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  • Date posted

    May 22, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Cape Town Western Cape


Cannons Creek Independent School is a safe community school with a Christian ethos, staffed by passionate professionals who endeavour to educate confident, trustworthy individuals who are encouraged to achieve their full potential.

Applications are invited for the following position:
Facilities/Estate Manager
to commence duties in: Term 1 of 2025

Only applicants who meet the following requirements will be considered:
● Advantage to have experience in an independent school context.
● Have a PDP driver’s licence, Code 10 would be advantageous.
● Must support the Christian ethos of the school.
● Proficiency in computer technology especially Google Suite.
● A Police Clearance certificate will be required.
● Handyman skills would be a strong advantage.

Key duties and responsibilities include:
● Responsible for the maintenance and security of buildings and fields, including opening and locking of buildings.
● Ensuring through supervision that all repairs and maintenance duties are performed satisfactorily.
● Maintaining required stock levels of cleaning equipment, detergents and disposables.
● Ensuring that the school complies with the Occupational and Safety Act.
● Managing staff and having professional interaction with colleagues.
● Inspecting facilities and equipment to determine the need and extent of service, equipment required and type and number of operational staff required and following up to ensure that the required work is completed.
● Working closely with the Sports Coordinators as to requirements for the marking of fields etc.
● Liaising with Contractors and Suppliers on projects and quotes.
● Management and reporting on the Facility Budgets.
● Submitting a quarterly Board report.
● Overseeing the vehicles to ensure they are in a good roadworthy condition and licenced.

Please click here to submit your application. This includes a survey, cover letter and CV upload section.
Closing date for applications: 21 June 2024.

The school retains the right not to fill this position and only short-listed applicants will be notified.
Cannons Creek Independent School, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act), will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

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