General Worker/Gardener (post level 18) – (1064)

Free State, Full Time Deadline: Aug 13, 2023

Duties and responsibilities:
Gardening / General Worker:

Plant, transplant, fertilizes, apply chemicals, water, prune, and weed flower beds and plant areas.
Maintain flowers, bushes, trees, and shrubs.
Implement detailed landscape plans.
Plant and propagate bedding plants; may manage greenhouse operations, as applicable.
Pick up and disposes of litter.
Assist in various maintenance activities as and when required.
Operate a motor vehicle to transport materials and equipment as appropriate to the position.
Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
Irrigate, mow, rake, and trim lawns and/or sport fields athletic fields.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Spray weeds with poison.

General duties:

Attend meetings with the team leader as scheduled.
Prepare and repair irrigation leaks.
Line marking to all fields.

Inherent requirements:

Minimum of three (3) years’ relevant working experience related to the duties and responsibilities.
Tractor driver’s License / Code 08


Grade 12.
Good timekeeping.
Willing to work overtime when needed.

Results orientated:

The ability to set high standards, establish tough goals, and to work to achieve success.
The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfil obligations.

Strategic thinking:

The ability to focus on details, work towards perfection, and approach work in a neat and organized manner.
The ability to be creative and open-minded when addressing work issues.

Business acumen:

Ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations.


Ability to maintain high levels of personal motivation, energy and enthusiasm.
Ability to be cooperative with others, display good-natured attitude, and encourage people to work together.

Building coalitions:

The ability to be self-assured and at ease with people in all types of social situations.
The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people.

Closing Date