Zambia: Camp Ciyanjano Facilities Manager

Africa   >   Zambia
The Camp Ciyanjano Facilities Manager will facilitate grounds maintenance and assist with conference center development goals.

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F691/20a Kasupe Road, Lusaka West
Lusaka, Zambia

LENGTH:

Mid-term (6-23 months)
Long-term (2 years +)

POSITIONS NEEDED:

2 Needed
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Ministry Areas: Ciyanjano Camping and Conference Ministry also act as support for other ACTION Zambia Ministries including, but not limited to:

  • Short-Term Team Ministry
  • Children’s Ministry (Children in Crisis)
  • Pastoral Leadership Development (PLD)
  • CROSS Project HIV/AIDS Ministry

Overall Responsibility:

The Camp Ciyanjano Facilities Manager will facilitate grounds maintenance and assist with Ciyanjano development goals.

General Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and upkeep to structures at Camp Ciyanjano
  • Maintain safety standard and building codes
  • Oversee and participate in building projects as assigned
  • Maintain vehicles, small machinery, power tools and appliances
  • Storage, repair, replacement, and upkeep of all equipment
  • Monitor and maintain water system, including all plumbing infrastructure and supply
  • Arrange for repair of all systems
  • Purchase of maintenance and building supplies and tools as instructed
  • Lead STT work projects that involve construction and development
  • Participate in and coordinate activities for STT missions trips, including purchasing supplies
  • Supervise any maintenance help or assistants
  • Oversee national staff for groundskeeping
  • Work as liaison to local council/provincial authorities for building and development projects

Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of the building trade, with willingness to learn the Zambian building trade
  • Works well with others, good supervisory experience, able to show authority when necessary
  • Skills listed in order of importance:
    • Basic electrical works (changing light fixtures, MCB switches, basic wiring, understanding of battery backup systems, solar, etc.)
    • Basic plumbing skills (changing out toilet siphons, fixings faucets, traps, problem-solving major issues with water storage tanks, ball valves and shut-off switches
    • Landscaping and design for large areas
    • Basic carpentry skills
    • Small machinery repair
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must be able to work autonomously to work through multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • A growing Christian interested in discipleship with national staff
  • Active in a local church
  • Recommended by a pastor and church
  • Teachable/Adaptable
  • Able to persevere in difficult circumstances
  • Good sense of humor
  • Not easily discouraged
  • Spiritually mature
  • Able to accept various leadership styles
  • Other items set forth by the ACTION Candidate Secretary’s office