The Department of Public Services and Administration is looking for a general worker in Worcester town in the Western Cape Province, at the NWRI Southern Operations branch.


The prospective employee will be paid a total of R102 534 per annum (Level 02), which is equal to R8544,50 monthly.


The applicants should have the following mimum requirements:

  • An ABET certificate.
  • One (1) to two (2) years’ experience.
  • Knowledge of general work conducted in the civil construction environment.
  • Experience in performing manual work will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of general work in handling equipment and appliances.
  • Knowledge of working on various general work projects.
  • Basic knowledge of chemical use (dilution/mix) chemical product knowledge.
  • Basic knowledge of daily maintenance procedures for efficient machine/equipment performance.
  • Basic knowledge in supporting water utilization.
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety procedures.
  • Basic understanding of Government legislation.
  • Communication skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Must be punctual, productive and loyal.
  • Must be able to work away from the office for long periods and stay at camp sites near place of work.
  • Must be able to work in ornear rivers and dams.


  • Repair tools and structures such as buildings, fences, and benches using hand and power tools.
  • Site preparation which includes site demolition and clearing of structures and building.
  • Excavation using spades and picks.
  • Correctly assemble reinforcement and shuttering.
  • Mixing and pour of concrete by hand or mechanical equipment.
  • Construct and maintain buildings by painting, hanging doors, tiling.
  • Remove all construction material from the site once construction is completed.
  • Clean site of all rubbish during and after a project.
  • Lubricate all machinery as required.
  • Inspection of vehicles and machinery.
  • Cleaning of equipment, storage space, and working area.


To apply, applicants should send their applications quoting their relevant reference number to

For enquiries contact: Mr. D Mouton Tel No: (023) 348 5600

For attention contact: Ms. B Gqokoma

Please note that preference will be given to African, Indian, Coloureds, White females and persons with disabilities.

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