Driver (Light Duty Vehicle)

Reference Number (Vukani /City Vision 16/1/2020, PSVC 1/2020)
Component Department of Health
Job Institution:         Gugulethu Community Health Centre (Metro Health Services)

Service benefits:

  • 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.


Minimum requirement:

  • Basic literacy and numeracy.


  • Appropriate experience in the functioning of a state hospital.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Valid code (B/EB) driver’s licence.
  • Valid Public Driving Permit (PDP).
  • Willingness to work overtime.
  • Willingness to perform standby duties.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Ability to accept accountability, responsibility to work independently and good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Transport Regulations and Circular no 4 of 2000.
  • Knowledge of routine, maintenance, Inspections for defects of vehicles and safe driving skills.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Transport goods, services, clients and personnel from one point to another.
  • Ensure accurate and detailed completion of logbooks.
  • Conduct routine maintenance, inspecting of vehicles and timely reporting of defects.
  • Adhere to Departmental codes and procedures.
  • Ensure that all vehicles are kept clean and tidy.
  • Perform administrative and relieve duties when required or necessary.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.


Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a competency test.Kindly indicate your preference of institution on your Z83. A separate application has to be submitted if you apply for more than one institution. If a Z83 is received with more than one preference, only the first preference will be considered.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated(Vukani /City Vision 16/1/2020, PSVC 1/2020)

Salary R102 534 per annum
Salary Level Level 2
Applications To The Facility Manager
Gugulethu Community Health Centre
NY3 Cnr NY77 & NY78
Gugulethu, 7750

 (For the attention: Mr M October)

Closing Date 31 January 2020
Enquiries  Mr M October
Tel: (021) 633 0020
See HOW TO APPLY for directions on applying for this job