Department of Water and Sanitations Vacancies: General Worker

The Department of Water and Sanitation is the South Africa’s custodian water resources. They are in charge of providing the health and pure water for all South African people. Moreover, as the country has been developing really well, this department is offering the Department of Water and Sanitations vacancies to handle the general duties as general worker.

Further, being a general worker means that you will deal with basically the general duties at the gauging stations. It mostly deals with maintaining and cleaning tasks. Therefore, only the passionate candidates will suit for this position.

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Programme Description

Position: General Worker

Recruiter: Department of Water and Sanitations

Location: Bloemfontein

Salary: R102 534 per annum (level 02)

Reference number: 190321/23

Type of work:


In addition, these are generally what a general worker will do in their daily basis, in the following.

  • Maintaining tasks routinely at gauging stations
  • Maintaining vegetation which is grown at gauging stations
  • Cleaning and also painting work at gauging stations
  • Doing betterment works at gauging stations including doing the pipe work for the electronic equipment, steelwork and also concrete work
  • Cleaning work and doing ground maintenance at Krugersdrift Dam workship and personal store including maintaining equipment in good condition
  • Doing survey and current gauging assistant


Moreover, to be a general worker that works under Department of Water and Sanitations, there are some requirements to fulfill, as follows.

  • Having an ABET certificate is a must
  • Having the minimum of two to three years of working experiences in handling tools and workshop equipment will be an advantage
  • Being able to read and write is vital
  • Possessing basic understanding of Government legislation and health and safety procedure is necessary
  • Having outstanding communication and interpersonal skills will be essential
  • Having good technical problems is compulsory
  • Being willing to work in and around water such as lakes, rivers, and dams
  • Being willing to travel and work away from home
  • Having the ability to perform duties as a part of the team
  • Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply
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Furthermore, some documents are considered compulsory to attach while doing the application.

  • A new completed and signed Z83 form which is obtainable from Department of Water and Sanitations website
  • A comprehensive CV
  • Copies of qualifications
  • Copy of Identity Document

These documents have to be in the format of PDF and in an email. The attachments should not be more than 10 MB. Also, do not forget to mention the reference number of the post you are applying.

However, if you are a foreigner, you have to mention your SAQA evaluation. Besides, they have to provide a police clearance certificate from their origin country. Thus, the applicants who do not submit the complete documents will get automatic disqualified. Moreover, they will go through some technical and competency assessment as well as the security clearance.

To sum up, these applications can be forwarded to [email protected] by quoting the relevant reference number, for attention Ms. L Wymers.


For any enquiries, you can contact Mr. C Lloyd through phone calls at (051) 405 9000.

Closing Date

Finally, the closing date for these Department of Water and Sanitations will be on 19 March 2021.