Government Cleaning Jobs Available

POST 09: CLEANER Chief Directorate: Emergency and Clinical Services Support
SALARY: R104 073 per annum
CENTRE: Forensic Pathology Service, Paarl Laboratory


Minimum requirements: Basic numeracy and literacy Experience Appropriate experience in cleaning the mortuary, hospital, or laboratory environments. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Knowledge of and exposure to cleaning environment, equipment, materials, and chemicals. Ability to work in the vicinity of corpses (mutilated, decomposed, infectious viruses, etc). No Criminal Record.


Successfully conserve a high standard of neatness and hygiene in the facility and neighboring grounds. Apply occupational health and safety measures. Produce a clean, safe, and hygienic habitat in terms of standards and formulas to intercept injuries and the spread of infection which includes: sweeping, scrubbing, mopping of floors, dusting, polishing of floors and furniture, emptying bins daily, cleaning of windows, cleaning of offices, kitchen, dissection areas, trolleys, body pans, instruments, light shades, walls, and all toilets, sluices, and drains. Ensure that cleaning equipment e.g. polishing and scrubbing machines, mops, brooms, buckets, etc. are clean after usage and securely stored. Effectively use cleaning agents and stock as well as elementary stock control. Clean, wash and disinfect all official vehicles and equipment weekly or when requested so. Attend in-service training appropriate to service delivery and optimal support to supervisor and colleagues by establishing a hygienic environment.

ENQUIRIES: MS D Ontong Tel No: (021) 862-2047


Forensic Pathology Service, Francie Van Zijl Avenue, Tygerberg P O Box 19071, Tygerberg, 7505, Tel No: +27 21 928-1505, fax: +27 21 928-1570

NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

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