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Eastern Cape Department of Education invites qualifying persons to apply for the job vacancy: Driver/ Handyman [x2 posts].

Closing date: 27 November 2023

DRIVER/HANDYMAN (shift working system applicable)
Salary Notch: R147 03 per annum (Salary level 3)


Eastern Cape Department of Education is an equal opportunity, representative employer. It is the intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of positions.

Persons with disability and learner disability are especially encouraged to apply.


The Eastern Cape Department of Education is a unit of the Provincial Government of the Eastern Cape, which itself is a unit of the South African Government.

Vision: All learners provided with opportunities to become productive, responsible, and competitive citizens through an inclusive quality basic education system

Mission: To achieve the vision, we will:
• Implement appropriate and relevant educational programmes through quality teaching and learning
• Mobilise community and stakeholder support through participation;
• Institutionalise a culture of accountability at all levels of the Department.


DUTIES will include but not limited to the following:

Safely transport learners, goods, or materials to designated locations following traffic rules and regulations. Adhere to safety policies of ECDOE while performing driving duties.

Respond promptly and appropriately to emergencies or accidents, ensuring the safety of passengers and the vehicle.

Maintain a clean and well-maintained vehicle, conducting regular inspections and addressing any maintenance or repair needs. Plan efficient routes to optimize time and fuel consumption while ensuring timely arrivals.

Maintain and complete logbook daily before and after each trip. Monitor service schedules for vehicles and road worthiness. Undertake inspections on a daily basis neatness of the vehicles.

Report any damages to the vehicles Keep petrol slips after each trip and sign. Submit Logbook and petrol slips to the SMT at the end of each month.

Assist passengers, including individuals with special needs, in embarking and disembarking the vehicle. Assist with loading and unloading of goods or equipment as needed.

Perform general maintenance and repair tasks across the facility, including plumbing, electrical, and carpentry work. Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair faulty equipment, fixtures, and appliances.

Ensure the safe and proper operation of various systems, such as HVAC, lighting, and security. Perform routine maintenance tasks, such as painting, cleaning, and minor renovations.

Collaborate with other staff members to coordinate maintenance activities without disrupting daily operations. Maintain accurate records of maintenance tasks, repairs, and performed work.


  • A grade 10 or school leaving certificate and letter from principal.
  • A valid driver’s license (Code 8/10/14).
  • A valid Public Drivers Permit (PDP).
  • Good communication skills and Good Customer Care.

  • Acceptance of responsibility.
  • Willingness to work with learners.
  • An understanding of Public Service principles.
  • Proof of being part of PEYI will be an advantage.


APPLICATIONS: Hand in your application, stating the relevant reference number to the School as indicated below; Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service department or on thebottom of this post, which must be signed.

Application should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV including at least two contactable referees, as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document and Driver’s license [where applicable].

Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment

Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. All shortlisted candidates
will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant elements of the job.

Closing Date: 27 November 2023  Closing Time: 16:00

Post: Public Service Staff Posts

Enquiries: Ms NP Sipahlanga, Tel: 0406084245. Email: [email protected]. To apply, download and complete the following New Z83 form:


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