City of Johannesburg: X500 General Workers

City of Johannesburg: X500 General Workers

City of Johannesburg (Pikitup) is recruiting for General Worker x500 posts. Apply with Grade 10!

City of Johannesburg X500 General Workers The City of Johannesburg is currently seeking dedicated individuals to fill general worker vacancies across various departments. As a dynamic and diverse city, Johannesburg offers ample opportunities for those looking to contribute to its growth and development. General workers play a crucial role in maintaining the city’s infrastructure, cleanliness, and functionality. Responsibilities may include cleaning streets, parks, and public facilities, assisting with maintenance tasks, and supporting various municipal projects. Candidates should be hardworking, reliable, and committed to ensuring the smooth operation of essential city services. Join us in shaping the future of Johannesburg as we strive to create a cleaner, safer, and more vibrant urban environment for all residents and visitors alike. Apply now to become a valued member of the City of Johannesburg team!

The City of Johannesburg (Pikitup) invites interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position x500 General Workers for various locations.

  • Closing date: 07 June 2024
  • Position: General Worker X500
  • Remuneration: R9 531,55 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)
  • Department: Operations
  • Location: Various Depots
  • Reporting to: Team Leader

Job Purpose

To carry out relevant cleaning and/or refuse bin delivery related tasks. These tasks can include any one or more of Street Cleaning, Stacking, Sweeping, Lane Flushing, Carcass removal, and/or Bin Deliveries.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 10;
  • 12 months cleaning/ general work experience;
  • No criminal record;
  • Must be physically and mentally fit;
  • Must be a South African residing within the City of Johannesburg.
Knowledge/ Skills/ Behaviours
  • Knowledge of relevant company procedures;
  • Understanding of relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of relevant tools, equipment and procedures;
  • Ability to follow instructions;
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks as assigned;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team orientated environment.
Key Responsibilities
  • Street cleaning and sweeping;
  • Clean all bins
  • Wear protective clothing at all times
  • Draw out the correct number of bags from the store and distribute them accordingly;
  • Distribute bags to consumers according to services;
  • Collect refuse bags and place them on the trolley for stacking;
  • Clear all spillage when bag breakage occurs;
  • Collect new/replacement bins from central stores and load them on to the bin delivery truck;
  • Offload new/replacement refuse bins at place of delivery;
  • Ensure that customers sign for the delivery and are issued with a copy of delivery receipt;
  • Liaise with members of the public, service users and officials of other departments, ensuring prompt resolution of complaints and queries;
  • Report all incidences relating to safety, equipment and injuries to the team leader;
  • Ensure daily tasks are completed;
  • Perform any other tasks as may be delegated by the supervisor

How to Apply?

Closing Date for application: 07 June 2024

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Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted applicants. Should you not hear from us within six weeks after the closing date of the advert please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Q1: What positions are available in the City of Johannesburg recruitment?

A1: Responsibilities include street cleaning, sweeping, stacking, lane flushing, carcass removal, bin deliveries, and other cleaning or maintenance tasks.

Q2: What are the minimum educational requirements?

A: The minimum educational requirement is Grade 10.

Q3: What is the salary for the General Worker positions?

A3: The basic salary is R9 531,55 per month, excluding benefits.

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