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15 May 2022

PermanentJob for Groundsman Wanted Urgently

Faircape Health – Posted by JobPost24 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Job for Groundsman Wanted Urgently

Location: Cape Town

Job Type: Permanent

Company/Employer: Faircape Health

Job Title: Job for Groundsman Wanted Urgently

Vacancy Details

Faircape Life operates 6 high-end retirement/lifestyle villages in the Western Cape. Locations of these estates are in Noordhoek, Kirstenhof, Tokai, Somerset West and Onrus.

We are looking for Groundsmen to work at Cle Du Cap in Kirstenhof and at Tokai Estate. These facilities are located near to Blue Route Mall and are in close proximity to all major transport routes.

  • The Groundsman is responsible for maintaining the gardens and grounds of the village and ensuring an acceptable appearance of trees, shrubs, flowers, beds and lawns, and to keep the grounds free from refuse, weeds, harmful insects and plant diseases.
  • Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

Garden Maintenance:

Pruning of trees and overgrown shrubs

  • Reinstate plant beds and garden redevelopment
  • Turning over of plant beds
  • Cutting of grass and trimming
  • Weeding
  • Hand/additional watering when required

Tools & Machinery:

  • Inspecting tools before and after use (lawnmowers, hedge trimmers, brush-cutters)
  • Cleaning all tools at the end of each days use
  • Oil and sharpen blades of all cutting equipment


  • Collecting of household refuse
  • Sorting recyclable waste from general waste
  • Cleaning and sanitising refuse bins
  • Loading of garden-waste for disposal


  • Clean workshop/canteen
  • Clean around Body Corporate Reception, externally
  • Open external dining area and courtyard umbrellas, weather permitting
  • Clean grounds around security kiosk
  • Inspect perimeter fence for weeds / vegetation, once per week
  • Spray perimeter fence for weeds / vegetation, once per month

General Maintenance:

  • Sweep synthetic turf in courtyards
  • Sweep paved surfaces in courtyards
  • Sweep paved area around Healthcare
  • Collect leaves in courtyards
  • Qualifications
  • Matric advantageous
  • Experience and knowledge
  • 1 year’s relevant experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of plants and gardening techniques
  • Knowledge of horticultural machinery and tools
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems


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