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Janitor

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Church World Service
Pretoria, South Africa
Closing Date:
Thursday, 2 September 2021
Interviewing

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;

To apply

A clear MIE background check is required before the start of employment. Must be legally eligible to work full time in South Africa.


Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 3rd September to info@actionappointments.co.za 

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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;

To apply

A clear MIE background check is required before the start of employment. Must be legally eligible to work full time in South Africa.


Email your full application (biosummary form, letter of motivation and detailed CV) by Friday 3rd September to info@actionappointments.co.za