Handyman (Mechanical)

Reference Number: Plainsman 6/7/20156, Vukani 7/7/2016
Component: Department of Health
Core Title: Health Associated Sciences And Support Personnel
Institution: Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory

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

Minimum requirement:

Basic numeracy and literacy.

Appropriate experience in the mechanical field, general mechanical repairs and the ability to carry out basic general welding tasks.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Ability to work independently and under pressure.
Good communication (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of Western Cape.
Ability to plan ahead (pro-active), work independently as well as in a team and it would be required for the officer to learn and comply with in-house systems and procedures.
Strict adherence to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Assist with the execution of mechanical projects which will include fabrication and welding.
Maintain and repair equipment at the hospital.
Assist other departments within the workshop setup.
Ability to work independently and within a team setup.
Assist Artisans in the performance of their duties, and clean areas where work has been carried out.
Complete and return repair requisitions and assist in ordering and controlling the workshop, materials and tools.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: 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. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Plainsman 6/7/20156, Vukani 7/7/2016)

Salary: R 119 154 per annum
Salary Level: Level 4

Applications To:
The Chief Executive Officer:
Groote Schuur Hospital
Private Bag X4

(Attention Ms N Mbilini)

Closing Date: 29 July 2016
Enquiries: Mr AK Mgcodo/Mr NK Mbobo
Tel: (021) 404-6314/6230