Employment Opportunities – International School of Lusaka

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia
  • Date Posted:

Website Company Name: International School of Lusaka

Company Summary:

Job Description:

Employment Opportunity
The International School of Lusaka is one of the oldest and largest international schools in Africa. Our school is a vibrant, diverse community with teachers and students from nearly fifty different countries. We provide a modern, student-centred education with curriculum from the International Baccalaureate Organization and other sources. We seek application from enthusiastic, qualified and experienced individuals for the following positions to start immediately:
1. Handyman
REPORTING TO: The Facilities Manager
Purpose of the Job: – The Handyman is required to perform routine maintenance tasks and other minor jobs at the International School of Lusaka or facility in accordance with the ISL’s quality and service standards.
Education, Knowledge and Experience

Evidence of vocational training in the area of electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry etc.
Working knowledge of general building and environment maintenance requirements
Valid Police Certificate of Good Character
Physically fit
Ability to climb ladders
Ability to operate standard tools and equipment in the performance of assigned Handyman duties
Working knowledge of Occupational, Safety and Health and welfare of people at work
At least three (3) years’ working experience performing Handyman functions in a commercial business establishment
Knowledge of relevant construction industry standards
Ability to operate a computer


Equivalent combination of qualifications, training and working experience

Key functions and responsibilities – please email [email protected]  or see here for a full Job Description

2. Driver/Mechanic
Reporting to:  Facilities Manager
Purpose Of The Job – To ensure the safe movement of staff, students and cargo, safeguarding vehicles and ensuring that vehicles are well maintained.
Key Responsibilities

Safe Driving
Ensure passengers and goods are safely delivered to their destinations.
Comply with road speed limits and road signage at all times.
Vehicle Care
Carry out daily engine checks to ensure optimum levels of fuel and lubricants.
Ensure vehicles are regularly checked for roadworthiness.
Keep vehicles clean at all times.
Vehicle Maintenance
Ensure vehicles’ routine and preventive maintenance is done as scheduled to avoid motor vehicle breakdowns by reporting when repairs or service is due.
Report any vehicle malfunctioning immediately to ensure that the vehicle is repaired before the malfunction deteriorates.
Administration and Record-Keeping
Ensure that vehicles have valid licences for fitness, road tax and insurance at all times.
Maintain vehicle log books daily by noting the date, destination, departure and arrival times and submit reports to Facilities Manager.
Safely keep fuel receipts to assist with fuel reconciliation.

Required Education:
1. A minimum of a grade twelve full certificate or equivalent.
2. Must be a holder of a valid Class C Driving Licence.
3. Basic to advanced knowledge of vehicle mechanics.
4. Clerical work experience will be an added advantage.
Required Experience
1. At least 5 years driving experience.
2. Ability to drive long distances on both paved and gravel roads.
3. Experience driving children will be an added advantage.
4. Computer-literate. Proficiency in Email, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word are an advantage
Required Knowledge/Technical Skills/Competencies

Ability to provide off-hours transport support, including weekend pickup and drop-offs as needed.
A polite and professional disposition
Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g. at rush hour)
Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude in logistical matters.
Punctual and reliable.
Team player.
Be courteous and calm at all times.
Dresses smartly.

Interested candidates should submit an application letter and curriculum vitae by email to the Human Resource Officer, International School of Lusaka ([email protected]). The closing date for applications is 7th April 2023.

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