Irene Homes: Groundsman

Irene Homes
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 25 May, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Irene Homes is a nonprofit organisation working with mentally challenged women within a residential facility.

Irene Homes seeks to appoint is a Groundsman to be based in Pretoria.


  • Paint buildings, roads marking, etc
  • Use any portable electrical tool, drilling machine, angle grinder, etc
  • Use various tools (Screwdrivers, pliers, hammers, measuring tapes, etc)
  • Do basic electrical arc welding
  • Do basic plumbing, repair/ replace toilets, leaking pipes, taps, and open blocked drains
  • Replace broken windows
  • Do basic building work
  • Do basic woodwork, fixing wooden furniture and installation of shelves


  • Grade 12 or equivalent certificate
  • Knowledge and proven experience of gardening, lawnmower mechanical repairs, painting, waterproofing, gutter repairs, ceilings, carpentry, tilling, plumbing, brick laying and plastering on basic level
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience in full time maintenance work
  • No criminal record
  • Must be in a position to be on standby every third week
  • Ability to read and write, and have good communication skills
  • Be proficient in English
  • Valid SA driver’s licence (Code 10 with PDP will be an advantage)

To apply, submit a complete CV and motivational letter to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

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