DEADLINE: 10 May 2023


  • SALARY : R107 196 per annum (Level 02)
  • CENTRE : Military Academy Saldanha

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 3- 9 ABET level 1-4. Special requirements (Skills needed): Good communication (verbal/writing) and interpersonal skills. Must be physically fit to stand/walk long hours.

DUTIES: Able to work with chemicals for gardening purposes and gardening equipment (running blades and gardening utensils). Cultivate garden areas. Prepare soil for the planting of plants. Maintain flower and other beds by fertilizing, irrigating, weeding, and pruning. Landscape maintenance, cutting of lawn areas with lawnmower, trim with hand cutter or motorized cutter. Raking and removal of refuse. Planting of flowers. Raking and removal of refuse. Planting of flowers. Maintenance of irrigation systems. Watering gardens and sports field area. Maintenance/application of power equipment. Adherence to safety aspects with the use of power equipment.
ENQUIRIES : 2 Lt M.R. Ngwenya Tel No: (022) 702 3007 and S Sgt K.K. Heinze Tel No: (022) 702 3025.

How to apply

APPLICATIONS: Department of Defence, Human Resource Division, Private bag x2, Saldanha, 7395 or hand deliver to: HR Section Military Academy, Main building room 12, Frans Erasmus drive, Saldanha, 7395.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department office i.e effective 01 January 2021 or on the DPSA web site link: Should an application be received using incorrect application employment form Z83, it will be disqualified, which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed CV only (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience). Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview which should not be older than six months. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form, the application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted.

Z83 Application form

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