Pikitup Vacancies: General Worker (x400) in Johannesburg


Are you looking to contribute to a cleaner, more efficient Johannesburg? Pikitup, Johannesburg’s premier waste management service provider, is offering 400 positions for General Workers across various depots. This is your chance to join a dynamic team committed to enhancing the city’s cleanliness and service delivery.

Vacancy/Reference No: 005/2024
Closing Date for Application: 10 June 2024
Post Title: General Worker (x400)
Location: Various Depots
Remuneration: R9 531,55 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)
Reporting to: Team Leader

Purpose: To carry out relevant cleaning and/or refuse bin delivery related tasks, ensuring cleanliness and effective service delivery within assigned areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Street cleaning and sweeping.
  • Cleaning all bins and ensuring proper maintenance.
  • Wearing protective clothing at all times.
  • Distributing refuse bags and collecting them as per service requirements.
  • Handling new/replacement bin deliveries and ensuring proper documentation.
  • Resolving complaints and queries from the public and service users promptly.
  • Reporting safety incidents, equipment issues, and injuries to the team leader.
  • Completing daily tasks efficiently and effectively.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 10 qualification.
  • Minimum of 12 months’ experience in cleaning or general work.
  • No criminal record.
  • Physically and mentally fit.
  • South African citizenship and residence within the City of Johannesburg.


  • Familiarity with company procedures and relevant legislation.
  • Proficiency in using relevant tools and equipment.
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Strong prioritization and task execution skills.
  • Capability to work independently and within a team.

Application Process: Only online applications will be considered. Applicants meeting the requirements should submit their CV, certified copies of ID document, and qualifications using the following link: Apply Now

Enquiries: For enquiries only, contact:

Important Notes:

  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • Pikitup reserves the right not to fill any vacancies.
  • Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates.
  • If you do not receive a response within six weeks after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • By applying, you consent to the use of your personal information for recruitment purposes.

Pikitup is an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity principles and redressing historical imbalances. Applications from all designated groups (African, Coloured, and Indian males, all females, and persons with disabilities) are welcome.

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