October 23, 2022

HORTICULTURIST

REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 06) as recognized by South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA) in Horticulture.01 – 02 years’ experience in
landscaping environment. Competencies: People Management and
Empowerment, Programme and Project Management, Change Management,
Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Problem solving and
Analysis, Client Orientation and Customer focus, Communication. Public
Service Regulations and Act. Basic conditions of employment. Batho Pele
principles. Public Finance Management Act. Understanding HRM practices in
the public Services. Problem solving and analysis. Analytical thinking. Decision
making. Team leadership. Conflict Management. Time Management. Planning.
Organizing. MS Office packages / Computer skills. Facilitation skills. Problem
solving. Project. Management. Policy Formulation. Report writing skills.
Interpersonal relations.


DUTIES : Provide landscaping services. Implement landscaping plan, norms and
standards. Implement landscaping projects. Monitor and implement landscape
designs. Provide specifications for procurement of flowers, trees and
insecticides. Monitor practical training in terms of learnerships, NYS etc.
Acquire protective clothing. Monitor adherence to OHS regulations. Provide
landscaping maintenance. Implement maintenance plan. Provide
specifications for procurement of flowers, trees and insecticides. Monitor the
maintenance of premises and surrounding. Monitor the garden maintenance
by drawing routines and advice on: Garden watering schedules, flowers and
trees pruning and trimming seasons and application of insecticides. Cultivate
the soil for trees and flowers. Provide landscaping machinery and/or
equipment’s. Monitor gardening equipment’s and tools. Provide and monitor
storage of equipment’s and tools. Open job cards for repair of malfunctioning
equipment’s and tools. Provide gardening equipment’s and tools register.
Provide resources (human, financial, & physical). Monitor performance and
task completions. Monitor achievement of set targets. Report on the utilization
of equipment’s. Evaluate and monitor performance and appraisal of employees
Provide staff capacity and development. Enhance and maintain employee
motivation and cultivate a culture of performance management. Facilitate
discipline. Provide job description to subordinates. Provide sectional leave
matters.

APPLICATIONS : Applications Address: Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure:
Head Office: Private Bag X9490 Polokwane 0700 or hand delivered at Works
Tower Building, No. 43 Church Street, Polokwane, 0699.
Capricorn District: Private Bag X9378, Polokwane 0700 or hand deliver at 15
Landros Mare Street, next to Correctional Services. For Mopani District: Private
Bag X576, GIYANI 0826 or hand deliver at 570 Parliamentary Building, Giyani.
Sekhukhune District: Private Bag X02 Chuenespoort, 0745 or hand deliver
at Lebowakgomo Zone A, next to traffic department.
Vhembe District: Private Bag X2248, Sibasa, 0970 or hand deliver at Cnr.
Traffic and Raluswielo Street, Sibasa.
Waterberg District: Private Bag X1028 Modimolle, 0510 or hand deliver at
Cnr. Thabo Mbeki & Elias Motsoaledi Street.

Attention: For Head Office posts:
Director- HR Services; For District posts: District Director.


ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mzamani Mashibyi/ Ms Mabunda KS Tel No: 015 811 4000/4070

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