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 SALARY : R220 533 per annum. Plus 13th Cheque Medical Aid Optional, Home Owners

/Housing Allowance (Employee must meet prescribed requirements).
CENTRE : Mseleni District Hospital – (KwaZulu – Natal)

CLOSING DATE : 11 August 2023

KZN Department of Health: Artisan Plumber Vacancy


Grade 12/ Standard 10. Trade test in plumbing in terms of section (1392) (h) of the Manpower Training act 1981, as amended. Valid driver’s license. A minimum of 0 – 2 Years of experience in plumbing.

Recommendations: Computer Literacy, understanding of hospital and clinics set up NB: Proof of
passing the trade test in plumbing will be required from shortlisted candidates.

The following knowledge, skills, training and competencies required: Knowledge of Occupational Health and safety act and safety standards. Knowledge of basic maintenance and repair of broken pipes. Knowledge of safety systems of work. Ability to work independently. Ability to work under pressure. Good communication skills (both verbal & written). Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles.


Installation, Repairs and Maintenance of High Pressure and Low Pressure Geysers. Installation and Repairs to toilets, urinals and other ablutions facilities such as shower and baths etc. Installation and Repairs to water and sewerage reticulation system. Clear blocked drains, gutters, down pipes, waste water lines and branch lines. Take and Record water supply readings daily.

Maintenance on fire hose main supply, fire hose and fire hydrants Daily reporting of faults, job progress and daily completion of job card / time sheets as per auditor’s instruction Be prepared to visit primary health care clinics to perform maintenance duties when required. Installation of gutters and down
pipes and galvanized pipes. Compile and submit report, provide inputs on the compilation of technical reports.

Deputize Artisan Forman when required to do so. Form part of multi-disciplinary team doing rounds in the hospital and clinics and necessary steps to fix all identified shortfalls. Be prepared to work overtime
and standby duties. To take necessary step to fix all identified shortfalls. To take responsibility for in-house training and advancement of subordinates.

To perfume standby duties and after- hours call outs. To supervise handyman and assist other tradesman aid when requested to do so by maintenance supervisor.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. XV Ngubane Tel No: (035) 5741004

How to apply

Download Z83 Application Form

APPLICATIONS : Assistant Director: The Human Resources, Mseleni Hospital, P.O Sibhayi, 3967, Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Human Resources office Mseleni Hospital