Overberg Water Board: General Workers (Bredasdorp, Brandvlei, Paardeberg, Riebeeck, Helderstroom)

General Workers

Company Overberg Water Board

Reference # OWGW0001

Published 18/08/2021

Contract Type Contract

Salary R 4,000.00 - 4,500.00 Monthly

Location 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

Industries Water


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