x2 General Workers and other job vacancies at Overberg Water Board

Job Summary

Overberg Water Board has vacancies for General Worker x2 posts as well as other opportunities.

Closing date: 21 March 2204

Job Ref #: OWOPSGW0324
Industry: Water Purifications &/or Operations
Job Type: Permanent
Positions Available: 2

Overberg Water is a Water Board established in terms of section 28 of Water Services Act, (No 108 of 1997) and is classified as Government Business Enterprise as per Schedule 3B of the Public Finance Management Act (No. 1 of 1999) as amended.

Job Description


  • 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, timesheets, 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.
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  • Carry out other building maintenance activities.
  • Keep inventory of all plant consumables required for operational activities, housekeeping, and any other activities identified within the plant
  • Carry out reasonable and lawful instructions given by the line manager or supervisor within the ambit of the position taking into account competencies and operational requirements      

  • Safeguard of the plant assets
  • Adhere to related statutory and regulatory requirements for water and wastewater facilities
  • Although based at specific facility, incumbents may need to rotate/travel to other sites and/or areas based on business operational demands

Job Requirements


  • Grade 12 or Matric and/or relevant training
  • Unendorsed code B driver’s license
  • 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, holidaysADDED ADVANTAGES:
  • Minimum of six (6) months experience as a general worker preferably in water facilities

How to Apply (Plus other vacancies)

Vacancy (VAC) or Job Profile (JPF)TypeClosing Date & TimeLocation
SYSTEM AREA 1 MANAGER(EXTERNAL)PERMANENT21 Feb 2024 17:00Ruensveld-West, Western Cape
GENERAL WORKER X 2CONTRACT21 Mar 2021 17:00Ruensveld-East, Western Cape
MAINTENANCE OFFICER X 2CONTRACT21 Mar 2024 17:00Ruensveld-East, Western Cape

If you wish to view or apply for a position at the Overberg Water Board, please click on one of the links below:

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  • Itumeleng Tladi

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