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Mount Carmel is seeking for a Caretaker

posted Jan 26, 2012, 7:56 AM by Aliwal Diocese   [ updated May 29, 2014, 12:09 AM by Tinashe Tombe ]


Purpose of the Role

The caretaker will ensure that the centre is maintained in an appropriate manner and will provide a key part of the support structure for the activities on offer at the centre.


·         A candidate with grade 10 to 12 or ABET level 4 qualification

·         Preferably a young physically fit person with technical skills with an interest in developing a career in centre management, working with other youth.

        Experience of caretaking of premises and buildings.

        Practical DIY skills for minor repairs

·         Knowledge /experience in catering will be an added advantage

        Managerial experience or supervisory experience will be an added advantage

        A valid driver’s licence.

        Candidate will be required to stay at the Centre


  • Ensure the centre and associated areas of the site are in proper order for business.
  • Ensure the centre is safe and secure.
  • Assist in a variety of ways with maintenance of the centre:

(a) Drawing to the attention of the appropriate authorities, any repair or maintenance work required at the centre which is beyond the caretaking staff.

(b) Carry out minor or temporary repairs.

(c) Carrying out routine maintenance procedures and inspection of ancillary equipment such as checking borehole pumps and irrigation system.

(d) Ensure garden and centre grounds are well maintained

·         Liaise with participants and visitors to ensure their requirements are met.

  • Liaise with external contractors/suppliers in conjunction with management in undertaking maintenance work on site and supervise them where necessary.
  • To be the person of authority in the absence of the Centre Manager, Programme Manager, Hospitality/ Catering Supervisor.


R7 000


 A six months contract which terminates December 2014.

 Please send your CV’s accompanied with motivational letters to or Post: Attention  Mr Nhlanhla Radebe, P O Box 27, Aliwal North, 9750