General Worker Jobs in Joburg

Career Opportunity at Citizen Relationship and Urban Management

We are seeking an ambitious and dedicated individual for the position of General Worker in Johannesburg. This position is open to employees of the City of Johannesburg and external candidates alike. You will be rewarded with a basic salary of R9 531.54 per month, excluding benefits. Your efforts will contribute to the beauty of our regions from A-G. Below, you’ll find more information about the job, requirements, responsibilities, and application process.

Job Description

The General Worker will be responsible for ensuring clean, hygienic, and safe environments within the designated zones, regularly performing tasks such as weed removal, litter picking, and street sweeping. You will also be required to remove stickers and pamphlets from street furniture, poles, and road signs. This role extends to the cleaning of informal settlements and participating in clean-up campaigns in association with the City Departments and Entities.


Education Grade 8 / Abet level 1 qualification
Experience 6 – 12 months relevant experience
Physical & Mental Fitness Must be physically and mentally fit
Criminal record Should have a clean criminal record

Documents Required

  • An electronically completed job application form
  • Certified valid South African Identity Document or Card
  • Proof of Residence

Key Competencies

The ideal candidate should be a team player, capable of following instructions, and has the ability to communicate in local languages. Reading and writing proficiency is a prerequisite. You should also be able to handle position tools of trade effectively, including a broom, litter picker, spade, rake, scrapper, etc. Where specialized tools are necessary, the City of Johannesburg will provide the requisite training.

How to Apply

Application for this position is done online. Here are the direct links to apply:

  1. Apply for REG A – CRUM
  2. Apply for REG B – CRUM
  3. Apply for REG C – CRUM
  4. Apply for REG D – CRUM
  5. Apply for REG E – CRUM
  6. Apply for REG F – CRUM
  7. Apply for REG G – CRUM

For any inquiries, please contact Brenda Mabuza at 011 022 8936 / 011 062 6069. The full job description is available for download.

Application deadline: 19th September 2023.

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