General Worker – XWASA002 – (2300005P)/Department:   Economic DevelopmentGeneral Worker – XWASA002 – (2300005P)/

Position: General Worker – (Non-renewal contract) 

Department:   Economic Development
Division: Water and Sanitation Maintenance
Salary: R 4 356 per month

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assist with maintenance, repair work and new work on water and sewer networks
  • Excavate using pick and shovel or any other appropriate designed tool as instructed
  • Prepare bed for laying of reticulation pipes
  • Backfill and compaction with shovel and compactor
  • Assist with quality assurance inspections for basic services
  • Follow up on customer complaints
  • Enter sewer pumps for the purpose of removing rags, foreign objects and cleaning
  • Ensure that all safety standards are always adhered to as per regulatory requirements
  • Assist with performance of general handy work and routine maintenance as required
  • Operate and maintain plant, mechanical equipment, tools and sites in a safe manner
  • Clean workplace after completion of work, ablution facilities and offices
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation, by-laws, policies and procedures

Note: The posts as advertised are under the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and for a period limited up to June 2024

Applicants are limited to apply for only one category. Applicants MUST NOT be active on the CoE HR System when programme commences


Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 10
  • South African Identity Document.
  • Resident of City of Ekurhuleni
  • Physical ability to perform all work required

Enquiries: Tel: 0860 54 3000; 

Candidates may be requested to submit proof of the NQF level applicable to the qualifications they have obtained.

Should candidates not be informed of the outcome of the application within six weeks of the closing date, it should be regarded as having been unsuccessful. The City of Ekurhuleni subscribes to the principles of the Employment Equity Act and reserves the right to appoint, not appoint or to appoint laterally.

Primary Location

: South Africa-Gauteng-Corporate

Work Locations



: General Assistant|Unskilled and Defined Decision Making


: Economic Development Department (2019) (NS)


Travel: No

Job Posting

: 18-Aug-2023, 8:45:13 AM

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