• Branch: Water Resource Management
  • SD: Analytical Services
  • SALARY: R107 196 per annum (Level 02)
  • CENTRE: Roodeplaat Resource Quality Information Services (Pretoria)


An ABET certificate or relevant qualification. Cleaning experience will serve as an added advantage. Basic knowledge of cleaning principles. Basic knowledge of chemical use e.g. dilution/mixing. Understanding of cleaning equipment used. Knowledge of health and safety requirements. Knowledge of record keeping Basic understanding and application of laboratory safety rules. Basic understanding of applying or using chemicals correctly. Good communication and interpersonal relations.


Clean laboratory and equipment. Remove all laboratory waste according to procedures. Clean glass and plastic ware according to procedures. Remove and connect gas cylinders. Complete relevant forms to ensure the traceability of laboratory activities. Stock taking of cleaning materials. Requesting cleaning materials as and when needed. Clean storerooms, kitchen, offices, corridors and boardrooms any other environment allocated for cleaning. Emptying waste bins. Prepare boardrooms for meetings. Arrange crockery, utensils and cutlery required during meetings. Wash and keep stock of crockery, utensils and cutlery. Fill and refill drinking water containers. Clean rest rooms. Refill hand wash liquid and toilet papers. Report broken machines and equipment.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. M Ndhlovu Tel No: 012 808 9601


Pretoria (Roodeplaat Resource Quality Information Services): Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Delta Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria.
FOR ATTENTION: Recruitment and Selection Unit
NOTE: Preference will be given to male candidates.

Application Notes

Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitations website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience). All required information on the Z83 application form must be provided. Other related documentation such as copies of qualifications, identity document, drivers license etc need not to accompany the application when applying for a post as such documentation must only be produced by shortlisted candidates during the interview date in line with DPSA circular 19 of 2022.

With reference to applicants bearing professional or occupational registration, fields provided in Part B of the Z83 must be completed as these fields are regarded as compulsory and such details must also be included in the applicants CV. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. No late, applications will be accepted. A SAQA evaluation certificate must accompany foreign qualification/s (only when shortlisted). Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered.

All shortlisted candidates pertaining to Senior Management Services (SMS) posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment and a pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of government is required prior to the appointment. (Individuals who have completed the course already, and who are therefore in possession of a certificate are welcome to submit such, however, it is not required that an applicant submit such when applying for the post prior to the closing date. The link for the completion of the course for the certificate for the pre-entry into SMS can be found on

Candidates will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police clearance certificate from country of origin (only when shortlisted).The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996) the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from the Department within three (3) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.

Z83 Application form

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