Horticultural Conservation Worker wanted: Salary R6 578 to R9 210 Per Month

Horticultural Conservation Worker

Horticultural Conservation Worker wanted: Salary R6 578 to R9 210 Per Month

Vacancy Details
Employer: SANBI

Horticultural Conservation Worker 2 (Salary level 02)

Conservation Gardens and Tourism Division – Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) requires the services of a hardworking and self-motivated individual to render support on maintenance and development of garden grounds and flowerbeds.

Please Note:

1) An application form (obtainable from our Offices or SANBI website www.sanbi.org.za) must accompany the CV together with a letter motivating why the applicant should be favourably considered for the position and confirming that the minimum qualifications are met (applicants lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be considered).

2) A skills test may be conducted as part of the selection process.

3) Applicants must also provide the full names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three referees.

4) Failure to submit the requested information may result in your application not being considered.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. SANBI reserves the right not to fill this position. All applications will be considered with the understanding that, in terms of the SANBI Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.

SANBI offers an all-inclusive annual salary package ranging from R78 942.00 to R110 519.00

Contact Mr. John Sihlangu or, preferably, forward the completed application form (available from www.sanbi.org.za) a motivational letter, certified copies of qualifications, ID, Drivers License and concise CV via e-mail to [email protected]

Postal applications are to be addressed to the Assistant Director: Human Resources, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Private Bag X101, Pretoria, 0001.

Candidates are expected to be available for selection interviews on a date and time as determined by SANBI.

If no response has been received within 30 days of the closing date, candidates may consider that their applications are unsuccessful.

Candidate Requirements:
The successful candidate is required to display sound interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate in English (read and write) and any other official languages as well as have 2 years’ relevant gardening experience.

The successful candidate must be willing to work independently as well as in a team. The nature of this position requires hard and physical labour. The candidate must be able to perform weekend duties on a rotational basis and willing to participate on field collection trips.


Garden planning, development, and maintenance.
Identify and removal of weeds and aliens
Responsible for Garden assets and stock issued.
Assist in the maintenance of living plant collections
Act in a professional and responsible manner towards external and internal customers.
Identify possible risks (Fire, theft, pollution, invasive weeds, security problems and dangerous animals) to the Garden.
Comply with Occupational Health & Safety regulations

Apply before Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – 14 Days left
Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion.
If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.

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