General Worker Needed Urgently

the South African Weather Service (SAWS) is a Section 3(a) public entity under the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) 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

Centre: Thohoyandou

(Ref. WS07/032021)

Job summary:

General Worker is essentially responsible for providing assistance to artisans, and to perform
rudimentary maintenance tasks within the office as well as at observation sites.

Key Performance Areas:

  • The work includes assisting Weather Observers with manual tasks, both locally and at remote
  • leaning 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

meteorological sites;handyman tasks;

Minimum Requirements and Attributes:

  • Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate;
  • Be in possession of a valid Driver’s Licence to be able to operate a light motor vehicle;
  • 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.

Please Note:

Enquiries for the above-mentioned positions must be directed to: Mr Denny Maluleke, at Tel. (012)

367 6091.

Complete the E1 form 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.

VISIT APPLICATION LINK

Note: Recruitment Agency applicant submissions will not be considered

Note: Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates from Thohoyandou and surrounding

areas only

Preference will be given to People living with disabilities in line with SAWS EE targets. This is an EE

position and preference will be given to females, Africans, Indians and Coloureds (AIC).

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-TAID2021The South African Weather Service (SAWS)

Complete the E1 form (can be downloaded on www.weathersa.co.za) 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.