General Foreman: Cleaning Services at the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure. The position is ring-fenced for people with disabilities.

POST: GENERAL FOREMAN: CLEANING SERVICES REF NO: 2023/111 (Re-advert all applicants who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply).

  • SALARY: R151 884 per annum
  • CENTRE: Mmabatho Regional Office


A Senior Certificate/Grade 12, must be computer literate, must have supervisory experience. Communication and basic numeracy, interpersonal relations, administrative skills. Exposure to cleaning chemicals and chemicals and hazardous working conditions, knowledge of cleaning methods, chemicals and cleaning materials. Ability to write a report.


Administer attendance records for the cleaners. Inspect the physical environment to ensure hygiene and cleanliness. Monitor the condition and availability of cleaning equipment. Order, receive and issue cleaning materials. Ensure safe keeping of cleaning materials and equipment. Manage and resolve grievances of the cleaning staff. Compile attendance reports. Delegate work responsibilities. Assist in cleaning certain areas in the building. Report faults and defects that might affect daily normal operations.
ENQUIRIES: Mr. B. Mabale Tel No: (018) 386 5303


Mmabatho Regional Office Applications: The Regional Manager, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X120, Mmabatho 2735 or Hand Deliver at 810 Corner Albert Luthuli Drive and Maisantwa Streets, Unit 3, Mmabatho, 2735.

Application Instructions

Kindly take note that with effect from 01 January 2021, DPSA approved the new Z83 Application Form (obtainable from any Public Service department); applicants are requested to use the new application form and the Z83 form must be signed when submitted as failure to do so will result in their application being disqualified. With regard to completion of new Z83 form, part A and B must be fully filled, Part C on method of correspondence and contact details must be fully filled, two questions relating to condition that prevent reappointment under part F must be fully answered. Page 1 must be initialled, and applicants will not be disqualified if they only sign page 2. Failure to comply with the above, applicants will be disqualified. To streamline the recruitment process to be more responsive to the public, as well as to create more protective measures during the pandemic by avoiding over-crowding and curb the costs incurred by applicants such measures should include the following regarding certification: Advertisement and accompanying notes must clearly capture the requirements for the certification to reflect that applicants, Please not note that applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The communication from HR of the department regarding requirements of certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR.

Z83 Application form

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