University of Cape Town is hiring Campus Cleaners x43 posts. Apply with Grade 10

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is hiring x43 Campus Cleaners. This is a great opportunity if you can maintain the highest standards of cleanliness, communication skills, and teamwork.

Closing date: 07 June 2024
Salary : R156 300 – R183 882 per annum

(Payclass 02; Permanent)
Estates and Custodial Services
Campus Cleaning Services
Properties and Services Department

Job Purpose

The main purpose of this position is to provide a cleaning service to ensure an environmentally and
a hygienically clean university that is conducive to teaching, learning, and research.


  • Grade 10
  • 1 Year relevant cleaning experience
  • Maintain the highest standards of cleanliness, communication skills, and teamwork.
  • Knowledge of how to use cleaning products and cleaning equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform day-to-day cleaning functions as outlined in the standard cleaning specifications and assigned by Supervisor.
  • Deep cleaning of all areas as and when required.
  • Follow cost control procedures to ensure that cleaning supplies and time are used in an efficient manner to avoid wastage.
  • Consumable supplies are kept in supply to enable cleaning work to continue without disruption.

  • Cleaning equipment is kept in proper working condition and stored away for safekeeping.
  • Follow procedures regarding the waste management process.
  • Setting up of venues for graduation ceremonies and departmental meetings
  • Prepare venues for examinations and class tests.
  • Safety hazards are identified and neutralized, and workplace injuries are attended to as and when they arise.
  • Staff, students, and visitors to the University’s lost property are reported and handed to them upon

How to Apply

To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to [email protected]

Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a professional campus cleaning service, in line with the principles of UCT, to ensure a safe and hygienic environment.

An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may be required to undergo an assessment.

Due to the physical aspect of the position medical evaluation is compulsory before commencement of employment.
Telephone: 021-948-3451 Attention: Ash Wyngaard
Reference number: E24532 Closing date: 07 June 2024

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