Job Opening

Posting Title: Multi-skilled Technician/General Handyman
Department/Office: United Nations Logistic Base
Duty Station: BRINDISI
Posting Period: 18 May 2022 - 26 May 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-United Nations Logistic Base-180935-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

Each Individual Contractor will:
- Perform general maintenance and repair activities in carpentry, gardening, (re)decoration activities, etc.;
- Carry out scheduled periodic (daily, weekly, monthly) and emergency maintenance services or installations;
- Liaise with relevant Supervisors and other technicians, as necessary, for senior advice on construction, maintenance and repair works;
- on a “As and when required” basis, perform site surveys by finding and repairing faults across a range of works;
- Report any major issues for handling to the Chief Campus Support and/or the Team Leader);
- Ensure that the UNGSC premises are well-cared for look. Maintain the UNGSC exterior landscape including garden areas;
- Implement and complete all detailed design projects/plans in accordance with indicated requests and instructions aimed at designing, producing, renewing and preserving outside and inside spaces;
- Plant new and replacement landscape materials to enhance exterior environments;
- Carpentry: Inspect places and conduct repairs and/or maintenance, take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed, cut, shape and smooth lumber and/or other materials in compliance with measurements, carve and assemble furniture, cabinets, shelves and other items and install them where designated, etc.;
- Gardening: Maintain and grow UNGSC garden areas to ensure they meet specific requirements and expectations. Plant and nurture trees, flowers, and various plants. Maintain clean garden areas by clearing away leaves/weeds/grass from walks, side-walks, driveways, running tracks etc. Install non-living elements;
- General (re)decoration activities;
- Operate any types of hand tools and powered equipment/machineries;
- Ensure that material handling is performed in the most productive and efficient manner;
- Adhere to UNGSC Safety and Health rules and regulations when performing each assigned task.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Campus Support and/or the Team Leader

Work Location

Brindisi, Italy

Expected duration

The proposed Candidates will be engaged as soon as possible and for 6 (six) months.

Duties and Responsibilities

The United Nations Global Service Centre (UNGSC) provides critical Supply Chain, Geospatial, Information and Telecommunications Technologies services and Training to all peacekeeping and special political missions around the world as well as to other UN Offices, Agencies Funds and Programs.

This locally recruited position is located in the Service Cell and Registry of Campus Support Unit, within the Central Service (CS), at the UNGSC, Brindisi, Italy.

The UNGSC Campus Support Cell wishes to hire three Individual Contractors in order to quickly, flexibly and effectively respond to the following organizational emergencies/priorities:

- Design of UNGSC premises/areas;
- Design of the Cafeteria located in Building 228;
- Design of the entrance of the UNGSC main buildings (254, 94, B, etc.).

The Individual Contractor will report to the Chief Campus Support Cell and/or to the Team Leader

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: High School Diploma is required.
Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of practical experience, in general construction/engineering services or facilities maintenance/management, within an organization or a private company is required.

Knowledge of general maintenance, cleaning, and repair methods (including gardening techniques) is required.

Practical experience in the use of material handling and power tools is required.

Experience in landscaping or related fields is required.

Valid driver’s license is required.
Language: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN Official Language is an asset.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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