Gardener at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Main Purpose

  • Carrying out gardening according to MSF procedures and following the line manager’s instructions in order to maintain clean and organized all green areas in MSF premises.

Accountabilities

Performing gardening work in the MSF premises, including but not limited to the following:

  • Executing green area maintenance activities (mowing, pruning, watering, fertilizing, and weeding) and executing preventive and curative phytosanitary treatments
  • Preparing and maintaining flowerbeds and ornamental planting, as decided with the line manager, and preparing soil, sowing seeds, and planting grass. Reporting any earthwork or maintenance work needed in MSF premises
  • Refilling water cisterns and informing the line manager when there is a shortage
  • Performing simple tasks involving earthworks, laying borders, and paving and drainage
  • Training the security guards to correctly water flowers and plants, taking into account the availability of water resources
  •  Keeping areas within MSF premises clean and tidy (e.g. empty dustbins, sweep paths, etc.) and ensuring proper use, storage, and maintenance of the equipment and tools provided.
  • Performing tasks delegated to him/her as specified in his/her job description

The scoop of the work will be to attend three gardens in MSF premises base on a schedule set by the direct supervisor

The number of maintained premises is subject to increase

Requirements

Education

  • Literacy Desirable

Experience

  • At least one year in similar jobs

Languages

  • English & Swahili

Knowledge: 

  • Ability to do basic repairs

Competencies:

  • Commitment to MSF Principles Behavioural Flexibility Stress
  • Management Results and Quality Orientation Teamwork and
  • Cooperation Service Orientation

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