographic location and
the unavailability of public transportation, only Candidates resident within the
West Coast Region will be considered. Special requirements/ skills needed:
Knowledge of a few repetitive tasks such as equipment, gardening, health and
safety measures and incident handling procedures. Basic numeracy,
interpersonal relationships, ability to operate elementary equipment and
machines, organizing and literacy. Must be physically fit and healthy as the work
is of physically demanding nature.

DUTIES : Performing physical tasks to maintain a high standard of neatness in gardens
facilities and grounds by: Planting trees, flowers, shrubs, grass and other plants
in gardens. Preparation of soil for the planting of plants. Maintenance of flower
and other beds by fertilising, irrigating, weeding and pruning where necessary.
The mowing of lawns and cutting of grass edges. The loading and unloading of a
variety of articles needed on the grounds on/off trucks. The irrigation of lawns.
Removing refusing from terrain and loading it on trucks for transport to refuse
dump. Keeping other structures on grounds clean and tidy (eg barbeque facilities, parking areas, ditches and gutters).

Maintaining fences. Practise pest
control. Assist with preparation of grounds for functions. Check the serviceability
of machinery and equipment. Reporting any defaults on the terrain to
Groundsman Foreman. Ensure safety awareness with the use of all equipment
on all tasks.

ENQUIRIES : WO1 J.M. van Zyl, Tel: (022) 707 4515.
Ms M. Labuschagne, Tel: (022) 707 4503.

APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence, 4 Special Forces Regiment, Private Bag X1, Langebaan,
7357 or may be hand delivered to 4 Special Forces Regiment Unit, Oostewal
Street, Langebaan.

CLOSING DATE : 19 January 2015 (Applications received after the closing date will not be
considered). NOTE : It will be expected of the Candidate to do a practical test to prove his/her

competency in this field as part of the selection process.


These posts are advertised in the DOD, broader Public Service and Media
SALARY : R73 044 per annum, Level 2
CENTRE : Special Forces Supply Unit, Wallmansdall, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10 or NQF Level 1 (ABET Level 1 – 4), with previous working experience.
Special requirements (Skills needed): Communicate effectively. Must be
physically healthy.

DUTIES : Cultivate garden areas. Prepare soil for the planting of plants, Maintain flower
and other beds by fertilizing, irrigating, weeding and pruning, Mow lawns and cut
edges, Load and unload various articles and equipment needed on the grounds,
Irrigate lawns, Remove refuge from the terrain, Load refuge on the truck for
transportation to refuge dumps or burn refuge, Maintain neatness of unit areas.
ENQUIRIES : Capt A.Feliti or WO2 J.H. Engelbrecht, Tel: (012) 529 1438.
APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence, Special Forces Supply Unit, Private Bag X03, Pyramid,
CLOSING DATE : 19 January 2015 (Applications received after the closing date will not be

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