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Groundsman vacancies in South Africa 2017

Looking for a job as a Groundsman in South Africa? We have collected vacancies below, with options in Pretoria, Heidelberg and in the Western Cape.

GROUNDSMAN GR II for Grade 10 – 12 in SA Army Training Formation, SA Army Gym, Heidelberg., 10 March 2017

*Organization:

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

*Position Title:

GROUNDSMAN GR II

*Ref No:

ARMY/29/16/08

*Location:

SA Army Training Formation, SA Army Gym, Heidelberg.

*Position Type: 

Permanent

*Compensation:

R84 096 per year, Level 02

*Job Description:

  • Render basic gardening services.
  • Cultivation, pruning and weed control.
  • Remove all refuse.
  • Maintain grounds alongside the tar roads.
  • Prepare areas for functions.
  • Help with the base maintenance related tasks.

*Requirements:

A minimum of ABET Level 1 – 4 (or Grade 10 – 12).

Special requirements (skills needed):

  • Interpersonal and organising skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbally) in English.
  • Basic knowledge of Health and Safety procedures.
  • Physical strength and fitness.
  • Must be able to operate a lawnmower and weed eater.

*How to Apply:

Department of Defence, SA Army Gymnasium, Private Bag X613, Heidelberg 1438

*Contact Information:

Maj J.N. Arends, ☎ Tel: (016) 340 2272

WO1 V.F. Thomas, ☎ Tel: (016) 340 2054

*Closing Date:

10 March 2017

*Additional Information:

(Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will not be considered).

Groundsman vacancies before 2017

Below are the older vacancies. These might not be open anymore.

GROUNDSMAN II in SA Air Force HQ Unit, Pretoria, 08 January 2016

*Organization:

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

*Position Title:

GROUNDSMAN II

*Ref No:

SAAF/92/15

*Location:

SA Air Force HQ Unit, Pretoria.

*Position Type: 

Permanent

*Compensation:

R78 156 per year, Level 2

*Job Description:

  • 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.

*Requirements:

  • ABET Levels 1 – 4 or Grade 10/12.
  • Previous working (gardening/cleaning) experience will be an added advantage.

Special requirements (Skills needed):

  • Good communication (verbal/written) and Interpersonal skills.
  • Must be physically fit to perform duties.

*How to Apply:

Department of Defence, South African Air Force Headquarters, Private Bag X199, Pretoria 0001 or may be hand delivered at Dequar Road, SAAF HQ Unit, Pretoria.

*Contact Information:

Lt. Col. N.G. Nefale

☎ Tel: (012) 312 1366

Ms M.L. Ragophala

☎ Tel: (012) 312 2879

*Closing Date:

08 January 2016

*Additional Information:

GROUNDSMAN GR II in JSB Wonderboom, Pretoria, 13 November 2015

*Organization:

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

*Position Title:

GROUNDSMAN GR II

*Ref No:

ARMY/70/07

*Location:

JSB Wonderboom, Pretoria

*Position Type: 

Permanent

*Compensation:

R78 156 per year, Level 2

*Job Description:

  • Render basic gardening services.
  • Cultivation, pruning and weed control.
  • Remove all refuse.
  • Maintain grounds alongside the tar roads.
  • Prepare areas for functions.
  • Help with the base maintenance related tasks.

*Requirements:

  • A minimum of ABET Level 1-4 (or Grade 10 – 12).
  • Special requirements (skills needed): Interpersonal and organising skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively 8 (verbally) in English.
  • Basic knowledge of Health and Safety procedures.
  • Physical strength and fitness.
  • Must be able to operate a lawnmower and weed eater.

*How to Apply:

Department of Defence, Military Base Wonderboom, Private Bag X1, Doornpoort, Pretoria, 0017.

*Contact Information:

SSgt P.M. Radebe

☎ Tel: (012) 529 0430.

*Closing Date:

13 November 2015

*Additional Information:

Groundsman II 3 Posts, Western Cape, 07 August 2015

*Organization:

Department of Defence

*Position Title:

Groundsman II 3 Posts

*Ref No:

JOPS/52/02

*Location:

Joint Operations, SA Special Forces, 4 Special Forces Regiment, Langebaan (Western Cape).

*Position Type: 

Permanent

*Compensation:

R73 044 per annum, Level 2

*Job Description:

  • 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 (e.g. 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.

*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.
  • 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.

*How to Apply:

Submit application to: 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.

*Contact Information:

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

*Closing Date:

07 August 2015 (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will not be considered).

*Additional Information:

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.

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