Company: Public Works Department | Last Updated: May 26, 2018

Close date: 1.6.2018
Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  oversee the maintenance work and assist with work as necessary to provide a high quality working environment.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the unit and the supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Perform some administrative duties including keeping a daily log of tasks, preparing reports, preparing material and supply lists based on job requirements.
  3. Assist with general repairs, building, installation, moving, and maintenance projects.
  4. Report mechanical and electrical problems to the supervisor and assist in alleviation of such problems to ensure these are remedied in a timely manner.
  5. Assist with the coordination of meetings, training sessions and workshops to ensure awareness of policies and procedures.
  6. Assist with supervising the cleaning of drainage/ghut, cutting of trees/shrubs and debris from roads etc. in order to maintain public areas.
  7. Assist with supervising the road and bridges maintenance repair crew to help facilitate effective subordinate management.
  8. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Five (5) years’ experience in woodwork, carpentry and general building maintenance
  • Trained in carpentry/joinery/woodwork
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of standard practices, tools, materials, equipment and methods of the trade
  • Sound knowledge of carpentry
  • Sound knowledge in general building maintenance
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good oral and written communication

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