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General Workers (15 Positions Available)

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo

Job Type :Permanent

Inherent Job Requirements


► Grade 8.


► At least one year practical experience doing manual labour jobs, hands on experience with

required tools and equipment is preferred.

Specific Skills and Knowledge

► Basic knowledge of indigenous plants/ trees, weeds and alien plants/trees

► Knowledge of garden tools and how to use them

► Safety rules and regulations

► Organisational Policies and Procedures

► Deliverables according to daily job cards

► User/ instruction manuals of equipment and tools

► Problem solving (Basic)

► Communication Skills (Basic)

► Interpersonal Skills (Basic)

► Teamwork (Intermediate)

► Conflict management (Intermediate)

► Ability to work hard in different weather conditions

► Physical strength and fitness (Excellent)

► Ability and competence to operate different manual tools and equipment safely

Job Outputs

► Potting up of plants, seedlings in propagation areas;

► Planting of grass roots, laying of grass sods, applying of top dressing and compost,

rolling and watering;

► Applying of compost and fertilizer;

► Maintenance of cuttings and seedlings in the propagation areas;

► Maintenance of plants in the growing areas (Pruning, typing, watering, spacing, cleaning,

fertilizing of plants and or areas);

► Weeding of pots/ trays/ bowls/ grass in area designated;

► Slashing grass, cutting, fire breaks, fighting fires;

► Assist in scarification, shaving and hollow tinning of grassed areas;

► Pruning of trees and shrubs with hand tools;

► Applying pesticides;

► Clean all vehicles, buildings, toilets, and work sites;

► Pick up litter, weeding and edging in designated areas and surroundings;

► Cleaning tools and equipment after use.

Contact Person: Nolwazi Sithole

Tel: 011 712 6680 Fax: 086 681 9315

Closing date: 19th June 2015

Note: Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo is an equal opportunity employer. If you do not receive a response from us within 21 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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