ICIPE – Gardeners ( 3 Positions )

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icipe seeks to recruit Gardeners to work in the Finance and Administration Unit, Facilities and Assets Section.
The positions are tenable in Nairobi at the icipe Duduville campus. Each position is for an initial fixed-term of 2 years, renewable, based on performance and availability of funds. This is a nationally recruited position.
A competitive and generous compensation package will be offered to the right candidates. Only shortlisted candidates meeting the itemised requirements will be contacted. To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Overall purpose of the job
To landscape and maintain the grounds using hand tools, power tools or equipment.

§ Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, D+ and above.
§ Certificate in Horticulture will be an added advantage.
§ Candidate must demonstrate knowledge of ground maintenance practices.
§ Candidate must demonstrate ability to propagate plants and flowers, and tree pruning skills.
§ Candidate must demonstrate ability to work with basic gardening equipment.
§ Experience of gardening in a research setting will be an added advantage but not a must.

The selected candidates should be available to start as soon as possible.

Applications will be accepted up to 9th June 2017, or until the positions are filled, whichever is earlier.

Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter, (b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees (including e-mail addresses, fax numbers), and (c) a statement illustrating suitability against the listed qualifications/competencies/abilities, and skills.

Candidates are required to apply online through: http://recruit.icipe.org
icipe is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equity, teamwork, and respect for diversity.


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