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General Assistant Vacancies in Durban Apply For CSIR Vacancies in KwaZulu-Natal


CSIR Is Currently Seeking for General Assistant Position suitable candidate who is eligible to handle all the responsibilities and is qualified for the position. All the information required for this position to know by the candidate is given below specifically. apply online for this position by clicking on the apply now button and fill the CSIR application Form. The Position Is available in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal the candidates nearby willing to apply are also invited to apply online for this vacancy.

Hiring Authority: CSIR Careers

Position: General Assistant Jobs

Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Qualification: Matric

Salary Estimated: ZAR 72000-340000 Annum

Job Requirements & Responsibilities

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation that researches, develops, localises and diffuses technologies to accelerate socio-economic prosperity in South Africa. The organisation’s work contributes to industrial development and supports a capable state.

General Assistant

About the job:

The CSIR has a vacancy for General Assistant in the Facilities Management and Security Services (FM&SS) portfolio. The incumbent will be responsible performing semi-skilled multiple repair and maintenance tasks as well as assisting with carrying out planned and breakdown maintenance, refurbishments and new installations. This role also involves carrying out preventative maintenance tasks on buildings, systems, equipment and ancillary areas. This position is based in Durban.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist Artisans and Handyman in carrying out planned maintenance and repairs to CSIR buildings plant and equipment;
  • Perform minor electrical works to include but not limited to the following: replacing light bulbs and tubes and preventative maintenance inspections;
  • Perform electrical tasks under the supervision of the Artisan, such tasks to include but not limited to the following: Installation and replacement of light fittings; installation/replacement of electrical plugs; electrical wiring;
  • Perform minor air conditioning works to include but not limited to the following: preventative maintenance inspections and cleaning of filters; cleaning air conditioner outside units.
  • Perform air-conditioning and refrigeration tasks under the supervision of the Artisan, such tasks to include but not limited to the following: Installation and replacement of air conditioners; re-gassing, general repairs;
  • Perform general building maintenance works to include but not limited to the following: painting; flooring; furniture; blinds; mounting white boards and pictures; doors, door systems and locks; cleaning roofs; and preventative maintenance inspections.
  • Perform general facilities duties to include but not limited to the following: general housekeeping in all areas of work; cleaning of vehicles used by the section; attend to personnel visiting the site such as contractors;
  • Carry out other general duties within the section and assist clients with minor requests as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A Grade 12 certificate;
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a technical / maintenance environment;
  • Good knowledge of maintenance and Facilities management;
  • Knowledge and experienced in Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) and statutory compliance in workshop environment.
  • Code 8 driver’s License with medical clearance certificate.

Closing date: 10 March 2023


For more info, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre at Recruitment02@csir.co.za. Please do not send applications to this mailbox. It is for queries only.

The CSIR is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it is committed to the employment Equity Act and will through the filling of this vacancy, give preference to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act. By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from registered credit bureau and/or South African Police Services (in relation to positions that requires trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances), and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualification and employment history. The CSIR reserves the right to remove the advertisement at any time before the stated closing date and it further reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

Fill The CSIR Application Form From the Link Given Above And Wait For the application to be processed once your application gets shortlisted you will be informed by the authority and called for the interview or examination processed by the company. Good luck For your job Search!

To apply for this job please visit candidate.csir.co.za.

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