Property Officer

Contract Type
Construction & Building Service, Engineering & Architecture
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
Expiry Date
The incumbent is responsible and accountable for all maintenance activities relating to the physical plant of the BSJ. This includes ensuring that painting, carpentry, plumbing and electrical repairs to buildings are carried out in a timely manner.


Core Functions:


  • Executes and schedules building maintenance and inspection
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates asset maintenance and repair
  • Reviews purchase requests for new and replacement parts for assets
  • Prepares short and long range plans for building and asset maintenance
  • Plans and administers asset preventive maintenance programme



  • Monitors the planning and implementation of projects, exercising delegated authority.
  • Drafts all project documents including terms of reference, project charter, tender notice, etc.
  • Provides weekly project status updates.



  • Designs/draw buildings using  AutoCAD software
  • Procures goods and services in accordance with the Government of Jamaica guidelines
  • Prepares and directs departmental orientation for newly employed personnel
  • Prepares weekly work schedules and monthly reports
  • Undertakes all assigned duties in relation to the Quality & Environmental Management Systems Unit


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:

  • Key knowledge of:
  • AutoCAD
  • Microsoft projects software
  • Acts, Regulations, technical areas and expertise within the organization.
  • The Government of Jamaica Handbook of Public Sector Procurement Procedures
  • ISO 9001
  • Project management procedures
  • Exceptional ability to:
  • Multi-task
  • Prepare bidding documents
  • Meet tight deadlines
  • Work on own initiative and take charge of task to achieve established goals and objectives.
  • Excellent customer relations skills                                                                    
  • Good administrative skills
  • Good oral  and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good leadership and motivational skills


Minimum Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Construction Management/Civil Engineering/Architecture
  • Project Management training
  • Experience in project management and supervisory skills are asset
  • At least two (2) years experience in a similar capacity


Please note that while we appreciate all applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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