Remuneration: R151,884 per annum (Other benefits include Housing and Medical-Aid allowances, 13th Cheque and Provident fund)

Ref number:      Kimberley: 06/2023/ Nelspruit: 07/2023/ Mafikeng: 08/2023

Location:            Kimberley/ Nelspruit/ Mafikeng


The purpose of the position: The General Assistant is responsible for ensuring that the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) offices are clean, tidy and presentable at all times. The incumbent must ensure that all cleaning tasks allocated are performed effectively and efficiently as per PanSALB’s hygienic standards. Activities in this role include planning and administering catering services for staff and visitors, maintaining sufficient levels of refreshment and cleaning supplies, reporting any malfunctions related to the general office environments.

Requirements: Grade 12 or Matric certificate or equivalent qualification. Ability to communicate in at least three official languages of which one must be English.

Competences needed: Good interpersonal skills. Basic communications and literacy skills. Ability to perform routine tasks and knowledge of using cleaning materials and equipment.

Key Performance Areas: General cleaning which includes sweeping, scrubbing, mopping of floors, dusting, polishing of floors and furniture, emptying dirt bins daily, cleaning of windows, light shades and walls and thoroughly cleaning all kitchens and passages in the building. Ensure that cleaning equipment e.g. vacuum machines, mops, brooms, buckets etc. are clean after usage and securely stored. Ensure that there are sufficient supplies relating to general beverages e.g. coffee, tea, milk, sugar etc. as well as cleaning materials. Perform duties as per Health and Safety Regulations. Attending to ad hoc tasks as and when required.

PanSALB is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace (race, gender and disability). Prospective candidates whose transfer/ promotion/ appointment promotes employment equity and affirmative action will receive preference. Prospective candidates will be subjected to verification checks which include, personnel security checks, criminal record, identity checks, etc. Candidates may undergo a competency assessment.

 Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated PanSALB Application Form, obtainable from our website and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, copies of Identity Document, Grade 12/Matric certificate and/or qualifications. Incomplete applications or late applications will not be considered. It will be expected of candidates to be available for interviews on the date, time and place determined by PanSALB.

 Interested individuals are invited to submit their applications at quoting the reference number and the position in the subject line of your email. If you have not been contacted one month after the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates.

Closing date: 21 May 2023




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