Cleaner (Housekeeper) (post level 18) (20 positions) (Job ID 5220) – (932)

Job Title: Cleaner (Housekeeper) (post level 18) (20 positions) (Job ID 5220)
Organizational: Uniniversity of the Free State -> Student Affairs -> Housing and Residence Affairs
Contract Type: Permanent
Occupational Level: Unskilled
Location: Qwaqwa Campus – Qwaqwa, FS ZA (Primary)
Closing Date: 5/5/2023

Internal Advert: Only workers from the Service Provider, Bidvest Prestige Cleaning who are stationed at the UFS Qwaqwa Campus will be considered for this position.

How to apply:
Hard copy applications may be submitted at:
•    The University of the Free State, George du Toit Building, Talent Acquisition Office 3rd Floor, Room N331

Please ensure that all relevant documentation is submitted. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
•    The completed application pack as distributed or available at the George du Toit Building, Talent Acquisition Office 3rd Floor, Room N331




Duties and responsibilities

•    Cleaning and sanitizing of all areas in appointed accommodation categories according to current colour coding system.
•    Follow procedures of colour coding system regarding the use of cleaning detergents and cleaning equipment.
•    Keep equipment clean and in good hygienic condition and report faulty equipment to the line manager.
•    Ensure compliance to all Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures and ensure protective gear is worn to maintain safety in Department e.g., wearing for PPE.
•    Prepare residences timeously for conferences by executing specified tasks.
•    Deliver services over weekend (work overtime) when required by the Department.
•    Attend staff meetings as required.
•    Keep rest rooms and storerooms neat and hygienic all times.
•    Adhere to working hours as stipulated by the University of the Free Sate.
•    Fulfil any other housekeeping duties as required by HRA.

Inherent Job Requirements

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​•    Relevant experience related to the duties and responsibilities.


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​•    People skills.


Key Competencies Required:

•    Business Acumen
•    Results Orientated
•    Strategic Thinking
•    Leading
•    Building Coalitions

Required Documents

Please ensure all relevant documentation is attached to your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
*Certified copies must not be older than 6 months

•    The completed application pack as distributed or available at the George du Toit Building, Talent Acquisition Office 3rd Floor, Room N331.


Assumption of duties:
01 July 2023

Closing date:
05 May 2023



For enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9848 or email at or Additionally, kindly contact 051 401 9814 /2979 /9810 /9813 /9814 for assistance.

Fringe benefits:
(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid / primary health scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

The UFS is a designated employer and is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, and redress in achieving its equity targets in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets. Preference will be given to candidates from the under-represented designated groups including candidates with disabilities. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at : Equity/EEA13_EE Plan UFS 1 March 2022 (003).pdf?csf=1&web=1&e=TjtoXH



The University processes personal information in line with its obligations under the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and any personal information provided to the University will be treated as confidential and processed in accordance with the rights provided to data subjects under POPIA.

The UFS reserves the right to not fill the positions. The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.




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