General Assistant/Handyman wanted at IIE’s Vega School

The IIE’s Vega School, Cape Town Campus has a vacancy for a General Assistant/ Handyman (Facilities).

Closing date: 09 June 2024

Location: Cape Town

Duties and Responsibilities:
Pause and Rest Areas

  • Setout/return umbrellas
  • Ensure courtyard and podium areas are neat and tidy as well as correctly laid out
  • Ensure all hedges are kept neatly trimmed
  • Report any faulty/broken equipment to the Facility Co-ordinator

Setting up of Venues

  • Setting up venues for special meetings and returning to original setup thereafter
  • Check that all classrooms are ready for lectures
  • Check that desks and chairs are correctly positioned
  • Check that whiteboards are clean and have duster pads
  • Report any faulty/broken equipment to the Facility Coordinator

Recycling/Waste Management

  • Ensure that all wastepaper containers are emptied daily
  • Ensure all waste is separated for recycling
  • Ensure departments have sufficient printing paper
  • Keep all waste/Recycling areas clean and tidy

Campus Security

  • Liaise with security personnel if there are any security issues
  • Assist with campus opening and lock-up requirements when needed

General Campus Facilities

  • Daily checking and reporting of faulty lights
  • Determines and organizes work sequences and on-site applications and,
  • Executes repairs and renovations to interior/exterior surfaces fixtures and fittings
  • Basic plumbing, carpentry, and electrical repairs, guiding personnel on applications and requirements

  • Painting and tiling repairs including doors locks and door repairs
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance of property including but not limited to: Painting, tiling, cleaning of gutters and general maintenance repairs
  • Maintenance activities undertaken and completed at specific areas
  • Liaise with cleaners to check up that all toilets are clean and tidy

  • Keep all corridors, fire escapes and basement areas free of obstructions
  • Assist Student Experience department as required
  • Assist with deliveries, moving stock and prepare boxes for couriering
  • Assist Marketing department with control and movement of marketing materials
  • Assist all staff with ad-hoc tasks

Competencies Required:

  • Superior communication (written and verbal) and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage work and self proactively
  • Able to demonstrate a proven track record of effective teaching in subject area based on a reflective practice

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to manage relationships with managers and staff effectively in terms of motivation, quality, and performance
  • Passion for Customer Service
  • Experience in the use of technology to enhance learning is an added advantage

  • Hard working
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Good time management

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Matric

Minimum Work Experience Requirements:

  • General Assistant/ Handyman experience
  • 5 years’ experience in a 5-star maintenance environment would be an advantage

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