The City of Johannesburg invites interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following position.


Vacancy Circular: 034/2024
Position: General Worker
Salary: R9 531,54 pm (basic salary, excluding benefits)
Department: Social Development
Branch: Substance Abuse Unit
Location: Region C


Minimum Requirements:
•Standard 8/Grade 10/N1 is required;
•1 – 3 months experience in performing multipurpose duties;
•Must be able to read, communicate and carry out instructions; and
•General housekeeping and basic cleaning skills.


Primary Function:
Assist the directorate with general functions. The primary function of this position is the cleaning of facilities and surroundings as well as upkeeping of those facilities in terms of repairs and maintenance of those facilities.


Key Performance Areas:
•Cleaning and maintenance of hygienic workplace;
•Maintain a clean and neat facility in accordance with hygienic protocol at all times, both inside and outside;
•General functions;
•Preparation of facilities for groups, preparing refreshments and assisting with administrative duties, and arranging furniture;
•Handyman duties.


Leading Competencies:
•Must know cleaning materials and chemicals sufficient to maintain a clean facility;
•Knowledge of safety hazards as well as precautionary measures.


Core Competencies:
•Follow instructions and good communicator;
•Fit and healthy to move and set up equipment;
•Organising skills in respect of cleaning in general;
•Collaborative/Teamwork, Values and Integrity, Attention to detail and quality focused;
•Customer and Service Delivery Management (Batho Pele) Ethics, Professionalism.


“All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will be considered. The City of Johannesburg applies the principles of employment equity as per National legislation and policy guidelines and will consider designated groups in line with these requirements. Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged groups including those with disabilities.
Appointments will be made in accordance with the approved Employment Equity Plan to promote its equitable representation in terms of race, gender, and disability.”




Please take note that only online applications will be considered.

Please apply by using the following link below:


Enquiries Only:
Contact Person: Johannes Mofokeng
Tel No: (011) 407 6736/6235
Contact Person: Refilwe Mokgako
Tel No: (011) 407 7472/6686

Closing Date: 30 April 2024



Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment/response is received within six (6) weeks of the closing date, they must accept that their application was unsuccessful. By submitting your application for a position at the City of Johannesburg, you are consenting that the personal information submitted as part of your application may be used for the purposes of the Recruitment and Selection and related process.


In terms of the Talent Acquisition Policy of the City of Johannesburg, you hereby consent to the following risk checks should your application be shortlisted:
•Credit Record,
•CV validation,
•Employment record verification,
•Criminal check,
•Identity validation



•Complete the online job application form and attach all relevant and updated documents (Certified Qualification/s/Certificates, ID, and CV).
•Applicants should take note that they can be required to provide proof of original documents during the selection process.
•You will be requested to provide a brief description of your work experience relating to the vacancy.
•Applicants with membership to professional bodies need to provide a membership number and expiry date.
•If you are an internal applicant, your employee number will be required.
•Applicants are advised to use Google Chrome when applying for CoJ positions.


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