General Workers X 5

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is a Section 3(a) public entity under the Ministry of Environmental Affairs and is governed by a Board. The organisation is an authoritative voice for weather and climate related services in South Africa and is a member of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) to fulfil a range of international obligations of the government.

South African Weather Service (SAWS) strives to be a Weather and Climate Centre of Excellence providing innovative solutions to ensure a weather-smart region, sustainable development and economic growth. The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is therefore seeking to appoint an efficient and enthusiastic person to undertake the role of:

General Worker

Salary total package: Negotiable

(Ref. WS05/062019)

East London – Weather Office

Key Performance Areas:

The work includes assisting Weather Observers with manual tasks, both locally and at remote meteorological sites.  Cleaning of SAWS offices, vehicles and low level maintenance in the office.  Receiving and dispatching of stock.  Assist with the routine maintenance and installation of meteorological equipment.  Sorting and archiving of documentation. Transportation of personnel and performing basic handyman tasks.

Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate.  Be in possession of a valid Driver’s License to be able to operate a light motor vehicle.  The incumbent must at least have 2 years working experience.  The incumbent must be able to perform outdoor labour intensive duties.  The post requires handyman skills, and the skills to operate a lawnmower machine.  Communications skills.

Private Bag X097, Pretoria, 0001 • Tel: + 27 (0) 12 367 6000 • • USSD: *120*7297#

Enquiries for the above-mentioned positions must be directed to: Ms Sethu Mjiwu, at Tel. (012) 367 6148.

Complete the E1 form (can be downloaded on and forward your application (Comprehensive CV with copies of qualifications) stating the name of the position & the reference number to [email protected]. No faxed or posted applications will be accepted.

A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Preference will be given to Females and People living with disabilities in line with SAWS EE targets. Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Candidates who have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The organisation reserves the right not to fill this position. South African Weather Service is an equal opportunity employer. Record Reference HCM-ADVERT- (Ref. WS06/112018)


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