FSNBG 3/2020
Two positions
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 plan for garden areas.
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 3 years’ 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). Proof of trade skills and experience in any of the following area is required: Chainsaw operation, brush-cutter operation, welding, carpentry, paving, bricklaying and security guarding services. 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.
Preference will be given to persons who have not previously participated in EPWP project.

Among other duties, the successful candidates will be expected to perform manual labour including:
Tree felling, brush-cutting, welding, carpentry, paving, bricklaying and patrolling and enforcement of rules
Contact Mr Lufuno Nenungwi on 051 436 3530 or preferably, forward the completed application form and a 2 page CV via e-mail to epwp@sanbi.org.za. Postal/Hand delivery applications are to be sent to the address below: Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.

Hand deliver to:
Free State National Botanical Garden
Rayton road (oof Dan Pienaar drive)
8:00 – 16:00 Weekdays
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.