Driver Wanted Urgently: Salary R 102 534 per annum


Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Institution: Knysna/Bitou Sub-district (Stationed at Knysna Hospital) (Garden Route District)

Core Title: Management and General Support Personnel

Service benefits:

  • 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.

Minimum requirement:

  • Basic literacy and numeracy.


  • Appropriate experience in the functioning of a state hospital.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Valid code (B/EB) driver’s licence.
  • Valid Public Driving Permit (PDP).
  • Willingness to work overtime.
  • Willingness to perform standby duties.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Ability to accept accountability, responsibility to work independently and good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Transport Regulations and Circular no 4 of 2000.
  • Knowledge of routine, maintenance, Inspections for defects on vehicles and safe driving skills.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Transport goods, services, clients and personnel from one point to another.
  • Ensure accurate and detailed completion of logbooks.
  • Conduct routine maintenance, inspecting on vehicles and timely reporting of defects.
  • Adhere to Departmental codes and procedures.
  • Ensure that all vehicles are kept clean and tidy.
  • Perform administrative and relieve duties when required or necessary.

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

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. (Knysna/Plett Herald 26/9/2019, PSVC 35/2019)


Applications To District Manager Garden Route District Office
Private Bag X6592
(Attention: Ms S Pienaar)

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