About the eThekwini Municipality
eThekwini, the third-largest city in South Africa, is situated in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. It serves as the capital of this province and boasts a vibrant and bustling atmosphere. Within the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, one can find the busiest and most efficiently operated port in Africa, showcasing the city’s international connectivity and sophistication. Notably, the International Convention Centre in Durban has hosted a prestigious lineup of events, including significant conferences of global importance.
Geographically, eThekwini exhibits a unique landscape characterized by mountains and a larger land area compared to other towns in South Africa. The presence of canyons and ravines adds to its distinctive topography, while a small section of the coastal plain graces its shores. The city is renowned for its expansive beaches, offering visitors ample opportunities to enjoy the coastal beauty.
About the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Grave Digger 2023
eThekwini Municipality is offering a permanent employment opportunity for interested individuals who wish to obtain proper work as a professional Grave Digger. As a Grave Digger at the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy, your role will involve the preparation of graves for both burials and exhumations. You will be responsible for ensuring that the graves are properly and appropriately prepared to meet the required standards. Additionally, it will be your duty to maintain the cemetery grounds and facilities in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures.
Additionally, your responsibilities also include the following duties:
- Make necessary preparations for the day’s tasks, ensuring that tools, materials, and equipment are provided and in proper working order
- Mark and prepare designated grave sites and niches for burials
- Handle reburials, recycling, and exhumations as required
- Utilize small plant and equipment to maintain the grounds and infrastructure of the cemetery
- Keep assigned small plant and equipment clean and in good working condition
- Provide assistance to patrons and visitors of the cemetery.
The selected applicant will be entitled to a salary of R126 812.90-R159 948.36 per annum.
The eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Grave Digger is currently based in this location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
For application purposes, please kindly take note of the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Grave Digger 2023’s Reference Number: ETH230403-2.
If you are confident about applying for the Grave Digger position at the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy, we encourage you to sign up without hesitation. However, if you are uncertain about your suitability for the role, there’s no need to worry. Simply review the requirements listed below and compare your qualifications against the standards set by the selection committee. To increase your chances of being accepted, ensure that you meet all the mentioned criteria. While not meeting all the criteria may not lead to automatic disqualification, it could diminish your chances of being accepted.
The eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Grave Digger Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
- Obtain an appropriate level of primary education
- Acquire a certificate of proficiency in operating small plant equipment, such as brush cutters or ride-on mowers, within 3 months of starting the job
- Gain 1 month of relevant experience
- Achieve an appropriate level of secondary education (advantageous)
- Obtain 3 months of relevant experience (advantageous)
- People with disabilities are highly encouraged to register.
Apply online eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Grave Digger 2023 at:
- Durban, KwaZulu-Natal (Closing date: 19 May 2023).
We recommend using Google Chrome as your browser to access the mentioned website.
Candidates are required to register on the application site before submitting their applications. This account will be necessary during the registration process.
If it is more convenient for you, you can submit your application using your phone instead of a computer. If you have an Android phone, you can use the pre-installed Google Chrome browser to access the website, eliminating the need to install any additional browsers.
Alternatively, you can also register using your Google, Facebook, or LinkedIn accounts, which will save you time by avoiding the need to create a new account from scratch.
Rest assured that the information you provide will be kept confidential, and both you and the entire selection committee will review your application. Therefore, it is important to carefully review the data you enter to ensure its accuracy.
By submitting your application, you authorize the selection committee to use the personal information you provide for the purpose of handling your registration for the event.
Please note that the committee will only accept applications submitted through the aforementioned website. Any attempts to submit materials through other methods, such as hand delivery or fax, will be rejected by the reviewing committee.
Applications for the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Grave Digger must be submitted before the closing date on 19 May 2023.
Please make sure to submit your applications as early as possible. Submitting your application early will increase your chances of securing a spot during the registration period and avoid any potential last-minute issues, such as heavy Internet traffic or missing documents.
Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed by the selection committee, regardless of their content. Any entries submitted after the deadline will be promptly disregarded.
Only shortlisted candidates will receive notifications. If you haven’t heard from the selection committee within three months after the closing date, we regret to inform you that you have not been selected for the position.
During the recruitment process, the eThekwini Municipality has full authority to make appointments. The decisions made by the selection committee are final in all aspects.
Do you have a question regarding the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Grave Digger? Don’t hesitate to ask! Feel free to send in your enquiries and concerns to the contact person below:
Telephone Numbers: +27 31 311 4102