Internal and External applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacancy in Bulk Water Distribution Division the Environmental Management Services Section.

SENIOR GARDENER (J Hay band)

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY

The successful candidate will form part of the Horticultural Maintenance team at the reservoirs, giving input into the maintenance of landscapes, reservoirs and to provide direction to gardeners in their duties and responsibilities.

PRIMARY DUTIES

• Installation and maintenance of irrigation systems.
• Maintenance of grounds at reservoirs and servitudes.
• Applications of fertilizers, compost, mulches and pesticides.
• Loading and offloading of goods, machines, plants and debris etc.
• Use of specialized horticultural machinery.
• Support with decorations and construction when required.
• Horticultural maintenance of site.
JOB REQUIREMENTS

• Standard 8 & NQF level 3 in the horticultural /environmental field with 12 months horticultural/environmental experience or a Standard 10 and six months horticultural
/environmental experience.
• Ability to operate specialised horticultural machinery such as chainsaws, Ride – on mower etc.
• Basic safety knowledge and ability to complete tasks in time without constant supervision.
• Code 08/EB driver’s license.

COMPETENCY PROFILE

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS BEHAVIOUR
• Specialised Horticultural & Turf grass & Landscape knowledge.
• Basic safety knowledge and water wise principles.
• Knowledge of specialised
Horticultural machinery. • Communication (Verbal and
Written)
• Chemical application
• Plant identification
• Plant propagation
• Pruning • Customer orientated
• Safety conscious
• Team player
• Productivity orientated

In making the final selection, consideration will be given to achieving
Rand Water’s Employment Equity Objectives.
Should you not receive correspondence from Rand Water within 30 days from the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.
Applications must be submitted to Sesemana Makhasane, Human Resources Department, BULK WATER DISTRIBUTION.
Fax: 0866 307 911

E-mail: recruit-bwd@randwater.co.za CLOSING DATE: 8 May 2015