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Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment invites candidates to apply for X4 Docker Positions at their Department.

SALARY : R202 233 per annum
CENTRE : Paarden Eiland, St Helena, Arniston & Gansbaai

CLOSING DATE : 21 August 2023

X4 Docker Positions at Department of Forestry


Grade 12 Certificate /Appropriate Trade Test Certificate and 1 year experience as a handyman. Knowledge of dry docking. Knowledge of the Marine Living Resource Act, 1998 (Act No.18 of 1998) and the regulations promulgated thereunder and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Skills: general
cleaning, maintenance and equipment skills. A valid driver’s licence.


Conduct vessel slipping. Build bilge blocks and the wedges for the main slip. Ensure continuous alignment and adjustment of bilge blocks with cradle in motion. Adhere to safety measures and requirements. Operate slipway machinery and equipment. Operate all power tools in workshop in preparation for slipping. Report all dysfunctional equipment.

Perform slipway maintenance. Paint the slipway infrastructure and replace worn wood on the slip beams. Cleaning the slip and storage area. Perform ad hoc administrative duties and emergency operations. Data collection such as boat accommodation, freshwater usage, fish cleaning sheds.

ENQUIRIES : Ms Nomonde Simon at 066 471 1315
NOTE : Applicants should indicate their centre of preference

How to apply

Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment. Private Bag X4390, Cape Town, 8000 or hand-deliver to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town

Application must be submitted on a New signed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department accompanied by a recent detailed Curriculum Vitae only, to be considered.

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