DWS (Dept of Water and Sanitation) Job Vacancy as Driver/Operator 2023: Looking for Grade 10 Registrants

About the DWS (Dept of Water and Sanitation)
The Department of Water and Sanitation, commonly known as the DWS, is a government institution in South Africa that plays a vital role in ensuring the availability of high-quality water resources. Committed to improving access to clean water and sanitation, the DWS employs efficient and sustainable approaches to promote economic and social development through the responsible management of water resources.

As a department focused on serving the people, the DWS places great emphasis on meeting the needs and aspirations of local communities. Their dedicated efforts are aimed at enhancing water accessibility and sanitation without compromising on quality. The DWS recognizes the essential role that water plays in various sectors, including agriculture, industry, and domestic use, and strives to ensure that these sectors are supported while considering environmental sustainability.

About the DWS (Dept of Water and Sanitation) Job Vacancy as Driver/Operator 2023
DWS (Dept of Water and Sanitation) is currently looking for passionate candidates who are keen on joining the establishment as a professional Driver/Operator. The DWS (Dept of Water and Sanitation) Job Vacancy as Driver/Operator requires you to perform the following duties:

  • Conduct quality assurance checks on driver/operator systems
  • Implement best practices for driver/operator systems
  • Perform daily inspections to ensure roadworthiness
  • Ensure timely servicing of vehicles
  • Transport personnel, equipment, and materials
  • Comply with relevant legislative requirements
  • Conduct regular maintenance on equipment
  • Inspect equipment and vehicles for visible defects
  • Record daily trips, fuel usage, and other relevant information in logbooks
  • Maintain cleanliness and prevent fire hazards in the equipment storage area
  • Safeguard equipment and vehicles
  • Assist the civil maintenance team with maintenance tasks on Government Water Schemes
  • Utilize hand and power tools to repair structures such as buildings, fences, and benches
  • Prepare sites for construction by demolishing and clearing existing structures
  • Perform excavation using spades and picks
  • Properly assemble reinforcement and formwork
  • Construct and maintain buildings by painting, installing doors, and tiling
  • Remove all construction materials from the site upon project completion
  • Keep the site clean and free of debris during and after the project.

For application purposes, please kindly take note of the DWS (Dept of Water and Sanitation) Job Vacancy as Driver/Operator 2023’s Reference Number: 260623/09 

The selected applicant will be entitled to a Level 4 Salary of R 171 537 per annum.

Eligibility Criteria
Before anything else, it is crucial that you acquaint yourself with the eligibility requirements for the Driver/Operator job vacancy at the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS). Each of these standards will determine your suitability as a candidate. If you wish to verify your qualifications, please consult the list of qualifying prerequisites provided below. To maximize your chances of success, it is advisable to fulfill all the requirements listed.

The DWS (Dept of Water and Sanitation) Job Vacancy as Driver/Operator Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Obtain a Grade 10 certificate
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with Code EC and a valid PDP/Operator License (Ensure the disclosure of the valid driver’s license, PDP, and Operator License)
  • Acquire a minimum of one (1) to three (3) years’ driving experience
  • Familiarize yourself with the operation of services
  • Gain one (1) to two (2) years’ experience or knowledge of general work conducted in the civil construction environment
  • Learn the daily maintenance procedures to ensure efficient machine/equipment performance
  • Develop strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team
  • Be punctual, productive, and loyal in your work
  • Adapt to working around rivers, dams, and canals
  • Be prepared to work away from the office for extended periods and stay at camping sites for prolonged durations.

Application Instructions
Download the Z83 form: DWS (Dept of Water and Sanitation) Job Vacancy as Driver/Operator 2023.

Once you have the application form ready, please read through the instructions before providing your personal information. All of the queries should be filled in correctly and according to your current conditions.

All these documents must be included in your applications. Any applications that are missing in any document will not be eligible for registrations.

Submissions must be made through the method mentioned above. Applications sent through other methods, such as fax or hand delivery, will not be considered by the selection committee.

Once everything is all set, please send in your applications via the methods below:

Postal Carriage:
Department of Water and Sanitation,
P.O Box 5501,
Walmer, Port Elizabeth, 6065

Hand Delivery:
50 Heugh Road, Lion Roars Office Park c/o 3rd Avenue and Heugh Road, Walmer.
For Attention: Mr MN Jonkerman

By submitting your applications, you grant the selection committee explicit permission to utilize your personal information for the purpose of registration.

The applications will undergo additional evaluation and screening processes to ensure the authenticity and validity of the candidates. If it is discovered that any aspects of the applications have been falsified, the individuals responsible will be disqualified from participating in the registration period.

It is mandatory for candidates to submit their applications through the designated portal mentioned above. Submissions made through alternative methods, including fax, will not be accepted by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the DWS (Dept of Water and Sanitation) Job Vacancy as Driver/Operator must be submitted before the closing date on 26 June 2023.

To ensure a smooth application process, it is highly recommended that candidates submit their applications well in advance of the deadline. This will help you avoid any last-minute issues that could potentially hinder your registration.

The selection committee will notify shortlisted candidates of their status. If you have not received any communication from the selection committee within three months after the application deadline, we regret to inform you that your bursary application has not been accepted.

Late submissions are strictly prohibited by the selection committee. Candidates found to be submitting their applications after the closing date will be disqualified from the registration process.

All decisions made by the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) are final. It is important to note that attempting to influence or dispute the decisions made by the selection committee will result in the revocation of your registration rights.

Committee Details
If you have any inquiries or concerns about the Driver/Operator job vacancy at the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), please don’t hesitate to reach out. Feel welcome to send your questions and concerns to the contact person provided below:

Telephone Number+27 23 348 5600 (Mr. L Janse Van Rensburg)


  1. Hi I with like to apply for the drivers position I have a code 10 license i am a very well spoken person and I with like have this opportunity I’m very hard working always on time and it will be a great opportunity for this position

  2. My name is Waseem. I am 21, I’m very hardworking, self discipline and i love new challenges. I have code 10 license and is eager to work.

  3. Am the harder worker and willing to learn. Self discipline am staying at KwaDabeka mvuzane Clermont

  4. Hi hope you are well, I’m Interested in this job for driving because I’m professional In driving

  5. hi my name is thanking mashao.im 22 years old .i am hardworking and dedicated.i would really appreciate this opportunity.thank you

  6. I consider myself to be a very hard-working individual that is always willing to accept change in a workplace and work very well in a team. I als have a valid Code 10 Drivers License, Crane License and Mounted Crane License. Thank you

  7. I considered myself to be a very hard working individual that is always willing to accept change in a workplace and work very well in a team.
    I have code 10 drivers licens, Forklift License, Mobe Crane License and Crane License that is still valid….

  8. I am dedicated and hardworking. I believe in myself and can add great value to whatever is required for me to do. All i need is a chance in life to prove myself. Thank you very much

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