Property Management and Maintenance Officer (SOG/ST 3)

Organisation
Ministry of Labour and Social Security
Reference
VAC-32457
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Installation, Maintenance & Repair
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
04/09/2019
Expiry Date
24/09/2019
The Property Management and Maintenance Officer will assist with maintenance of office buildings and property. The incumbent will monitor the construction and refurbishing of buildings islandwide to ensure the effective functions of the Organization

 

Key Responsibilities 

Technical/Professional: 

  • Provides technical information to facilitate the preparation of specifications and drawings in respect of building maintenance and construction works; 
  • Requests estimates for work to be done on properties and buildings; 
  • Assists with the preparation of contracts for works to be undertaken; 
  • Assigns persons to work on the Ministry's property and buildings; 
  • Checks and monitors works assigned to ensure that these are carried out according to specifications; 
  • Ensures that procedures followed are in keeping with the Government's guidelines; 
  • Prepares or ensures the preparation of details for payments on completion of works/contracts; 
  • Prepares monthly reports in respect of work assignments; 
  • Contributes to the development of an annual maintenance schedule; 
  • Ensures that the Ministry's buildings are clean and in good condition at all times; 
  • Monitors the upkeep of the grounds; 
  • Ensures that the electrical fixtures are always in good working condition; 
  • Ensures that the plumbing systems are always in good working condition; 
  • Ensures that the air condition units are serviced and/or replaced periodically; 
  • Assists with the preparation and delivery of letters of invitation for bidders for respective contracts; 
  • Assists with the preparation of letters for Tender document; 
  • Assists with the preparation of documents for advertisement of Tender and submits to the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) for advertisement in print media; 
  • Performs any other related duties assigned from time to time. 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies 

Core: 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong customer relation skills 
  • Good problem solving and conflict management skills 
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Strong integrity 
  • Compliance 

 

Technical: 

  • Sound knowledge in plumbing, electrical repairs and building construction 
  • Sound Knowledge of the operations of Government and the organization's policies and procedures 
  • Sound knowledge of the Building Code 4 of Jamaica 

 

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience 

  • Diploma in Construction Engineering (UTECH); 
  • Vocational Training or Junior Technical Officer's Course;  
  • Knowledge and skills in the field of plumbing, electrical, painting and woodworking (furniture building and repairing); 
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a related field. 

OR 

  • Along with nos. 1 & 3, a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a related field. 

 

Special Conditions Associated with the Job 

  • Will be required to travel island-wide; 
  • Exposure to dust, water, chemicals, heat and height. 

 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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