Title: Vacancy Announcement: Driver Position at Far East Rand Hospital

Reference Number: refs/020271

Department: Department of Health

Directorate: Transport Department

Number of Posts: 1

Package: R171,537.00

Enquiries: Mr. AV Gumede: 011 812 8300


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


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  • Transport patients, staff, documents, and other items to and from various destinations.
  • Conduct pre-trip inspections, checking vehicle condition and fluid levels before driving.
  • Report any vehicle defects or accidents immediately to the Supervisor or Manager.
  • Adhere to Occupational Health and Safety Acts regulations.
  • Provide professional assistance and guidance to inquiries.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and safekeeping of government vehicles and accessories.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and PDP.
  • Keep state vehicles clean and tidy.
  • Understanding of transport policies and Government Fleet.


  • Applicants must use the new Z83 form effective from January 1st, 2021, and complete it fully.
  • Submit Curriculum Vitae with detailed duties description and names of two referees.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents before the interview.
  • Candidates will be contacted within three (3) months after the closing date.
  • Foreign qualifications must be evaluated by SAQA.
  • The Department supports the appointment of persons with disabilities.
  • Successful candidates will undergo Occupational Health and Safety Medical Surveillance.
  • Verification checks will be conducted on qualifications, references, financial information, and criminal records.
  • No telephonic interviews unless deemed necessary.
  • Applications must be submitted to the Far East Rand Hospital Human Resource Department.
  • The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts.

Employer: Department of Health

Location: Far East Rand Hospital

Closing Date: April 3, 2024


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