Overberg Water Board: General Workers

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  • Post published:Aug 19, 2021
  • Post category:Jobs

Overberg Water requires 5 General Workers for general maintenance, ground keeping and housekeeping at various water treatment and waste water treatment plants within Western Cape.

1 x Bredasdorp Air Force Base 
1 x Brandvlei Correctional Facility
1 x Paardeberg Correctional Facility
1 x Riebeeck West Correctional Facility
1 x Helderstroom Correctional Facility

Job FunctionsGeneral work,Ground keeping,Housekeeping,Maintenance,Water and Sanitation


Main duties/responsibilities 

  • Ability to read, interpret and convey manual and electronic data i.e: meters gauges, data loggers etc
  • Assist with general maintenance, ground keeping, housekeeping of premises
  • Handling and transportation of water quality samples, chemicals and other heavy materials or equipment.
  • Complete work procedures forms, time-sheets, stock-sheets, log-sheets, job cards, and other associated reporting forms
  • Assist with pipe-bursts, cleaning of reservoirs, sediment tanks and filters.
  • Clearing, processing and disposal of grass, reedbeds, sludge and other foliage or waste
  • General cleaning and maintenance of the purification plant, scheme offices and buildings.
  • Carry out other building maintenance activities.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or Matric and/or relevant training
  • Unendorsed code B driver’s licence
  • Excellent communication, writing and people skills
  • Ensuring ethical standards adherence to statutory requirements of all legislations
  • Willingness to work shifts/standby and physical fits, weekend, holidays
  • Minimum of six(6) months experience as a general worker preferably in water facilities


  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Mathematics literacy
  • Small Maintenance Skills
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Health and safety basic skills
  • Quality orientated
  • Daily Plant Maintenance skills
  • Attention to details and quality
  • Reporting

Closing date: 31 August 2021