The EPWP general worker position requires basic literacy or grade 10 completion, with grade 12 as an added benefit and a valid driver’s license as an advantage. The worker must possess excellent communication skills, be bilingual, able to follow instructions, physically fit, self-disciplined, and hardworking. No previous experience is necessary but 0-1 years of general work experience is preferred.
The worker’s duties include performing general labor tasks such as litter control at a waste disposal facility, assisting with landfill upkeep and operations, helping at the recycling center, directing and controlling traffic at the landfill, assisting customers with waste disposal, cleaning sharp objects to prevent flat tires, storing equipment safely, and cleaning pavements.
The worker also loads and unloads materials and equipment, removes refuse from households, sweeps streets, sidewalks, and other areas, cleans main roads and public spaces, including removing building rubble, empties dustbins and cleans streets, cleans areas in front of buildings, taxi and bus ranks, and open spaces, keeps municipal buildings and facilities clean, and performs additional waste management duties as assigned.
Finally, the worker must follow the supervisor’s instructions to ensure efficient work.
Clean various municipal buildings such as parks, cemeteries, clinics, libraries, and sports centers. Place traffic signs to warn of workers on the roads and pavements, and load and unload solid waste and equipment. Follow legal instructions for the smooth running of the section.
The EPWP General Worker position is open to Midvaal residents and pays R140.85 per day from December 1, 2023, to May 30, 2024. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply, and the municipality aims for representativeness in terms of race, gender, and disability. Candidates promoting representativeness will be given preference.
Applications close on December 19, 2023, at 12:00. Travel costs will be reimbursed for candidates traveling over 400km for interviews or assessments.
Applicants must have qualifications, pass a criminal record check, and go through security vetting. The Midvaal Local Municipality values privacy and won’t disclose personal information without following the POPIA Act.
No acknowledgment means no response in 3 months, which means unsuccessful application. Council can choose not to appoint.