Janitor

at Church World Service
Location Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted
Category General
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

About the Organisation

The Resettlement Support Center (CWS RSC Africa) operates a US refugee resettlement program in sub-Saharan Africa through a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. CWS RSC Africa is responsible for the preparation of refugee case files for adjudication by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, as well as the out-processing and cultural orientation of all approved cases. CWS RSC Africa is administered by the Church World Service Immigration Refugee Program (CWS/IRP) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya with a sub-office in Pretoria, South Africa.

 

About the Job

Reporting to the Property Supervisor, this position is primarily responsible for office maintenance.

 

Key Responsibilities

Thoroughly cleans the RSC offices, bathrooms, kitchens and walkways as assigned.

 

Observes the office environment, ensures that the fire exits are always kept clear and promptly reports any potentially hazardous situations such as slippery floors, loose electric wires or sockets.

 

Ensures that all the office windows and various interior and exterior doors and grills are closed and securely locked at the end of every business day. (Note: the final responsibility for office locking rests with the management staff locking up on any particular day).

 

Ensures that all photocopiers and printers have been checked for documents and switched off at the end of every business day. Any document found should be turned over to the management staff locking up on any particular day.

 

Ensures that non-essential equipment is switched off and only the minimum equipment required is switched on.

 

Reports any equipment that sounds or appears broken or in need of repair, including door and window locks that need lubrication, tightening or replacement, leaky water taps etc.

 

Undertakes odd jobs such as minor repairs and window cleaning in coordination with the Senior Janitor.

 

Monitors stock levels of supplies needed for cleaning and maintenance and submits timely requisitions for additional supplies.

 

Performs any other duties which are developed and assigned in order to improve the operations of RSC Africa.

 

Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent is required

 

General office work experience preferred

 

Should be able to demonstrate work initiative by identifying work that needs to be completed

 

Should communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

 

Must follow instructions from the Supervisor with a positive and receptive attitude

 

Must deal effectively and courteously with a large number of associates, outside agencies, applicants and members of the general public;

 

Must conduct oneself in a professional and courteous manner to represent the best interests of RSC Africa and CWS/IRP

 

Always maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail;

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

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