Park: Garden Route National Park


A fixed-term (six months) vacancy currently exists for Handyman at Farleigh, Wilderness Section, Garden Route National Park. The successful candidate will report to the Technical Officer.

Paterson Grading: B4


Grade 12 is essential
Code 8 drivers’ license
Minimum of three years relevant work experience in the field
Knowledge of SANParks applicable policies
General Maintenance knowledge
Basic Knowledge of Tools and equipment and handling thereof
Basic understanding of Occupational Health and Safety
Basic understanding of maintenance in general
Basic Numeracy and Literacy
Communication (oral and written)
Fault finding
Time Management
Problem solving and conflict resolution


To assist with general Maintenance of the terrain, equipment and buildings in the Park
To assists with the implementation of management plans.
To conduct an inventory of assets and equipment
To maintain a record of supplies used and purchased
To assist in performing general administration tasks maintenance book, vehicle log sheets, timesheets, etc.
To assist with supply chain procurement processes
To attend to minor repairs, related trades work or installations and report the need for major repairs to the supervisor
To assist with prescribed burns and Veld Fire Suppression/s
General cleaning and upkeep of technical stores and equipment
Perform daily services throughout the park providing a clean, safe and pleasant environment for staff and visitors

Salary: R 8 979

Please indicate the position you’re applying for and address your application, accompanied by a CV and certified documents to:

Garden Route National Park – Wilderness Section
Attention: Nadia Brooks
Po Box 35

Tel: 044 877 0046

The remuneration package includes a basic salary, based on the salary scale of a position with a Paterson B4 job grade and allowances and benefits as specified in the HR Tariff Document and Conditions of Services of SANParks. Accommodation will be provided.


Candidates who have not been contacted within 14 days of the closing date must consider their applications as unsuccessful.
SANParks is committed to the principles of employment equity. Preference will be given to PDI / HDSA.

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