General handyman


Reference Number (Ons Kontrei 10/9/2021, PSVC 32/2021)
Component Department of Health
Institution: Vredendal Hospital (West Coast District)

Service benefits:

13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.


Minimum educational qualification:

NQF 3 (Grade 10 or equivalent).


Appropriate experience in repairs and maintenance of hospital and clinic equipment and infrastructure.

Inherent requirements of the job:

Valid (Code B/EB) drivers’ licence.

Ability to perform heavy physical labour.

Available to perform standby and overtime duties.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Ability to work independently with good organisation and team skills.

Good communication skills (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Ability to plan ahead (pro-active), work independently, as well as in a team and comply with in house systems and procedures.

Strict adherence to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and ability to operate and use required tools and equipment skilfully and safely.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

Carry out maintenance and repairs of hospital & clinic equipment and infrastructure.

Complete and return repair requisitions and assist with the control and requisitioning of materials and parts.

Clean areas where work has been carried out by engineering staff.

Assist with stock and equipment control and ensure that all tools and materials are available before commencing any tasks.

Assist with grounds maintenance at the hospital and clinics.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a practical test.


Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or www.westerncape.gov.za) must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. (Ons Kontrei 10/9/2021, PSVC 32/2021)

Salary R 145 281 per annum
Salary Level Level 4
Applications To
The Admin Clerk: Human Resource Management , Vredendal Hospital,

Private Bag X21, Vredendal, 8160.

Closing Date 27 September 2021
Mr A Rossouw

Tel: (027) 213-2039

Online application

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