Wits i-recruitment Rotational General Worker X27


Performs general cleaning and related services/functions pertaining to all University buildings, residences, and surrounding infrastructure, as specified in the work schedules, under direct supervision. To ensure that set tasks are completed daily and that the workstations and area of work are left ready for the following day by the end of business each day. Maintaining a healthy, hygienic, and professional environment

Provide cleaning services by:

Performing day-to-day cleaning duties which may involve the use of chemicals, hand-held tools, machinery, and equipment which often require some physical effort

Tasks include but are not limited to the following:

Cleaning of all University buildings, residences, and infrastructure internally or externally as directed by the supervisor
Reporting repairs and maintenance issues
Venue setups and clean-ups for functions e.g. chairs and desks for exams
Specialized cleaning and ad-hoc services
Boardroom and meeting venue setups and clean-ups including dishwashing
Unloading and distribution of consumables and cleaning materials
Ensure that housekeeping and stacking in the storerooms are done in accordance with legislation
Operating larger cleaning equipment and machinery
Perform specific specialized tasks of responsibility i.e. moving furniture, washing carpets, stripping and sealing, floods, etc.
Cleaning of passages, sweeping, and removal of debris from internal roads and public areas.
Required to work overtime/additional time which may include weekends and/or public holidays
One may be re-allocated to other areas within the University as per operational requirements
Assignments, work schedule, methodology, and instructions to only come from Services Department management, Service Provider management, and cleaning services line managers unless deemed otherwise and with approval from Services’ management
Sinks and hand basins are cleaned in accordance with the correct procedures and are free-flowing
All areas such as floors, walls, drains, gullies, traps, shelving, cupboards, and drawers are cleaned using the correct procedure
Cleaning equipment and materials are stored correctly
Correct uniform is worn and the uniform is clean and undamaged

Minimum Requirements:

Grade 12
Services SETA Qualification
Good Communication skills (language and written)

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviors):

Ability to work unsupervised
Good finical and fitness
Alertness’ and visual attention skills

To apply:

Please submit a covering letter clearly indicating which post you are applying for, a detailed CV with the names, addresses, contact numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3 referees

External applicants are invited to apply, by registering their profile on the Wits i-recruitment platform located at https://irec.wits.ac.za and submitting your application. or email applications to recruitment.services@wits.ac.za

Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: wits /Self Service application/” Apply for a job” or email applications to recruitment.services@wits.ac.za

Hand-delivered applications will not be accepted

The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University. The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates

Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise

Closing date: 03 August 2022

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