Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position within the Research Council of Zimbabwe (RCZ).

  1. General Hand (full-time fixed six-months contract)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining the grounds
  • Cleans all areas including offices and corridors
  • Cleans toilets
  • Disposes of refuse when required
  • Plants and maintain seasonal plants
  • Mow, trim and fertilize green spaces
  • Mulch, edge and weed gardens
  • Prune and trim trees and bushes
  • Maintain all gardening equipment and machinery, like lawn mowers, trimmers and leaf blowers in good working condition.
  • Monitor and maintain the health of plants
  • Deal with pest problems that could damage plants
  • Keep gardens and green spaces clear of debris and litter
  • Washes all the RCZ vehicles
  • Fulfil special requests by the Council by picking up and delivering items as directed and running errands
  • Undertakes any other duties as assigned by immediate superior.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  •  5 O’levels including English Language and Mathematics
  • Must have served as a Gardener or General Hand or equivalent level for at least two years

Apply to:

Applicants are required to provide names and contact details of at least two referees.  Applications together with detailed CVs should be forwarded not later than close of business 3 May 2021 to the email provided:-

 The Executive Director – RE:  Position being applied for

11 Stafford Road

Mt. Pleasant

P.O. Box CY294, Causeway 

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  In return the RCZ offers a competitive package commensurate with qualifications and experience.