The purpose of the City of Johannesburg General Worker Vacancies is to carry out relevant cleaning and/or refuse bin delivery-related tasks. These tasks can include any one or more of Street Cleaning, Stacking, Sweeping, Lane Flushing, Carcass Removal, and/or Bin Deliveries.

About the City of Johannesburg General Worker Vacancies

  • Vacancy/Reference No: 005/2024
  • Department: Operations
  • Post Title: General Worker (x400)
  • Location: Various Depots
  • Remuneration: R9 531.55 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)
  • Reporting to: Team Leader
  • Closing Date for Application: 10 June 2024

Minimum Requirements

  • Education: Grade 10.
  • Experience: 12 months of cleaning/general work experience.
  • Record: No criminal record.
  • Fitness: Must be physically and mentally fit.
  • Residency: Must be a South African residing within the City of Johannesburg.

Key Responsibilities

  • Street Cleaning and Sweeping: Maintain cleanliness of streets by sweeping and picking up litter.
  • Clean All Bins: Ensure all refuse bins are cleaned and maintained.
  • Wear Protective Clothing: Always wear appropriate protective clothing while on duty.
  • Bag Distribution: Draw the correct number of bags from the store and distribute them accordingly to consumers based on services.
  • Refuse Collection: Collect refuse bags and place them on the trolley for stacking.
  • Spillage Management: Clear all spillages when bag breakage occurs.
  • Bin Delivery: Collect new/replacement bins from central stores, load them onto the delivery truck, and offload them at the place of delivery.
  • Customer Interaction: Ensure customers sign for the delivery and are issued a copy of the delivery receipt. Liaise with the public, service users, and officials from other departments to resolve complaints and queries promptly.
  • Safety and Reporting: Report all incidences related to safety, equipment, and injuries to the team leader.
  • Task Completion: Ensure daily tasks are completed efficiently and effectively.
  • Other Duties: Perform any other tasks as may be delegated by the supervisor.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Behaviors

To excel in the City of Johannesburg General Worker Vacancies, applicants should have:

  • Procedural Knowledge: Understanding of relevant company procedures.
  • Legislation: Knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Tools and Equipment: Familiarity with the relevant tools, equipment, and procedures.
  • Instruction Following: Ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Task Prioritization: Ability to prioritize and execute tasks as assigned.
  • Teamwork: Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment.

How to Apply

  • Please note that only online applications for the City of Johannesburg General Worker Vacancies will be considered.
  • Applicants meeting the above requirements must submit their CV together with certified copies of their identity document and qualifications.
  • Apply Here


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Important Notices

  • No late applications will be considered.
  • Pikitup reserves the right not to fill any City of Johannesburg General Worker Vacancies.
  • Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted applicants.
  • Should you not hear from us within six weeks after the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • By submitting your application for a position at Pikitup, you consent that the personal information submitted as part of your application may be used for the purposes of Recruitment and Selection and related processes.

This is a significant opportunity for those seeking employment within the City of Johannesburg. The General Worker Vacancies at Pikitup offer a stable income and the chance to be part of a vital service that keeps our city clean and well-maintained. With 400 positions available, there is a substantial opportunity for employment across various depots. The role involves important responsibilities that contribute to the overall health and cleanliness of Johannesburg.

If you meet the requirements and are passionate about contributing to the community, don’t miss this opportunity. Apply before the closing date on 10 June 2024, and take the first step towards being part of a team dedicated to making a difference in Johannesburg.

Remember, only online applications will be considered, so ensure you complete your application through the provided link. We look forward to receiving your application and potentially welcoming you to the Pikitup team. Good luck!