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University of the Western Cape is Looking for a Swimming Pool Attendant with Grade 11


Title of Position: Swimming Pool Attendant
Post Number: 8021857

University of the Western Cape -> Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Student Development & Support -> Sports Administration

Type of Position : Permanent – Full Time
Length of Contract Period
Role Clarification & Key Performance Areas

The Division for Student Development and Support (SDS) plays a leading role in creating a holistic, enabling environment and excellent opportunities for students to develop to their full potential as active scholars and responsive citizens in South Africa.




The purpose of this job is to do general maintenance of the assigned university sporting facilities and equipment. The jobholder ensures venues are in optimum condition, up to date and prepared for internal and external sporting events and functions on the UWC Campus.  The jobholder also has a general responsibility to the sporting community within the university to provide assistance, information and organisation wherever necessary.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 11 or NQF equivalent
  • Matric or NQF equivalent would be preferable
  • 4 years experience, where such experience includes:
  • Experience in supervision of sporting facilities
  • Experience in fault diagnosis and minor repairs of sporting facilities
  • Previous experience in safety and working within the regulations laid down by OHSA
  • Previous experience in working in a swimming pool environment
  • Ability to swim or undertake swimming lessons within three (3) months of employment
  • A valid code 8 driver’s licence
  • A valid PDP if the successful candidate does not have a valid PDP, they would need to obtain one within three (3) months of employment




  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills



In your application, you are encouraged to highlight your strengths and also include anything else that you feel may be pertinent to the selection panel. Please attach your covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and highest qualification to your online profile. To be considered for this vacancy, you must click on the Apply for this Job link below or apply directly via UWC Careers at For any queries, please contact the Human Resources Department at +27 21 959 4063/9763/9708/3551/3756 or email:

EQUITY DISCLAIMER: In line with the University’s commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants in line with Employment Targets of the University. The University reserves the right to not make an appointment, make an appointment at a different level, seek additional candidates and may conduct competency assessments.

Location: Main Campus – Bellville, WC ZA (Primary)

Closing Date: 31 December 2022


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