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

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 the New Z83 application form here

Contact for Enquiries:

  • Ms. G. Hlabisa at 033 3926600

Closing Date:

  • 22 April 2024

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