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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

October 22, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Uganda.

Job Title

Janitor CDC (Entebbe) job at U.S. Embassy in Uganda

Job Description

Job holder is responsible for floor, furniture, and office equipment cleaning, high cleaning, wall cleaning, window cleaning, and deep cleaning of all office spaces.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Job holder is assigned as one of the janitors performing janitorial, custodial, and clerical duties at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offices in Entebbe.

  • Job holder is responsible for floor, furniture, and office equipment cleaning, high cleaning, wall cleaning, window cleaning, and deep cleaning of all office spaces.

  • Receives expendable janitorial supplies from the storeroom, ensures safe custody, and distributes them to different usage points for staff utilization and cleaning purposes.

  • Tracks consumption and ensures timely replenishment to avoid stockouts.

  • Responsible for opening office buildings in the morning and locking them in the evening after staff have left. Reports directly to the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor.

Qualifications and Competencies

Education:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.


EXPERIENCE:

  • Six months of experience in commercial/office buildings cleaning is required. Some janitorial work experience is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE:

  • Good knowledge of current cleaning methods and materials is required.

  • Knowledge of the safe handling of industry standard cleaning chemicals is required.

  • Good knowledge of the names and types of unsafe cleaning materials.

  • Must use common sense in determining good safety practices.

  • Good knowledge of lifting/moving procedures and associated equipment.

  • Must be capable of performing heavy physical work.


LANGUAGE:

  • Level II limited Knowledge in speaking/reading/writing English is required. Level II limited Knowledge in speaking/reading/writing Luganda is required This may be tested.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to maintain offices in a clean, neat, and safe manner; ability to work efficiently as part of a team; ability to work on own initiative.

  • Must be able to read, understand, and properly use janitorial cleaning supplies instructions, materials, and equipment.

  • Must have good customer service skills.

  • Must follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures. Ability to carry not more than 10kgs is required. This may be tested.


Qualifications

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

How to Apply

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