November 22, 2022

GROUNDSMAN II: REF NO: 1SPECSVCBN/56/44/22/05

CENTRE : 1 Special Services Bn

REQUIREMENTS : A minimum of Grade 3-9 or ABET L1-4. Special requirements (Skills needed):
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal) in English. Basic knowledge of47
health and safety. Knowledge of basic maintenance of machinery with low level
of complexity in operating it. Knowledge of basic hand tools and cleaning
equipment. Ability to operate cleaning machines. Ability to perform routine
tasks. Ability to work in team and individually. Basic numeracy and literacy
skills. Perform cleaning duties. Working relations with others. Ability to prioritise
and organise work. Endurance, consequent, punctual, loyalty, integrity and
practical. Knowledge of gardening and maintenance of equipment.

DUTIES : Cultivate garden areas. Maintaining cleanliness of outside terrains. Preparing
soil for planting. Maintenance of trees, flowers, shrubs and grass in gardens.
Removal of alien vegetation. Planting flowers, trees and shrubs. Watering of
lawns, landscapes and gardens. Monitoring and maintain plant health.
Ensuring proper upkeep of sidewalks, parking lots, fountains, fences, planters
and benches as well as grounds keeping equipment. Removal of refuse.
Practicing pest control. Assisting with preparing grounds for functions and
parades. Handling and maintain basic light machinery, rotary mowers,
trimmers, leaf blowers, weed eaters, chainsaws, lawnmowers, pole pruners,
hand tools etc. Checking serviceability of equipment and machinery and report
defects. Maintain flower and other beds by fertilizing, irrigating, weeding and
pruning. Load and unload various articles and equipment needed on the
grounds. Irrigate lawns. Remove refuge from the terrain. Load refuge on the
truck for transformation to refuge dumps or burn refuge. Maintain neatness of
unit areas. Properly maintained equipment save and secure. Apply OHS
measures where required.

ENQUIRIES : WO2 T. Ramsden Tel: 051-402 1406

APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence, 1 Special Service Battalion, Private Bag X40005,
Tempe, 9318 or Hand deliver at Reception

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