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KZN Dept of Transport is recruiting for the position of Road Workers (x9 Posts)

KwaZulu Natal Department of Transport is seeking applications for the position of Road Workers (x53 Posts).

Location: KwaZulu-Natal

Closing Date: 22 April 2024

Job Summary:

  • Position: Road Workers (X53 Posts)
  • Location:
    • Empangeni Region (50 Posts), Cost Centre, Hluhluwe (Ref. No. DOT 4131/2024)
    • Pietermaritzburg Region (03 Posts), Cost Centre, Ixopo: Area Office, Underberg (03 Posts) (Ref. No. DOT 132/2024)
  • Salary: R147,036 per annum (Salary level 03)


  • Education: NQF Level 1 or 2 (ABET Level 2 certificate or equivalent)
  • Skills and Competencies:
    • Job knowledge
    • Communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Interpersonal relations
    • Flexibility
    • Teamwork
    • Accuracy
    • Aptitude for figures
    • Computer literacy
    • Planning and organizing skills

Key Performance Areas:

  • Perform routine activities in respect of road maintenance and/or construction, including:
    • Construction of culverts and side drains
    • Erection and maintenance of steel guardrails and gabions
    • Road earth and layer works construction
    • Cleaning and maintaining roads, sidewalks, and resting areas
    • Surfacing and porthole patching
    • Fencing and pipe laying
    • Setting road markings and studs
    • Installing road signs, distance markers, and barricading work areas
    • Crushing road material
    • Brush clearing and grass cutting

Application Instructions:

  • Submit applications using the New Z83 application form available here
  • Attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the application form.
  • Submit applications through the KZN online e-Recruitment system at or email to with the reference number of the post in the subject line.
  • Applications can also be mailed or hand-delivered to the Department of Transport office in Pietermaritzburg.

Important Links:

  • Download KZN Transport Vacancies advert here
  • Download the New Z83 application form here

Contact for Enquiries:

  • Ms. G. Hlabisa at 033 3926600

Closing Date:

  • 22 April 2024

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