Vacancy Announcement: Driver Position at Far East Rand Hospital

The Department of Health is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Driver at Far East Rand Hospital. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in transporting patients, staff, documents, and other essentials to and from various destinations. Below are the details of the position:

Reference Number: refs/020271
Directorate: Transport Department
Number of Posts: 1
Package: R171 537.00
Enquiries: Mr. AV Gumede: 011 812 8300


  • Grade 10 or equivalent qualification with 2 years of driving experience.
  • Valid code 10 (C1)/ (EB) driver’s license and valid PDP.
  • Ability to work under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in reading and writing with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to work shifts and on public holidays.
  • Ability to operate a tractor.


  • Execute authorized transportation trips.
  • Perform vehicle inspections before driving.
  • Report vehicle defects immediately.
  • Adhere to Occupational Health and Safety Acts.
  • Provide professional assistance and guidance.
  • Ensure proper handling and safekeeping of government vehicles.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and PDP.
  • Keep state vehicles clean and tidy.
  • Knowledge of transport policies and Government Fleet.


  • Prospective applicants must use the new Z83 form effective from 1st January 2021.
  • Submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae with names of two referees.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for certified documents.
  • Contact within three months after the closing date if successful.
  • Foreign qualifications must be evaluated by SAQA.
  • Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Suitable candidates will undergo Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Medical Surveillance.
  • Verification of qualifications, references, financial information, and criminal records will be conducted.
  • No telephonic interviews unless warranted.
  • Applications must be submitted to Far East Rand Hospital, Human Resource Department.
  • Online applications accepted at
  • The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying.

Employer: Department of Health
Location: Far East Rand Hospital
Closing Date: 03-04-2024

Join us in serving the community and contributing to healthcare transportation services. Apply now to become part of our team at Far East Rand Hospital.


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