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SANBI: Expanded Works Programme (Nationwide)

Expanded Works Programme

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is looking for a dependable, hard-working and self-motivated individuals to effectively assist with the maintenance and development plan for garden areas.


5-month contracts SANBI requires the services of semi-skilled, skilled and unskilled persons to work on a five (5) month contract at national botanical and zoological gardens across South Africa. Click on links below under each garden to see adverts. Please follow instructions on the advert and download attached application form.


1. Semi-skilled category

The successful candidates must have sound interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate in English and any other official languages (read and write). Applicants must have at least minimum of 1 years’ of relevant experience in any of the key responsibilities. The successful candidates must be willing to work independently as well as in a team. The nature of these positions requires hard and physical labour. Applicants must have minimum Grade 10 with Grade 12 as an added advantage Applicants must be S.A Citizens and reside within the local municipality where the garden is based (proof of residence required i.e. letter from the ward committee/ traditional authority or utility bill). An applicant must be physically and medically fit to do manual labour.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Among other duties, the successful candidates will be expected to perform manual labour including:

  • Herbicide application, machine operation, fencing, painting, paving, infrastructural repairs and maintenance and supervision of teams

Remuneration: R150.00 per day



2. Skilled category

The successful candidates must have sound interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate in English and any other official languages (read and write). Applicants must have at least minimum of 3 years’ of relevant experience in any of the key responsibilities. The successful candidates must be willing to work independently as well as in a team. The nature of these positions requires hard and physical labour. Applicants must have minimum Grade 12 (Matric). Proof of trade skills and experience in any of the following area is required: Chainsaw operation, brush-cutter operation, welding, carpentry, paving, bricklaying and security guarding services.Applicants must be S.A Citizens and reside within the local municipality where the garden is based (proof of residence required i.e. letter from the ward committee/ traditional authority or utility bill). An applicant must be physically and medically fit to do manual labour.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Among other duties, the successful candidates will be expected to perform manual labour including:

· Tree felling, brush-cutting, welding, carpentry, paving, bricklaying and patrolling and enforcement of rules

Remuneration: R250.00 per day



3. Unskilled category

The successful candidates must be willing to work independently as well as in a team. The nature of these positionsrequires hard and physical labour. Applicants must be S.A Citizens and reside within the local municipality where the garden is based (proof of residence required i.e. letter from the ward committee/ traditional authority or utility bill). An applicant must be physically and medically fit to do manual labour.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Among other duties, the successful candidates will be expected to perform manual labour including:

· Cleaning, gardening, general garden and construction maintenance, river maintenance, weed/bush clearing, alien invasive clearing, waste collection, erosion control, road maintenance, fencing repair and maintenance.

Remuneration: R120.00 per day.



1. Free State National Botanical Garden

Contact Mr Lufuno Nenungwi on 051 436 3530 or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: FREE STATE NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN, RAYTON ROAD, OFF DAN PIENAAR DRIVE, R702, BLOEMFONTEIN



2. Hantam National Botanical Garden

Contact Mr Eugene Marinus on 027 218 1200 or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: HANTAM NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN, OORLOGSKLOOF ROAD, NIEUWOUDTVILLE




3. Harold Porter National Botanical Garden

Contact Ms Berenice Carolus on 028 272 9311 or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: HAROLD PORTER NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN, CLARENCE DRIVE, BETTY’S BAY



4. Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden

Contact Mr Ricardo Riddles on 023 347 0785 or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: KAROO DESERT NBG, 108 ROUX ROAD, PANORAMA, OFF N1 NATIONAL ROAD, WORCESTER



5. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Contact Mr Elton Le Roux or Ms Felicity Poole on 021 799 8800 or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: KIRSTENBOSCH NBG, GARDEN OFFICE, RHODES DRIVE, NEWLANDS



6. Kwelera National Botanical Garden

Contact Ms Nomama Mei on 043 737 0061/71or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


Hand deliver to: Kwelera National Botanical Garden. Plot FME 00736, Kwelera Road, East London, 5259



7. KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden

Contact Ms Sthembile Zondi on 033 344 3585 or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: KWAZULU NATAL NBG, 2 ZWARTKOPS ROAD, PRESTBURY, MAYOR’S WALK, PIETERMARITZBURG



8. Lowveld National Botanical Garden

Contact Mr Avhatakali Mamatsharaga on 013 752 5531 / 013 755 0505/ 013 755 1494 or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: LOWVELD National Botanical Garden, OFF WHITE RIVER ROAD, OPPOSITE VALUE MART INTERSECTION, NELSPRUIT



9. Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre

Contact Mr Mark Howitt on 015 491 4314 or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: 2 THABO MBEKI DRIVE, MOKOPANE, 0601



10. Pretoria National Botanical Garden

Contact Mr Alec Naidoo on 012 843 5074 / 5178 or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: PRETORIA NBG, GARDEN OFFICES, 2 CUSSONIA AVENUE BRUMMERIA, PRETORIA



11 Pretoria National Zoological Garden

For general queries contact Mr. Wimpie van der Veenor Mr. Ishmael Khoza on 012 339 2700.

To apply, forward the completed application form(obtainable from the National Zoological Gardens as per delivery address below or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za.Alternatively, hand delivered applications may be submitted at the address below:

Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: Administration building (via Service Entrance), 232 BOOM ST, DASPOORT 319-JR, PRETORIA, 0001



12. Thohoyandou National Botanical Garden

Contact Mr Mufhati Bulannga on 015 962 4258or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: THOHOYANDOU BOTANICAL GARDEN, 451 GRADEN ROUTE, UNIT D 0950, THOHOYANDOU



13. Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

Contact Garden’s Reception on 079 778 3851or preferably, forward the completed application form(obtainable from our Garden Offices or SANBI website) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.


HAND DELIVER TO: WALTER SISULU National Botanical Garden, MALCOLM ROAD, POORTVIEW, ROODEPOORT/MOGALE CITY



Click HERE to download Application form Closes: Friday, 9 October 2020 Time: 16:00 Location: South Africa

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