Tradesman Aid at Western Cape Department of Health



Minimum educational qualification:

Grade 10 (or equivalent).


Appropriate practical experience in performing maintenance tasks performed in a hospital engineering environment.

Inherent requirements of the job:

Ability to work standby duties, overtime, weekends, and public holidays when operationally required.

The incumbent must be able to handle heavy objects, heights, narrow spaces and be on their feet the entire day.

Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

Perform various basic maintenance duties in the workshop, on the grounds and clear areas where work has been carried out.

Assist with repairs and emergency breakdowns (including after hour repair).

Control, manage and safekeeping of tools, stock and equipment in the workshop and carrying, loading, and off-loading of tools as well as material.

Identify maintenance and repair needs and ensure that tools and material are available when needed and cleaned after use.

Provide support service to the technical staff under the supervision of an Artisan.

Collection, movement and delivery of equipment and furniture.

Cleaning of plant rooms, workshops, filters and equipment, check functioning of equipment, safety of equipment, check of leaks and general inspections.

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

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or 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. (PSVC 27/2023)

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Closing Date : 4th September 2023


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