Status: Closed |  Closed on: 12 October 2021

Reference number: MNZG 2/2021

Number of positions: 4

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is looking for a dependable, hard-working and self-motivated individuals to effectively assist with the maintenance and development of Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre.

The successful candidates must have sound interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate in English and any other official languages (read and write). Applicants must have at least minimum of 5 months to 1 year of relevant experience in any of the key responsibilities. The successful candidates must be willing to work independently as well as in a team.

The nature of these positions requires hard and physical labour. Applicants must have minimum Grade 12 (Matric) or equivalent. Proof of certification of trade or skills or  experience in any of the following area is required: Chainsaw operation, brush-cutter operation, welding, . Applicants must be S.A Citizens and reside within the local municipality where the garden is based (proof of residence required i.e. letter from the ward committee/ traditional authority or utility bill). An applicant must be physically and medically fit to do manual labour.

Key responsibilities

Among other duties, the successful candidates will be expected to perform manual labour including:

  • Tree felling, brush-cutting, welding.

Application procedure

Please forward the completed application form (obtainable from our garden offices) and a 2 page CV via e-mail to:

Postal/hand delivery applications are to be sent to:

Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre
2 Thabo Mbeki Dr

8:00 – 16:00 Weekdays

Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.

In line with the EPWP, the position aims to target women, youth and disabled persons. SANBI reserves the right not to fill these positions.

Candidates are expected to be available for selection interviews on a date and time as determined by SANBI. If no response has been received within 30 days of the closing date, candidates may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Closes: Tuesday, 12 October 2021
Time: 16:00
Job Type: Fixed term contract ending 31 March 2022
Location: Mokopane, Limpopo
Remuneration: R250.00 per day



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