General worker x3 – Free State – Temporary position paid at a rate of R90 per hour
Our client has the following 3 month temporary vacancy available.
Key Performance Areas:
    • Remove plants in the preparation of new/old beds, prepare the soil using the correct procedure and level to the agreed standard and landscape plan.
    • Plant plants according to the planning plan, according to the standard and procedure for planting within agreed time frame.
    • Water plants/ lawn according to agreed water region for each species and schedules.
    • Load or removal of soil/compost /dead or new plants according to the correct procedure within agreed time frame.
    • Fertilise, top dress, weed, feed lawns, mulch and feed beds according to the correct procedure, and schedules within agreed time frame.
    • Prune clip, stake and train plants in accordance to horticultural best practices.
    • Keep edges of flower beds according to the standards set for the garden.
    • Assist in keeping pathways, water courses and drain clean/ clear of obstruction at all times.
    • Report on pest and diseases.
    • Raking of leaves on the lawns.
    • Washing of tools after every use.
    • Assist in litter management in and outside zoo parameters.
    • Developments of new gardens inside the animal enclosures.
    • Blowing of leaves using a blower
    • Planting of trees around the zoo.
    • Participation during environmental education programs.
    • Removal of alien invasive in the zoo.
    • Loading and uploading of plants.
    • Identify and manual remove the unwanted plants/weeds/alien in beds or the estate using the correct removal techniques/ with agreed time.
    • Act in complete compliance with the code of conduct, JCPZ policies and regulations.
    • Apply the principles of managing diversity.
    • Landscaping of gardens
    • Identify and manually remove the unwanted plants/weeds/aliens in the beds
    • Maintain all plants under your care according to correct procedures and propagation plan.
    • Do not remove any plants without consulting the propagation plan for each use.
    • Ensure that the correct plant labels stay with correct plantings and ensure it is correctly positioned.
    • Be friendly and professional when dealing/assisting the public, and all other customers
    • Share information accurately and openly
    • Assist with plant displays and exhibitions.
    • Identify possible risks to visitors and report immediately to any of the supervisors
    • Identify waste and report immediately to any of supervisors
    • Identify feral animals and report immediately to any of supervisors
Knowledge and Skills
    • Basic knowledge of indigenous plants/ trees, weeds and alien plants/trees
    • Knowledge of garden tools and how to use them
    • Safety rules and regulations
    • Organisational Policies and Procedures
    • Deliverables according to daily job cards
    • User/ instruction manuals of equipment and tools
    • Problem solving (Basic)
    • Communication Skills (Basic)
    • Interpersonal Skills (Basic)
    • Teamwork (Intermediate)
    • Conflict management (Intermediate)
    • Ability to work hard in different weather conditions
    • Physical strength and fitness (Excellent)
    • Ability and competence to operate different manual tools and equipment safely
If you do not receive any feedback within 14 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful
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